Avalanche Down Carolina 4-2 - Match Report
Colorado earned a 4-2 victory over Carolina behind a 2-goal performance from Matt Duchene on Friday at Pepsi Center.
Colorado was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Matt Duchene (2), Alex Tanguay, and Erik Johnson each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Johnson opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 11:30 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Paul Stastny and Alex Tanguay.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 28-save effort for the Avalanche.
Andrej Sekera and Drayson Bowman scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.
Justin Peters stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 34-30.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Pittsburgh.