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ANTOINE VERMETTE RUMORS

Bettman upholds 10-game suspension to Vermette

NEW YORK (AP) NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has upheld the 10-game suspension assessed to Anaheim Ducks center Antoine Vermette. Vermette slapped his stick against the back of linesman Shandor Alphonso's legs after losing a faceoff to Minnesota's Mikko Koivu during the third period of the Ducks' 1-0 win on Feb. 14. Vermette had a hearing with Bettman on Thursday after appealing...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vermette Appeal a Waste of Time

Antoine Vermette made a bone-headed decision during the third period of the Anaheim Ducks’ 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild Tuesday. After losing a second straight faceoff cleanly, he gave linesman Shandor Alphonso a mild slash to the back of his legs. The officials immediately stopped play and sent Vermette to the locker room with a game misconduct for abuse of officials, as they...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Ducks' Antoine Vermette suspended 10 games for slashing linesman

Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette was suspended for 10 games without pay Thursday for slashing a linesman in apparent anger after a faceoff. Vermette slapped his stick against the back of linesman Shandor Alphonso's legs after losing a faceoff to Minnesota captain Mikko Koivu during the third period of the Ducks' 1-0 win Tuesday. Two days later, the NHL issued the automatic...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Vermette suspended 10 games for slashing official

Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette has been suspended for 10 games for slashing a linesman in apparent anger after a faceoff. The NHL announced the suspension Thursday. Vermette slapped his stick against the back of linesman Shandor Alphonso's legs after losing a faceoff to Minnesota captain Mikko Koivu during the third period of the Ducks' 1-0 win Tuesday. After a disciplinary...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks' Vermette facing lengthy ban for slashing linesman

Anaheim Ducks center Antoine Vermette is facing the likely prospect of a 10-game suspension from the NHL for slashing a linesman. Vermette slapped his stick against the back of linesman Shandor Alphonso's legs after losing a faceoff to Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu during the third period of the Ducks' 1-0 win Tuesday night. Vermette had a disciplinary conference call with...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Ducks’ Antoine Vermette Blatantly Slash Official, Get Ejected

There are many ways to express your displeasure toward a referee. We do not recommend Antoine Vermette’s way. The Anaheim Ducks forward apparently had beef with an official after a third-period face-off in Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild. But rather than speak to him about it, Vermette decided to wind up and whack the linesman with his stick. Yeah, you can’t do that...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Antoine Vermette slashes ref, given abuse of official penalty and ejected

What was Antoine Vermette thinking?The Arizona Coyotes forward slashed an official during Tuesday night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks. What provoked him? It appeared Vermette didn’t like the way the official dropped the puck, so he gave him a whack with his stick – a big no, no. For those thinking, “he didn’t hit him that hard,” that won’t fly. The NHL has a zero...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks continue puzzling summer, sign Antoine Vermette

After being ousted early in the playoffs, the Ducks felt some retooling was needed. Rather than moving toward the future with analytics and a coaching staff that embraces these new methods, they brought on Randy Carlyle as coach. Needing a good bottom-six winger, they brought in Jared Boll. The emphasis on truculence would make one think that the team is moving in that direction...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Coyotes unexpectedly waive Antoine Vermette

The Arizona Coyotes have placed veteran forward Antoine Vermette on waivers with the intention of buying out his contract, reports Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.  Craig Morgan of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM reports Vermette’s proposed buyout will cover $2.5 million of the remaining $3.75 million owed to him next season. The Coyotes will split a $1.25 million cost over two seasons...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Antoine Vermette brings the Stanley Cup to a children’s hospital

Antoine Vermette was acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks as the 2014-15 season wound to its conclusion. Vermette was a rental in every sense of the word and wasn’t a major factor in the team’s Cup win, but he can still call himself a Stanley Cup champion. Though he has already decided to return to the Arizona Coyotes, Vermette is still celebrating the victory and decided to give...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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