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Chicago vs Colorado Recap - Avalanche Win 5-1

Hockey bettors who backed the Avalanche on the moneyline Tuesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Colorado easily handled Chicago 5-1 at Pepsi Center.

Colorado was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Colorado got goals from P.A. Parenteau, John Mitchell, Paul Stastny, Cody McLeod, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Stastny opened the scoring at 6:37 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 36-save effort for the Avalanche.

Brandon Saad scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Antti Raanta stopped 14 of 16 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-1, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Chicago outshot Colorado 37-23 in the game.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.