Avalanche Down New York 5-2 - Match Report
|Avalanche Down New York 5-2 - Match Report|
Colorado got a pair of goals from Matt Duchene as the Avalanche skated to a 5-2 victory over New York on Saturday at Nassau Coliseum.
Colorado won as a +108 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Colorado got goals from Matt Duchene (2), Paul Stastny, Gabriel Landeskog, and Nathan MacKinnon in the victory. MacKinnon opened the scoring at 13:04 of the first period.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned in a 30-save effort for the Avalanche.
New York got goals from Lubomir Visnovsky and John Tavares in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Colorado went 0-for-3, while the Islanders were 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 32-26.
Colorado heads into a battle against the Kings. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.