Semyon Varlamov: photos and biography

Semyon Varlamov was born on 27.04.1988, he has been a professional hockey player. At the moment, the club stands for "Colorado Avalanche" (NHL). Russian national team player. Honored Master of Sports of the Russian Federation.


Semyon Varlamov was born in Kuibyshev (now Samara). In the hometown began to play hockey, I go to sports school CSK VVS. Simon in his youth moved to Yaroslavl, where, at a local club, became the main goalkeeper (group 1988). Then, in the 2004/05 season he made his debut in the farm club "Locomotive", replacing J. Kasutina. In the summer it loaned "Penza".

Semyon Varlamov: photos and biography

Moving to the United States

Semyon Varlamov, whose biography is presented in this paper, was selected to the NHL in 2006, the NBA Draft at number twenty-three of the American team, "Washington Capitals". Simon signed a three-year contract with the club July 11, 2007 before the start of the 2008/09 season he moved to the United States. There's a training camp showed good data, but the season has started in the farm club "Capital".

Debut game in the NHL Semyon spent in 2008 on December 13 against the "Montreal Canadiens". At this meeting, the victory was on the side of "Washington" 1: 2. Varlamov made brilliantly, reflecting 32 goals. For which he was named the star of the game. The first game Varlamov for a home stadium went through a five-day, 18 December. The match was a "St. Louis." In this game, the hosts defeated the visitors with the score 4: 2. Here Varlamov was able to reflect the 29 shots on his goal. Then it was a long time did not put in the starting lineup, and he continued to play for the farm club.

Semyon Varlamov: photos and biography

Adult Career

In February 2009 he was summoned to the first team Semyon Varlamov. Goalkeeper began to replace Theodore J. and B. Johnson, injured thigh. Semen until the end of the season was able to play only six games. In the first round of the playoffs 2008/09, playing against the "New York Rangers", Simon has become a major goal, because J. Theodore missed just four goals in the first match of the series. The team lost to "Washington" with a score of 3: 4. In the second game of the series Varlamov took the ice from the first minute, but his team still lost by a score 0: 1.

Then, the young Russian goalie leadership team will continue to guard the gates in the frame. He justified the confidence and defended two matches from three to zero. His club was held in the playoff series, "Rangers". In the series against the "Pittsburgh Penguins", "Washington" played ugly defense. But thanks to the excellent performances of Russian goalkeeper, the series lasted for 7 games. Unfortunately, Varlamov's team lost in the series with a score of 3: 4. Semyon Varlamov marked best saves in this season.

Semyon Varlamov: photos and biography

After Varlamov contract with "Washington" ended, he moved to the "Colorado Avalanche" by signing a three-year contract. Then he earned the nickname Russian avalanche of ability to reflect the challenging shots, saved the team. In 2012, the goalkeeper played for his native "Locomotive". In the same year he was awarded the title of Honored Master of Sports of Russian Federation Semyon Varlamov. Hockey player extended his contract with "Colorado" for five years.

Life hockey

Semyon Varlamov hides information about his personal life, so little is known about it. Throughout his adult life, he plays hockey, and tries not to stand scandals and especially myself not PR. At the very beginning of his career intrusive journalists tried to hunt for intimate details of his personal life, but nothing they did not manage to get controversial.

About hockey parents know that they have made sure to have their favorite son's life has developed in such a way as he wishes. His father once heard that the school is set on the boys ice hockey training, and decided to bring his son there. According to the act, he laid the foundation for a career Seeds. When parents offered to send his son to another city, he was there to continue the game, they decided to give up.

Semyon Varlamov: photos and biography

The mother and father were afraid to let the 12-year-old boy in a strange city. They have rejected fears in a year when they called and offered to move Semen in Yaroslavl. Parents with difficulty, but still let go of his son. And from then on started to grow rapidly as a hockey player Varlamov.

After Varlamov moved to the US, he was there seen in the company of a Russian girl Dasha. A pretty blonde has attracted the attention of others, but their romance did not last long. After a while, Simon met with another girl. It turned out that she, as well as hockey player, originally from Samara. Her name was E. Vavrinyuk, but in the US it was known as Ivy, because she worked as a model, shooting for magazines.