Colorado Ices Chicago 4-2 - Recap
Chicago was unable to break down Semyon Varlamov on Tuesday, firing 38 shots but scoring only 2 times in a 4-2 loss against the Avalanche.
The Avalanche were a +149 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Max Talbot, Paul Stastny, Ryan O'Reilly, and Tyson Barrie each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Talbot opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 2:49 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Erik Johnson and Jan Hejda.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 36-save effort for the Avalanche.
Chicago got goals from Jonathan Toews and Ben Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Chicago got a 17-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.
On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-3, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 38-21.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.