Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL October 22nd, 2016

Injury in NHL sets up family reunion in AHL crease. [The Star] Where will the NHL go next for outdoor games? [Sportsnet] {Video starts automatically} Jacques Demers, Senator and former NHL coach, released from hospital. [Global News] Walking Wounded: The NHL’s silent assassin. [The Hockey Writers]
Via Mile High Hockey
October 24, 2016

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers released from hospital

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is back at home after going to a hospital Saturday. Demers' Senate office would only confirm that the 72-year-old Demers, a Canadian senator, was at home Sunday, but didn't provide any details about the reason he went to the hospital. Demers had suffered a stroke in April, but he was at the Canadiens' home opener...
Via Associated Press
October 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers hospitalized

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers has been hospitalized. Demer's director of parliamentary affairs confirmed Saturday that the 72-year-old Demers, a Canadian senator, had been admitted to a Montreal hospital, but couldn't immediately provide any details. Demers had a stroke in April. He was at the Canadiens' home opener Tuesday night, smiling...
Via Associated Press
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Rask Out, Former Habs Coach Demers Suffers Second Stroke, Kings’ Zatkoff Injured & More News

Bruins’ Rask Out of Lineup The Boston Bruins will take on the Montreal Canadiens without starting goaltender Tuukka Rask, the team announced on Saturday. Anton Khudobin will get the start for the Bruins against the Canadiens. (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE) Rask did not practice on Friday because of what head coach Claude Julien called “general soreness” and he was absent...
Via The Hockey Writers
October 22, 2016

Former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers improving after stroke

MONTREAL (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is getting better every day and has begun eating after a recent stroke, his doctors said Friday. The 71-year-old Demers, now a Canadian senator, still has some weakness on the right side and difficulty with speech, but is alert, said Dr. Angela Genge of the Montreal Neurological Institute. ''He smiles and says hello...
Via Associated Press
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jacques Demers in stable condition 2 days after stroke

MONTREAL (AP) Former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers was in stable condition Friday, two days after having a stroke. Sandra Sciangula of the McGill University Health Centre said the 71-year-old Demers, now a Canadian senator, had improved to the point that doctors were planning to move him out of intensive care and into the inpatient stroke unit. ''Senator Demers' family...
Via Associated Press
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Canadiens Announce Roster For Bruins-Habs Winter Classic Alumni Game

The Montreal Canadiens will send a team of notable alumni to Foxboro, Mass. next month to do battle with a collection of Boston Bruins old-timers. Thanks to Jacques Demers, we now know exactly which former Habs will be making the trip. Demers, who will coach Montreal in the 2016 Winter Classic alumni game, announced his roster Sunday night on Canadian sports talk show “L’Antichambre...
Via NESN.com
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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