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Hats. Donskoy scores third, Avs beat Coyotes 9-3

DENVER (AP) – on Onas Donskoy scored three goals in Colorado’s first five goals and Avalanche on Wednesday at 9pm. The Arizona Coyotes beat the hosts 3-1 for the first time this season.

The team invited the front line և healthcare staff, first responders, player families և staff to the Ball Arena. The last time the Avs played in front of the hosts was in 2020. On March 11. Shortly before the end of the league season due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

To celebrate Donsko’s achievement, fans threw hats on the ice, as in ancient times.

Donskoy secured his second career hat-trick with a time of 3:27. It was the Colorado / Quebec player’s second fastest goal in team history. Alain Cote scored a hat-trick on April 1, 1982, at 2:17 p.m., when he was with Nordic.

Andre Burakovsky և Pierre-Eduard Belemar also scored in the first half, which included goals from Arizona by Michael Bunting և Oliver Eckmann-Larson.

Gabriel Landescog finished with two goals, Mikko Rantanen added another, and Burakovsky scored the second, leaving Donsko with a goal assist in 3:11.

In total, 14 different Avalanche players had at least one point.

Conor Garland also scored against Arizona, who had won three in a row.

Philipp Grubauer stopped 28 shots for his 22nd victory in the championship.

The avalanche improved to 12-2-3 in March, setting a one-month winning record. It was also their 12th game in a row with at least one point.

Arizona goalkeeper Adin Hill was sent off at 6:04 after conceding four goals from 10 shots. He was replaced by Ivan Prosvetov, who scored five goals.

Everything got complicated in the third half between Nathan McKinnon and Garland. After a scuffle, McKinnon picked up Garland’s helmet and threw it at him.

Donskoy revived the crowd, scoring his third goal of the game in just 7:31 minutes. The only thing that slowed him down was losing his skate blade in the second round. He hurried into the dressing room to fix it.

Fans are greeted with tickets on Friday.

“It’s nice to have the fans back in the building and collect energy,” said Colorado striker JT Compher. “They make the game more fun.”


Colorado signed striker Alex Newhuk in 2019. The 16th general election for a term of three years. The team named him the Colorado Eagles of the American Hockey League.


Rantanen finished the match with 13 goals. It was the second in Avalanche’s history after Sakic, who turned 15 in March 2000.


At one point in the first half, the Avs (five) and the Coyotes (one) scored six goals in 3:27, the fifth fastest in NHL history by league.


The Coyotes embarked on a nine-game journey. Their next home game is on April 17.

That’s a lot of clothes to pack.

“Nine dress shirts if I spill some coffee on it,” said Arizona coach Rick Tokhet.

There will also be some team activities. Of course, it is safe with the protocol.

“We have to get our thoughts out of hockey,” Tochet said. “That last road trip, we were really isolated, I just felt like there were just parts of that trip when the boys were really tense.”


Coyotes. Friday’s Sunday in Anaheim.

Avalanche. On Fridays and Saturdays, host St. To the Louis Blues.


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