Avalanche Down Phoenix 4-2 - Match Report
Colorado got a 40-save performance from Semyon Varlamov as the Avalanche handed Phoenix a 4-2 loss on Friday at Pepsi Center.
The Avalanche were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
P.A. Parenteau, Nate Guenin, Paul Stastny, and Gabriel Landeskog each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Parenteau opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 15:38 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 40-save effort for the Avalanche.
Phoenix got goals from Shane Doan (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Thomas Greiss stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Phoenix outshot Colorado 42-33 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face St. Louis.