Capitals Insider: Semyon Varlamov


Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/10/2011

Former Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov: ‘I was mentally tired after these three years’

Former Washington goalie discusses his trade to Colorado, the KHL, George McPhee and Ted Leonsis.

By Slava Malamud  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Washington Capitals trade Semyon Varlamov to Colorado Avalanche for draft picks (updated)

Washington trades goaltender Semyon Varlamov to the Colorado Avalanche.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:08 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Semyon Varlamov’s KHL rights will not be traded; future with Washington Capitals still unclear

Goaltender, who is eligible to sign with a KHL team Friday, reportedly has decided to play in Russia.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Report: Semyon Varlamov likely won’t re-sign with Washington Capitals

Goaltender and pending RFA Semyon Varlamov likely won’t re-sign with the Washington Capitals, according to a report.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Semyon Varlamov: ‘I would really like to sign a deal in America’

Semyon Varlamov: ‘I would really like to sign a deal in America’

By Slava Malamud  |  05:40 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Report: Semyon Varlamov negotiating with Capitals, continues to garner interest from KHL

Capitals made offer to Semyon Varlamov months ago, according to Russia’s Sport-Express.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:57 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Semyon Varlamov

A player-by-player look at the season that was for the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Capitals face Blues in search of first consecutive home wins since November

The Capitals received a little help in the standings last night thanks to New Jersey's 2-1 win over Tampa Bay, which prohibited the Lightning from adding to its lead as the Southeast Division leader. If Washington were to build off of its late rally against the Islanders and win three...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:54 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Marco Sturm, Semyon Varlamov, Todd Ford, Tom Poti

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Boudreau: Mike Green will meet Capitals in Florida

Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau said Mike Green is still in Calgary with his family and the funeral for the defenseman's grandmother is scheduled for Thursday. Green will head straight to Florida and catch up with the team there over the weekend for the fathers' road trip, Boudreau said. "There was...

By Greg Schimmel  |  12:58 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov both not at Capitals' practice; Todd Ford facing shots

Todd Ford is the only goaltender on the ice for this morning's practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. A team spokesman said Michal Neuvirth is "taking a day off", and also said Semyon Varlamov will not practice today. Varlamov suffered what is believed to be a knee injury over the weekend,...

By Greg Schimmel  |  11:11 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov, Todd Ford

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Semyon Varlamov still day-to-day, Eric Fehr practices

Some non-trade related notes from Kettler Capitals Iceplex: Goaltender Semyon Varlamov did not practice today and Coach Bruce Boudreau said after the workout that the 22-year-old netminder is still day-to-day. Varlamov is officially out with a lower-body injury, but it is believed he is dealing with a knee problem. Jared...

By Greg Schimmel  |  01:27 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 01/20/2011

A look at how other teams with two goalies split duties

In working on the story for Thursday's paper about the health of Washington's two 22-year-old goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and Michal Neuvirth, the question of whether any other team in the league had two goaltenders going back and forth in net partially because of injury naturally came up. Granted the Capitals...

By Katie Carrera  |  08:43 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 01/13/2011

Semyon Varlamov settles down against Lightning

For the second straight game, one of the biggest positives for the Capitals was the play of their young goaltender. On Wednesday night, it was Semyon Varlamov's turn to impress and keep the possibility of a Washington comeback within reach by preventing the Lightning from taking a substantial early lead....

By Katie Carrera  |  10:44 AM ET, 01/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 01/11/2011

Capitals' goalies 'learning how to respond' during first full NHL seasons

Almost a month ago to the day, Semyon Varlamov stood in net as the Capitals lost, 7-0, to the New York Rangers in what would be the lowest point of their eight-game skid in December. The goals weren't all his fault -- some the result of redirections and screens --...

By Katie Carrera  |  08:04 AM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 12/29/2010

Semyon Varlamov continues as the hot hand for Capitals

(Richard A. Lipski/For The Washington Post) Semyon Varlamov stopped 25 shots in last night's 3-0 victory over Montreal, and while he was more steady than spectacular, he has won two in a row, which leaves Coach Bruce Boudreau with an even more difficult decision as to which goalie will...

