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Colorado Ices Tampa Bay 4-3 - Recap

The Lightning came up short Saturday against the Avalanche, falling 4-3 in a shootout.

The Avalanche were a +102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.0.

Colorado got goals from Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen, and Gabriel Landeskog in the victory. Landeskog opened the scoring at 9:02 of the first period.

Darcy Kuemper turned in a 29-save effort for the Avalanche.

Tampa Bay got goals from Brayden Point, Mathieu Joseph, and Steven Stamkos in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-6, while the Lightning were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 32-27.

Colorado heads into a battle against the Golden Knights. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.