Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 37 of 39 shots fired at him by St. Louis, as the Avalanche skated to a 3-2 victory Wednesday at Pepsi Center.
The Avalanche were a +135 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Colorado got goals from Jay McClement, Paul Stastny, and Cody McLeod in the victory. Stastny opened the scoring at 3:52 of the first period.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 37-save effort for the Avalanche.
David Backes and Chris Stewart scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.
Brian Elliott stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-3, while the Blues were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 39-22.
Colorado heads into a battle against the Lightning. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.