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Avalanche goalie Darcy Kuemper leaves Game 3, Pavel Francouz enters - The Athletic

Colorado Avalanche goalie Darcy Kuemper exited Game 3 against the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Backup goalie Pavel Francouz replaced Kuemper.

  • Posted on 07th May, 2022 21:30 PM
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Avalanche goalie Darcy Kuemper leaves Game 3, Pavel Francouz enters - The Athletic Image

Colorado Avalanche goalie Darcy Kuemper exited Game 3 against the Nashville Predators after a hit to the head on Saturday. Backup goalie Pavel Francouz replaced Kuemper.

Kuemper went down after he was struck in the head by Predators forward Ryan Johansen. The Avalanche goalie's helmet came off due to the contact and he was down on the ice holding his head. As he exited the ice, Kuemper was still holding his face and eye.

So far in the playoffs, Kuemper was 2-0 with a 1.40 goals against average and a .941 save percentage. For the season, Kuemper went 37-12-4 with a 2.54 GAA and .921 SV%.

The Avalanche are up 2-0 in their series against the Predators.

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