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ERUPTION: That Second Period Was One For the Record Books

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So, it was 3-2 in favor of the Nashville Predators in at the 4:55 mark of the second period, after MATT DUCHENE scored a fluky goal over Pavel Francouz, who appeared to almost be hyperventilating in nervousness after it went in. The Colorado Avalanche looked in trouble again, in high danger of dropping a seventh game in the last eight.

And then this happened:

Honestly, I don’t have words right now to explain what we all saw. I really don’t. I don’t think I’ve ever been that surprised by a final 15 minutes of a period than that one. Avs score six goals in eight minutes flat. Six goals in eight minutes.

What???

Honestly, just watch the goals and enjoy. I will try to add more later:

A franchise record. I knew I’d never seen anything like it.

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bernieslugs
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bernieslugs

👌👌👌 Go AVS!

shjer00
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shjer00

Unreal. What a nice change.

Rich Solomon
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Rich Solomon

So amazing. Im on the lightrail right now headed home, and I still cant feel my hands.

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Fingers crossed they can put together back to back efforts like tonight’s game so we know it’s not just a fluke – but you can’t plan on scoring 5 every night and expect to win – D still needs to tighten up – and they still made way too many turnovers.

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Was wondering what reference you would come up with for that unleashing of production in the 2nd. Eruption from VH is perfect. BTW, I love how (good) rock n roll mixes so well with hockey footage. Fires me up like nothing else.

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