Avs Fall To Vegas, Series Tied 2-2

William Karlsson (71), Jonathan Marchessault (81) and Reilly Smith (19) of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrate Marchessault's first-period goal in a 5-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game Four of the Second Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs at T-Mobile Arena in Las Veags. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

It's down to a best-of-three series.

The Vegas Golden Knights took it to the Colorado Avalanche, 5-1, Sunday night to even the Second Round Stanley Cup Playoff series at two games each.

Golden Knights forward Jonathan Marchessault's hat trick keyed the offensive attack. He scored a goal in each of the three periods while the Avs only score came from Brandon Saad at 1:50 of the first period.

Vegas again outshot the Avs, 35-18.

Game five will be at Ball Arena in Denver on Tuesday, June 8. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. mountain time.

Game highlights are followed by postgame comments.

Postgame comments from Avalanche forward Brandon Saad.

6-6-21 Brandon Saad Postgame

Postgame comments from Avalanche forward J.T. Compher.

6-6-21 J.T. Compher Postgame

Postgame comments from Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar.

6-6-21 Jared Bednar Postgame