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KEVIN CONNAUTON RUMORS

Milan Lucic Suspended By NHL For Sucker Punching Kevin Connauton (Video)

Milan Lucic took out some frustrations late in the Los Angeles Kings’ 3-2 loss to the Arizona Coyotes. Now, he’ll get a little extra time to blow off some steam. The 27-year-old Kings forward retaliated against Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton after the latter served Lucic a slash to the wrist in the slot. Lucic’s retaliation came in the form of a blindside sucker punch to...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic ejected after sucker punching Coyote

Milan Lucic is known for his temper and for his tendency to overreact. Those two traits were on full display when he sucker punched Kevin Connauton after receiving a slash. Lucic was kicked out of the game for his retaliation and wasn’t too happy with the officials. Lucic reportedly thought his wrist was seriously injured following the slash which he used as his explanation...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

We’re here for you, Kevin Connauton

.@DallasStars during which TV timeout will my tribute video be played tomorrow? — Kevin Connauton (@KConnauton) January 5, 2015 Poor Kevin Connauton. He plays for Columbus after starting his career in Dallas. He just wanted to be loved in Dallas, and despite being traded earlier this season, he wants to know that he was still beloved by residents of the MetroPlex. The organization...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Connauton showing he's a good fit in Columbus

It's amazing the difference a change of scenery can make. When the Blue Jackets claimed defenseman Kevin Connauton off waivers from Dallas Nov 18, the 24-year-old had played in just eight of 18 games with the Stars and was averaging about 12 minutes per game. That was six weeks ago. Since joining the Jackets, Connauton has played in 15 of 18 games, is averaging over 16 minutes per...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Connauton lifts Blue Jackets past Wild, 3-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Connauton had a goal and an assist and Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Wednesday night. With the game knotted at 1 in the third, Columbus scored a power-play goal at 5:57. Cycling the puck, Connauton slid a pass to David Savard at the top of the left circle. His hard one-timer beat goalie...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Connauton lifts Blue Jackets past Wild with goal, assist

  Kevin Connauton had a goal and an assist and Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Wednesday night. With the game knotted at 1 in the third, Columbus scored a power-play goal at 5:57. Cycling the puck, Connauton slid a pass to David Savard at the top of the left circle. His hard one-timer beat goalie Darcy Kuemper stick...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Connauton's 3-point night helps lead Blue Jackets over Bruins

  Kevin Connauton had a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored four times in the second period for a 6-2 win against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Scott Hartnell, in his first game back after missing five games with a broken finger, scored the Blue Jackets' first two goals for a 2-1 lead early in the second. Nick Foligno and Connauton made it 4-1 before...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Connauton's 1st goal of season lifts Blue Jackets over Flyers in OT

  Kevin Connauton scored his first goal of the season off a lead pass from Ryan Johansen at 1:58 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Johansen took a drop pass and waited for Connauton to slip past Matt Read. He then fed a pass to Connauton for the high shot that beat Steve Mason. Boone Jenner...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Crashing the Net: pace, lineup changes and opportunity

Columbus, Ohio – After a whirlwind day that had him packing his car to head from Dallas to Austin, defenseman Kevin Connauton received word that he had been claimed off waivers by the Blue Jackets. So much for driving 196 miles south, where the weather is much warmer. "I think I was mentally prepared to head to Austin," said Connauton. "My agent had talked with me and we were...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets activate LW Calvert, pick up D Connauton

  The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left wing Matt Calvert off injured reserve after he missed four games with an upper-body injury. In addition, the club claimed defenseman Kevin Connauton off waivers from the Dallas Stars and assigned defenseman Frederic St-Denis to its American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. The 24-year-old Calvert had one goal...
Via Associated Press
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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