Source: Semyon Varlamov staying put

Updated: June 30, 2011, 3:13 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

The Washington Capitals have no plans to trade goalie Semyon Varlamov despite reports of his potential plan to play in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League, a source told ESPN.com on Thursday.

Varlamov, who is coming to the end of his entry-level deal and is set to become a restricted free agent Friday, has yet to accept a qualifying offer from the Capitals. According to the source, Varlamov would have liked the team to present him with a more lucrative deal, but given the oft-injured ...

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