Quebecer Nicolas Roy scored twice to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday in Denver. to
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The Amos native scored his sixth and seventh goals of the campaign, in the second period, to give the visitors a 3-1 lead.
He first deceived the vigilance of Alexander Georgiev with the help of a lively wrist throw. Just over seven minutes later, he redirected a shot from fellow Quebecer William Carrier to give his team a two-goal cushion.
Michael Amadio was the other scorer for the Golden Knights, who extended their lead atop the Pacific Division to six points.
Erased during Saturday's duel against the Toronto Maple Leafs ー his return to the game after several weeks of absence ー, Nathan MacKinnon has regained the form of the good days. He only needed 25 seconds to open the scoring.
The Nova Scotian also contributed to the success of Mikko Rantanen in the third period. A certain Artturi Lehkonen, who completes the first unit of the “Avs”, amassed two assists.
The Avalanche suffered a fourth consecutive loss. She will look to find her way back to winning ways against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.