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Avalanche Fall 2-1 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

The Wild beat Colorado 2-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Darcy Kuemper's 11 saves.

Minnesota was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Minnesota got goals from Charlie Coyle and Jared Spurgeon in the victory. Spurgeon opened the scoring at 3:47 of the first period.

Darcy Kuemper stopped 11 of 12 Colorado shots in the victory.

Ryan O'Reilly scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Darcy Kuemper.

Colorado got a 30-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.

Minnesota scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 32-12.