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Semyon Varlamov | Goalie | #1

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/27/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (23) / WAS
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Semyon Varlamov (groin) won't play until after the All-Star break.
Coach Jared Bednar said that Varlamov's groin injury isn't a day-to-day issue, so the team decided to shut him down for a while. The Avalanche netminder has dealt with his fair share of groin injuries throughout his career, including a few trips to the sidelines this season. Jan 18 - 2:39 PM

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Semyon Varlamov's groin issue has flared up and he'll miss Wednesday's practice as a result.

Colorado doesn't play until Thursday, so it's possible that Varlamov will still be available for that game. That being said, it wouldn't be surprising if he's held out of at least that contest. He's played in three games since returning from a groin injury.
Jan 18 - 1:16 PM

Semyon Varlamov barely broke the .800 marks in a 6-4 loss to the Blackhawks Tuesday night.

Varlamov gave up five goals as he faced only 26 shots to give him a save percentage of .808. One more went into an empty net. As disappointing as that was, it is not his worst outing in a current five-game losing streak; he gave up five goals on only 18 shots against the Maple Leafs December 22.
Jan 18 - 12:29 AM

Semyon Varlamov will play between the pipes on Tuesday.

Varlamov is trying to end a four-game losing streak that dates back to before his groin injury. He has a 3.31 GAA and .901 save percentage in 23 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 16 - 6:23 PM

Semyon Varlamov dropped another game, 3-2 to Nashville on Saturday.

Mark it four losses in a row now with 13 goals against in that span. Today he turned away 26 of 29 shots and even had a 2-0 lead early in the game. And so it goes for Colorado.
Jan 14 - 6:05 PM

Semyon Varlamov will play between the pipes on Saturday.

Varlamov made his return from a groin injury on Thursday and turned aside 28 of 31 shots. He has a 3.32 GAA and .901 save percentage in 21 games this season.
Jan 13 - 4:19 PM

Semyon Varlamov allowed three goals on 31 shots to the Ducks in his return to action on Thursday.

It was his first start since December 22nd and was a tough match-up against Anaheim with his team struggling so much in front of him. He hasn't recorded a win since a 51 save effort against Toronto on Dec.11. He's not a must start in any match-up this season with just six wins and a 3.32 GAA to go with a .901 save percentage in 21 starts.
Jan 13 - 1:08 AM

Semyon Varlamov will be between the pipes Thursday versus Anaheim.

He has recovered from his latest groin issue and feels ready to see his first game action since Dec. 22. "Hopefully I can play the rest of the season without any small injuries again," Varlamov said. "I want to play the second half of the season strong without any issues with my health. I want to play better, just try to win games." Colorado has struggled in front of him and he hasn't looked good in the crease either. Varlamov owns a 6-14-0 record with a 3.33 GAA and a .901 save percentage.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 12 - 9:07 AM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) will dress on Friday, but as the backup goaltender.

After that, Colorado will be off for roughly a week, so it will be a little while still before Varlamov gets a start. He has a 6-14-0 record, 3.33 GAA, and .901 save percentage in 21 contests.
Jan 6 - 1:59 PM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) will be available for Friday's game against the New York Islanders.

That doesn't necessarily mean that Varlamov will start in that contest, but at the least he's expected to be on the bench. He last played on Dec. 22. He has a 6-14-0 record, 3.33 GAA, and .901 save percentage in 21 contests.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 5 - 3:17 PM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) isn't traveling with the Avalanche.

Varlamov obviously won't play on Monday in Vancouver and it's doubtful that he'll join the team in time for Wednesday's game in Calgary. The good news is that he has been skating on his own.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 2 - 10:40 AM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) should resume skating in the next few days.

Varlamov's been out since Dec. 22nd with a groin injury, but it sounds like he's making slow progress. "We expect him back on the ice (with the team) in the next couple of days," Bednar said. "He skated a little bit yeterday on his own, and today he’s doing something different. We’re hoping in the next couple of days, he’ll be back out there. He’s feeling better, though."
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 11:34:00 AM

The status of Semyon Varlamov's ailing groin is still being determined.

In the meantime, he won't make the trip to Dallas for Thursday's game versus the Stars. "He's getting re-evaluated again today," coach Jared Bednar said after Varlamov missed Wednesday's practice. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 04:52:00 PM

Semyon Varlamov won't dress Tuesday because of a groin injury.

Coach Jared Bednar said Varlamov "is being re-evaluated by our doctors tonight. He's still out. We're hoping that's going to be short-term, but we'll know a little more after tonight."
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 03:44:00 PM

Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a groin injury.

Varlamov will miss Friday's contest at the least and is day-to-day beyond that. Spencer Martin has been summoned as a result to serve as Calvin Pickard's understudy.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 04:37:00 PM

Depth Charts

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PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3Mikhail Grigorenko
4John Mitchell
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Rene Bourque
3Joe Colborne
4Matthew Nieto
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Mikko Rantanen
4Blake Comeau
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nikita Zadorov
5Fedor Tyutin
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Cody Goloubef
8Eric Gelinas
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard
3Spencer Martin