Semen Varlamov was born on 27.04.1988. He is a professional hockey player. Currently, he is in favor of the Colorado Avalanche (NHL). Player of the Russian national team. Honored Master of Sports of the Russian Federation.
Semen Varlamov was born in the city of Kuibyshev (now Samara). In his native city he began to play hockey, attended the sports school CSK VVS. Semen moved to the city of Yaroslavl in his youth, there, at the local club, he became the main goalkeeper (group 1988). Then in the 2004/05 season he made his debut in the farm club "Locomotive", replacing I. Kasutin. In the summer he was given a lease to Penza.
Moving to the States
The debut game in the NHL Semyon spent in 2008 December 13 against the "Montreal Canadiens". In this meeting, the victory was on the side of "Washington" 1: 2. Varlamov performed brilliantly, reflecting 32 goals. For which he was called the star of the game. The first game for Varlamov in the home stadium was five days later, on December 18. The match was with St. Louis. In this game, the hosts defeated the guests with a score of 4: 2. Here Varlamov was able to reflect 29 shots on his gates. Then he was not shown for a long time in the first team, and he continued to play for the farm club.
In February 2009, Varlamov Semen was summoned to the main team. The goalkeeper began to replace J. Theodore and B. Johnson, who suffered a hip injury. Semen until the end of the season was able to play only six matches. In the first round of the playoffs of 2008/09, playing against the "New York Rangers", Semyon became the main goalkeeper, because J. Theodore missed four goals right away in the first game of the series. The team lost to "Washington" with a score of 3: 4. In the second game of the series Varlamov got on the ice from the first minutes, but his team still lost with the score 0: 1.
Then the young Russian goalkeeper command of the team continued to protect the place in the frame of the gate. He justified the trust and defended two matches of three to zero. His club was held in the playoff series of the Rangers. In the series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington played ugly on the defensive. But thanks to the excellent performance of the Russian goalkeeper, the series stretched for 7 matches. Unfortunately, the team Varlamov lost in the series with a score of 3: 4. Semen Varlamov noted the best save in this season.
After the contract Varlamov with "Washington" is over, he moved to the Colorado Avalanche, signing a contract for three years. Here he earned the nickname Russian avalanche for his ability to reflect complex throws, saving 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 the Russian Federation Semen Varlamov. The hockey player has extended his contract with the "Colorado" for five years.
Personal life of the hockey player
Semen Varlamov hides information about his personal life, so little is known about her. Throughout his conscious life he plays hockey and tries not to stand out as a scandal, and he does not really promote himself. At the very beginning of the career, obsessive journalists tried to hunt for intimate details of his personal life, but they could not get anything scandalous.
About the parents of the hockey player it is known that they have taken care of that their beloved son has life in the manner that he wishes. His father heard at one time that the school is going to recruit boys for training in hockey, and decided to bring his son there. By this act he initiated the career of Semyon. When parents were offered to send their son to another city so that he would continue playing there, they decided to refuse.
The father and mother were afraid to let the 12-year-old boy go to a strange town alone. They rejected fears a year later, when they received a phone call and offered Semyon to move to Yaroslavl. Parents with difficulty, but still released his son. And since that time, the growth of Varlamov as a hockey player has started.
After Varlamov moved to the US, he was seen there in the company of a Russian girl Dasha. A pretty blonde attracted the attention of others, but their romance did not last long. After a while, Semyon met another girl. It turned out that she, as well as a hockey player, hails from Samara. Her name was E. Vavrynyuk, but in the US she was known as Ivi, because she worked as a model, shooting for glossy magazines.