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Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Narrowly loses Game 7
Georgiev kicked out 25 of 27 shots in a 2-1 loss to Seattle in Game 7 on Sunday.
Georgiev allowed two goals on 11 shots in the second period. He was great otherwise, but Colorado couldn't provide him with enough offensive support to get the win. Georgiev finished the playoffs with a 3-4 record, 2.60 GAA and .914 save percentage in seven outings. This was just the first season of his three-year, $10.2 million contract, and the 27-year-old is projected to start the 2023-24 campaign as Colorado's top goaltender.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Tending twine Sunday
Georgiev will patrol the home crease Sunday in Game 7 against Seattle, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Georgiev is coming off a 22-save performance in Friday's 4-1 win over the Kraken. He has a 3-3 record this postseason, allowing 16 goals on 183 shots. Seattle sits 13th in the playoffs this year with 30.5 shots per game.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Draws start Friday
Georgiev will be stationed between the pipes for Friday's Game 6 tilt in Seattle, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Georgiev has surrendered a combined six goals on 72 shots over the last two games, allowing the Kraken to take a 3-2 series lead. Overall, he's sporting a 3.03 GAA and a .906 save percentage through five playoff contests. The 27-year-old posted a .916 save percentage on the road during the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Makes 22 saves in victory
Georgiev kicked out 22 of 23 shots in a 4-1 victory over Seattle in Game 6 on Friday.
Georgiev allowed the opening goal of the contest late in the first period, but he was flawless after that. He improved to 3-3 with a 2.69 GAA and a .913 save percentage in six playoff outings this year. Colorado is likely to stick with Georgiev for Game 7 on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Yields three goals in loss
Georgiev stopped 26 of 29 shots in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Kraken in Game 5.
The Avalanche's defense was a bit sharper than in Game 4, but the result was the same. Georgiev gave up a pair of goals in a span of 3:24 in the second period and surrendered another in the third, with the Kraken then holding on to win. Georgiev is now 2-3 with a 3.03 GAA and a .906 save percentage in five playoff contests. He'll look to keep the Avalanche from getting eliminated in Friday's Game 6 in Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Starting Game 5
Georgiev will protect the home goal in Wednesday's Game 5 versus the Kraken, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Georgiev will look for a better defensive performance from his team, as they surrendered 43 shots in Game 4, a 3-2 overtime loss. That could be difficult without Cale Makar (suspension). Georgiev has a 2.99 GAA and a .908 save percentage over four playoff contests.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Under siege in overtime loss
Georgiev stopped 40 of 43 shots in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Kraken.
Georgiev had little time to get into the action before he was faced with a 2-0 deficit just over halfway through the first period. The Avalanche clawed back in the second, but Jordan Eberle cashed in on a rebound three minutes into overtime to give the Kraken the win. Prior to Monday, Georgiev hadn't faced more than 30 shots in a single postseason contest this spring. He's given up 12 goals on 131 shots over four outings, good for a .908 save percentage. He'll look to get back in the win column in Wednesday's pivotal Game 5.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Tending twine Monday
Georgiev will guard the road goal Monday in Game 4 against Seattle, Jesse Montano of DNVR Sports reports.
Georgiev is coming off a 25-save effort in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Kraken. He has a 2-1 record this postseason despite allowing nine goals on 88 shots. Seattle ranks 15th in the league during the opening round of the playoffs with 29.3 shots per game.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Yields four goals in win
Georgiev stopped 25 of 29 shots in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Kraken in Game 3.
It wasn't a picture-perfect effort, but plenty of support allowed Georgiev to pick up his second straight win. The 27-year-old has yielded nine goals on 78 shots through three games as the Kraken's offense has been tough to quiet, but as long as the Avalanche keep piling up goals, there's little reason to worry. Georgiev will look to guide them to a Game 4 win on Monday to put Colorado a game away from advancing.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Starting in Seattle
Georgiev will guard the road net Saturday in Game 3 against Seattle, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Georgiev is coming off a 27-save performance in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Kraken. He has gone 1-1 this postseason, permitting five goals on 59 shots.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Starting Thursday
Georgiev will defend the home crease versus Seattle in Game 2 on Thursday, Jesse Montano of DNVR Sports reports.
