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Avalanche Down Philadelphia 2-1 - Match Report

Colorado skated to a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday in NHL action at Pepsi Center.

Colorado won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jamie McGinn and Ryan O'Reilly each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. McGinn opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 11:14 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Matt Duchene and Erik Johnson.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 29-save effort for the Avalanche.

Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Steve Mason stopped 29 of 31 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Colorado scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 31-30.

Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Phoenix.