Peter Mueller scored twice to lead the Avalanche over Florida 4-3 on Wednesday at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Avalanche were rewarded as -113 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Colorado got goals from Peter Mueller (2), Paul Stastny, and Ryan O'Reilly in the victory. Mueller opened the scoring at 6:50 of the second period.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 26-save effort for the Avalanche.
Stephen Weiss, Tomas Kopecky, and Marcel Goc scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.
Jose Theodore stopped 40 of 44 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Florida went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Florida 44-29 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Chicago.