It was a disappointing Game 1 for the Avalanche, who came into Tuesday's tilt a huge favorite to win the series but dropped the opening game 3-1, as Georgiev stopped 27 shots in the loss. Georgiev was 40-16-6 with a 2.53 GAA and .918 save percentage during the regular season but has yet to defeat the Kraken in two career appearances.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Settles in to even series
Georgiev stopped 27 of 29 shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Kraken in Game 2.
Georgiev gave up both goals in the first period, including one during an Avalanche power play, before settling in. The Avalanche's offense did just enough to pull ahead on Devon Toews' goal in the third period. With five goals allowed on 59 shots through two playoff outings, Georgiev is doing fine, and he'll look to keep up his strong play as the series shifts to Seattle for the next two games.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Yields three goals in loss
Georgiev stopped 27 of 30 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Kraken in Game 1.
Georgiev hadn't lost in regulation over his last seven games in the regular season. He's up to 11 straight contests without allowing more than three goals, but he didn't get much support Tuesday, as the Kraken's defense held on to stymie the Avalanche. Georgiev was excellent with a 40-16-6 record, a 2.53 GAA and a .918 save percentage in 62 games this season, but it appears the Kraken could be more of a challenge for the defending champions than initially expected.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Starting Game 1
Georgiev will patrol the home crease during Tuesday's Game 1 versus the Kraken, Jesse Montano of DNVR Sports reports.
Georgiev wasn't great in his final appearance of the regular season Friday versus the Predators, surrendering three goals on 21 shots, but he still came away with a win thanks to strong goal support from his teammates. He'll try to secure his first career NHL playoff victory in a home matchup with a Seattle squad that averaged 3.71 goals per game on the road during the regular season, third in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Earns 40th win of 2022-23
Georgiev stopped 18 of 21 shots in a 4-3 victory over Nashville on Friday.
Georgiev was beaten by Kiefer Sherwood in the first period and allowed two goals on eight shots in the second frame, but the Avalanche provided him with enough support to hand him his sixth win over his last seven outings. Georgiev has finished the campaign with a 40-16-6 record, 2.53 GAA and .918 save percentage in 62 contests. He'll probably be in net Tuesday for Game 1 of Colorado's first-round series versus Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Set to start vs. Winnipeg
Georgiev is expected to start at home Thursday versus Winnipeg, according to Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet.
Georgiev stopped 38 of 40 shots in a 2-1 overtime loss to Edmonton on Tuesday, which brought his four-game winning streak to an end. He has a 38-16-6 record, 2.53 GAA and .919 save percentage in 60 outings this season. Winnipeg has the 21st ranked offense with 3.01 goals per game in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Earns win Thursday
Georgiev allowed two goals on 20 shots in Thursday's 4-2 win over Winnipeg.
Georgiev allowed a pair of goals in the second period while stopping 18 shots in the Colorado victory. The 27-year-old netminder ended the year with six consecutive starts without a regulation loss, going 5-0-1 in that span. Georgiev will likely be on the bench for Friday's season finale in Nashville. He'll presumably finish a solid first season with the Avalanche with a 39-16-6 record, a .919 save percentage and a 2.52 GAA.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Set to start Friday
Georgiev is expected to start on the road against Nashville on Friday, Avalanche freelance writer Adrian Dater reports.
Georgiev has won five of his last six appearances, during which he's allowed just 14 goals on 183 shots. He has a 39-16-6 record, 2.52 GAA and .919 save percentage in 61 outings this season. Nashville ranks 28th with 2.72 goals per game in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Tough-luck loss in overtime
Georgiev stopped 38 of 40 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Oilers.
Georgiev met the challenge in regulation, but a Bowen Byram hooking penalty in the extra session was too much for the Avalanche to overcome. The defeat was Georgiev's first in five appearances in April, and he's allowed just 12 goals on 163 shots in that span. For the season, the 27-year-old netminder is at 38-16-6 with a 2.53 GAA and a .919 save percentage through 60 appearances. The Avalanche's last two games are in a back-to-back -- they host Winnipeg on Thursday before making up a game in Nashville on Friday.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Tending twine Tuesday
Georgiev will protect the home goal Tuesday versus the Oilers, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Georgiev is going for his fifth straight win, having allowed just 10 goals over his last four games. He'll face a tough test against the league's top offense Tuesday, but Georgiev's .918 save percentage this season makes him one of the most prepared goalies to meet that challenge.... See More ... See Less
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