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Semyon Varlamov

26-Year-Old Goalie – Colorado Avalanche

2013-14 NHL Stats

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41

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14

SO

2

GAA

2.41

SV%

.927

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Playing in his sixth NHL season, Varlamov broke out in a big way in 2013-14, leading all NHL goalies in wins (41), saves (1867) and shots faced (2013) while breaking Colorado's franchise record and finishing third in the league with a .927 save percentage. For these accompli...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 209   DOB: 4/27/1988   BORN: Samara, USSR   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #23 Overall in 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a five-year, $29.5 million extension with the Avalanche in January of 2014.

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Varlamov suffered a minor ankle injury Tuesday, the Denver Post reports.

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Semyon Varlamov NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2008-09 20 6 4 0 1 0 2.37 13 159 146 .918
2009-10 21 26 15 4 6 2 2.55 65 718 653 .909
2010-11 22 NHL WAS 27 11 9 5 2 2.23 58 759 701 .924
2011-12 23 NHL COL 53 26 24 3 4 2.59 136 1564 1428 .913
2012-13 24 NHL COL 35 11 21 3 3 3.02 98 1007 909 .903
2013-14 25 NHL COL 63 41 14 6 2 2.41 146 2013 1867 .927
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Time On Ice Stats

57:46

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Semyon Varlamov was on the ice for 57:46.

5:37

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Semyon Varlamov was on the ice for 5:37 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 59:28 4:19
2012-13 55:42 4:33
2013-14 57:46 5:37

