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Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere Retires After 16 NHL Seasons

Jean-Sebastien Giguere officially retired on Thursday after a 16-year NHL career. The veteran goaltender was the last active player to be drafted by the Hartford Whalers. In addition to the Whalers, he played for the Calgary Flames, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche. Giguere is best known for his time with the Ducks, with whom he played for from 2000-01 until...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere hanging up goalie pads after 16 seasons in NHL

  Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. The Colorado Avalanche say Giguere made the announcement in Quebec on Thursday while with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada hockey team. He's part owner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League squad. Avs executive Joe Sakic calls...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giguere to announce retirement next week

According to RDS, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere will officially announce his retirement from the NHL next Thursday. The 37-year-old will remain in hockey with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada organization of the QMJHL. Giguere spent his last three seasons with the Avalanche mostly in a backup role and became an unrestricted free agent this summer. The...
Via Hockey Fan Land
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere’s retirement is the official end of the Hartford Whalers

It’s the end of an era. Jean-Sebastien Giguere’s retirement officially closes the book on the Hartford Whalers. When J.S. Giguere retires next week, it will be the official end of the Whalers. He is the last former Hartford player in the NHL. — Gord Miller (@GMillerTSN) August 15, 2014 Surely this means it’s time to resurrect the Whalers, right?
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 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 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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