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Barch's toughness needed on young Panthers' team

As the Panthers finish off another disappointing season Saturday night against the playoff-bound Columbus Blue Jackets, the players know that many of their teammates won't be back. Veteran forward Krys Barch, one of 10 unrestricted or restricted free agents on the team, hopes he's among the returnees. Judging from the comments of interim coach Peter Horachek – whose own...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Master of his craft: Panthers' Krys Barch finds way to contribute

There are a number of titles one can give to a hockey player whose speciality is the physical game. Enforcer. Fighter. Tough guy. Craftsman might best suit the Florida Panthers' Krys Barch. The nine-year veteran, in his second stint with the Cats, has found his niche by evolving with the role once regarded as a team's policeman protecting star players. As the need to drop...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Barch tosses tooth to fan for souvenir

Nothing unusual about seeing an NHL player pull out a tooth in the middle of a game, but Florida's Krys Barch took it a step further Saturday night in Washington, tossing his tooth to a fan for a souvenir. Capitals announcer Joe Beninati said what the rest of us are thinking: "I wonder how much that will go for on Ebay?" The do-it-yourself dentistry is no big deal...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Players mock new rule by removing each other's helmet before brawl

This season the NHL has enacted a rule that prohibits players from removing their helmets prior to engaging in a fight. What they didn’t account for is what took place in tonight’s Islander-Devil pre-season game. Islanders’ enforcer Brett Gallant and Devils’ enforcer/hockey thinker Krys Barch exposed a really obvious loophole in the NHL’s new rule by removing each other’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Krys Barch Offers Colorful, Emotional Thoughts on NHL Lockout Via Alcohol-Infused Twitter Rant

Krys Barch is not Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin or Zach Parise. But he is one of many NHL players who are increasingly frustrated by the NHL lockout. Barch is a right wing for the New Jersey Devils who is known for using his Twitter account (@KrysBarch) as his soap box. Barch picked Saturday night to air his grievances on the NHL lockout. Check out Barch's 26-tweet rant below...
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Devils give enforcer Barch a two-year deal

Free agent Krys Barch, a physical right wing, finalized a two-year deal with the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not available. The two sides first reached a contract agreement last week. Last season, Barch, 31, carried a cap hit of $837,500. Barch had two goals, three assists and 114 penalty minutes in 51 games last season, which he split between...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Veteran forward Krys Barch signs with Devils

The New Jersey Devils signed free-agent forward Krys Barch to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Barch has played in the NHL for six seasons, and spent time with Dallas and Florida last year. He had two goals, five points and 91 penalty minutes in 51 games. A native of Hamilton, Ont., Barch was selected by Washington in the fourth round of the 1998 draft. He has 12 career goals to...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Barch 1 game for comment

Florida Panthers forward Krys Barch has been suspended for one game by the NHL because of an inappropriate comment to Montreal's P.K. Subban during the game on Saturday night. Barch will sit out Thursday night's game against the Rangers in New York. Barch made the comment at the end of the first period of the Panthers' 3-2 win on New Year's Eve and was ejected....
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Barch ejected for racial slur

Panthers forward Krys Barch was ejected on Saturday night during a game against the Canadiens when he reportedly used a racial slur against P.K. Subban.

Via Next Impulse Sports
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Barch ejected after racial slur

Panthers forward Krys Barch was ejected after reportedly directing a racial slur at a Montreal player Saturday night, and Florida coach Kevin Dineen said it was now a matter for the NHL to investigate. Barch was given a game misconduct after a dustup at the end of the first period in Florida's 3-2 win. The Miami Herald, citing an unidentified league official, said linesman Darren...
Via Fox Sports
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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