Colorado Skates Past Philadelphia 3-2 - Recap

Colorado Skates Past Philadelphia 3-2 - Recap

Colorado needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Monday in NHL action at Pepsi Center.

The Avalanche were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

The win was clinched by Ryan O'Reilly, who beat Ilya Bryzgalov in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Colorado. Colorado got goals from T.J. Galiardi and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Landeskog opened the scoring at 12:26 of the second period.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 31-save effort for the Avalanche.

Scott Hartnell and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Colorado scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 33-27.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Blues. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.