Wild vs Avalanche Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Wild vs Avalanche Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Minnesota skated to a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Tuesday in NHL action at Pepsi Center.
Minnesota won as a +135 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley, Justin Falk, and Carson McMillan in the victory. Falk opened the scoring at 10:40 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 of 26 Colorado shots in the victory.
Chuck Kobasew and T.J. Galiardi scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Colorado got a 31-stop effort from Jean-Sebastien Giguere in the loss.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 34-26.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Edmonton.