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New Jersey vs Colorado Wrap - Colorado Wins 2-1

Colorado earned a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Pepsi Center.

Colorado won as a -133 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Ryan O'Reilly potted the shootout winner for Colorado. Colorado got goals from Ryan O'Reilly in the victory. O'Reilly opened the scoring at 8:55 of the first period.

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

Reid Boucher scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Cory Schneider stopped 37 of 38 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-3, while the Devils were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 38-34.

Colorado looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.