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Semyon Varlamov 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr. 30 MIN 0 1 0 4.69 5 35 30 .857
Apr. 28 at MIN 0 1 0 3.10 3 21 18 .857
Apr. 26 MIN 1 0 0 2.90 3 32 29 .906
Apr. 24 at MIN 0 1 0 2.11 2 32 30 .938
Apr. 21 at MIN 0 1 0 0.94 1 46 45 .978
Apr. 19 MIN 1 0 0 2.00 2 32 30 .938
Apr. 17 MIN 1 0 0 3.75 4 33 29 .879
Apr. 13 at ANH Did Not Play
Apr. 11 at SJ Did Not Play
Apr. 10 at VAN 1 0 0 2.00 2 40 38 .950
Apr. 8 at EDM Did Not Play
Apr. 6 PIT 0 0 1 1.88 2 32 30 .938
Apr. 5 at STL 1 0 0 0.00 0 31 31 1.000
Apr. 3 NYR 1 0 0 1.90 2 31 29 .935
Apr. 1 at CLS 1 0 0 1.88 2 26 24 .923
Mar. 29 SJ 1 0 0 2.00 2 49 47 .959
Mar. 27 VAN 1 0 0 2.00 2 31 29 .935
Mar. 25 at NSH 1 0 0 3.69 4 33 29 .879
Mar. 21 BOS 0 1 0 2.22 2 28 26 .929
Mar. 19 at WPG Did Not Play
Mar. 18 at MON Did Not Play
Mar. 16 at OTT 1 0 0 1.00 1 39 38 .974
Mar. 14 ANH 0 1 0 9.68 5 24 19 .792
Mar. 12 CHI 1 0 0 2.00 2 39 37 .949
Mar. 10 WPG 1 0 0 1.94 2 35 33 .943
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Mar. 8 STL 0 1 0 2.11 2 25 23 .920
Mar. 6 at DET Did Not Play
Mar. 4 at CHI 1 0 0 2.00 2 38 36 .947
Mar. 2 TB 1 0 0 3.05 3 34 31 .912
Feb. 28 PHO 1 0 0 2.00 2 42 40 .952
Feb. 26 LA Did Not Play
Feb. 8 at NYI Did Not Play
Feb. 6 at PHI 0 1 0 2.11 2 34 32 .941
Feb. 4 at NYR 0 1 0 5.08 5 43 38 .884
Feb. 3 at NJ Did Not Play
Feb. 1 BUF 1 0 0 1.02 1 28 27 .964
Jan. 30 MIN 1 0 0 4.00 4 35 31 .886
Jan. 27 at DAL 1 0 0 3.00 3 44 41 .932
Jan. 25 at TB 0 0 0 6.00 2 11 9 .818
Jan. 24 at FLA 1 0 0 2.00 2 36 34 .944
Jan. 21 TOR 0 1 0 8.18 3 10 7 .700
Jan. 18 at NSH 1 0 0 4.00 4 31 27 .871
Jan. 16 NJ 1 0 0 0.94 1 34 33 .971
Jan. 14 at CHI 1 0 0 1.88 2 48 46 .958
Jan. 11 at MIN 1 0 0 2.00 2 27 25 .926
Jan. 10 NYI 0 0 1 1.97 2 24 22 .917
Jan. 8 OTT 1 0 0 3.00 3 32 29 .906
Jan. 6 CGY Did Not Play
Jan. 4 SJ 1 0 0 3.00 3 33 30 .909
Jan. 2 PHI 1 0 0 1.02 1 30 29 .967
Dec. 31 CLS 1 0 0 3.00 3 38 35 .921
Dec. 29 WPG 0 0 1 1.88 2 37 35 .946
Dec. 27 at CHI 0 0 0 0.00 0 13 13 1.000
Dec. 23 at SJ 0 0 1 3.75 4 45 41 .911
Dec. 21 at LA 0 0 1 1.88 2 39 37 .949
Dec. 19 EDM 1 0 0 2.03 2 29 27 .931
Dec. 17 at DAL Did Not Play
Dec. 16 DAL 1 0 0 2.03 2 33 31 .939
Dec. 14 MIN 0 0 1 0.92 1 27 26 .963
Dec. 12 at WPG 1 0 0 2.77 3 38 35 .921
Dec. 10 PHO 0 1 0 3.10 3 25 22 .880
Dec. 8 at VAN Did Not Play
Dec. 6 at CGY Did Not Play
Dec. 5 at EDM 0 1 0 8.28 8 28 20 .714
Nov. 30 MIN 1 0 0 1.85 2 37 35 .946
Nov. 29 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov. 27 STL 0 1 0 3.10 3 34 31 .912
Nov. 23 at LA 1 0 0 0.00 0 19 19 1.000
Nov. 21 at PHO 1 0 0 2.81 3 44 41 .932
Nov. 19 CHI 1 0 0 1.00 1 37 36 .973
Nov. 16 FLA 0 1 0 4.07 4 33 29 .879
Nov. 14 at STL 0 1 0 10.00 2 6 4 .667
Nov. 12 at CAR 0 1 0 2.07 2 28 26 .929
Nov. 10 WAS 1 0 0 1.00 1 34 33 .971
Nov. 8 CGY Did Not Play
Nov. 6 NSH 0 1 0 5.17 5 27 22 .815
Nov. 2 MON Did Not Play
Nov. 1 at DAL 1 0 0 1.90 2 29 27 .931
Oct. 27 WPG 1 0 0 2.03 2 25 23 .920
Oct. 25 CAR 1 0 0 2.00 2 30 28 .933
Oct. 21 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct. 19 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct. 17 DET 0 1 0 4.21 4 28 24 .857
Oct. 15 DAL 1 0 0 2.03 2 41 39 .951
Oct. 12 at WAS 1 0 0 1.00 1 41 40 .976
Oct. 10 at BOS Did Not Play
Oct. 8 at TOR 1 0 0 1.02 1 28 27 .964
Oct. 4 NSH 1 0 0 1.02 1 27 26 .963
Oct. 2 ANH 1 0 0 1.00 1 36 35 .972

Semyon Varlamov: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Varlamov surrendered five goals on 35 shots as the Avs lost their Game 7 match against the Wild.

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Varlamov made 18 saves on 21 shots in a Game 6 loss to the Wild on Monday.

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Varlamov made 30 saves on 32 shots, but it wasn't enough to avoid a series-evening 2-1 loss to the Wild in Thursday's Game 4.

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Varlamov made 45 saves on 46 shots, but took an overtime loss against the Wild in Monday's Game 3.

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Varlamov wasn't at his best Thursday, but his 29 saves were enough as the Avs overcame a 4-2 deficit to beat Minnesota in overtime, 5-4.

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If the Ducks win Saturday night and the Blues lose Sunday afternoon, Varlamov may not start Sunday's regular-season finale, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Varlamov will start Sunday's regular-season finale against the Wild, NHL.com reports.

