Colorado Ices Nashville 5-4 - Recap
Colorado earned a 5-4 victory over Nashville behind a 2-goal performance from Nick Holden on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.
Colorado was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Nick Holden (2), Jan Hejda, Matt Duchene, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Holden opened the scoring at 6:21 of the first period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 27-save effort for the Avalanche.
Nashville got goals from Patric Hornqvist, Ryan Ellis, Roman Josi, and Craig Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 of 29 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-1, while the Predators were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 31-29.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.