Found January 25, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Peter Mueller has been dealing with concussion issues for most of the past two seasons. Less than a week after returning to action with the Colorado Avalanche, he had a game he won't soon forget. The right wing scored his first two goals of the season and had an assist in Colorado's 4-3 overtime win over Florida last Wednesday. "It was almost somewhat surreal what happened out there. It was just good vibes," Mueller told 104.3 The Fan in Denver. "After the first one, the whole world kind of stopped for a second. ... It was so overwhelming; I was thinking about how many days and the amount of time I was sidelined with this injury here. It was an overcoming achievement for me." The tallies were his first since April 2010. Mueller missed all of last season and all but the first three games of this season with concussion symptoms. "It feels unbelievable," Mueller said after the win. "I wish I could explain more how good it feels to get that...

Colorado Avalanche: Keys To Their Playoff Push

  Despite Tuesday night's loss to the Minnesota Wild, the Colorado Avalanche are still in a very good position to make a run for the playoffs.  They are currently in ninth place in the Western Conference standings, one point behind the aforementioned Wild, who sit in the eighth and final playoff position.  With 51 games in the books, the Avs will have 31 more contests to...

Mario Balotelli Banned Four Games for Kicking Scott Parker in Head (Video)

Mario Balotelli will miss Manchester City's next four games, starting with Wednesday's Carling Cup semifinal against Liverpool. The club accepted a charge of violent conduct made against him by the FA, according to the Daily Mail. Balotelli kicked Tottenham's Scott Parker in the head during Sunday's meeting, but was not penalized during the game. Referee Howard Webb...

Manchester City elects not to appeal Mario Balotelli's four-match ban for Scott Parker stamp (

The Premier League leaders did not meet Wednesday's deadline to contest the FA's decision to punish the Italian for the incident during Sunday's 3-2 win over Tottenham

Good sign: Mueller's ice time, shots increase

Having played only nine games this season, including only six since October, Peter Mueller is not leading the Avalanche in any season statistics.

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli Stomps On Scott Parker's Head (Video)

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has been a rather amusing character during his recent stint with the club. However, there was nothing amusing during a recent match between Manchester City and Tottenham, when Mario stomps on the head of Scott Parker of Tottenham: After this stomping incident, Balotelli was banned from Manchester City's next four matches.

Manchester City's David Platt suggests club will accept Mario Balotelli’s four-match ban for alleged stamp on Tottenham’s Scott Parker (

The Blues coach has conceded the Italian’s clash with the Spurs midfielder ‘doesn’t look good’ in slow motion, but bemoans the FA’s disciplinary panels lack of consistency

Post-game Avs-Ducks: Day late, dollar short

Paul Berserbach, Orange County Register This was supposed to be posted last night, but since I had no internet access at the hotel in Anaheim (I’ll leave out the name – this time) I couldn’t post it until tonight. ANAHEIM – Tough loss tonight for the Burgundy and Blue, but these things happen. What a weird loss, though; the Avs played nearly perfect possession hockey for...
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