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Coolman scores in third period, Kraken defeats Avalanche

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Denver — Carson Coolman He scored a go-ahead goal at 12:06 in the third period to help the Seattle Kraken beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 at Ball Arena on Friday.

cool man passed by Curtis McDermid Sliding the pack five holes on the right side gave Franks a 3-2 final. That was his first goal of the season.

“I think it starts with a good wall play,” Kuhlman said. “[Jaden Schwartz] Play good, put the puck in space and let me skate. He was kind of draped over me there. I usually like to carry that puck to Farrhis post and it was like beating the goalkeeper there, but I had a little gap and I was able to get it in the net. “

Schwartz and Jared McCann Each had Kraken goals and assists (2-2-2). Philip Gulbauer He made 17 saves but left the game at 10:17 for the third due to an undisclosed injury. Martin Jones I made 1 save without worrying.

“We played a solid 60 minutes,” said Seattle manager Dave Huxtle. “We were confident when we dropped the pack. We knew they were going to push a little bit with home building. We played a really good 60 minutes.”

Video: SEA@COL: Coolman scores goal in foot race

Bowen Byram with goals and assists Evan Rodriguez Avalanche (2-2-1) scoring after losing their last two games (0-1-1). Pavel Franks Saved 35 times.

“It’s sloppy. It was a really bad performance all night,” said Colorado coach Jared Bednar. “That’s why we didn’t shoot. It’s hard to shoot when you can’t do it. … It’s sloppy. We spent all night defending.”

Schwartz scored a power play goal at 1:38 of the second period to give Kraken a 1–0 lead. Jordan Hebertfeed into the slot.

McCann scored 22 seconds later when he rammed the loose puck forward at 2:00 after Franks failed to clear the puck from the zone to make it 2–0.

“He’s an aggressive goalkeeper, so I thought he’d come out a little more, so I thought I’d float it in the top corner,” McCann said. “But he stayed in the net and had a great read. .”

VIDEO: SEA@COL: Schwartz and McCann score back-to-back

Rodriguez scored the first goal for Avalanche at 5:55. Valery Nichushkin Make it 2-1.

“This is not the result we wanted, but it’s good that we’ve worked it out. Hopefully they can start building up.” [up] Now,” Rodriguez said.

Byram scored at 6:58 in the third with a shorthanded 3–2 rush from the top of the right faceoff circle to tie it 2–2.

“We scored goals, but at the end of the day, we’re not playing well enough to win,” Byram said. “There is more to the game than scoring.

Gulbauer left the game at the next televised timeout and was replaced by Jones.

“he [said something didn’t feel right] Right after the goal and obviously at the next whistle he went through the tunnel,” Huxtle said. [an update] for you now. “

Note: kraken forward Andre BrachowskiLast season’s Stanley Cup winner with the Avalanche was honored with a video tribute. …Jones won 200 games in his 400th NHL game. … Colorado played without a defense Devon Toos for unexplained injuries. Vegas Golden His status in Saturday’s game with the Knights is unknown. …Byram’s short-handed goal was his first in the NHL.