KEVIN WESTGARTH RUMORS

Flames tough-guy Kevin Westgarth to sit for at least a week

Kevin Westgarth is a Princeton graduate who throws punches for a living. You might think he’s crazy. The Calgary Flames right-winger is also smart enough to understand the risks that come with being a member of the NHL’s fighting fraternity. “We’re doing it ourselves. We’re not children. We’re not unknowing combatants in this ring,” Westgarth said Tuesday at the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Brutal Fight Between Kevin Westgarth And Luke Gazdic Ends In Scary Knockout

Credit: Jason Franson/The Canadian Press Calgary Flames forward Kevin Westgarth has taken and delivered his fair of punishment on the ice over the years, but the fight he had with Edmonton’s Luke Gazdic last night was brutal even by Westgarth’s standards. The two engaged in a lengthy bout late in the first period and – after a barrage of heavy haymakers from both parties ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames' Kevin Westgarth on protocol after scary knockout punch

Calgary Flames' forward Kevin Westgarth was knocked cold in a fight with Edmonton Oilers' goon Luke Gazdic on Saturday night, and is now in the NHL's concussion protocol system.The fight occurred on the faceoff at center ice immediately after centerman Sean Monahan gave Calgary an early lead with his 17th goal of the season, both pugilists landing hard shots before...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Westgarth gets KO’d by Luke Gazdic in Heavyweight Fight

This heavyweight fight between Calgary Flames enforcer Kevin Westgarth and Edmonton Oilers goon Luke Gazdic is exactly why the NHL doesn’t want guys taking their helmets off in fights. Westgarth (6’4″ 235 lbs) took an absolute beating from Gazdic (6’3″ 210 lbs) and on the fourth massive punch, he went down. Unfortunately when he went down he slammed the back of his head...
Via Diehardsport
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes trade Westgarth to Flames

The Carolina Hurricanes sent veteran forward Kevin Westgarth to the Calgary Flames on Monday in exchange for minor-league center Greg Nemisz. Westgarth, who turns 30 on Feb. 7, had no points and four penalty minutes in 12 games with Carolina this season. He has three goals and nine points in 133 NHL games during parts of five seasons with the Los Angeles Kings and the Hurricanes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina's Westgarth suspended two games for boarding hit

Carolina Hurricanes forward Kevin Westgarth has been suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for a boarding hit. The league's department of player safety announced Westgarth's suspension Tuesday. Westgarth was suspended for his hit on Ottawa defenseman Mark Boroweicki at 7:55 of the first period of Sunday's game. Boroweicki was injured and did not return. Westgarth...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes' Westgarth suspended 2 games

Carolina Hurricanes forward Kevin Westgarth has been suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for a boarding hit. The league's department of player safety announced Westgarth's suspension Tuesday. Westgarth was suspended for his hit on Ottawa defenseman Mark Boroweicki at 7:55 of the first period of Sunday's game. Boroweicki was injured and did not return. Westgarth...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Westgarth shares negotiating experience

As part of the NHLPA's delegation of players in collective bargaining, Kevin Westgarth had a different lockout experience than most. Los Angeles Kings enforcer Kevin Westgarth, a 2007 graduate of Princeton, was the Los Angeles Kings' player representative amongst the NHLPA's delegation of players during collective bargaining agreement negotiations with NHL owners. On...
Via Fox Sports West
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Westgarth-led team wins game with NHL players

Kevin Westgarth of the Los Angeles Kings scored four goals to help his team to a 17-11 victory in a charity hockey game featuring 36 NHL players Saturday night, two days after labor talks fell apart. The event called ''Rock The Lockout'' drew about 4,500 fans and raised money for SPARKLES From Above, a nonprofit organization that helps children diagnosed with cancer...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings' NHLPA Rep Kevin Westgarth Believes Lockout is "Foreseeable"

If you were feeling squeemish about the prospect of their being a work stoppage in the NHL next season, L.A. Kings forward and NHL Players' Associaton rep Kevin Westgarth's comments following CBA meetings in New York Wednesday will not make you feel any better. NY Daily News' own Pat Leonard has a piece on his "Blueshirts Blog" breaking down both sides with...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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