Hockey's only standard locker-room arrangement is to put the two goaltenders in side-by-side stalls. Despite the fact they have considerably more equipment than forwards or defensemen, organizations like their goalies to operate in tight quarters.

Sometimes, that can be uncomfortable because they compete at the position. Being uncomfortable hasn't been a problem in Colorado this season.

The Avs have created an ideal situation for young, promising goalie Semyon Varlamov to mature under the wing of proven veteran Jean-Sebastien Giguere.