When a player is given a nickname, it is often based the name or how they perform. For Colton Sissons, it is when he plays his best. Thus, the name “Playoff Sissons.” The 24-year-old forward continues to show why he earned the nickname.
Sissons led the Nashville Predators with seven points against the series against the Avalanche. The only game Sissons did not earn a point was Game 5 in Nashville. All three of his goals were scored during even-strength. He led the team in primary-points per 60 minutes (4.71) for the series. Sissons was efficient and effective throughout the series. And it was not just on offense.
Sissons was slotted on the third line with Nick Bonino and Austin Watson. The entire line was magnificent. With six goals gained and only one allowed during 5v5 play, the third line propelled the Predators to victory in the series. They suppressed shots and kept the Avalanche from gaining high-danger chances, allowing only 9 all series.