All of you know this, but the Washington Capitals traded Semyon Varlamov to the Colorado Avalanche today for the Avalanche’s first round pick in next year’s NHL entry draft and their second round pick in 2012 or 2013. My favorite photo of Varlamov is of “The Save,” of course, from Game One of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Two years on, it’s still my most viewed photo on flickr.
Some of my favorite Varly photos from the 2010-2011 season:
The rest from last year below: