Varlamov has been battling a groin injury for a while now and the Avalanche deemed the best idea would be for him to undergo hip surgery to repair his injured groin. Fellow goalies Calvin Pickard and Spencer Martin will backstop the Avalanche moving forward and Varlamov might have played his final games in an Avalanche uniform.
Varlamov (groin) will be shut down until after the All-Star break.
Varlamov continues to battle a groin injury and will miss at least the next four games as he is shut down until after the break. With Varlamov out, Calvin Pickard will start on Thursday and Spencer Martin has been recalled to serve as their No.2.
Varlamov allowed three goals on 32 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Predators on Saturday. Varlamov has lost his first two starts since returning to the crease, while allowing a combined six goals on 63 shots (.905 SV%). Varly is 3-9-0 with a 3.19 AGA ad .903 SV% on home ice and allowed four goals on 21 shots in a 4-0 loss in his first start vs. Chicago.
Varlamov served as Calvin Pickard’s backup last Friday, but tonight he makes his first start since January 22nd. Varlamov has struggled mightily this season, going 6-14-0 with a 3.33 GAA and .901 SV% in 21 games. The Avalanche are a terrible team, which is going to limit his upside in the second half.
Varlamov allowed two goals on 33 shots in Colorado’s win in Minnesota on Tuesday. It was a solid return to the crease for Varlamov, who missed the three previous games with a groin injury. Varlamov has now stopped 82 of the last 85 shots (.965 SV%). One of those starts games against the Maple Leafs, who he faces tonight—Varlamov stopped 51 of 52 shots in a win.
Varlamov stopped 51 of 52 shots in Colorado’s win in Toronto on December 11th. Varlamov missed the next three games with a minor groin injury, but will be back in tonight in Minnesota. The Russian netminder has gone 3-6-0 with a 3.59 AA and .895 SV% on the road this season and will be in tough against a hot Wild team.
Varlamov (groin) is set to return to the crease on Tuesday.
Varlamov missed the last three games with a groin injury, but was back at practice on Monday and is set to return to the lineup on Tuesday. The Avalanche did not name a starting goalie, but Spencer Martin was reassigned to San Antonio (AHL), so Varlamov is definitely available.
Varlamov is coming off of his best performance of the season, having stopped 51 shots in a win over the Maple Leafs. Varlamov is dealing with a groin injury and will not dress for Wednesday’s game. In his absence, Calvin Pickard will get the start and Spencer Martin has been recalled to be the backup.
Varlamov gave up two goals on 32 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Stars on Saturday. Varlamov has lost his las three starts while posting a 3.44 GAA and .908 SV%. The Russian netminder has had a tough season and tonight he faces the Predators for the second time—in the first meeting he was shredded for five goals on 36 shots in a 5-1 loss.
Varlamov allowed three goals on 37 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Blue Jackets on Thursday. Varlamov has lost three of his last four starts while posting a 3.30 GAA and .908 SV%. Tonight Varlamov will face the Stars for third time this season—he is 1-1-0 with a 4.03 GAA and .840 SV% in the previous two meetings.
Varlamov will start Thursday vs. the Blue Jackets.
Varlamov allowed five goals on 40 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Oilers on November 23rd. Calvin Pickard started the last two games, but Varlamov will go tonight vs. the Blue Jackets. The 28-year-old has struggled for the better part of 2016-17, but he stopped 40 of 42 shots in an OT win in his first start vs. the Blue Jackets.