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KEVIN WESTGARTH RUMORS

Oilers release Westgarth from PTO

For the second straight day an NHL tough guy was released from his camp invite. On Sunday the Oilers announced that forward Kevin Westgarth had been released. The news comes after the Blues released Paul Bissonnette on Saturday. Westgarth, 30, has 169 games on his NHL resume with the LA Kings, Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames.
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Westgarth always has to fight for a place on team

Kevin Westgarth has dropped the mitts 111 times, so he rolls with the punches, but it’s interesting that he’s at the Edmonton Oilers’ training camp on a tryout after he was nailed by fellow beat cop Luke Gazdic at Rexall Place on March 1. When someone suggested that he was caught with a lucky punch, Westgarth laughed. “That’s a stretch,” he said. “My first KO. I made...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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

What Westgarth means to Carolina

According to Aaron Ward, the Los Angeles Kings are dealing Kevin Westgarth to the Carolina Hurricanes. Bob McKenzie chimes in that the 'Canes are sending Anthony Stewart and picks (a fourth-rounder in 2013 and a sixth rounder in 2014) to LA. Westgarth only suited up for 25 games last season, but is more than willing to throw his 6-foot-5, 247-pound frame around when he's...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 13, 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

NHL players gather for charity game

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

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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