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Vegas takes on Colorado, seeks 8th straight home win

Colorado Avalanche (36-13-4, second in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (39-13-2, first in the West Division) Paradise, Nevada; Monday, 10 p.m.

Colorado Avalanche (36-13-4, second in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (39-13-2, first in the West Division)

Paradise, Nevada; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Golden Knights -110, Avalanche -110

BOTTOM LINE: Vegas hosts Colorado looking to continue its seven-game home winning streak.

The Golden Knights have gone 39-13-2 against division opponents. Vegas is fourth in the league recording 9.2 points per game, averaging 3.4 goals and 5.8 assists.

The Avalanche are 36-13-4 against the rest of their division. Colorado is the league leader with 6.2 assists per game, led by Nathan MacKinnon averaging 1.0.

In their last meeting on April 28, Vegas won 5-2. Max Pacioretty scored two goals for the Golden Knights.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mark Stone leads the Golden Knights with 39 assists and has 60 points this season. Jonathan Marchessault has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Vegas.

Mikko Rantanen leads the Avalanche with 30 goals and has 61 points. Andre Burakovsky has five goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 8-2-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.

Avalanche: 6-4-0, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with an .884 save percentage.

INJURIES: Golden Knights: Tomas Nosek: out (undisclosed), Max Pacioretty: day to day (undisclosed).

Avalanche: Jacob MacDonald: out (lower body), Bowen Byram: out (upper body), Nathan MacKinnon: day to day (lower body), Brandon Saad: out (lower-body), Matt Calvert: out (undisclosed), Dennis Gilbert: out (face).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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