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Semyon Varlamov
Semyon Varlamov
(SEHM-yahn var-LA-mohv)
Number: 1
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 209
Catches: Left
Born: Apr 27, 1988  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Samara, Russia
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Drafted: WSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (23rd overall)

- Made a career playoff-high 45 saves, which included a franchise-record 22 stops in the first period, on April 21 at Minnesota (Game 3).
- Is making his third appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
- Appeared in six games for Washington during the 2010 postseason.
- Started 13 of Washington’s 14 playoff games as a rookie in 2008-09.

- Finalist for the Vezina Trophy.
- Led all NHL goaltenders with 41 victories, breaking Patrick Roy’s franchise record for most wins in a single season (40, 2000-01).
- Also led all netminders in saves (1,867) and shots faced (2,013).
- Finished third in the league and established a franchise record with a .927 save percentage.
- Finished 24-9-4 in 37 games on home ice, matching Roy’s record for home wins set in 2000-01.

* Leads the NHL in shutouts (two, tied), fifth in GAA (2.28) and fifth in save pct. (.925)br /> * Won a Caps-record five straight playoff games
* Has played in more career playoff games than regular-season games (6)br /> * Recorded shutouts in Game 3 and Game 5 vs. NYR, both by 4-0 scores
* Joined Olie Kolzig (6) and Don Beaupre (2) as the only goaltenders in Capitals history with more than one playoff shutout; he and Kolzig (four in 1998) are the only two with more than one in a season
* Tied Kolzig's club record for shutouts in a series
* Became the fourth NHL goaltender to post a shutout before he turned 21 (born 4-27-88), joining Harry Lumley, Patrick Roy and Carey Price
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