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Recap - Avalanche Defeat Minnesota 3-2

The Wild came up short Sunday against the Avalanche, falling 3-2.

Colorado won as a -136 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Nathan MacKinnon, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, and Gabriel Landeskog each scored for the Avalanche in the victory. Bellemare opened the scoring for Colorado.

Pavel Francouz turned in a 34-save effort for the Avalanche.

Minnesota got goals from Jared Spurgeon, and Kevin Fiala in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-3, while the Wild were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Colorado 36-33 in the game.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Senators. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Vegas.