Golden Knights host the Avalanche after Eichel’s 2-goal game
Colorado Avalanche (2-1-1, second in the Central Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (4-1-0, first in the Pacific Division)
Paradise, Nevada; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Golden Knights -111, Avalanche -109; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Vegas Golden Knights host the Colorado Avalanche after Jack Eichel scored two goals in the Golden Knights’ 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Vegas had a 43-31-8 record overall and a 22-15-4 record at home last season. Goalies for the Golden Knights averaged 27.0 saves per game last season while allowing 3.0 goals per game.
Colorado went 56-19-7 overall and 33-15-3 in road games a season ago. The Avalanche committed 309 total penalties last season, averaging 3.8 per game and serving 9.0 penalty minutes per game.
INJURIES: Golden Knights: Laurent Brossoit: out (hip), Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Shea Weber: out (ankle).
Avalanche: Devon Toews: day to day (undisclosed), Jacob MacDonald: out (undisclosed), Darren Helm: out (undisclosed), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee).