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Round 2 Takeaways: How the Golden Knights beat the Avalanche

As the playoff matchups in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs start to wrap up, we're going to draw takeaways from them by highlighting the key trends that helped push the winning teams over the top. Since styles tend to make fights this time of year, it's useful to identify which teams have specifically done well to generate their positive results. 

Rather than just running traditional recaps though, we'll try to spin it forward by pulling some actionable bits of information out that will be relevant for the following round(s) to come as well. 

We've already looked at how the Canadiens were able to sweep the Jets with such ease, and how the Lightning power play overwhelmed the Hurricanes. This time let's try to figure out just how the Golden Knights were able to come back from down 0-2 to the Avalanche, beating them four consecutive games in rather stunning fashion.

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NHL Colorado Avalanche Vegas Golden Knights NHL Nazem Kadri William Karlsson Nathan MacKinnon Cale Makar Jonathan Marchessault Mark Stone Peter DeBoer
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