New Jersey earned a 1-0 victory over Colorado on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -166 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Zach Parise, who beat Jean-Sebastien Giguere in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New Jersey.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 28-save effort for the Devils.
Colorado got a 33-stop effort from Jean-Sebastien Giguere in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-1, while the Avalanche were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 33-28.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Penguins. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.