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Report: Avalanche Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere Ready To Retire From NHL

Colorado Avalanche veteran Jean-Sebastien Giguere is reportedly ready “call it a career” after 13 seasons as an NHL goaltender. Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports first reported the story, and noted that Giguere still hasn’t made a final decision. In my #jdm story.Talked to JS Giguère who's ready to call it a career. He wants to speak with his agent and the PA before making it...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere’s playing days appear finished

It would appear that Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is ready to call it quits, according to a conversation he had with Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports. While he was open about the thought having crossed his mind as Colorado’s incredible turnaround season began its final descent into the postseason, Giguere gave little indication as to which direction he was leaning...
Via Mile High Sports
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jean-Sebastien Giguere 'ready to call it a career'

If you remember the final regular-season game between the Colorado Avalanche and Anaheim Ducks, you probably left with a distinct impression that Jean-Sebastien Giguere was soon to ride off into the retirement sunset with his old pal Teemu Selanne. It seems even more likely to happen now that Giguere has had a little bit of time to think it over some more. This news won't catch...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean-Sebastien Giguere leaning toward retirement after season

These are the final days for Jean-Sebastien Giguere in an Avalanche uniform and, quite possibly, in any NHL uniform. The Avs have informed the 36-year-old goalie he's not in their plans for next season, preferring that Swiss rookie Reto Berra serve as the backup to Semyon Varlamov in the near future. The Avs' only acquisition at the trade deadline was the 27-year-old Berra...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere gives Make-A-Wish teen a day to remember

Teenager Logan Piz had a chance to hang out with the Stanley Cup trophy and Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The 13-year-old Piz was completely surprised when the trophy was brought into his room Wednesday just as nurses finished drawing blood. Later, he had a surprise of his own: Joining his youth hockey team on the ice for his...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Giguere doesn't regret rant over play

Jean-Sebastien Giguere doesn't regret boiling over and bristling about the lackluster play of his Colorado Avalanche teammates. The veteran goaltender was simply speaking from the heart, he said, pointing to his chest as he sat in front of his locker Monday after a morning skate. And something definitely needed to be vented to spark the underachieving Avs, who reside in last...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jean-Sebastien Giguere doesn't regret rant

Jean-Sebastien Giguere doesn't regret boiling over and blasting his Colorado Avalanche teammates. He just wishes he could've said something sooner. The veteran goaltender's ire helped the Avs catch a little bit of fire, but it was too late as over the weekend the team was officially eliminated from the postseason for a third straight season. Giguere fumed after a loss...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Giguere Signs Extension With Colorado

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere to a one-year contract extension through the 2013-14 season. Giguere appeared in 32 games during his first season with the Avalanche in 2011-12, posting a 15-11-3 record with a 2.27 goals-against average and .919 save percentage.  He finished ninth in the league...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Giguere honored in first return to Anaheim

When you walk around the concourses, press box and passage ways around Honda Center in Anaheim, it's hard not to come across framed photographs of the most important goaltender in Ducks history, 34-year-old Jean-Sebastien Giguere. Near the broadcasting area of the press box, there's a photo of him stone-faced, accepting the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP shortly after...
Via Fox Sports West
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ducks to honor Giguere Saturday

Homecoming, delayed. After almost two years, former Ducks goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere gets to say thank you to the fans in the building where he helped Anaheim win the Stanley Cup in 2007. Giguere, who is now with the Colorado Avalanche, was traded to Toronto on Jan. 31, 2010, and the Ducks happened to be on a trip when the deal was completed. The Ducks will honor him with a...
Via Fox Sports West
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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