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Wild vs Avalanche Final: 5-2 - Recap

Zach Parise scored twice to lead the Wild over Colorado 5-2 on Monday at Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got goals from Zach Parise (2), Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella, and Mikael Granlund in the victory. Parise opened the scoring at 0:49 of the first period.

Darcy Kuemper turned in a 21-save effort for the Wild.

Colorado got goals from Paul Stastny and Nick Holden in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 18 of 21 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-3, while the Avalanche were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.