from Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun, If anybody can identify with Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane, it’s former Jets star Keith Tkachuk.
“I kind of feel for what he’s going through,” Tkachuk was saying from his home in St. Louis, Wednesday. “It’s definitely overwhelming.”
Tkachuk has been reading about the attention Kane has attracted since moving here with the...
As Keith Tkachuk stood at center ice, gazing up to the north corner of Jobing.com Arena while a banner adorned with his prized No. 7 was unveiled, he wore the same serious expression he carried into battle when he was a Coyote.
from Jerry Brown at NHL.com, Shane Doan has been captain of the Phoenix Coyotes for eight years, longer than anyone in franchise history. But ask him about “Captain Coyote,” and Doan will start talking about Keith Tkachuk.
Mark Messier, Steve Yzerman, Ray Bourque and Bobby Clarke are on the short list of the NHL’s most revered captains, but no one enjoyed wearing the “C”...
Nicknames are a part of the very fabric of the National Hockey League. When I think back to the early days of the Coyote franchise, some of the nicknames of players from that team still roll off the tongue near perfect in their description.
--Nicolai Khabibulin was the Bulin Wall.
--Teppo Numminen was Repo Man.
--Dave Manson was Charlie.
--Jeremy Roenick? Styles.
Longtime equipment manager Stan Wilson was standing across the hallway from the Coyotes old locker room at the Alltel Ice Den when the media surrounded captain Keith Tkachuk just inside the doorway.
Reporters were there to gauge Tkachuks reaction to a story that painted him as a prima donna. Tkachuk knew why they were there. So did Wilson.
Before the first question was lobbed,...
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Monday, December 19, 2011
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Phoenix Coyotes will induct former Coyotes captain Keith Tkachuk into the Ring of Honor this Friday night (Dec. 23) in a pre-game ceremony prior to the Coyotes versus S...
ST. LOUIS Former Blue Keith Tkachuk will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2011 tonight in Chicago. The 39th U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction class also includes Chris Chelios, Mike Emrick, Ed Snider and Gary Suter.
Through parts of nine seasons with the Blues, Tkachuk accumulated 208 goals and 219 assists for 427 points as well as 677 penalty...
After retiring after the 2009-2010 season, former St. Louis Blues forward Keith Tkachuk has stuck around the St. Louis area.
"Walt," as friends often refer to him, can be seen around Scottrade Center every now and again watching his former teammates. Tkachuk likely stays around the hockey atmosphere because he was such an outstanding hockey player to begin with.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes Chief Operating Officer Mike Nealy announced today that the Coyotes will induct former Coyotes captain Keith Tkachuk and former assistant captain Jeremy ...
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Bruising power forward Keith Tkachuk was at his best with the Blues while playing with playmaker Pavol Demitra.
So when the team held a memorial for Demitra and another former Blue killed in the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv team jet crash, Igor Korolev, Tkachuk paid tribute to his linemate and friend.
Tkachuk recited Demitra's many attributes on the ice during Tuesday night's pre...