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At first, I was going to write a rip job tonight, starting with the Avs’ choice to play 5-11 defenseman Matt Hunwick as a forward in tonight’s 3-2 loss to the Calgary Flames, otherwise known as The Team The Avalanche Will Never Beat Again. Then I took a look at the stat sheet of Hunwick – 4:53 played, no shots, no points, no hits, one missed shot – and thought, ‘No, nothing more needs to be said.’
And that’s no reflection on Matt Hunwick for being put in a no-win situation like that by Avalanche management. For Greg Sherman, Joe Sacco and the rest of the Avs brain
trust to have expected anything much more than that out of a guy who a) hadn’t played since Nov. 23 and played only one other game before that this season and b) was playing at forward despite being a 5-11, 190-pound defenseman, then they probably were using faulty logic.
I am not with the team right now. Erstwhile colleague Mike Chambers is – and he’s been doing a terrific job so far. But one thing ...
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Colorado Avalanche center Kevin Porter has been suspended four games for kneeing Vancouver Canucks left wing David Booth.
Porter was assessed a major penalty and a game misconduct for the play. Booth sprained his right MCL on the hit and is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks.
"This is not a full body check during which there was some knee-to-knee contact," NHL...
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Parker has cemented his place in the starting line-up at White Hart Lane thanks to some sterling performances in midfield. The England international provides the perfect anchor for the free-flowing Spurs side and Parker is more than happy to...
The NHL suspended Colorado Avalanche forward Kevin Porter for four games because of a kneeing infraction, and issued an indefinite ban to Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andy Sutton on Thursday.
Porter was punished for kneeing Vancouver forward David Booth on Tuesday night and will lose $18,378.36 in salary.
The hit occurred at 11:52 of the first period, and Porter was given a major...
Colorado Avalanche forward Kevin Porter has been suspended four games by the NHL Department of Player Safety for kneeing Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth.David Booth will miss four to six weeks as a result of this very dirty play. In my opinion the suspension could have been even heavier than what was handed down. The NHL should look into handing out suspensions for the length...
Former Fighting Sioux forward Brad Malone has been called up to the Colorado Avalance and is set to make his NHL debute because of an injury to former DU Pioneer Paul Stasnty and a suspension to former Michigan Wolverine Kevin Porter.
CALGARY — Avalanche forward Kevin Porter has been suspended four games for his knee-on-knee collision with Vancouver’s David Booth in Tuesday’s...
Avalanche forward Kevin Porter has been suspended four games for kneeing Vancouver's David Booth in a game between Colorado and Vancouver Tuesday. Brendan Shanahan is having one of his busiest days yet as the league's disciplinarian. Within hours today, Shanahan has announced a hearing with Ville Leino, suspended Andy Sutton indefinitely, and has now suspended Kevin Porter...
The Avalanche lineup tonight against the Flames at the Saddledome will depend on the availability of forward Kevin Porter, who is scheduled to have a hearing with NHL
EDMONTON — Avalanche center Brad Malone played 10:12 and registered one shot in his NHL debut Friday night at Rexall Place. It went pretty well after a mid-ice collision on his first shift gave him a swollen face below his right eye. He centered a fourth line with Chuck Kobasew and Cody McLeod in the Avs’ humbling 4-1 loss.
“It was a pretty fun last 24 hours here,” said...
Colorado Avalanche forward Kevin Porter has been suspended four games for kneeing Vancouver forward David Booth in Tuesday's game.
By Alexander Monaghan
On Tuesday night, the Colorado Avalanche came into their away game against the Vancouver Canucks with a game plan. After diligently researching their opponent, they determined that playing a physical game will throw the defending Western Conference Champions off their game; after all, the ‘Nucks did seem somewhat out of sorts against the Boston...
EDMONTON — Semyon Varlamov will start in goal for the Avalanche, which will have 21 players in the pregame warmup. Rookie center Brad Malone is in the tentative lineup, but he won’t necessarily make his NHL debut. Defenseman Matt Hunwick will also skate in warmups and could also be scratched. Last night in Calgary, Hunwick played sparingly as a fourth-line center.
After putting together their first winning streak in two months, the Colorado Avalanche took a step back in their last game. Bouncing back from their most lopsided defeat of the season doesn't look like it will be easy.
At the Saddledome on Thursday night, the Avalanche try to avoid a losing a ninth straight game to a Calgary Flames team coming off its highest-scoring effort...
The NHL suspended Colorado Avalanche forward Kevin Porter four games without pay for kneeing Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth on Tuesday.
Colorado Avalanche winger Kevin Porter will have a phone hearing Thursday with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan to discuss his Tuesday knee-on-knee hit on Vancouver's David Booth.
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