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NHL On Tap: Avalanche looking for back-to-back scoring streak against Jets

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Welcome to NHL On Tap. His three writers for share what they’re most looking forward to in their daily schedule. Today, their selection from his three games on Wednesday.

Avalanche has no shortage of contributors

The Colorado Avalanche have had a handful of attacks in their first three games, using the same multi-pronged offense they used to win the Stanley Cup last season. Avalanche (2-1-0) has 14 goals (4.7 per game) and will host his Jets in Winnipeg on Wednesday (8pm ET; SN1, SNW, ALT2, ESPN+, SN NOW) When I try to keep things going. Five players are averaging more than 1 point per game, led by the forward. Nathan McKinnon, has 7 points (2 goals, 5 assists).forward Valery Nichushkin (4 goals 2 assists) and Mikko Rantanen (1 goal, 5 assists) 6 points each to advance Arturi Raekkonen (2 goals 2 assists) and defense Kare Makar (4 assists) have 4 points each. Gabriel LandescogHe is due to be discharged in 12 weeks from having arthroscopic knee surgery in Minnesota on Tuesday.For Winnipeg (1-1-0), Forward Mark Shaifel Looks to continue his red hot start to the season. He has scored his three goals in his first two games, his two against the Rangers in New York on Friday and his two again against the Stars in Dallas on Monday. increase. He also has nine shots on goal, leading the Jets. — Shawn P. Roarke, Senior Director of Editorial

Flyer continues surprise start

Expectations were not high for the Philadelphia Flyers this season. So what they did in their game against the Florida Panthers (2-1-0) at the FLA Live Arena (7:30 PM ET, TNT, TVAS) is all the more impressive. After his 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, they went 3-0-0 on him, recovering from a 2-0 deficit. They gave up their first goal in all three games, including their first two goals in two straight games. Last season they were 5-36-4 when they allowed their first goal.Keying that resilience is the goalie carter hart, having a save rate of .943 starting all three games. But now there will be another test against his team, the Panthers, who will be keyed up to play the home opener.Forward Matthew TakachukAcquired from the Calgary Flames in the biggest trade of the offseason, the second-most in the NHL. — Adam Kimelman, Associate Editor

Will rested blues rust in Seattle?

The Blues played one game in the regular season. They need to get their hands on the Kraken. Counting the preseason, the only game in the last 10 days was his 5–2 victory at home against the Columbus Blues his Jackets on Saturday. The game at the Seattle Kraken (10pm ET, TNT, TVAS) kicks off his three-game trip that follows Edmonton on Saturday and Winnipeg on Monday. does it rust? Notice the third line of Ivan Barbashev, Braden Shen When Jake NeighborsSt. Louis and Columbus were tied 2–2 in the third period, but Barbashev and Neighbors were just 20 seconds behind. We started the game with a score. — Nicholas J. Kotsonika, columnist

game on wednesday

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Florida Panthers (7:30 PM ET, TNT, TVAS)

The Flyers won their first three games against new coach John Tortorella after Tuesday’s 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, ruining Tampa Bay’s home opener with a three-game winning streak. Now they’re trying to ruin Florida’s home opener. The Panthers lost his 5-3 loss to the Boston Bruins on Monday after winning his first two games under new coach Paul Morris.they lost too Aaron Ekblad For lower body injuries.the defense man Entered the long-term injured list.

Winnipeg Jets at Colorado Avalanche (8PM ET; SN1, SNW, ALT2, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Nathan McKinnon has scored multiple points, including one goal and two assists, in each of the first three games of the Avalanche’s 6-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday. The Jets want new coach Rick Bowness back after he tested positive for COVID-19 in Monday’s 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars. Filled in by Associate Coach Scott Arniel.

St. Louis Blues at the Seattle Kraken (10pm ET, TNT, TVAS)

The Krakens (1-2-1) have lost two straight at home, 5-2 to the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday and 5-1 to the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday.Forward Andre BrachowskiSigning a five-year, $27.5 million deal with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on July 13, he started the season with a four-game streak of points, leading the team with five points (two goals and three assists).Forward Vladimir Tarasenko He scored two goals for the Blues in Saturday’s season opener against the Columbus Blue Jackets.