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Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

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Posted at 3:37 PM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 18:37:02-04

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Alex Tuch scored 4:44 into overtime, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.

The Golden Knights will face Chicago in the first round of the playoffs. The second-seeded Avs take on Arizona.

Tuch scored the winner on a shot over the shoulder of Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer.

The Avalanche tied the game with 1:02 left in regulation when J.T. Compher poked in the puck.