1 Semyon Varlamov
This jersey shows lighter overall wear, with regard to stick and puck marks. There are a few smaller marks on the right sleeve, but the left sleeve is pretty clean. There is one very visible mark on the right crest, which has been matched to Getty Images #163387184. The front collar yoke has extensive pilling. The jersey is accompanied by the team/MGG LOA.
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Semyon Varlamov was born on April 27, 1988. He was drafted in the first round, 23rd overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
He came to North America for the 2008-09 season and played, for the most part, with the Capitals' minor league affiliate, the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), but when Capitals backup Brent Johnson was sidelined with a hip injury in February 2009, Varlamov assumed the backup position behind José Théodore.
During the first round of the 2009 playoffs against the New York Rangers, Varlamov was given the starting job after Théodore allowed 4 goals to lose game one. He would go on to help the Capitals advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 1998 before falling to the eventual Stanley Cup champion, Pittsburgh Penguins.
On July 1, 2011, Varlamov's time in Washington would come to an end. He was traded to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a first round draft pick.
Born April 27, 1988. Samara, Russia
Height 6.02. Weight 209. Shoots L
Selected by Washington Capitals round 1 #23 overall 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Traded to Colorado by Washington for Colorado's 1st round choice (Filip Forsberg) in 2012 Entry Draft and Boston's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Dallas - Dallas selected Mike Winther) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders July 1, 2019.