Recap - Avalanche Defeat St. Louis 4-0
|Recap - Avalanche Defeat St. Louis 4-0|
The battle between the Avalanche and Blues didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as St. Louis was handed a 4-0 defeat on Saturday at Scottrade Center.
Colorado was an underdog by +168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Paul Stastny, Nick Holden, Ryan O'Reilly, and Nathan MacKinnon in the victory. Stastny opened the scoring at 1:14 of the second period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 31-save effort for the Avalanche.
Ryan Miller stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Colorado scored 2 times on 7 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 31-29.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.