When Semyon Varlamov was yanked in Russia’s final hockey game at the Sochi Olympics after allowing three goals in 15 shots, the shock wave was felt 6,269 miles away in Denver.
Ryan Callahan and the Rangers defeated the Avalanche 5-1 on Tuesday night in New York.
Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Jamie McGinn had two goals and an assist, and Colorado beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-1 on Saturday.
The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Semyon Varlamov to a five-year extension that goes through the 2018-19 season.
Semyon Varlamov made 41 saves in the Colorado Avalanche’s 4-3 victory Monday night and beat the Stars for the fourth straight time.
Nick Holden scored two goals and had an assist and the Avalanche held off the Predators 5-4 Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and scored in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and the Avalanche beat the Devils 2-1 on Thursday night.
Tyson Barrie scored his second goal of the game on a power play at 4:09 of overtime, and the Avalanche defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
The Swedish Olympic team announced that Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog will compete for his native country in the upcoming games. Goaltender Semyon Varlamov was also named to the Russian team and center Matt Duchene will play on the Canadian team.
Nathan MacKinnon had two goals andSemyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, including several big saves down the stretch, to help the Colorado Avalanche hold off the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.