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Avalanche Fall 5-4 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

Nino Niederreiter scored a pair of goals against the Avalanche as Minnesota handed Colorado a 5-4 defeat on Wednesday at Pepsi Center.

Minnesota won as a +133 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got goals from Nino Niederreiter (2), Dany Heatley, Mikko Koivu, and Jared Spurgeon in the victory. Koivu opened the scoring at 8:04 of the first period.

Darcy Kuemper stopped 17 of 21 Colorado shots in the victory.

Colorado got a 30-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.

Minnesota scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-22.