Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov enjoyed his time with Washington Capitals.
Despite some nerves, he also had a good time in his first game against them.
Alex Tanguay scored twice and Varlamov made 40 saves in his return to Washington as the Avalanche remained perfect under coach Patrick Roy with a 5-1 win on Saturday night.
''I got too excited to play against my old team,'' said Varlamov, who was drafted by Washington in 2006 and traded to Colorado in 2011.
''That's why I think I am too nervous. In the warmups, my legs were shaking. The whole first period my legs were shaking. But after the first period, I feel so much better.''
It is the first time the Avalanche franchise is 5-0 since the 1994-95 season when the team was the Quebec Nordiques.
''We take it one day at a time and just say, `Why not? Why not us?''' Roy said of Colorado's early success. ''We're working hard every day. We're humble. We know we're playing against good teams.''
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