Recap - Avalanche Defeat San Jose 3-2

Recap - Avalanche Defeat San Jose 3-2

The Avalanche earned a 3-2 victory over San Jose on Saturday behind a 47-save performance from Semyon Varlamov at Pepsi Center.

Colorado won as a +106 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

John Mitchell, Paul Stastny, and Cody McLeod each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Stastny opened the scoring for Colorado, finding the back of the net at 1:33 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 47-save effort for the Avalanche.

Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Semyon Varlamov.

Alex Stalock stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Colorado scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 49-22.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. San Jose, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.