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Colorado vs Buffalo Recap - Avalanche Win 5-4

The Sabres came up short Wednesday against the Avalanche, falling 5-4 in a shootout.

The Avalanche were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Peter Mueller potted the shootout winner for Colorado. Colorado got goals from Jamie McGinn (2), David Jones, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. McGinn opened the scoring at 8:55 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 20-save effort for the Avalanche.

Marcus Foligno (2), Drew Stafford, and Alexander Sulzer scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Buffalo got a 38-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.

On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-4, while the Sabres were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 42-24.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Devils. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at Florida.