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New York Islanders Semyon Varlamov Expectations 2019-20 Season

New York Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello allowed Vezina trophy finalist Robin Lehner to leave through free agency in July. In Lehner’s place, Lou brought in NHL veteran starter Semyon Varlamov.

What should we expect from a goalie that averaged a 0.909SV% and 2.87GAA in 49 games for the Colorado Avalanche last season?

Can Varlamov fill the void left by Robin Lehner better the pipes?

What Is He?

Before trying to figure out what we can expect from him it’s important to establish what he is. Over his eleven-year NHL career, Varlamov has a 0.