Colorado Ices Edmonton 3-1 - Recap
The Avalanche earned a 3-1 victory over the Oilers on Friday at Rexall Place.
Colorado was an underdog by +110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Erik Johnson, Mark Olver, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Johnson opened the scoring at 19:13 of the first period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 26-save effort for the Avalanche.
Ryan Jones scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-4, while the Oilers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Colorado 27-23 in the game.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.