Colorado Ices St. Louis 4-3 - Recap
|Colorado Ices St. Louis 4-3 - Recap|
Brandon Yip was the difference, potting a pair for Colorado on Monday as the Avalanche skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Blues at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Avalanche were rewarded as -118 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Brandon Yip (2), Kevin Shattenkirk, and Ryan Stoa each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Yip opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 1:21 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Wilson.
Peter Budaj stopped 21 of 24 St. Louis shots in the victory.
Eric Brewer, Jay McClement, and David Backes scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 2-for-5, while the Blues were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 32-24.
Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.