VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Boxing/MMA
Fantasy Sports
More
Betting Tools

 
Assault charge filed vs. Avs G Varlamov

DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors filed a misdemeanor assault charge Friday against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (var-LAH'-mawf) after his girlfriend said he attacked her last month.

Advertisement
Varlamov, 25, faces one count of third-degree assault. His attorney, Jack Rotole, did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.

His agent, Paul Theofanous, has said the player is innocent.

Varlamov's girlfriend, Evgeniya Vavrinyuk, told investigators he attacked her on Oct. 30 in her apartment. She said he knocked her down with a kick and stomped on her chest, according to an arrest affidavit.

She also accused him of dragging her by her hair and telling her that he would have beaten her more if they had been in Russia, authorities said.

The Avalanche said in a statement that team officials were informed of the district attorney's decision, but would ''have no further comment until the entire legal process has concluded.''

Varlamov is free on $5,000 bond and has been traveling and playing with the team. He is scheduled to return to court on Dec. 2.

The judge who allowed his release ordered Varlamov to stay away from his girlfriend and told him he could not drink alcohol or possess firearms.

If convicted, he could face a sentence ranging from probation to six months in jail, prosecutors said.

Varlamov was acquired from Washington in a 2011 trade. He is 11-5 this season with a 2.23 goals-against average.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Devils tab Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick
Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta from Rangers
Blues acquire C Schenn from Flyers
Capitals re-sign Oshie to 8-year deal
CBJ obtain Panarin from Blackhawks
Ducks extend RW Patrick Eaves
Wild trades C Schroeder to Jackets
Oilers extend D Russell's contract
'Hawks trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NHL Pro Hockey Handicapper Sports Picks Records
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2016 NHL SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bill Marzano + 6094
Bruce Marshall + 5708
Stephen Nover + 1083
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 2199
Bill Marzano + 1384
Stephen Nover + 1329
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Scott Rickenbach + 927
Bruce Marshall + 630
Doc's Sports + 127
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 3721
Scott Rickenbach + 3715
Bill Marzano + 2697
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 720
Bill Marzano + 534
ASA + 95
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 2602
Bill Marzano + 492
Gary Bart + 314
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership