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Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
14-6-4 32
14-7-1 29
13-8-1 27
12-9-2 26
12-9-2 26
11-13-0 22
7-11-4 18
7-12-4 18

2022 Goaltending

STATS W
Wins
L
Losses
OTL
Overtime Loss
GAA
Goals Against Average
SV%
Saves Percentage
SO
Shutout
Regular Season 11 3 1 2.58 .922 1

Top Alexandar Georgiev News

  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: First off ice Thursday

    Per Heather Engel of NHL.com, Georgiev was the first goaltender off the ice Thursday, indicating he will tend to the road crease against Buffalo.

    Georgiev is having his best season in the NHL, as he is 10-3-1 with a 2.48 GAA and a .926 save percentage. He will face the high-scoring Sabres, who have scored 86 goals -- third best in the NHL.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Collects 11th win

    Georgiev made 24 saves in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.

    Two of Buffalo's goals came with the man advantage, but the Avs responded with three power-play tallies of their own to hand Georgiev the victory. He's picked up seven wins in nine starts since the beginning of November, and on the season the 26-year-old netminder sports an 11-3-1 record with a 2.58 GAA and .922 save percentage.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Three-game winning streak ends

    Georgiev saved 18 of 23 shots in Tuesday's 5-0 loss to Winnipeg.

    That's the most goals Georgiev has allowed in a single contest this season. The loss ended a run where he won three straight games and allowed just three goals. Even after Tuesday's defeat, Georgiev still has a great 10-3-1 record, 2.48 GAA and .926 save percentage in 14 contests.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Guarding goal in Winnipeg

    Georgiev will start Tuesday's road game against Winnipeg.

    Georgiev has won his past three outings, stopping 95 of 98 shots. He has a 10-2-1 record this season with a 2.29 GAA and a .933 save percentage. Georgiev has won six of his seven appearances on the road this campaign.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Stands tall to defeat Stars

    Georgiev allowed a goal on 42 shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Stars.

    The Stars threw a lot at Georgiev, but he had an answer for all but a tipped-in Joe Pavelski power-play goal. This was Georgiev's third straight win and his sixth victory in his last seven starts. Two of his best outings of the year have come on the last two Saturdays -- he also shut out the Capitals a week ago. He's now at 10-2-1 with a 2.29 GAA and a .933 save percentage through 13 appearances. The Avalanche begin a road trip in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Starting versus Dallas

    Georgiev will be between the home pipes against Dallas on Saturday, Jesse Montano of DNVR Sports reports.

    No surprise here as Georgiev was slated to start Friday in Nashville, but that game was postponed due to flooding at Bridgestone Arena. Georgiev is 9-2-1 with a 2.40 GAA and a .929 save percentage as he has solidified his hold on the starting job in Colorado. He faces the Stars, who are five points up on the Avalanche for first place in the Central Division, albeit with three more games played.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Colorado-Nashville game postponed

    Georgiev's game against the Predators on Friday has been postponed.

    There was a water main break in downtown Nashville in the morning, causing flooding at Bridgestone Arena. The game will be made up at a later date.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Sharp in win

    Georgiev saved 22 of 24 shots in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Stars on Monday.

    Georgiev had an outstanding performance, earning his ninth win of the season. After posting a save percentage of .917 on the night and surviving the shootout battle, it appears that the 26-year-old netminder is comfortable in his new environment. Georgiev has been nothing but spectacular this year, posting a 2.40 GAA and a .929 save percentage to go along with his 9-2-1 record. He's picked up a win in five of his past six starts.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Between pipes Monday

    Georgiev will start Monday's road game against Dallas, Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette reports.

    Georgiev is coming off a 32-save shutout win over Washington on Saturday. He has posted a mark of 8-2-1 this season with a 2.45 GAA and a .930 save percentage. Georgiev has been excellent on the road this year with a 5-1-0 record, 1.99 GAA and .947 save percentage.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Dazzles in win

    Georgiev made 32 saves in a 4-0 win over Washington on Saturday.

    Georgiev was completely dialled in Saturday -- it was his first shutout this season. He's now 8-2-1 with a 2.45 GAA and .930 save percentage. Both he and Pavel Francouz are playing lights-out hockey lately, so the Avs are in great hands this season.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Set to face Capitals

    Georgiev will guard the road net against Washington on Saturday, per Tom Gulitti of NHL.com.

