The battle between the Canucks and Avalanche didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Colorado was handed a 6-0 defeat on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as -220 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Daniel Sedin (3), Jannik Hansen (2), and Alexander Edler in the victory. Sedin opened the scoring at 3:19 of the first period.
Cory Schneider stopped 20 of 20 Colorado shots in the victory.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 15 of 21 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Vancouver scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Vancouver 33-23 in the game.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Calgary.