Colorado Ices Nashville 5-4 - Recap
|Colorado Ices Nashville 5-4 - Recap|
Colorado needed a shootout to earn a 5-4 victory over Nashville on Tuesday in NHL action at Bridgestone Arena.
Colorado won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Gabriel Landeskog, who beat Pekka Rinne in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Colorado. Colorado got goals from Gabriel Landeskog (2), Cody McLeod, and Nick Holden in the victory. Landeskog opened the scoring at 19:06 of the first period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 29-save effort for the Avalanche.
Matt Cullen (2) and Roman Josi (2) scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.
Pekka Rinne stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-0, while the Predators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville outshot Colorado 33-28 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Buffalo.