Colorado Ices Buffalo 4-2 - Recap
The Sabres came up short Saturday against the Avalanche, falling 4-2.
The Avalanche were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Paul Stastny, Matt Duchene, Ryan O'Reilly, and Gabriel Landeskog each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. O'Reilly opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 8:44 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Matt Duchene and Steve Downie.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 28 of 30 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Cody Hodgson and Marcus Foligno scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.
Ryan Miller stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-3, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Buffalo outshot Colorado 30-26 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Boston.