Not solely did the 23-year-old ahead rating two targets within the Colorado Avalanche’s 5-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes after lacking 16 video games with a head harm, however each targets got here on the identical penalty kill.
The primary one got here simply 12 seconds into the kill as Compher beat Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta with a wrist shot to place the Avalanche up 1-0.
Compher’s second purpose got here with 23 seconds remaining on the Coyotes’ energy play. After intercepting a cross within the Avalanche’s zone, he led a breakaway and was in on their lonesome on Raanta as he scored his fifth purpose of the season.
The third-year NHLer grew to become the 20th participant since 1933 and the fourth participant within the final 15 years to attain two short-handed targets in lower than two minutes.
J.T. Compher grew to become the 20th participant to attain two shorthanded targets in a span of two minutes or much less since 1933-34 and simply the fourth prior to now 15 years: additionally Michael Grabner (2013-14), Tobias Rieder (2014-15) and Chris Tierney (2017-18). #NHLStats pic.twitter.com/loodsPYVY2
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The Avalanche (12-6-4) have 28 factors in 22 video games this season after the win and are actually in third place within the Central Division.