Colorado vs New Jersey Wrap - Colorado Wins 2-1
The Avalanche earned a 2-1 victory over the Devils on Monday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Avalanche were rewarded as +113 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
P.A. Parenteau and Ryan O'Reilly each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Parenteau opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 18:13 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Tyson Barrie and Gabriel Landeskog.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 27-save effort for the Avalanche.
Ryan Carter scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.
Cory Schneider stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 28-25.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Edmonton.