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Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks Wrap - Colorado Wins 4-3

The Avalanche beat San Jose 4-3 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Pavel Francouz's 22 saves.

Colorado was favored by -158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Colorado got goals from Vladislav Namestnikov, Nathan MacKinnon, Joonas Donskoi, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. MacKinnon opened the scoring at 16:17 of the first period.

Pavel Francouz stopped 22 of 25 San Jose shots in the victory.

San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton, Melker Karlsson, and Noah Gregor in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

San Jose got a 20-stop effort from Martin Jones in the loss.

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

San Jose outshot Colorado 25-24 in the game.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Kings. San Jose, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.