The New Jersey Devils snapped Colorado's five-game winning streak at home by beating the Avalanche 4-2 yesterday.
Martin Brodeur stopped 24 shots in reaching 40 wins for a record seventh time. Jay Pandolfo added a goal and an assist.
Dainius Zubrus, Jamie Langenbrunner and John Madden also scored for the Devils, who have won five of six.
Jose Theodore continued to struggle against the Devils, falling to 4-and-13 against New Jersey. He finished with 23 saves.
Paul Stastny and John-Michael Liles scored for Colorado.
Joe Sakic had an assist on Liles' third-period goal. He's one shy of becoming the 11th NHL player to reach 1,000 career assists.