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Recap: Avalanche win 5-3 and sweep first round series

Looking for their second consecutive first-round sweep, the Colorado Avalanche faced off against the Nashville Predators for Game 4. While there were a few tense moments the better team prevailed and the Avalanche made quick work of Nashville in a 5-3 win earning said first-round sweep.

The Game

This contest got off to an eventful start when Andre Burakovsky shot the puck through the top of the net but it took an entire minute of gameplay to get a whistle and check that it was indeed a good goal. The Avalanche set the tone for another quick lead just two minutes into the game.