These Colorado Avalanche Goalies make up "Mount Rushmore"

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2.) Semyon Varlamov

Russian born Semyon Varlamov is next on the Mount Rushmore of Colorado goalies. He played in 389 games over eight years in Colorado, and won 183 of those games, second only to Roy on the Colorado wins list. In 2013-14, Varlamov won 41 games for the Avs and helped the team to its only playoff appearance while wearing their colors, a seven-game series loss.

Semyon finished his Avalanche career with a .915 save percentage and a 2.72 goals-against average. He provided a quality start 55% of the time while an Av, posting 206 quality starts over his 389 total games.

After his time in Colorado, Varlamov moved to Long Island where he found a home with the Islanders, splitting time with fellow countryman Ilya Sorokin.

Varlamov was a staple of the Avalanche lineup during his time in Denver. Fans remember him fondly as the top choice in goal for the team, and he provided solid, productive play during his tenure.

Varlamov is second all-time in Avalanche history (to Roy) in games played, wins, goals against, shots against, shutouts and saves. He had over 10,000 saves while wearing an Avalanche uniform. Varlamov is top-ten all-time in save percentage and is top-20 in goals against average. He’s second to only Roy in minutes played as an Avalanche, logging a whopping 22,255 total minutes.

Although the Avalanche as a team were not great during Semyon’s time there, only entering the chase for the Cup one time during his tenure, Varlamov was a stalwart of the team, anchoring the defensive core for eight years. His body of work is clearly good enough to be on Colorado’s Mount Rushmore of netminders and is firmly behind Patrick Roy.