- Associated Press - Thursday, January 26, 2017

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov will undergo season-ending hip surgery in an effort to fix a lingering groin issue.

He will have the procedure Thursday in Vail, Colorado.

The 28-year-old Varlamov has been dealing with a nagging groin injury since December. He has a 6-17 record with a 3.38 goals-against average over 24 games this season for the last-place Avalanche.

In January 2014, the Russian goaltender signed a five-year extension with Colorado that runs through the 2018-19 season. The Avalanche acquired Varlamov from Washington in the summer of 2011.

Calvin Pickard and Spencer Martin will take over in goal with Varlamov sidelined.

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