Colorado got a pair of goals from Chris Stewart as the Avalanche skated to a 3-1 victory over New York on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Avalanche were rewarded as +114 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Chris Stewart (2) and Daniel Winnik in the victory. Stewart opened the scoring at 12:41 of the first period.
Craig Anderson turned in a 31-save effort for the Avalanche.
Alexander Frolov scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 34-32.
Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Toronto.