Colorado Avalanche team president Joe Sakic has found his man in net and justly rewarded him with a $29.5 million contract, extending Semyon Varlamov through the 2018-19 season.
The five-year extension was earned behind the 25-year old Russian’s standup performance at goalie this season, putting up 26 wins, tying his career best. He is 26-9-5 on the season and a top 10 goaltender in most categories. He was embattled earlier this season with domestic violence charges that have since been tossed from Denver court keeping his standout season and career on-track.
Varlamov will also