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Colorado Ices Buffalo 4-3 - Recap

The Avalanche earned a 4-3 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday behind a 37-save performance from Peter Budaj 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 Daniel Winnik, David Jones, Matt Duchene, and Ryan O'Reilly in the victory. Winnik opened the scoring at 14:16 of the first period.

Peter Budaj turned in a 37-save effort for the Avalanche.

Jochen Hecht, Steve Montador, and Thomas Vanek scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

Buffalo got a 30-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.

Colorado scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 1-for-8 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 40-34.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at San Jose.