|Varlamov ready to put Olympic bummer behind him|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — 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.
Fans of the Colorado Avalanche wondered how their goaltender’s ego would hold up over the remainder of the NHL season.
Upon returning to Denver, Varlamov showed he had taken the disappointment in stride.
“Sorry I didn’t bring my gold medal with me,” he cracked as a gaggle of reporters surrounded him following his first skate after the Olympic break.
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