Get ready to start pondering the cosmos again because Ilya Bryzgalov is back in the NHL.
The 34-year-old goaltender is back where it all began as the Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday that Bryzgalov has been signed to a one-year deal. He is expected to report to the Ducks' AHL affiliate in Norfolk, Va., to warm up with a few games before being added to Anaheim's active roster.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has agreed to a one-year, $2.88 million contract to return to the Anaheim Ducks.
The NHL-leading Ducks announced the deal with their former backup goalie Tuesday.
The 34-year-old Bryzgalov began his NHL career with Anaheim, appearing in 69 games from 2001-08. He was the backup to Jean-Sebastien Giguere on the Ducks' only Stanley Cup championship...
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I love Ilya Bryzgalov. He's hilarious! Have you heard some of the things that have come out of this guy's mouth? Here's one of my favorite gems “I’m very into the universe, you know like how was created, you know, like, what is it, you know? Solar system is so humongous big, right? But if you see like our solar system and our galaxy on the side, you know, like, we’re so small...
Until this week, former Anaheim Ducks goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, one of the most colorful and quirky characters in a league full of them, was a stay-at-home dad in New Jersey. Bryzgalov shuttled his son to hockey practices and his daughter to figure skating lessons and was fairly content.
"I'm not going to lie to you, pretty much after the training camp in Minnesota, I didn't do...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has agreed to a pro tryout contract with the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks.
The Ducks announced the return Wednesday of Bryzgalov, Anaheim's second-round pick in 2000.
Bryzgalov played in 69 games with the Ducks from 2001-07, emerging as a dependable NHL player. He was the backup to Jean-Sebastien Giguere on Anaheim's only Stanley Cup championship...
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14 days ago
Ilya Bryzgalov is headed back to the NHL team he began his career with.
The 34-year-old goaltender has landed a tryout with the Anaheim Ducks, the team announced Wednesday.
BREAKING: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the team on a tryout contract.— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) December 03, 2014
Hearing that Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the Anaheim Ducks, much like Brodeur did...
The Colorado Avalanche had a rough day in Ottawa earlier this week. On the same day, the Avalanche lost both goaltender Semyon Varlamov and goaltender Reto Berra to injuries. Varlamov suffered a groin injury during the morning skate and Berra suffered a head/neck injury after a collision. With both goalies on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time, the Avs are a team who...
Ilya Bryzgalov once famously said that he wasn’t afraid of anything except a “bear in the forest.”
But now he’ll have to face the nerve-racking task of finding a new job.
The enigmatic goaltender was released from his professional tryout by the Minnesota Wild on Monday, leaving Bryzgalov without a team heading toward the start of the regular season.
After signing a nine-year...
After helping lead the team into the playoffs last season after being a late roster addition, the Minnesota Wild brought back Ilya Bryzgalov for a training camp tryout heading into this season, partly due to the uncertainty of the team’s goaltending situation. During Monday night’s exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Xcel Energy Center […]
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YouTube Prior to Wednesday’s tilt against the Canucks, Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov handed his stick to a young fan waiting at the glass by the end of the bench. Bryzgalov was just traded to Minnesota from Edmonton in early March. Things like this go a long way to getting your new fans on your side. I think this is where I say, “this is what it’s all about people.”