Semyon Varlamov will get the start Monday when the Avalanche face off against the Flyers.
Advice: Varlamov had given way to Phillipp Grubauer for Thursday night's game and will sit on the bench Saturday afternoon against the Hurricanes. Look for coach Jared Bednar to give both of his goalies a healthy amount of playing time in the early part of the season.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 41 of 43 shots in the Avalanche's 3-2 shootout loss to the Rangers on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 3-0-2 on the season with a 1.77 GAA and .948 save percentage.
Semyon Varlamov allowed two goals on 43 shots during Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.
Advice: Varlamov saved his best for the opening period, where he stopped 18 of 19 shots to keep the game close for the Avalanche. The Russian goaltender will see his record drop to 3-0-2 with a 1.77 goals-against-average and .948 save percentage. In the final year of his deal, Varlamov will be plenty motivated every outing to earn himself a new deal.
Semyon Varlamov allowed three goals on 41 shots in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss against the Flames.
Advice: Varlamov had no chance on a breakaway against Johnny Gaudreau on the game winner, as Johnny Hockey moved to his right, sent the goaltender sprawling, then slipped it through the five-hole with a soft backhanded touch. Still, Varlamov is 3-0-1 with a 1.75 goals-against average and .946 save percentage in four starts. He seems to have elevated his game with newcomer Philipp Grubauer breathing down his neck.
Semyon Varlamov will be between the pipes Tuesday versus the New York Rangers.
Advice: Varlamov permitted three goals on 41 shots in a 3-2 OT loss to Calgary on Saturday. He has a 3-0-1 record with a 1.75 goals-against average and .946 save percentage in four appearances this campaign.
Semyon Varlamov will be in the crease Saturday night against Calgary.
Advice: Varlamov is coming off a very fine 6-1 win over the Sabres in which he stopped 30 shots. There was some thought that Varlamov may be in a battle for the Avs' starting job with Philipp Grubauer, but so far Varlamov has been the man posting a 3-0-0 record with a 1.33 GAA and a .955 save percentage.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 38 of 41 shots in the Avalanche's 3-2 overtime loss to the Flames on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 3-0-1 on the season with a 1.75 GAA and .946 save percentage.