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Colorado vs Los Angeles Recap - Avalanche Win 1-0

Colorado's defense, led by netminder Semyon Varlamov, shut down Los Angeles 1-0 at STAPLES Center on on Saturday.

The Avalanche were a +150 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Jamie McGinn scored for the Avalanche in the victory. McGinn opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 2:32 of overtime. The goal was assisted by John Mitchell and Jan Hejda.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 19-save effort for the Avalanche.

Ben Scrivens stopped 32 of 33 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-3, while the Kings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Colorado outshot Los Angeles 33-19 in the game.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Blues. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Vancouver.