Semyon Varlamov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Semyon Varlamov missed practice Wednesday, but might start Thursday vs. New Jersey

    Denver Post "Game story from Tuesday’s 5-2 to the Los Angeles Kings is here. The Avs on Wednesday practiced like it was their last. Very spirited, intense practice. But no Semyon Varlamov, who was scratched Tuesday with another (or the same) groin injury. In his post-practice presser, coach Patrick Roy said..." March 12

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    Mike Chambers @MikeChambers

    UPDATED: Semyon Varlamov missed practice Wednesday, but might start Thursday vs. New Jersey: via @mikechambers

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    Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche

    Coach Roy: E.J. will play tomorrow. Mitchell should play as well. Varly is doing well.

  • Varlamov being sued by ex-girlfriend

    Pro Hockey Talk "Per TMZ, Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov is the subject of a lawsuit filed by ex-girlfriend Evgeniya Vavrinyuk: In her suit, filed in Colorado by attorney Keith Fink, Vavrinyuk claims Semyon first attacked her back in 2012 in a “drunken animal rage” … kicking and punching her even after she was..." October 27

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    Ryan Boulding @rboulding

    Varlamov has been put on IR. Calvin Pickard has been called up from the Monsters. #News #AlltheConfirmed

  • Bishop, Rask, Varlamov named Vezina Trophy finalists "Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins and Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Vezina Trophy, which is awarded "to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position," the National Hockey League announced..." April 25

  • Avs' Roy pushes Semyon Varlamov for Hart Trophy consideration "This is the time of year where teams start stumping for their guys to win this award or that in the NHL. The individual awards are given out based on regular-season performance, so hitting the Pro Hockey Writers' Association and other various voting bodies for select awards with some facts is..." April 05

  • Semyon Varlamov gets nod in net for Russia against Finland "Between Semyon Varlamov and Sergei Bobrovsky, Russia has two very good goaltenders in these Olympics. That helps to explain why they can't seem to settle on a go-to guy. After Bobrovsky started in the first of the knockout round games and shut out Norway 4-0, Russia is turning back to Varlamov..." February 19

  • Semyon Varlamov signed by Colorado Avalanche to five-year extension

    Denver Post "The Avalanche signed goaltender Semyon Varlamov to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the NHL team announced Thursday. Varlamov's new contract goes for five years and $29.5 million — with a $5.9 million cap hit. Varlamov, 25, has posted a 26-9-5 record with a 2.43..." January 30

  • Semyon Varlamov, Avalanche goalie, sees charges against him dropped

    Denver Post "A Denver judge has dismissed a domestic violence case against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov at the request of prosecutors who said they could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. Varlamov, 25, was charged in October with felony kidnapping and assault after Denver police..." December 20

  • Semyon Varlamov formally charged with third-degree assault "Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov has been formally charged with third-degree assault, the Denver district attorney's office announced. The charge alleges that Varlamov assaulted his girlfriend at their home on Oct. 30." November 22

  • Semyon Varlamov domestic abuse case given to Denver DA

    Denver Post "The domestic abuse case of Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has been given to the Denver District Attorney to review for possible charges. The DA's office has until Dec. 2 to charge Varlamov after an Oct. 30 arrest for kidnapping and domestic abuse allegations. Part of the review..." November 20

  • Varlamov to start again for Avalanche, as team sticks with embattled goalie

    Denver Post "The Avalanche continues to keep the faith in Semyon Varlamov — on and off the ice. The Russian goaltender — arrested last week on charges of domestic violence and kidnapping — will be back in net Wednesday night when the 12-1 Avs host the Nashville Predators at the Pepsi Center. Varlamov was..." November 06

  • Tyutin: "I Should Have Chosen My Words A Little Better"

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets defenseman Fedor Tyutin said he "could have chosen his words a little better" when he spoke to a Russian reporter on Monday in defense of his friend, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov. Varlamov faces second-degree kidnapping (a felony) and third-degree assault..." November 06

  • Semyon Varlamov in goal for Avalanche days after arrest

    Sporting News "Semyon Varlamov was the starting goalie for the Colorado Avalanche against the Dallas Stars two days after he spent the night in jail while prosecutors considered whether he should be charged with assaulting his girlfriend. The 25-year-old Varlamov was arrested on suspicion of second-degree..." November 02

  • Avs goalie Semyon Varlamov allowed to travel, released on bail

    SB Nation "Semyon Varlamov was released on $5,000 bail after standing before a judge on Thursday afternoon. Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov has been released on $5,000 bail after standing before a judge on Thursday afternoon. Varlamov has been charged with assault and kidnapping as the..." November 01

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    adater @adater

    Semyon Varlamov starting tonight

  • Semyon Varlamov, Avalanche goalie, arrested on domestic violence charges

    Denver Post "Semyon Varlamov, starting goaltender for the Avalanche, was arrested Wednesday night on domestic violence-related charges, which included kidnapping, the Denver Police Department said. Varlamov turned himself in to police around 6 p.m. and is being held without bond on second-degree kidnapping..." October 31

  • Varlamov arrest: Girlfriend said Avalanche goaltender stomped on her

    Denver Post "The girlfriend of Semyon Varlamov, starting goaltender for the Colorado Avalanche, told Denver police he kicked her, knocked her down, dragged her by her hair and told her in Russian that "if this were Russia, he would have beat her more," according to police and court documents released..." October 31

  • Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov arrested on domestic violence charges

    Denver Post "Semyon Varlamov, starting goaltender for the Colorado Avalanche, on Wednesday was arrested for domestic violence-related charges, the Denver Police Department said. Police arrested Varlamov on second-degree kidnapping and third-degree assault charges, police said. The kidnapping charge is a..." October 30

  • New GM Patrick Roy must dump Semyon Varlamov, get elite goalie for Avalanche

    Denver Post "Patrick Roy? Coach of the Avalanche? That's awesome news for Colorado. And very bad news for goalie Semyon Varlamov. Nice knowing you, Varly. Now pack your bags. And get out. Hiring Roy was an inspired idea. Kudos to Avs president Josh Kroenke for a bold stroke to change the culture of a..." May 25

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    Slava Malamud @SlavaMalamud

    Bobrovsky declined to go to the Worlds, where he'd be Bryzgalov's backup. Semyon Varlamov will go instead #CBJ #Flyers #Avs

  • Semyon Varlamov leads Avalanche past Flames

    Denver Post "For six days, they'll have to wait and watch and, quite frankly, pray for a miracle. For 60 minutes, at least, the Avalanche staved off what seems inevitable. With Friday night's 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome, the Avs snapped a four-game losing skid and did..." March 31

  • Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov improving as he settles in

    Denver Post "The wins and save percentage keep going up. The goals-against average and wisecracks keep going down. Verbal digs at the Avalanche's trade that sent two high draft choices to Washington for goaltender Semyon Varlamov last summer were once plentiful. "Thanks for the lottery pick" was a common..." March 19

  • Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov gains respect for team-first attitude

    Denver Post "Semyon Varlamov has been a good soldier throughout the difficulty of losing his role as the Avalanche's No. 1 goaltender. There hasn't been any pouting or verbal sniping toward the coach over what could have become a difficult situation. It explains why Varlamov has earned respect in the Avs'..." February 14

  • So far, Semyon Varlamov far from the No. 1 goalie the Colorado Avalanche expected

    Denver Post "When Avalanche general manager Greg Sherman surprised the NHL by parting with first- and second-round draft picks to acquire Semyon Varlamov from the Washington Capitals last July, he quickly proclaimed him not just the team's goaltender of the future, but the present. "There is a belief that..." February 09

  • Avs lose again with Varlamov in net, this time to Edmonton Oilers, 3-2

    Denver Post "Well rested and seemingly well positioned to get back in the win column against the second-worst team in the NHL's Western Conference, Tuesday night's return to the crease proved to be an opportunity lost for the Avalanche and goaltender Semyon Varlamov in a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers at..." February 01

  • Semyon Varlamov not pouting over being backup goalie with Colorado Avalanche

    Denver Post "If Semyon Varlamov were to say he's happy with his situation, Avalanche fans and team management would question his competitive fire. But Varlamov isn't about to start pouting because he has lost his status as the team's No. 1 goalie to Jean-Sebastien Giguere. "J.S. is playing well right now,..." January 25

  • Capitals could face Semyon Varlamov, their former goalie now with Avalanche, on Saturday

    Washington Post "There was a time not too long ago that Semyon Varlamov was one of the most prized prospects in the Washington Capitals organization. But over time, as his young career was beset by injuries and he slipped down the depth chart, the netminder was in search of a fresh start. Varlamov received one..." December 17

  • Varlamov has key save in shootout victory

    Denver Post "Let there be no doubt Semyon Varlamov has some flexibility. The Avalanche goalie did the splits while making a great toe save on St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie in the shootout Friday night as part of the Avs' 3-2 victory. Varlamov made several other acrobatic saves, part of his 35-stop,..." December 03

  • Avs' Semyon Varlamov prepares for company

    Denver Post "For European players in the NHL, the holidays can be lonely, dispiriting times. For the young, unmarried ones, the holidays can be downright depressing. While North American players often receive visits from family, players from overseas usually have only cellphone calls or images over a computer..." November 23

  • Semyon Varlamov to be in goal for Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks

    Denver Post "Semyon Varlamov will return to the starting net Wednesday night when the Avalanche hosts the Vancouver Canucks?. "I think he's going to play well for us," Avs coach Joe Sacco said after practice today. "He's had a few days now to work on some things, and I think he's ready." Varlamov served..." November 23

  • Semyon Varlamov solid and stylish in the net for Avalanche

    Denver Post "How to describe Semyon Varlamov's goaltending style? Call it the lobster-butterfly. Like the famous crustacean assuming a defensive posture, the Avalanche goalie hunches low and keeps his left claw, er, glove out there, ready to snap up a loose puck flying through the air. When the puck comes..." October 26

  • Kings rip Avs, new goalie Varlamov, 6-0 in preseason

    Denver Post "The game is already in the giant void of meaninglessness, where all preseason professional sports contests go. But for players eager to make a good first impression on skittish, scared Avalanche fans — players such as new goalie Semyon Varlamov — perhaps Wednesday's game had some meaning. Don't..." September 29

  • If healthy, Semyon Varlamov gives Capitals the best chance

    Washington Post "The ink was barely dry on the scoresheet after Michal Neuvirth whitewashed the surging New Jersey Devils when Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau announced that Semyon Varlamov would get his shot at becoming Washington's goalie for the playoffs. Assuming Varlamov's health is not an issue when he..." March 22

  • Semyon Varlamov participates in practice

    Washington Post "Goalie Semyon Varlamov continued his progress back from a knee injury with full participation in practice this morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Then underscoring that Varlamov's return to the lineup is imminent, the club reassigned goalie Braden Holtby to Hershey of AHL. The Capitals..." March 20