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JAN HEJDA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda does Twitter Q&A

Social media is becoming more and more prevalent among professional athletes these days, especially with those in the NHL. Services like Twitter and Instagram give players a chance to express themselves away from the sport that they live and breathe, offering a glimpse at the personality behind the jersey. For the Colorado Avalanche, two defensemen took the plunge into the world...
Via Mile High Sports
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jan Hejda, Ryan Wilson slated to return to Avs' blue line Saturday

The Avalanche, losers of three of its last four games, will get some defensive reinforcements back in a few days. Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson both will likely return Saturday against the Minnesota Wild, coach Patrick Roy said Wednesday. In the meantime, the Avs travel to Winnipeg, Manitoba, for a game Thursday against the Central Division Jets. Roy said Semyon Varlamov will start...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche defenseman Hejda leaves game with injury

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda left the game against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday after injuring his knee in the first period and did not return. Hejda lost his balance and crashed into the corner boards in Colorado's zone after he got tangled up with Edmonton’s Mark Arcobello in a puck pursuit. Hejda clutched his knee and was helped off the ice, with one arm draped...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jan Hejda: Avalanche unsung hero

Yesterday Mike Chambers of the Denver Post had a write up at the Denver Post on Jan Hejda. I was unimpressed with his analysis.Let's first adress the (very slight) potshot at me:Don’t believe your little league anonymous blogger — plus-minus is hockey’s best overall statistic, Actually let's ignore the potshot and look at the content. You should question what I say...
Via JibbleScribbits
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Avs' Hejda out of tonight's game vs. Florida; O'Brien returning

 Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda will miss tonight's game with the Florida Panthers because of a groin injury.
Via Denver Post
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Avalanche beat Wild, snap road losing streak

Jan Hejda scored the go-ahead goal at 10:20 of the third period and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing skid by beating the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night. Colorado won on the road for the first time since Oct. 22 and extended Minnesota's winless streak to seven games. Ryan O'Reilly, Gabriel Landeskog and TJ Galiardi also scored for Colorado (19-17...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Avs finally get road win, Wild skid at 7 (AP)

Jan Hejda scored the go-ahead goal at 10:20 of the third period and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing skid by beating the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night. Colorado won on the road for the first time since Oct. 22 and extended Minnesota's winless streak to seven games. Ryan O'Reilly, Gabriel Landeskog and TJ Galiardi also scored for Colorado (19-17-1).
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Wild falls to Avalanche, losing skid continues

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jan Hejda scored the go-ahead goal at 10:20 of the third period and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing skid, beating the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night. Colorado won on the road for the first time since Oct. 22 and extended Minnesota's winless streak to seven games. Ryan O'Reilly, Gabriel Landeskog and TJ Galiardi also scored...
Via Fox Sports North
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Hejda off the hook, Avs pound Devils 6-1

Indeed, the minus-16 rating for Avalanche “shutdown” defenseman Jan Hejda was a humiliating statistic for the kind of player who judges himself on that very figure. The affable Hejda smiled and took a big sigh when I asked him how his plus-3 (including his third goal of the season, two shy of his career high) felt in tonight’s 6-1 win over the New Jersey Devils. Hejda is now...
Via All Things Avs
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Hejda helps Avalanche rout Devils 6-1

With a team-worst, minus-16 rating heading into Wednesday's game against the New Jersey Devils, first-year Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda has taken his share of heat for the club's 10-13-1 record through 24 games.
Via Denver Post
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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