Jean-Sebastien Giguere doesn't regret boiling over and bristling about the lackluster play of his Colorado Avalanche teammates.
The veteran goaltender was simply speaking from the heart, he said, pointing to his chest as he sat in front of his locker Monday after a morning skate.
And something definitely needed to be vented to spark the underachieving Avs, who reside in last place in the Western Conference.
Giguere's ire helped the team catch a little bit of fire, but it was too late as over the weekend the Avs were officially eliminated from the postseason for a third straight season.
He fumed after a loss to Calgary last week that some of the players were more focused on postseason vacation plans in Las Vegas than their performance on the ice. Since Giguere's harsh criticism, the team is 2-0-1.
Giguere really couldn't say anything sooner - wasn't his time or place. Only when Giguere was back in the net on a more regular basis, filling in for the injured Semyon Varlamov, did h...