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Georgiev stops 26 shots, Avs beat Isles 1-0 in shootout

Islanders Avalanche Hockey
Posted at 10:35 PM, Dec 19, 2022

DENVER (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev had 26 saves through overtime and stopped two more in the shootout to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 1-0 win over the New York Islanders.

Evan Rodrigues beat Ilya Sororkin with a backhander for the only goal in the shootout, spoiling a 46-save effort for the Islanders' goaltender.

Avalanche forward Mikko Rantanen had a career-high 10 shots on goal.

The shutout was Georgiev's second of the season and 10th of his career.