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Minnesota Falls 4-2 to Avalanche - Recap

Gabriel Landeskog scored twice to lead the Avalanche over Minnesota 4-2 on Saturday at Pepsi Center.

Colorado was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.

Colorado got goals from Gabriel Landeskog (2), Paul Stastny, and Nathan MacKinnon in the victory. MacKinnon opened the scoring at 6:20 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 30-save effort for the Avalanche.

Minnesota got goals from Marco Scandella and Charlie Coyle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 11 of 14 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-3, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 32-29.