The Avalanche are up 1-0 in their Stanley Cup playoff series vs. the Coyotes thanks to a sudden surge of offense.
Colorado scored three times in 83 seconds — with the first two goals coming 10 seconds apart — late in the third period to claim a 3-0 victory over Arizona on Wednesday in the Edmonton bubble.
Nazem Kadri (on a power play) and J.T. Compher connected at 13:05 and 13:15, respectively, and Mikko Rantanen put the bow on top with this tic-tac-toe gem at 14:28:
The 10-second gap between Kadri’s goal and Compher’s goal was the second-shortest in franchise playoff history, according to the NHL. Adam Foote and Adam Deadmarsh scored seven seconds apart in Game 3 of the 1996 Western Conference finals. The Avs went on to win the Stanley Cup that year.
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Game 2 of the Avs-Coyotes first-round best-of-seven series is set for Friday afternoon.
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