Semyon Varlamov's net worth, salary, contract, current team, house, cars, age, stats, Instagram, NHL ranking

Semyon Varlamov's net worth, salary, contract, current team, house, cars, age, stats, Instagram, NHL ranking

Ciku Njuguna
August 19, 2022 at 4:07 AM

Semyon Aleksandrovich Varlamov is one of the top NHL free agents who play as goalies. He is regarded as one of the best goaltending stars so far and continues to distinguish himself as a top athlete. Dig in here to discover more about Semyon Varlamov's net worth, family life, teams, stats, awards, and NHL ranking.

Does Varlamov play NHL?
Former Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov speaks during his Avalanche introduction at the Pepsi Center in July 2011. Photo by Aaron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post.
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A highly controversial background has not deterred Semyon from topping almost all top goalie lists worldwide. Join us to explore more about what happened to the Islanders goalie.

Profile summary

Full name

Semyon Aleksandrovich Varlamov



Date of birth

27th April 1988




34 years old as of August 2022

Place of birth

Samara, Russia



Current residence

Lubbock, Texas


188 cm (6'2")


97 kg (214 lbs)

Net worth

$30 million


CSK VVS Hockey program


Professional ice hockey player





Semyon Varlamov's biography

He was born on the 27th of April 1988 to Larisa and Alexander Varlamov in Samara, Russia. He is related to the CSK VVS Samara‘s retired number 31 goaltender, Konstantin Boldakov. Although he posts pictures of a few of his family members, further details about the family and his childhood background have not yet been revealed to the public.

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How do you pronounce the name Semyon?

The goaltender has one of the most mispronounced names in the NHL. But, according to Howtopronounce, here is the correct pronunciation of his name: sehm-YAWN vahr-LA-mawv.

Semyon Varlamov's age

The Samara native is 34 years old as of August 2022. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Is Semyon Varlamov dating?

Currently, Varly is not dating anyone. Additionally, he told SBNation that he did not plan to get married. Rather, he intended to be completely focused on hockey.

Controversy surrounds Semyon’s past relationships. In 2013, he appeared in court after being accused of kidnapping and assaulting his former girlfriend, Evgeniya Vavrinyukat, after a party at her home in Madison, Wisconsin. Although the highly publicized case brought negative attention to him, Semyon Varlamov's family stood by him, defending his innocence.

What happened to Semyon Varlamov?
The former Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov in a locker room interview after practice at the Family Sports Center in October 2011. Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post.
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So, what happened to Varlamov? He was released after evidence of Evgeniya’s plot to get $1 million as compensation from Semyon came to light. In a telephone conversation with her friend, she also revealed that she punched the goalie twice in the face.


Semyon grew up in one of the largest cities in Samara, Kuybyshev, where he trained and skated to professional levels. Before playing in professional teams, Semyon started skating at age eight with the CSK VVS Samara.

Would you like to find out which teams Semyon Varlamov played for? Please scroll down and discover more about the various Russian and American league teams he has played for.

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl

According to EliteProspects, he played for Lokomotiv’s Under-16, Under-18 and reserve teams for about 8 years. Out of the 33 games played, he did not record any wins or losses. However, he became the first Yaroslavl goalie to play in the Russian Super League finals.

Washington Capitals

Varlamov was one of the top prospects who was picked in the 2006 NHL draft. Being the 23rd pick in the draft's first round, he has lived up to expectations maintaining high save percentages and puck handling skills.

What teams did Semyon Varlamov play for?
The NY Islanders' goalie Semyon Varlamov makes a save against the Capitals at UBS Arena in April 2022. On the right, he stands guard against the Hurricanes. Photo by Bruce Bennett/ Mike Stobe/NHLI.
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Colorado Avalanche

In 2011, he was traded by the Capitals to the Colorado Avalanche, where he stayed for about 8 seasons. Once the trade was finalized, he spoke to the media, saying that his childhood dream was to play for the Colorado Avalanche. In addition, he recorded some of his best stats during his stay at the NHL team.

Semyon Varlamov's current team

According to an article on SBNation by former Washington Capitals goalie Rob Gherson, Semyon is one of the most athletic and flexible players with impressive saves in the league. Although he has played in 112 games with 48 wins and 42 losses with his current team, the New York Islanders are likely to trade the goalie after the 2021/2022 season.

Russian National Ice Hockey team

Since 2005, Carly has been part of the Russian ice hockey team representing the squad in the IIHF World Championships, Olympics, and the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Throughout his international career, the two-time NHL All-Star has won two Olympic golds and two silver medals in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Is Varlamov Russian?
Top goaltender Semyon Varlamov during a practice session at the Family Sports Center in October 2011. Photo By Andy Cross/The Denver Post.
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Is Varlamov a good goalie? First, let us look at Semyon Varlamov's stats and NHL ranking.


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Games played



Goals against

Shots against

Average save percentage%

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Colorado Avalanche








New York Islanders








Semyon Varlamov's accolades

  • 2013/14, 2020/21 NHL All-Star team
  • 2013/14, 2020/21 Vezina Trophy
  • 2012 Olympic gold medal
  • 2010 Olympic silver medal

Semyon Varlamov's net worth

Is Varly the richest NHL player in 2022? The goaltender's net worth is estimated at $30 million, making him one of the wealthiest ice hockey players right now. Here is a summary of Semyon Varlamov's $20 million contract with the Islanders.


Average annual salary

Signing bonus


$5 million

$4 million


$5 million

$4 million


$5 million

$6 million


$5 million

$4 million

Semyon Varlamov's cars and houses

Is Varlamov the Washington Capitals' starting goalie?
Washington Capitals star Semyon Varlamov tosses a puck into the crowd at the Verizon Center in November 2010. Photo by Toni L. Sandys/ Washington Post.
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Being one of the best hockey players of all time, Varly has acquired substantial wealth. Details of the location and value of his homes are currently unknown. He also declined to reveal the make and model of his car during an interview, telling Eurolanche that,

"No, I cannot say that. I like the BMW brand and Mercedes. It's my favourite car from Germany. Maybe I would like to buy a Ferrari in the future, if I got some money, we would see."

Semyon Varlamov's net worth undoubtedly makes him one of the richest ice hockey players in the world. In addition, his fame and success have endeared him to thousands of North American and Russian fans.

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