Avalanche Down New York 4-3 - Match Report
The Avalanche beat New York 4-3 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Jean-Sebastien Giguere's 30 saves.
Colorado won as a -120 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Milan Hejduk, Jan Hejda, Paul Stastny, and David Jones each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Stastny opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 19:39 of the second period. The goal was assisted by David Jones and Kyle Quincey.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 30-save effort for the Avalanche.
New York got goals from Brian Rolston, Michael Grabner, and Josh Bailey in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 47-stop effort from Al Montoya in the loss.
On the power play, Colorado went 2-for-6, while the Islanders were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot New York 51-33 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Vancouver.