Peter Budaj stopped 40 shots against San Jose on Wednesday, leading Colorado to a 4-3 victory at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Avalanche were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Chris Stewart, Paul Stastny, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Kevin Porter in the victory. Shattenkirk opened the scoring at 18:27 of the first period.
Peter Budaj stopped 40 of 43 San Jose shots in the victory.
Dan Boyle, Logan Couture, and Mike Moore scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.
Antero Niittymaki stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 43-22.
Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Dallas.