Colorado Avalanche: Top 10 Moments of 2015

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#8: Avalanche End Patrick Kane‘s Streak

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Dec 15, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) makes a save during the first period against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports /

Thank you, Semyon Varlamov, for getting a shutout against the Chicago Blackhawks. Doing so on December 15, put an end to that ridiculous — sorry “epic” — points streak that Patrick Kane was on. That meant that the NHL could only talk about it for about one day more — essentially calling you a spoilsport for your 25-save shutout against one of the most offensively talented teams in the league.

The Colorado Avalanche often play well against the Chicago Blackhawks, Varlamov especially. Head coach Patrick Roy even talked about the kind of confidence a player gets when facing an opponent like that. The effort was a team one, though, as Patrick Kane didn’t even register a shot on net — though he did have several shot attempts.

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