Columbus Falls 5-3 to Avalanche - Recap
|Columbus Falls 5-3 to Avalanche - Recap|
Colorado got a 35-save performance from Semyon Varlamov as the Avalanche handed Columbus a 5-3 loss on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.
Colorado won as a -148 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Colorado got goals from Jan Hejda, Jamie McGinn, Ryan O'Reilly, Gabriel Landeskog, and Nathan MacKinnon in the victory. Hejda opened the scoring at 6:33 of the first period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 35-save effort for the Avalanche.
Nick Foligno, Ryan Johansen, and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.
Curtis McElhinney stopped 18 of 23 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 3-for-3, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 38-23.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.