Paul Stastny tallied twice as Colorado finished 1 decision at Pepsi Center.

Mark Olver and Jay McClement also lit the lamp for the Avalanche, who took all four games this year over the Kings for the first time since moving to Denver prior to the 1995-96 campaign. LA won all four meetings a season ago.

Semyon Varlamov made 32 saves to pick up his second victory in three starts.

Dustin Brown provided the sole offense for the Kings, who dropped their fourth straight game and sixth in seven.

Jonathan Quick took the loss, pulled following the first period after allowing three goals on 11 shots. Jonathan Bernier stopped 15 shots the rest of the way.