Ducks Fall 4-1 Against Colorado - Game Recap

The Avalanche beat Anaheim 4-1 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Semyon Varlamov's 27 saves.

Colorado was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Colorado got goals from Jay McClement, Cody McLeod, Matt Duchene, and Ryan O'Reilly in the victory. McLeod opened the scoring at 9:26 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 27-save effort for the Avalanche.

Anaheim got a goal from Bobby Ryan in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Jonas Hiller stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-1, while the Ducks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 28-23.

Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face Columbus looking for another win. For Anaheim, they head home to face Buffalo.