MacKinnon lifts Avalanche past Kraken 2-1 in SO


              Colorado Avalanche left wing Anton Blidh (36) shoots against Seattle Kraken defenseman Vince Dunn (29) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
            
              Seattle Kraken right wing Daniel Sprong (91) tries to field the puck in front of Colorado Avalanche's Brad Hunt (17) and Pavel Francouz (39) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Evan Rodrigues (9) tries to tap in a goal but Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) makes the block during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Alex Newhook (18) and Seattle Kraken center Matty Beniers (10) compete for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
            
              Seattle Kraken defenseman Jamie Oleksiak (24) and Colorado Avalanche center Evan Rodrigues (9) look up for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
            Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) prepares to shoot on Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) for the only goal of the shootout in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz (39) greets right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) after the team's shootout win over Seattle Kraken in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz (39) waits for a shot by Seattle Kraken right wing Jordan Eberle, which was blocked, during the shootout in an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. The Avalanche won 2-1. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann (19) falls near the Colorado Avalanche net as Avalanche defensemen Devon Toews (7) and Erik Johnson (6) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Seattle Kraken right wing Jordan Eberle (7) reacts after the Colorado Avalanche scored during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Seattle Kraken center Ryan Donato (9) and teammates Adam Larsson (6) and Jared McCann (19) head to the bench after Donato scored against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz, foreground, during the second period of an NHL hockey gam  Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Seattle Kraken center Ryan Donato (9) is defended by Colorado Avalanche right wing Valeri Nichushkin (13) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson) Colorado Avalanche center Alex Newhook, center, celebrates his goal against the Seattle Kraken with Artturi Lehkonen (62) and Jacob MacDonald (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)