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Recap - Avalanche Defeat Detroit 3-2

Colorado got a 35-save performance from Jean-Sebastien Giguere as the Avalanche handed Detroit a 3-2 loss on Thursday at Joe Louis Arena.

Bettors who backed the Avalanche were rewarded as +103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Colorado got goals from P.A. Parenteau, Andre Benoit, and Matt Duchene in the victory. Duchene opened the scoring at 10:11 of the second period.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 35 of 37 Detroit shots in the victory.

Detroit got goals from Niklas Kronwall and Tomas Jurco in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Jimmy Howard stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-2, while the Red Wings were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Detroit outshot Colorado 37-25 in the game.

Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face New Jersey.