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Avalanche Down Washington 4-1 - Match Report

The Capitals came up short Sunday against the Avalanche, falling 4-1.

Colorado won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Colorado got goals from P.A. Parenteau, Nick Holden, Patrick Bordeleau, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Bordeleau opened the scoring at 2:50 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 33-save effort for the Avalanche.

Joel Ward scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Braden Holtby stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-3, while the Capitals were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 37-34.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.