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San Jose Skates Past Colorado 4-2 - Recap

San Jose earned a 4-2 victory over Colorado behind a 2-goal performance from Joe Pavelski on Thursday at Pepsi Center.

San Jose was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski (2), Scott Nichol, and Logan Couture in the victory. Nichol opened the scoring at 19:11 of the first period.

Antero Niittymaki turned in a 29-save effort for the Sharks.

Milan Hejduk and Kyle Cumiskey scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Antero Niittymaki.

Craig Anderson stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, San Jose went 2-for-5, while the Avalanche were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 34-31.

Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Los Angeles.