Carlo Colaiacovo will give Blues depth on blue line

ST. LOUIS -- A show of hands, please: Raise your hand if you saw the signing of Carlo Colaiacovo coming. Nobody? Hello? Bueller? Bueller? Didn't think so. Colaiacovo didn't see it coming, either. "I never thought returning to St. Louis was a possibility with seven defensemen under contract," Colaiacovo says. But then one of the seven got hurt. Jordan Leopold...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Colaiacovo calls return to Blues 'too good to be true'

When the situation presented itself for Carlo Colaiacovo, it was a no-brainer for the veteran defenseman to go back to familiar territory. Colaiacovo, 30, was on the ice for the morning skate Thursday with the St. Louis Blues after settling immigration paperwork, passing his physical and then making his one-year, $550,000 one-way contract official. Colaiacovo played for the Blues...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues sign Carlo Colaiacovo to one-year contract

ST. LOUIS -- The trade that brought Alexander Steen to St. Louis in November 2008 also brought a defenseman, Carlo Colaiacovo, who played parts of four seasons with the Blues. Now Colaiacovo is back to help fill a hole on the team's blue line after signing a one-year contract. "With Jordan Leopold (hand) out for a significant period, we wanted to bring an experienced player...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: Fil gone, Colaiacovo bought out, DET unlikely to pursue big-ticket UFA’s

Okay, let's get down to brass tacks here. 1. The Red Wings swung and missed on Vincent Lecavalier. Why? He wanted five years and a no-trade clause, and he apparently has little concern for the concept that a team that has a shaky defense and no starting goaltender also has no cap space, barring trading Braydon Coburn and putting Chris Pronger on the LTIR, anyway, so what the...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings off-day news: Colaiacovo cleared to play; Danny DeKeyser’s officially a free agent today

Two items of Red Wings-related note have popped up this afternoon. First, the Free Press's Helene St. James reports that the Wings have the option of playing Carlo Colaiacovo against the Ducks tomorrow... #RedWings have removed D Carlo Colaiacovo from IR, clearing him to play Sunday vs. Ducks. Colaiacovo out since game 2 with shoulder injury. — Helene St. James ...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings unsure of length of Carlo Colaiacovo’s absence due to shoulder injury

The Red Wings' injury bug is catching,and it caught Carlo Colaiacovo in a big way on Monday, as noted by MLive's Ansar Khan: Oft-injured defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo hurt his shoulder early in the third period of Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Columbus Blue Jackets ay Nationwide Arena and is out for an undetermined amount of time. “Losing Colo isn't...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Colaiacovo making Wings debut in familiar city

DETROIT It's always weird to face a former team, even if you've done it before. Red Wings defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo spent more than five seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs before joining the St. Louis Blues for four seasons. Now he's in Detroit, and the Wings' first opponent of the shortened season is the Blues. "Its a lot to think about right now,"...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Colaiacovo takes his place on defense

TROY, Mich. -- There's one thing that new Red Wings defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo wants everyone to know right away. "Obviously, the big hole is Nick Lidstrom not being here, and I need to let everyone know, Im not coming in here to be Nick Lidstrom," Colaiacovo said after his first day of practice with his new teammates. "No one can come in here and replace Nick...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Conflicting reports on the Wings and Carlo Colaiacovo

Andy Strickland of 590 The Fan in St. Louis reported Wednesday night that the Wings have signed free agent defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo to two-year contract worth $5 million dollars. Detroit #Redwings sign Carlo Colaiacovo to a two year contract totaling $5 mil…$2.15 in yr one $2.85 in second yr #NHL — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) September 12, 2012 However after Strickland...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings Make Offer for Carlo Colaiacovo

The Detroit Red Wings have submitted an offer to free agent defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo, True Hockey’s Andy Strickland reports. Colaiacovo spent last season with the St. Louis Blues, tallying 19 points in 64 regular season games. While he has dealt with injuries throughout his career, he would bring a boost to the Red Wings’ blue line that needs a replacement not just for Nicklas...
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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