    Georgiev is 7-2-1 with a 2.70 GAA and .924 save percentage in 10 contests this season. He's allowed at least three goals in four of his last five contests, but that's in part because he's had to face at least 32 shots in all of those games. Washington is in a three-way tie for the 23rd-ranked offense with 2.89 goals per game.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Takes second regulation loss

    Georgiev gave up three goals on 39 shots in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Blues.

    Georgiev put in a solid effort, but the Blues' goals came in a span of 6:24 of game time late in the second period and early in the third. That was enough to stick him with just his second regulation loss in 10 outings this season. He's now 7-2-1 with a 2.70 GAA and a .924 save percentage as the Avalanche's primary goalie. Their next game is Thursday in Carolina to begin a three-game road trip.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Tending twine Monday

    Georgiev will patrol the home crease Monday against St. Louis, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

    Georgiev has won his past three outings, stopping 99 of 106 shots. He has a 7-1-1 record this season with a 2.66 GAA and a .924 save percentage. St. Louis has won two straight contests following an eight-game losing streak.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Coasts to win

    Georgiev allowed three goals on 35 shots in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Predators.

    A strong second period gave the Avalanche a three-goal lead heading into the intermission. Georgiev gave up one more goal in the third, but the Predators never really threatened for a comeback. The 26-year-old has won three straight starts, improving to 7-1-1 on the year with a 2.66 GAA and a .924 save percentage through nine outings. He'll face a tougher opponent if he starts Saturday's game versus the Hurricanes.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Gets start Thursday

    Georgiev will guard the home net against Nashville on Thursday, Jesse Montano of DNVR Sports reports.

    Georgiev has been great for the Avalanche this season, going 6-1-1 with a 2.61 GAA and a .925 save percentage. He played back-to-back games in Finland over the weekend and now will return home to face the Predators, who are are 5-7-1 and have scored 35 goals in 13 games.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Collects sixth win

    Georgiev made 31 saves in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Blue Jackets.

    The score was tied 1-1 after 20 minutes, but Colorado took control of the game over the final two periods and Georgiev didn't falter. So far, the former Ranger has rewarded the Avalanche's decision to bring him in as the team's new No. 1 goalie in the offseason, going 6-1-1 in eight starts with a 2.61 GAA and an impressive .925 save percentage that would be the best mark of his career if he can keep it up.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Starting back-to-back

    Georgiev will guard the road goal Saturday against Columbus, Altitude TV play-by-by announcer Conor McGahey reports.

    Georgiev also played in Friday's 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets. He has a 5-1-1 record this season with a 2.84 GAA and a .919 save percentage. Columbus has lost four straight contests.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Earns win in Finland

    Georgiev turned aside 36 of 39 shots during a 6-3 victory over the Blue Jackets on Friday.

    In five of his seven starts, the 26-year-old netminder has faced at least 35 shots, including a season-high 46 against the Rangers on Oct. 25. Georgiev (5-1-1) was most effective against the Blue Jackets' power-play units during the NHL Global Series contest, turning aside 12 of 13 shots. The Avalanche, who face the Blue Jackets again Saturday, are playing in their fourth of 13 back-to-back matchups this season.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Gets start in Finland

    Georgiev will defend the home cage against Columbus on Friday, Shawn Roarke of NHL.com reports.

    Georgiev gave up four goals on 43 shots Saturday in a 5-4 loss to the Islanders, his first loss of the season. The Colorado netminder is 4-1-1 with a 2.81 GAA and a .918 save percentage. The Blue Jackets are at the bottom of the NHL standings with a 3-7-0 record and have averaged only 2.60 goals per game this season.

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  • Avalanche's Alexandar Georgiev: Suffers first defeat

    Georgiev surrendered four goals on 43 shots during a 5-4 loss to the Islanders on Saturday.

    Georgiev was staked to a three-goal advantage midway through the second period but couldn't sustain the lead, surrendering four unanswered goals. Georgiev (4-1-1) sparked the Avalanche's second goal by executing an early save-of-the-year candidate. Stretched out on the ice with his legs in full splits covering the posts, Georgiev denied at least two rebound attempts. The scramble in front of the net left Mikko Rantanen open down the ice to receive a quick transition pass and score off a breakaway.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 178 lbs
Birthplace: Ruse, Bulgaria
Age: 26
Experience: 5
Shoots: Left