Avalanche vs Wild Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Avalanche vs Wild Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Colorado needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in NHL action at Pepsi Center.
Colorado won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryan O'Reilly clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Avalanche. Colorado got goals from Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in the victory. Landeskog opened the scoring at 2:22 of the first period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 35-save effort for the Avalanche.
Matt Cooke and Mikko Koivu scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.
Josh Harding stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-0, while the Wild were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 37-25.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.