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Colorado vs Minnesota Wrap - Colorado Wins 3-1

The Avalanche earned a 3-1 victory over the Wild on Friday at Xcel Energy Center.

The Avalanche were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Jan Hejda, Gabriel Landeskog, and Nathan MacKinnon each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Hejda opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 3:45 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 27-save effort for the Avalanche.

Dany Heatley scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Jean-Sebastien Giguere.

Minnesota got a 18-stop effort from Josh Harding in the loss.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-2, while the Wild were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Colorado 28-21 in the game.