Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer is going to be once more in internet Thursday towards the San Jose Sharks regarding the Pepsi Heart.
Grubauer went 2-5-2 in the final 9 starts and contains a 2.92 goals-against common and .909 save share regarding the period. He has actually starred in 27 video clip games, as well as Tuesday whenever Colorado blew one various other third-period lead and misplaced Three-2 in additional time and energy to the Dallas Stars.
The Avs’ various option, Pavel Francouz, has actually starred in 19 video clip games and contains a 2.41 GAA and .926 SP. Francouz is Zero-2-1 in the final three starts.
As a staff, the Avs have obtained just 4 of these last 14 game titles, getting rid of thrice past regulation through that stretch.
Following an optional early morning skate Thursday, Avs advisor Jared Bednar pointed out he had been pleased with exactly how Grubauer carried out Tuesday and wants to improve that giving him consecutive starts.
“I thought he competed hard, same as the rest of our team,” Bednar pointed out. “He competed hard to find pucks in traffic, did a nice job for us — gave us a chance to win the hockey game. The difference in the hockey game, for me when I look at it, is that we didn’t capitalize on a lot of our chances. We hit the post a couple times in the third period. I thought he was doing a good job when we had breakdowns, keeping it out of our net, so we’re going to go back with him and see if he can get us a win tonight.”
Jared Bednar with this and therefore this early morning … G Philipp Grubauer once more in internet vs SJS #Avs pic.twitter.com/p3l1fLujuh
— Mike Chambers (@MikeChambers) January 16, 2020
Avalanche tentative lineup
- Grubauer, Francouz