By Gene Wang  |  10:50 AM ET, 12/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:05 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Semyon Varlamov, Caps win fourth straight 4-1 over Blues

The consensus at Scottrade Center after Washington's 4-1 win against the Blues was that this was Semyon Varlamov's best game since returning from the groin injury that prevented him from playing for most of the first two months this season. "I think this was his best game because his rebound...

By Katie Carrera  |  01:05 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 11/24/2010

Semyon Varlamov first off the ice, Poti out

All three Capitals goaltenders -- Semyon Varlamov, Michal Neuvirth and Braden Holtby -- were out on the ice for the morning skate at RBC Center Wednesday, but it was Varlamov who headed to the dressing room first and took shots from the forwards in practice. Those signs usually indicate who...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:32 PM ET, 11/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 11/22/2010

Capitals recall Semyon Varlamov

Washington has recalled goaltender Semyon Varlamov from Hershey. This morning, Coach Bruce Boudreau said that it was no longer a question of health with Varlamov, who was with the Bears on a conditioning stint following the latest flare up of a groin problem, but when he would be game-ready. Varlamov...

By Katie Carrera  |  07:36 PM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 11/10/2010

Capitals assign Semyon Varlamov to Bears

The Capitals sent Semyon Varlamov down to the AHL's Hershey Bears this afternoon, a sign that the oft-injured goalie could be back between the pipes for Washington soon. Varlamov has missed eight straight games because of the flareup of a groin injury that also kept him out in the preseason....

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:16 PM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/08/2010

Semyon Varlamov eager to get back in the mix for Caps

Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov takes a break during a Sept. 9 practice. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) After spending more than hour on the ice at KCI, goatlender (thanks to our sharp commenters for the amusing typo catch) goaltender Semyon Varlamov said he "feels great" and that he's getting closer to...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 11/08/2010

Semyon Varlamov taking shots in practice

For the first time since he went back on injured reserve with a groin injury in late October, Semyon Varlamov is taking shots in practice with the rest of the Capitals. Varlamov has missed the past seven games with the latest flare up of his groin injury, which initially cut...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:19 AM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 10/21/2010

Semyon Varlamov off first, likely to start against Bruins

Semyon Varlamov was the first goaltender off the ice for the Capitals this morning at TD Garden in Boston and it appears he will get the start in this rematch against the Bruins. He will probably face Tuukka Rask, who is expected to get his first start of the season...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:57 PM ET, 10/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 10/14/2010

Bruce Boudreau expects Semyon Varlamov to dress against Nashville

Coach Bruce Boudreau wouldn't give away much regarding the status of the Capitals' group of injured players, but he did say that barring a setback in practice Friday, goaltender Semyon Varlamov will dress against the Predators Saturday. "Unless something crazy happens tomorrow he'll be dressing for Saturday's game," said Boudreau,...

By Katie Carrera  |  01:09 PM ET, 10/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 10/13/2010

Semyon Varlamov still out but progressing

Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov is making progress in his recovery from an undisclosed injury and was on the ice for this morning's optional skate at KCI, but while he told colleague Slava Malamud that he's "one hundred percent" healthy and ready to go, Coach Bruce Boudreau ruled him out...

By Gene Wang  |  11:11 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 10/13/2010

Semyon Varlamov says he's ready to dress tonight vs. Isles

Here's the first update of the season from Slava Malamud of Sport-Express: How frustrating is it to be Semyon Varlamov right about now? For those of you keeping score at home (and that would probably be all of you), this makes it three injuries in less than a year. Or...

By Slava Malamud  |  08:36 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 10/06/2010

Capitals place Semyon Varlamov on injured reserve (updated)

UPDATE: The Capitals announced Varlamov has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to his last appearance of the preseason on Sept. 22 and is eligible to be activated at any time. With the season opener two days away, the most pressing issue facing the Washington Capitals is the status of...

By Gene Wang  |  01:18 PM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 09/28/2010

Semyon Varlamov out tonight vs. Bruins

Coach Bruce Boudreau said yesterday that goalie Semyon Varlamov would play the entire preseason game tonight against the Boston Bruins at Verizon Center, but it appears that's no longer the case. Via the Caps' Mike Vogel: .bbpBox25820202818 {background:url(http://s.twimg.com/a/1285282355/images/themes/theme1/bg.png) #C0DEED;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6}...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  05:18 PM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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