3 Keys: Kraken at Avalanche, Game 1 of Western 1st Round
Seattle making playoff debut against defending champs, who get Makar backby Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist
(WC1) Kraken at (1C) Avalanche
Western Conference First Round, Game 1
10 p.m. ET; ESPN, SN360, TVAS, ALT, ROOT-NW
Avalanche gear up for Stanley Cup repeat bid after overcoming injuries
Rally to win Central Division, open title defense against Krakenby Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist
DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche could have given up. The defending Stanley Cup champions were plagued by injuries and buried in the standings halfway through the season.
Makar ready to return for Avalanche in Game 1 against Kraken
Defenseman missed last 7 games of regular season with lower-body injury, was playoff MVP in 2022by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist
DENVER -- Cale Makar said he is ready to play for the Colorado Avalanche against the Seattle Kraken in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round at Ball Arena on Tuesday (10 p.m. ET; ESPN, SN360, TVAS, ALT, ROOT-NW).
Kraken giving Seattle taste of Stanley Cup Playoff fever in 2nd season
Team, city, business community eager for 'pretty crazy' experienceby Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer
SEATTLE -- They file in slowly, some clutching signs, others Starbucks cups, a few in jerseys, a kid with his hockey stick.
Avalanche to play Kraken in 1st round of Stanley Cup Playoffs
Colorado defending champs; Seattle reaches postseason for 1st timeby Bill Price @BillPriceNHL / NHL.com Editor-in-Chief
The Colorado Avalanche will play the Seattle Kraken in the Western Conference First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Avalanche vs. Kraken 1st-round preview
Colorado begins repeat quest against Seattle, which makes postseason debut in 2nd seasonby Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist
The first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs features 16 teams in eight best-of-7 series, which start Monday.
Today, NHL.com previews the Western Conference First Round between the Colorado Avalanche and the Seattle Kraken.