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JAN HEJDA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Could an O'Reilly trade land the Avalanche a left-handed defenseman?

Brad Stuart, Jan Hejda, Nick Holden.Those were the only three left-handed Colorado Avalanche defensemen this year who played more than 10 games in the regular season.Does any of them scream top-pairing defenseman?Probably not.That's the hole the Avalanche are looking to fill this year, a top of the line, left-handed defenseman that can play alongside either Tyson Barrie or Erik Johnson...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche Roundtable: Colorado Free Agent Questions

  The Avalanche Roundtable returns! This week the staff gets together to talk about some of Colorado’s own free agent quandaries before we begin shifting focus to who the Avalanche should be looking to acquire from the outside. As was the case last time, I propose the questions and let the rest of the staff do the hard work! Free agency opens just four days after Day Two of the...
Via BSN Denver
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche not expected to re-sign Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson

The Colorado Avalanche will likely have a new look on defense next season. Erik Johnson and Tyson Barrie will again be the face of the team’s defense, but it appears that Jan Hejda and Ryan Wilson won’t be returning. The Denver Post reports that the Avs likely won’t re-sign either Hejda or Wilson and will allow the duo to hit free agency. Coach Patrick Roy has often said...
Via Bloguin Best
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Offensive woes continue

The knock on the Colorado Avalanche over the past year and a half is that their defense has been the let-down part of the team. This season, allowing the 29th most shots on goal per game, that is a pretty fair assessment at face-value, but that doesn’t paint the whole picture. Where has the dynamic young core of offensive superstars the Colorado Avalanceh flaunt been this season...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

This just in: Alexander Ovechkin is a pretty damn good hockey player (video)

Alexander Ovechkin is good at hockey. This was proven once again on Thursday night when the Washington Capitals superstar sniper pulled out a bevy of moves from his bag of tricks to stickhandle his way past Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda on his way to scoring a highlight reel-worthy goal, one that proved to be...Read More The post This just in: Alexander Ovechkin is a pretty...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs' Daniel Winnik knocked out by nasty hit from Jan Hejda (VIDEO)

There was a scary moment Thursday night after Toronto Maple Leafs center Daniel Winnik was knocked out cold after taking a hit by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda during the first period of an NHL game at Denver's Pepsi Center. Winnik — who landed awkwardly on his head after the routine check — appeared to be unconscious as a team doctor scrambled out onto the ice...
Via The Other Paper
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Winnik leaves game on stretcher after head hits ice

Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Daniel Winnik left Thursday night's game against Colorado on a stretcher after being knocked off balance from a collision and landing onto the ice head first in the very first minute of the game.Winnik chipped the puck past defenseman Jan Hejda into the Avalanche zone when Hejda took him out of the play. Unfortunately, Winnik fell so awkwardly that...
Via Holdout Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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
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