Colorado Ices Chicago 7-5 - Recap
Matt Duchene scored twice to lead the Avalanche over Chicago 7-5 on Monday at Pepsi Center.
The Avalanche were a -108 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Matt Duchene (2), Tomas Fleischmann, Paul Stastny, Cody McLeod, Brandon Yip, and Ryan O'Reilly in the victory. Yip opened the scoring at 0:48 of the first period.
Craig Anderson turned in a 29-save effort for the Avalanche.
Troy Brouwer (2), Jack Skille, Bryan Bickell, and Jeremy Morin scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.
Chicago got a 17-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.
Colorado scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Colorado 34-30 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Colorado.