Varlamov ahead of Bobrovsky and takes third place in the number of shutouts in the NHL among Russians

Goalie “Islanders » Semyon Varlamov ranked third in NHL shutouts among Russian goaltenders.

Varlamov was recognized as the first star in the regular season match against Columbus (2:0). The Islanders goaltender stopped all 34 shots in the game, recording his first shutout of the season.

For Varlamov, 35, this game was his 39th shutout. According to this indicator, he surpassed his compatriot Sergei Bobrovsky which has 38 white sheets.

In second place according to this indicator among Russians in the history of the league is Nikolai Khabibulin (46 matches), in first place – Evgeny Nabokov (59 games).

Varlamov also achieved his 14th shutout as a member of the Islanders and shared fifth place with Tommy Salo in this indicator of club history. In terms of number of clean sheets for the Islanders, Varlamov is behind Glenn Resch (25), Billy Smith (22), Ilya Sorokin (17) and Rick DiPietro (16).

Source : MatchTV

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