Avs' Alex Tanguay has hip surgery; done for season

The inevitable has finally occurred for Alex Tanguay, what was supposed to be the Colorado Avalanche left winger's triumphant return to the team that drafted him 16 years ago has turned into a nightmare of pain and disappointment.Tanguay underwent surgery on his bothersome hip on Friday morning, ending his season and possibly his career - his 2013/14 campaign lasting all...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Alex Tanguay lost for the season

News coming out of the Family Sports Center in Centennial, Colorado where the Colorado Avalanche hold their practices is that Alex Tanguay will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing hip surgery tomorrow. Tanguay, 34, had suited up for the Avalanche in only 16 games this season after suffering the initial injury on November 2nd in a game against the Montreal Canadiens...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Sadowski: Hip surgery for Tanguay, will miss rest of season

Follow @RickS7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said Thursday...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' Tanguay may be back after break; then again, maybe not

Alex Tanguay can't catch a break.Out for 36 games already this season with knee and hip issues, the Colorado Avalanche forward landed back in the trainer's room just four games into his return from the protracted layoff after "tweaking" his left knee in the Av's 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild on January 30th.The prognosis?  No one really seems to know...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tanguay (knee) stays out Saturday, but news is upbeat

Alex Tanguay missed 36 straight games with hip and knee problems before he returned on Jan. 24. That proved to be a false start. Tanguay took part in three of four games before he went back on the sidelines due to a sore knee. He’ll miss his fifth straight contest tonight. The good news is that the team doesn’t appear to be overly concerned about Tanguay, according to the Denver...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' Tanguay ready to return Friday night

Hockey players are tough.They're rough and tumble, always have their linemate's backs and aren't afraid to drop the gloves and get into a scrap to inspire their team - physically, they may be the toughest competitors on the planet.Psychologically, they are just as vulnerable as any other human being.To hear players like Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos and Colorado&...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Tanguay and P.A. Parenteau close to returning for Avalanche

Alex Tanguay bounded into the Avalanche dressing room Friday, fresh from a pain-free practice, a smile on his face. What seemed to be a lost season for Tanguay just a couple of weeks ago has been replaced by hope and promise. Tanguay has a date in mind to return to the Avs' lineup. He won't divulge it, but his words indicated it will be soon. "I'm expecting (to...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says Alex Tanguay is likely to return

Alex Tanguay will play again for the Avalanche this season. At least, that is the prediction of coach Patrick Roy — though exactly when that will happen, he doesn't know. But the fact Tanguay, 34, is likely to play at some point is good news for an Avalanche team that has missed the dimension he added. The Avs have probably missed the veteran, who first played for Colorado...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche received bad news on Alex Tanguay

The Colorado Avalanche received bad news that one of their valuable forwards Alex Tanguay has had a set back during his injury recovery. According to Tanguay was out nursing a knee and hip injury since December 2nds game against Montreal. The setback was on his knee injury and according to coach Patrick Roy, this is bad news for the team. It is uncertain whether...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy says Colorado Avalanche's Alex Tanguay still sidelined

Hope that Alex Tanguay might have a quick return from a knee injury appears to have vanished. The Avalanche left wing, who turns 34 this week, will continue to be out indefinitely, coach Patrick Roy said Saturday. "We don't know when he'll be back," Roy said. Beyond that, there has been nothing specific about Tanguay's injury or the prescribed treatment ahead...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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