Recap - Jets Defeat Colorado 5-4
|Recap - Jets Defeat Colorado 5-4|
Andrew Ladd was the difference, potting a pair for Winnipeg on Wednesday as the Jets skated off with a 5-4 victory over the Avalanche at MTS Centre.
Bettors who backed the Jets were rewarded as -117 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Andrew Ladd (2), Blake Wheeler, Eric Tangradi, and Evander Kane each scored for the Jets in the victory. Ladd opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 3:15 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Bryan Little and Jacob Trouba.
Al Montoya turned in a 23-save effort for the Jets.
Cody McLeod, Nick Holden, Ryan O'Reilly, and Gabriel Landeskog scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Al Montoya.
Colorado got a 22-stop effort from Reto Berra in the loss.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 1-for-2, while the Avalanche were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.