Colorado Avalanche Shake Hands With Calgary Flames After Stunning Upset
- The Colorado Avalanche and the Calgary Flames shake hands after their five game series.
- For the first time in NHL (or NBA) history, both No. 8 seeds defeated the No. 1 seeds in the same year.
- No. 8 Colorado Avalanche defeat No. 1 Calgary Flames 4-1
- No. 8 Columbus Blue Jackets defeat No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning
- The Colorado Avalanche have just won a first-round Stanley Cup playoff series for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
- Between this, the young talent, the No. 4 pick and the prospects, another reminder of the bright future that lies ahead in Denver.
- Game 6 of the First Round Series between Golden Knights & the San Jose Sharks is set for 4 p.m. on Sunday.
- The winner of the series will face the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
THE COLORADO AVALANCHE ARE GOING TO THE SECOND ROUND OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS pic.twitter.com/nIarGASBzC
— sydney (@Iandeskog) April 20, 2019
Post Game Bednar 4/19/2019
Flames Coach Bill Peters Talks After Shocking Round 1 Exit Against Avalanche
Post Game MacKinnon 4/19/2019
“It sits with you for the rest of the playoffs … it’s going to be a long couple of months.”
Johnny Gaudreau on having the season come to a close tonight. pic.twitter.com/6KnH4vKKao
— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) April 20, 2019
NHL Highlights | Avalanche vs. Flames, Game 5 – April 19, 2019