Couture scored a goal on five shots in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime win against the Blues in Game 3. Couture is implanting himself in the nightmares of Blues goalie Jordan Binnington, as his game-tying tally with 1:01 remaining in the third period was his fifth goal and sixth point of the series. Couture has rattled off 13 shots in the last three games, and he's frequently looked like the best player on the ice against the Blues.
Couture scored two goals -- one shorthanded -- in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Blues in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. With the two-goal effort, Couture now has 100 career points in the postseason. He's up to 13 goals and 19 points in 16 contests during this playoff run, leading the NHL in both of the scoring categories.
Couture scored twice, added an assist and went plus-3 in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Blues in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. His line with Timo Meier and Gustav Nyquist accounted for eight points, potting four of the Sharks' six tallies in the contest. Couture leads all skaters with 11 goals and 17 points in 15 games during the postseason run, which is only partially attributed to the Sharks' first two series each going seven games.
Couture posted an assist and four shots in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Avalanche in Game 5. Couture also blocked three shots and added three hits in the contest. He has nine goals and four helpers over 12 postseason appearances this year, playing a leading role for the Sharks' offense. He'll look to continue his scoring success in Monday's Game 6 as the Sharks attempt to eliminate the Avalanche.
Couture posted a hat trick in a 4-2 win over the Avalanche on Tuesday in Game 3 of their second-round series. Couture has found twine nine times in 10 postseason games during this run, while adding three assists. His line with Timo Meier and Gustav Nyquist combined for eight points in Game 3. With Couture running hot right now, he is a must-play in virtually all fantasy formats.
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