Avalanche Down Edmonton 4-2 - Match Report
The Avalanche beat Edmonton 4-2 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Semyon Varlamov's 27 saves.
The Avalanche were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Max Talbot, Matt Duchene, Ryan O'Reilly, and Tyson Barrie in the victory. Barrie opened the scoring at 1:07 of the second period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 27-save effort for the Avalanche.
Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 35 of 38 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 39-29.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face St. Louis.