Jeremy Colliton scored twice to lead the Islanders over Colorado 4-3 on Saturday at Pepsi Center.
New York was an underdog by +215 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.
Jeremy Colliton (2), Blake Comeau, and John Tavares each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Colliton opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 5:52 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jon Sim and Andrew MacDonald.
Kevin Poulin stopped 34 of 37 Colorado shots in the victory.
Colorado got goals from Milan Hejduk (2) and David Koci in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Craig Anderson stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 3 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot New York 37-27 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Detroit.