The girlfriend of Semyon Varlamov, starting goaltender for the Colorado Avalanche, told Denver police he kicked her, knocked her down, dragged her by her hair and told her in Russian that "if this were Russia, he would have beat her more," according to police and court documents released Thursday.
Varlamov appeared in court in Denver on Thursday morning on kidnapping and assault charges related to the case, which the woman said happened Monday at their apartment in the 1700 block of Bassett Street.
Varlamov surrendered to Denver police Wednesday evening and spent the night in jail.
He came to court Thursday morning in a yellow jumpsuit.
The judge set his bond at $5,000. Varlamov was given permission to travel, and a restraining order was imposed.
His girlfriend, whose name is redacted from police reports, said Varlamov kicked her in the chest and knocked her down, then stomped on her while she was on the ground. He grabbed her by the hair and dragged her out of her be...