Avs rally past Hurricanes

Avs rally past Hurricanes

The Colorado Avalanche scored three goals in the third period to come back and defeat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 Saturday night at the RBC Center.

Colorado won the game as -140 favorites, while the nine goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (6).

Marek Svatos had two goals for the Avs, and singles came off the sticks of Milan Hejduk, Paul Stastny and Cody McLeod. Jose Theodore made 30 saves for the victory.

Erik Cole, Keith Aucoin, Chad LaRose and Cory Stillman scored for the Hurricanes.