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Colorado Skates Past Vancouver 3-2 - Recap

The Canucks came up short Thursday against the Avalanche, falling 3-2.

Colorado won as a -163 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Colorado got goals from Matt Duchene, Tyson Barrie, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Duchene opened the scoring at 15:40 of the first period.

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

Yannick Weber and Zack Kassian scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Eddie Lack stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Colorado scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 31-28.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Sharks. Vancouver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.