Steve Mason stopped 32 shots for his first 0 victory over Colorado at Pepsi Center.

Nikita Nikitin and Fedor Tyutin provided the offense for the Blue Jackets, who snapped a three-game slide. Vinny Prospal added a pair of assists.

Semyon Varlamov played well in defeat, making 26 saves for the Avalanche, who saw their four-game win streak halted.