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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov turned himself in to the police and was arrested on Thursday for domestic violence charges. Ryan Parker of the Denver Post first reported the story. BREAKING: Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov turns himself in to Denver Police for domestic violence charges. Story forthcoming— Ryan Parker (@ryanparkerdp) October 31, 2013 The 25-year-old has been a major part of Colorado’s early success to start the 2013-14 NHL season. The Avalanche sit atop the Western Conference standings with a 10-1 record, and they lead the league in goals against average and penalty killing thanks to the Russian goaltender’s stellar performance (7-1, 1.76 GAA, .945 SV%). If Varlamov has to miss any games because of this situation, Avalanche backup and former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Jean-Sebastien Giguere will likely take over the starting role. He’s 3-0 with two shutouts this year. Thumbnail photo via Facebook ...

Semyon Varlamov arrest: Girlfriend said Colorado Avalanche goaltender stomped on her

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...

Flyers and Avalanche Trade Talbot for Downie

(via It took the Philadelphia Flyers just 11 games in the 2013-14 campaign to make a trade. According to the club, the team has traded center/winger Max Talbot for right winger Steve Downie. Downie, the Flyers first round pick in 2005, returns to Philadelphia after being traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2008 as a part of the Matt Carle deal. He put up career highs...
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