The Colorado Avalanche look to remain unbeaten when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. The Avalanche is 5-0 on the season after defeating the Washington Capitals 6-3 in their most recent outing on Monday. Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen had one goal and two assists each helping the Avalanche remained undefeated and atop the Central Division.
Pittsburgh won its third straight on Sunday after knocking off the Winnipeg Jets 7-2. Sam Lafferty, Jake Guentzel and Zach Aston-Reese each scored two goals for the Penguins in their rout of the Jets. Pittsburgh is in second place in the Metropolitan Division at 4-2-0 with eight points, just two points back of first place Carolina.
Mikko Rantanen leads Colorado in goals scored with four and in points with nine. Nathan MacKinnon leads the Avalanche in assists with six. Philipp Grubauer is 4-0-0 with goals against of 2.51 and .925 saves percentage. Colorado is scoring an average of 4.40 goals per game while allowing an average of 2.40 per game.
Jake Guentzel is leading the Penguins in goals scored with four. Sidney Crosby is the leader in assists with seven and leader in points with 10. In net, Matt Murray is 3-2-0 with goals against of 2.82 and saves percentage of .911. The Penguins are scoring an average of 4.17 goals per game while allowing an average of 2.67 per game.