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Semyon Varlamov | Goalie | #1

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/27/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (23) / WAS
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Semyon Varlamov will face Detroit on Friday night.
Varlamov comes in rocking a 20-14-3 record this season with a 2.66 GAA and .916 save percentage, which includes a .925 even strength save percentage. He's been on a bit of a slide lately, with 10 goals against over his last three games to Winnipeg, Vancouver and Ottawa. Feb 12 - 6:09 PM

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Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots out of 29, enough to reel in two points for the Avalanche in Ottawa on Thursday night.

Varlamov improves to 20-14-3 this season with a 2.66 goals against average and .916 save percentage. He snapped a two game losing streak with the win.
Feb 11 - 10:39 PM

Semyon Varlamov will be between the pipes in Thursday's game against the Senators.

The 27-year-old has a 19-14-3 record with a 2.65 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage this season. He's dropped back-to-back starts against Winnipeg and Vancouver.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 11 - 7:17 PM

Semyon Varlamov allowed three goals on 28 shots to take loss to Vancouver on Tuesday.

He still has wins in four of his last six starts despite off-ice distractions. The Avs are going to need him to keep up his strong play as they will likely ride him down the stretch. He brings a 19-13-3 record, a 2.64 GAA and .914 save percentage into his next start.
Feb 10 - 1:26 AM

Semyon Varlamov will face Vancouver on Tuesday night.

A glance at Varlamov's numbers reveal what most suspect, a roller coaster season. But it's worth noting that in 24 games against Western foes, he's 15-7-2 with a .926 save percentage and a 2.41 GAA. Not too shabby at all.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 9 - 8:32 PM

Semyon Varlamov yielded four goals on 39 shots the Avalanche’s 4-2 loss against the Jets on Saturday night.

Varlamov gave up one in the first, two in the second and one more in the third period. He had stopped at least 97% of the shots against him in four consecutive wins prior to this game. He has a 2.63 GAA and .917 SV%.
Feb 7 - 1:10 AM

Semyon Varlamov will play between the pipes on Saturday.

Varlamov missed some time to deal with a legal issue and has consequently not played for Colorado since Jan. 23. He has a 2.59 GAA and .918 save percentage in 35 contests this season.
Feb 5 - 4:29 PM

As expected, Semyon Varlamov will not start Thursday, but he will serve as Calvin Pickard's backup.

Coach Patrick Roy said Varlamov will likely get the nod on Saturday against the Winnipeg Jets. He is slated to face shots on Thursday and practice on Friday to get back into shape after missing some time to deal with a legal issue.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 4 - 9:01 AM

A jury sided with Semyon Varlamov on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by his former girlfriend.

The Avalanche goaltender was awarded $126,000. Varlamov's lawyers said in a statement that Evgeniya Vavrinyuk's claims were "groundless and completely unsupported" but her lawyer intends to appeal the decision and ask for another trial. Varlamov is expected to practice with the Avalanche on Wednesday, but it hasn't been decided yet who will start Thursday's match versus Dallas. Don't be surprised if it is Calvin Pickard.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 3 - 10:05 AM

Semyon Varlamov skated with his teammates on Monday for the first time since he faced Dallas on Jan. 23.

Closing arguments for the civil lawsuit against him by his former girlfriend are expected to be heard Tuesday and the case would go to the jury after that. The Avalanche won't rush Varlamov back into the crease because they feel comfortable with Calvin Pickard, who will start Tuesday versus Chicago.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 2 - 11:33 AM

A verdict on Semyon Varlamov's civil trial against him by his former girlfriend may arrive on Tuesday.

It appears as though closing arguments are slated for Monday. It's unclear if he will be available to start Tuesday night against Chicago at this time.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 1 - 10:46 AM

Semyon Varlamov told the team's managers that his former girlfriend hit him, which was part of Colorado head coach Patrick Roy's testimony on Thursday.

Roy testified Thursday that Varlamov told him that Evgeniya Vavrinyuk accused him of being with another woman. "When he gave us his side, we were satisfied with his story because he had marks and we felt he was telling the truth," Roy said.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 29 - 8:57 AM

Semyon Varlamov (personal) won't be back with the Avalanche on Wednesday.

Coach Patrick Roy said Varlamov has been ruled out for Colorado's next two games going into the All-Star break. The Avalanche netminder is believed to be back in Denver, where he is facing a civil lawsuit against him by his former girlfriend.
Jan 26 - 3:28 PM

Semyon Varlamov is not with the team in San Jose

A report from 9News says a civil lawsuit was brought against him by his former girlfriend and he is back in Denver to attend court. Varlamov was slated to serve as Calvin Pickard's backup on Tuesday and start Wednesday, but this legal issue may prevent him from playing against Los Angeles.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 26 - 11:42 AM

Semyon Varlamov has been awarded with the NHL's first star of the week.

He earned a 4-0-0 record along with a 0.99 goals-against average and a .972 save percentage. Varlamov made 30 or more saves in three of his four starts. He has posted a mark of 13-4-2 over his past 19 appearances.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 25 - 5:17 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Alex Tanguay
3Blake Comeau
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Jack Skille
4Chris Wagner
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nick Holden
5Brad Stuart
6Andrew Bodnarchuk
7Chris Bigras
8Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra
3Calvin Pickard