By David Strehle (@David_Strehle)
After playing one season with the Philadelphia Flyers, veteran NHL defenseman Kurtis Foster has signed with Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL.
The 31-year-old had been inked to a one-year contract by the Flyers just prior to the lockout-delayed 2012/13 campaign, when GM Paul Holmgren was left scrambling to put together a competent blue line following unsuccessful...
Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL have signed former Philadelphia Flyers defensemen Kurtis Foster. Foster was selected in the second round, 40th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames from the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. Before playing a single professional game, Foster was traded by Calgary with Jeff Cowan to the Atlanta Thrashers for [...]
Foster Departs for KHL
Unrestricted free agent defenseman Kurtis Foster, who spent the lockout-shortened 2013 campaign with the Flyers, was unable to find a new landing spot in the NHL. As such, he signed a contract to play in the KHL. Foster will join Croatian-based team Medvescak Zagreb. Formerly a member of the Austrian-based EBEL, Medvescak has switched circuits and will join...
NHLTags: Kurtis FosterRob Parent of the Delaware County Times reported on Thursday that the Philadelphia Flyers were interested in signing free agent defenseman Kurtis Foster.
The Flyers have made the signing official this morning, now that the “memorandum of understanding” between the NHL and NHLPA has been finalized.
According to a report from Flyers insider Tim Panaccio, unrestricted free agent Kurtis Foster will be added to the Flyers’ blue line once the lockout is officially over. Foster, 31, is a big body to add to the defensive […]
In the wake of the lockout ending and the thrill of an accelerated training campo beginning tomorrow (yes, tomorrow), the Flyers management are already at it. According to serveral sources including TSN's Bob McKenzie, that the Flyers have signed 31 year old defenseman Kurtis Foster.
Foster, a right handed shot, brings a great shot on a third pairing or a power play unit. Looking...
THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Adjusting to a new system -- that's what the four Minnesota Wild players acquired in the past week are trying to do.
"It is always tough to learn a new system," said defenseman Kurtis Foster.
Foster and the other players will rely on practice time and video to get them up to speed on the new system.
Tom Gilbert, acquired from Edmonton on...
TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: The ability to shoot the puck from the blue line -- it is something Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo has wanted all season.
The Wild defensemen have accumulated 74 points, last in the NHL. They have tallied only 11 goals, also last.
But Sunday against San Jose, the Wild shot the puck from the blue line and the results showed up on the scoreboard.
After being benched by Head Coach Pete DeBoer a game before against Montreal, Kurtis Foster came out to play against the Philadelphia Flyers with a chip on his shoulder. He responded the only way that anyone could think of when trying to come up with a solution on how to impress their coach: produce. Foster netted a pair of power-play goals, one in the first and one in the second...
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Kurtis Foster scored a pair of power-play goals, and the New Jersey Devils held on for a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday afternoon.
Ilya Kovalchuk, Dainius Zubrus, Zach Parise and Alexei Ponikarovsky also had goals for the Devils, who have won three in a row. New Jersey's special teams scored three times on the power play and once short-handed.