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Columbus Falls 5-0 to Avalanche - Recap

Columbus couldn't hang with the Avalanche on Friday as Colorado blasted the Blue Jackets 5-0 at Nationwide Arena.

Colorado was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

David Jones (2), Steve Downie, Matt Hunwick, and Gabriel Landeskog each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Jones opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 19:34 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 28-save effort for the Avalanche.

Steve Mason stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-1, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 28-25.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.