Capitals assign G Varlamov to AHL
Goalie Semyon Varlamov was sent by the Washington Capitals to
American Hockey League affiliate Hershey on Tuesday on his return
Varlamov had been sidelined since Dec. 7, missing nine NHL
games, because of what the team called a lower-body injury.
He was 12-2-1 with a 2.21 goals-against average for the
Southeast Division-leading Capitals.
Varlamov was expected to rejoin the Capitals next week.
The 21-year-old was selected for Russia’s Olympic team last