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Varlamov was terrific again Thursday against the Canucks, turning aside 38 of 40 shots for his league-leading 41st win of the season. The win broke coach Patrick Roy's franchise record, set in 2000-01.

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Varlamov is slated to start Thursday against the Canucks, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

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Varlamov made 30 saves on 32 shots, but took the loss in a shootout Sunday against the Penguins.

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Varlamov will be in the net Sunday against the Penguins, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Varlamov stopped all 31 shots he faced Saturday to shutout the Blues.

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2013-14

Varlamov had a rather forgettable season in 2012-13, finishing 11-21-3 with a 3.02 GAA. Now, he wasn't completely to blame -- he was behind one of the worst defenses in the league. The Avs have upgraded a bit on the blue line, so he should put up somewhat better numbers as the team's starter this season. But buyer beware -- the team is still young and that will result in a lot of rubber headed Varlamov's direction. He'll make a decent second goalie, but don't rely on him as your top dog.

2012-13

The Avs entered the 2011-12 season with Varlamov as their new undisputed starting goalie after acquiring him in a trade with Washington that summer. Varlamov started the season strong enough, with five wins in his first eight games, but tailed off after that, eventually yielding the starting reins to backup Jean-Sebastien Giguere for a stretch. However, after winning the starting job back in mid-February, Varly went 12-8-2 down the stretch with a 2.01 goals-against average and .931 save percentage, cementing his role as the teams’ top puckstopper coming into this season. He is still largely unproven as a starter and will have a young and relatively inexperienced squad playing in front of him, but he still has significant fantasy upside.

2011-12

The Avs, who finished last season with a goaltending tandem of Brian Elliott and Peter Budaj, addressed a glaring need by acquiring Varlamov from the Capitals in July. Varlamov split time with Michal Neuvirth last season, posting some very respectable numbers (11-9-5, 2.23 GAA, .924 SV%) and proving that he can be relied upon as a starting netminder in the NHL. Unfortunately, he's coming to a team that averaged 31.8 shots against per game last season - eighth most in the NHL - so he'll have his work cut out for him. We don't recommend you rely on Varlamov as your starting fantasy netminder this season, but his numbers ought to be good enough for you to draft him as a solid No. 2 guy.

2010-11

In 15 games, Varlamov registered a goals-against average (2.60) and save percentage (.909) that trumped Jose Theodore’s output in the same two categories during the 2009-10 regular season. Despite the promising trend, Varlamov and company were stunned in the first round of the postseason. In 2010-11, he should be involved in a two-way timeshare – which also includes youngster Michal Neuvirth - with the former getting the bulk of the starts.

2009-10

The Russian rookie impressed so much late last season after filling in to give Jose Theodore some rest, that he was inserted as the starter in the playoffs after Game One of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. He is a 6-1 space heater in front of net and is quick on his skates. In five regular season starts, Varlamov was 4-0-1 with a 2.37 goals against average and .918 save percentage. Then his postseason chance came and he shined in the 13 games he started. He finished 7-6 during the team’s run, with two shutouts, a 2.53 goals against average, and .918 save percentage. The Capitals’ first round pick in 2006 is ready to be number one this year and will get his chance to battle for the spot.

2008-09

The Russian product has the skills to play in the NHL soon and would add to an already stacked squad of Russians. Varlamov has a unique style in goal – not a pure butterfly nor a pure stand up goalie but possesses a quick glove hand, controls rebounds well and has the size, skill and reflexes to become a very good netminder. It is undetermined where he will play this year, but if he can make the Caps’ AHL team and play in Hershey, keep an eye for him in the coming years.

2007-08

Varlamov, one of the Caps' first-round picks in the 2006 draft, has a load of talent but has struggled in representing Russia on the international stage. He's still extremely young at 19, and will likely be in a running competition with fellow 2006 draftee Michal Neuvirth over the next couple of years to see who will succeed Olaf Kolzig when he retires.

2005-06

Varlamov was rated the second-best European goalie avaible in the 2006 draft and the fifth best overall by the International Scouting Service. He has great post-to-post quickness and is very athletic, something not usually associated with Russian netminders. His glove is quick and his butterfly solid, but he needs to improve his stickhandling. He played in the Russian second league in 2005-06 and flashed the rare ability to steal games, and could be a real surprise in a few years.