Colorado Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer made the save of the Stanley Cup playoffs thus far after robbing Calgary Flames forward Mikael Backlund in Game 4.
With the score tied at 2-2 in beyond regular time, Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk obtained the puck by quite a lot of Avalanche defenders and situated Backlund. The free puck bounced to Backlund, who had a first-rate scoring chance in shut.
Backlund settled the puck and lifted it in the direction of the web. Grubauer, who was sprawled on the ice, raised his left pad extreme enough to deny the game-winning objective.
The Avalanche went on to defeat the Flames 3-2 Wednesday night inside the extra interval. Avs forward Mikko Rantanen scored the game-winning objective and pushed Colorado’s assortment end in 3-1.
Grubauer had 35 saves on 37 images with a .946 save share. In his 4 postseason begins this yr, he has a 2.09 goals-against frequent and a .933 save share.
Colorado travels to Calgary for Game 5 Friday night.