Latest Philipp Grubauer News

Youthful, speedy Avalanche take another big step forward

May. 9, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — To Gabriel Landeskog and the Colorado Avalanche, this was up for debate: Whether his skate brushed the blue line on what would've been a game-tying goal in Game 7 before being overturned. To the Colorado captain and his teammates, this was not debatable: Their prospects moving forward. The...

Pavelski leads Sharks past Avalanche 3-2 in Game 7

May. 9, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski was positioned just a few feet away from the spot where he was bleeding from his head on the ice just over two weeks ago when he did what he has done so often in his brilliant career. Pavelski got his stick on a shot that he redirected into the net to give the San Jose...

Landeskog scores OT winner, Avs force Game 7 with Sharks

May. 7, 2019 2:26 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog's first career overtime playoff goal was a bit complicated: Dump in the puck, hit a guy along the boards, fall down, scramble back up, skate toward the net and knock it in. The captain's reaction right after was not — a big, toothy grin with arms raised to greet eager...

Bruins beat Blue Jackets 3-0, advance to conference final

May. 7, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 39 saves and recorded his sixth career playoff shutout as the Boston Bruins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 Monday night to clinch their second-round series and advance to the Eastern Conference final. Rask was supported by great defensive play in front of the net...

Hertl scores 2 to lead Sharks past Avalanche 2-1 in Game 5

May. 5, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As loud as the Shark Tank got following Tomas Hertl's two goals, the roar was even more deafening when injured captain Joe Pavelski emerged from the tunnel to wave a towel for the fans in the third period. Hertl's goals led the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado...

MacKinnon, Avs beat Sharks 3-0 in Game 4 to even series

May. 3, 2019 2:24 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon described his batted-in goal as merely cleaning up garbage. This was far from trash talk: The Colorado Avalanche are right back in the series. MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout...

Avalanche blank Sharks, Bruins top Blue Jackets

May. 3, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon kept up his scoring spree with a second-period goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots for his first career playoff shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 Thursday night to tie the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. MacKinnon has...

Couture scores 3 goals, Sharks beat Avs 4-2 in Game 3

May. 1, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — San Jose center Gustav Nyquist had a couple of special deliveries this week. On Monday, his wife gave birth to their first child. He rejoined the team Tuesday and assisted on Logan Couture recording his first career playoff hat trick. "Perfect timing," the beaming new father said. Couture...

Avalanche beat Sharks 4-3 to even series at game apiece

Apr. 28, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Trailing in the second period and in danger of going down 2-0 in the series, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar put his three top scorers back on a line together and got the results he sought. Gabriel Landeskog scored the first goal and Mikko Rantanen's hustle helped create the...

Thornton sparks Sharks in 5-2 Game 1 win over Avs

Apr. 27, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After enduring a grueling seven-game series in the first round, the San Jose Sharks predictably needed some time to find their legs again at the start of round two. One key penalty kill proved to be just the kick start they needed. Joe Thornton sparked a three-goal outburst in the...