Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 39 stops Friday to lead the Avalanche over the Hurricanes 4-3 at Pepsi Center.
Colorado was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Milan Hejduk, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Landeskog opened the scoring at 19:06 of the first period.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 39 of 42 Carolina shots in the victory.
Carolina got goals from Tim Brent, Eric Staal, and Jiri Tlusty in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cam Ward stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-0, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Colorado 42-33 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Montreal.