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Colorado Skates Past New Jersey 3-2 - Recap

The Avalanche earned a 3-2 victory over New Jersey on Friday behind a 41-save performance from Craig Anderson at Prudential Center.

Colorado was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Chris Stewart, Cody McLeod, and T.J. Galiardi each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. McLeod opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 11:50 of the first period. The goal was assisted by T.J. Galiardi and Matt Duchene.

Craig Anderson stopped 41 of 43 New Jersey shots in the victory.

Ilya Kovalchuk and Matt Taormina scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.

Martin Brodeur stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Colorado scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

New Jersey outshot Colorado 43-22 in the game.

Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Boston.