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CALVIN PICKARD RUMORS

Avalanche lose in OT, waste great outing by Pickard

It took the Pittsburgh Penguins 63 and a half minutes and 48 shots to beat Calvin Pickard, but they came away with a 1-0 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche at the CONSOL Energy Center on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury earned his sixth shutout of the season and Blake Comeau provided the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Eastern Conference leading Penguins (21-6-4...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened: The more Mumps they come across, the more wins they see

Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t have the Mumps. But he ended up making the AVs sicks. Fleury and Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard, who sounds like the name of a marginal villian in a Jean Claude Van Damme movie, battled to a 0-0 tie in regulation. In a game that featured a ton of action for a scoreless affair, the Penguins mostly dominated. But Pickard played out of his mind, and kept...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thinking Of Adding Captain Calvin Pickard? Make It So!

Before the season started I cautioned against drafting Semyon Varlamov expecting a repeat of last season and sure enough he sucked up the joint hard to start the year then hit IR with a bum groin. He came back, sucked it up so more and then exited once more with the same injury. Again he returned and again he sucked and yet again he re-injured the same groin and is now down for “a...
Via Razzball Hockey
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Varlamov suffers another groin injury, out a 'couple weeks'

Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov injured his groin for a third time at practice Monday and will again be shut down, Avalanche coach Patrick Roy told NBC Sports' Pro Hockey Talk. #450683873 / gettyimages.com Rookie Calvin Pickard was recalled later Monday and is the scheduled starter Tuesday against the Nashville Predators at the Pepsi Center. Pickard will bypass backup...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Varlamov out; Avs recall Pickard, Carey, Rendulic

Semyon Varlamov, who aggravated his groin injury in practice on Monday, is expected to miss multiple weeks after undergoing an MRI on Monday that revealed that his groin is not at 100 percent. This is already the third time this season that the Colorado Avalanche’s starting goalie has been forced from the lineup due to his ongoing groin issues, which also plagued him early in his...
Via Mile High Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Varlamov set to return, Pickard sent back to the minors

Coach Patrick Roy announced Tuesday morning that Semyon Varlamov is set to return from the injured reserve for Thursday’s matchup with the Calgary Flames after missing the last six games with a groin injury. “I had a good practice, but I’ve been skating by myself a lot,” Varlamov said. “So right now I need a good practice with the team. I’m going to get a good practice...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pickard takes top spot in three stars of the week

Despite a roster decimated by injuries, the Colorado Avalanche went 2-1-0 and picked up four out of six points in the final week of November. They started the week by rallying from three goals back to beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 in overtime, lost 3-2 to the Chicago Blackhawks the next night, and then got the offense going in a 5-2 beat down of the Dallas Stars on Saturday night...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs’ Calvin Pickard Made An Epic No-Look Desperation Save

Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard almost let in a weak goal when he had to make a desperation save. He got a piece of the puck with his glove but kept the puck out with his paddle at the last second with this beauty no-look save. Truly SportsCenter Top 10 worthy. [NHL] The post Avs’ Calvin Pickard Made An Epic No-Look Desperation Save appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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