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Semyon Varlamov | Goalie

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/27/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
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Semyon Varlamov notched his fourteenth career shutout when he turned away all 40 shots the Islanders sent his way on Thursday night.
He did it with style too by turning saving over a quarter of the shots across the Isles six power plays. His offense did the rest by sending five past Chad Johnson for the 5-0 win. Varly has now allowed just three goals in his past 117 shots across his last three games. Not too shabby. Oct 31 - 12:08 AM

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Semyon Varlamov made 49 saves on 51 shots for Colorado but it wasn't enough in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Tuesday.

Varlamov was outstanding all night long and kept his team in the game all the way until the shootout. The 26 year-old has just one win in his last four games but has backstopped his team to at least a point every one of those games. It appears he isn't the problem for a Colorado team that has started very slowly this year.
Oct 29 - 1:31 AM

Semyon Varlamov's ex-girlfriend has filed a lawsuit claiming that the Avalanche goalie beat and humiliated her for years.

She claims the incidents piled up before Varlamov's arrest in October 2013. According to the complaint, Varlamov's attacks happened after he consumed large amounts of alcohol and he always expressed remorse afterward. Evgeniya Vavrinyuk is seeking unspecified damages for her loss of income, injures and humiliation caused by the abuse. Varlamov chose not to comment on the situation.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 28 - 8:15 AM

Semyon Varlamov allowed two goals on 28 shots as the Colorado Avalanche lost 2-1 to the Winnipeg Jets in overtime.

Varlamov allowed was beat by Andrew Ladd early in the first period, but was perfect until overtime. The 26-year-old is now 1-2-2 and has a disappointing 3.19 goals-against-average and .911 save percentage this season. The Avalanche need to find a way to get their goaltenders more goal-support.
Oct 26 - 6:15 PM

Semyon Varlamov is expected to start Sunday afternoon against Winnipeg.

He was out of action for three games last week due to a groin injury but will be back to his usual heavy playing load now that he has recovered.
Oct 25 - 1:17 PM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) has been activated off injured reserve and is ready to play Friday night against Vancouver.

"I've had four good days on the ice, so feel ready to go. The pain (went) away," said Varlamov, who will be looking to get his first win of the year. Colorado hasn't gotten off to a good start and Varlamov's numbers have suffered as a result. He has a 0-2-1 record to go with a .910 save percentage and a 3.80 goals-against average. His numbers should improve dramatically, but recapturing the success he had in 2013-14 may prove to be difficult.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 24 - 11:01 AM

Semyon Varlamov said he'll be good to go Friday against Vancouver after missing the past three games with a groin injury.

He fully participated in Thursday's practice. Take him off injured reserve if you haven't already done so and get him back in your lineup.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 23 - 6:36 PM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) will be back in Colorado's crease on Friday against Vancouver.

The Avalanche will go with Reto Berra, if he's ready, on Tuesday versus Florida, but he can't play then Calvin Pickard will probably get the nod. Varlamov has missed the past two games with a groin injury.
Oct 20 - 2:50 PM

Semyon Varlamov (groin) is likely to return to practice Monday and could play against the Canucks on Friday, according to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports.

Varlamov is dealing with a groin injury and was placed on the injured reserve, but it wasn’t expected to be a long stay. The 26-year-old has a 3.80 goals-against average and .910 save percentage this season.
Oct 18 - 9:38 PM

Well there you have it, Colorado has placed Semyon Varlamov (groin) on injured reserve.

Varlamov skated Thursday morning and it was revealed after the session that he had a slight groin injury. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Oct 16 - 5:38 PM

According to Mike Chambers, the Avalanche may place Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve if he isn't 100 percent to play Thursday night.

Colorado's PR passed along the information to him. This situation is a little strange and it's still unclear who their starter will be for Thursday's game in Ottawa. It suggests that Varlamov's slight groin injury may be worse than we know, but it continues to leave the possibility open that he may play.
Oct 16 - 5:30 PM

Semyon Varlamov has a slight groin strain and his participation in Thursday's game will be a game-time decision.

It would be surprising if Colorado didn't err on the side of caution here and give Varlamov the night off. If that happens then backup goalie Reto Berra would get the start instead. The Avs' reluctance to name a starter for Thursday suggests that Roy wants to go with Varlamov, so he could still get the nod.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 16 - 1:42 PM

Semyon Varlamov stopped 37-of-40 shots in the Avalanche's 3-2 OT loss to the Leafs on Tuesday.

Varlamov was tested all night and probably deserved a better fate in an overall pretty good night for him personally. Brad Stuart didn't help matters as he coughed up the puck on the tying goal and then there was zero defensive help on Phil Kessel's winner in overtime. Chalk this one up as one of those nights.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 15 - 3:42 AM

Semyon Varlamov made 31 saves in the Avalanche’s 3-0 loss to the Wild on Saturday night.

Much better, even in a loss. Varlamov was pulled after two periods when he gave up five goals on 38 shots in the first game of the season, also a loss to the Wild. He is going to be a very busy goalie this season, and how he handles that workload will likely determine where the Avs finish when all is said and done.
Oct 12 - 12:50 AM

After being pulled against Minnesota Thursday night after allowing five goals in 40 minutes, Semyon Varlamov will be back in the Colorado net Saturday night.

He will get the chance to redeem himself against the same Minnesota team. We expect Varlamov to bounce back nicely Saturday so make sure you have him active.
Oct 11 - 12:29 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Nathan MacKinnon
3Daniel Briere
4John Mitchell
5Marc-Andre Cliche
LW1Ryan O'Reilly
2Gabriel Landeskog
3Jamie McGinn
4Cody McLeod
RW1Jarome Iginla
2Alex Tanguay
3Jesse Winchester
4Patrick Bordeleau
5Dennis Everberg
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Jan Hejda
4Nick Holden
5Brad Stuart
6Nate Guenin
7Ryan Wilson
8Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra