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New York Falls 3-2 to Avalanche - Recap

Colorado needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over New York on Thursday in NHL action at Pepsi Center.

Colorado was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Tyson Barrie clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Avalanche. Colorado got goals from Andre Benoit and Tyson Barrie in the victory. Benoit opened the scoring at 5:57 of the second period.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 of 31 New York shots in the victory.

John Moore and Derek Stepan scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 of 37 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-4, while the Rangers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Colorado outshot New York 37-31 in the game.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ottawa.