Avalanche vs Wild Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Avalanche vs Wild Final: 4-3 - Recap|
The Avalanche beat Minnesota 4-3 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Semyon Varlamov's 29 saves.
Colorado won as a -137 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
P.A. Parenteau, Cody McLeod, Nick Holden, and Nathan MacKinnon each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. McLeod opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 8:04 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ryan O'Reilly.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 29-save effort for the Avalanche.
Minnesota got goals from Zach Parise, Kyle Brodziak, and Matt Moulson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Darcy Kuemper stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-3, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Minnesota 35-32 in the game.