NHL

Colorado Avalanche
Position
G
 
Jersey
1
Name  Semyon Varlamov
Born  4/27/1988
Height  6-2
Weight  209
Shoots  L
4/14/2014 4:30:00 PM
Description: Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov led the NHL with 41 wins this season.
Insight: Varlamov finished third in save percentage (.927) and also led the NHL with 1,867 saves, 132 more than second-place Kari Lehtonen.
 
Hot4/5/2014 9:05:00 PM
Description: Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov shut out the Blues Saturday.
Insight: Varlamov allowed two goals in each of his previous four starts and made 31 saves for the shutout Saturday. The 25-year-old has had the best season of his career, winning 40 games with a 2.42 GAA and a .927 SV%.
 
12/20/2013 5:44:00 PM
Description: The domestic violance charges against Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov have been dropped, according to the Denver Post.
Insight: Varlamov was facing an assault charge for allegedly attacking his girlfriend in October, but prosecutors did not think they could prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. Varlamov is 16-8-1 with a 2.37 GAA and a .924 SV% this season.
 
Hot11/24/2013 10:45:00 AM
Description: Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov closed the door for his first shutout of the season Saturday in a win against the Kings.
Insight: Varlamov has won his last three starts. His save percentage over that stretch is .960. He could get a rest soon after starting seven games in a row.
 
11/22/2013 6:32:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov has been charged with one count of misdemeanor third-degree assault. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: Varlamov allegedly assaulted his girlfriend at their Denver home on Oct. 30. He's scheduled to appear in Denver County court on Dec. 2. The goalie has gone 11-5-0 with a 2.23 GAA and a .931 SV% this season, though he is 4-4-0 with a 2.74 GAA and a .916 SV% since his arrest.
 
11/1/2013 2:42:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov will start Friday night's game versus Dallas, according to Denver Post NHL writer Adrian Dater.
Insight: Varlamov (7-1-0, 1.76 GAA, .945 SV%) is off to a great start, but fantasy owners have to be concerned with his legal troubles. Jean Sebastien Giguere will get the minutes if Varlamov can't play.
 
11/1/2013 10:55:00 AM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov will travel with the team while dealing with an off-the-ice issue regarding domestic violence.
Insight: Varlamov (7-1-0, 1.76 GAA, .945 SV%) is off to a great start, but might miss time because of his legal troubles. Jean Sebastien Giguere will get the minutes if Varlamov can't play.
 
10/25/2013 5:13:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov will start Friday against the Hurricanes.
Insight: Varlamov (5-1-0, 1.68 GAA, .950 SV%) gave up six goals combined in his first five starts but allowed four his last time on the ice. Meanwhile, backup Jean-Sebastien Gigure is 3-0-0 with a 0.67 GAA, a .981 SV% and two shutouts in three starts. With Justin Peters starting for Carolina on Friday, Varlamov is in a good position to get his sixth win.
 
Hot10/8/2013 10:17:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov had another fantastic start Tuesday at Toronto to get Colorado its third win in as many games this season.
Insight: Varlamov has allowed one goal in each of his first three games and owns a .967 SV% on 91 shots. The 25-year-old had a 3.02 GAA and a .903 SV% in 2012-13, but he's off to a 3-0 start.
 
4/13/2013 11:24:00 AM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a hip injury is questionable for Saturday's game against Vancouver.
Insight: Varlamov did not travel with the team for its two-game California road trip. He is 10-18-3 with a 3.02 GAA and .902 SV% this season.
 
4/9/2013 4:19:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov is dealing with a hip injury and will miss at least the next two games.
Insight: Varlamov will not travel with the team for its two-game California road trip. He is 10-18-3 with a 3.02 GAA and .902 SV% this season, so it's unlikely anyone will miss him. Jean-Sebastien-Gigure, who ripped into the team's young players after Monday's loss to Calgary, will start in his place.
 
3/30/2013 8:21:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov stopped 34 shots Saturday in a 1-0 win against Nashville.
Insight: Saturday was Varlamov's 11th career shutout and his third clean slate of the season. Varlamov had lost three games in a row before Saturday's victory so don't expect outings like this to become a regular occurrence.
 
3/24/2013 4:34:00 PM
Description: Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov will sit Sunday while Jean-Sebastien Giguere gets the start in net against the Wild.
Insight: Varlamov has regressed in his second season with the Avs. He is 9-14-3 with a 3.04 GAA and .904 SV%. Gigure has been worse, putting up a 3.16 GAA in seven appearances.
 
3/15/2013 9:29:00 PM
Description: Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov will sit Saturday while JeanSebastien Giguere gets the start in net against the Wild.
Insight: Varlamov has saved a decent 91.1 percent of his shots but he has a 2.83 GAA. He has started 22 games to Giguere's four.
 
2/21/2013 9:27:00 AM
Description: Colorado goaltender Semyon Varlamov notched his second shutout of the season Wednesday in a 1-0 win over St. Louis.
Insight: He kicked away all 33 of the shots the Blues fired at him. Varlamov had allowed 10 goals in his previous two starts so this effort represents a noticeable improvement for the 24-year-old.
 
2/6/2013 6:11:00 PM
Description: The Avalanche will start Semyon Varlamov in net for the ninth time this season Wednesday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Varlamov is 3-5-0 with a 2.50 GAA and .915 SV% this season. He has given up one goal or less three times but three or more five times.
 
1/30/2013 5:45:00 PM
Description: Colorado will start Semyon Varlamov Wednesday against the Canucks.
Insight: Varlamov's two strongest performances this season came against struggling offenses. Eleven of his 12 goals allowed have come against Minnesota, San Jose and Edmonton. Vancouver has a below-average 2.40 GFA and hasn't been getting off many shots on goal so Varlamov is an average play Wednesday.
 
1/26/2013 5:56:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov was yanked after allowing four goals in two periods on Saturday against the Sharks. Jean-Sebastien Gigure took over in net to start the third period.
Insight: Varlamov was coming off a shutout of Columbus and possessed a 1.68 GAA and 948 SV% prior to this game but he couldn't handle San Jose's unstoppable power play unit. The Avs don't play a back-to-back until Jan. 30-31 so Varlamov could start again on Monday against Edmonton.
 
Hot1/26/2013 3:36:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov will start again Saturday against the Sharks.
Insight: Varlamov is coming off a shutout of Columbus and possesses a 1.68 GAA and 948 SV% through three games (2-1). The Avs don't play a back-to-back until Jan. 30-31 so Varlamov could start again on Monday against Edmonton.
 
1/24/2013 4:01:00 PM
Description: Avalanche netminder Semyon Varlamov will start Thursday against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: It's a solid matchup for a goaltender who has allowed five goals on 64 shots in two starts.
 

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Schedule

Monday, April 21Full Scoreboard
Pittsburgh 4/21 7:00 PM ET
Columbus NBCSN, CBC, ROOT, FSN-OH
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Series tied, 1-1.
Colorado 4/21 7:00 PM ET
Minnesota TSN, NHL Net, Altitude
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Colorado leads series, 2-0.
St. Louis 4/21 8:30 PM ET
Chicago CNBC, CBC, FSN-MW, CSN
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. St. Louis leads series, 2-0.
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Dallas NBCSN, TSN, RDS
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Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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