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Rangers Extend Tryout Invitation to Maxim Lapierre: Report

The New York Rangers have offered former NHL forward Maxim Lapierre a professional tryout at this year’s training camp, TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie reported on Wednesday. Now official, Maxim Lapierre will be at the #rangers training camp on a tryout. #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) July 27, 2016 Lapierre, 31, spent parts of the 2015-16 season in Sweden and Switzerland...
Via The Hockey Writers
54 minutes ago

Maxim Lapierre to get tryout with Rangers

Per Renaud Lavoie, forward Maxim Lapierre will be brought into training camp on a PTO this September. Lapierre has that old school “gritty” reputation as a defense-first fourth line guy who can help the penalty kill. Problem is that he isn’t that guy. He’s that guy in the way that Dan Paille was that guy […] The post Maxim Lapierre to get tryout with Rangers appeared first...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Fakes Being Hit In Face; Referees Fall For Embellishment (Video)

Maxim Lapierre was doing Maxim Lapierre things Wednesday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward has a long history of being one of the NHL’s most infamous agitators, as he’s repeatedly displayed a willingness to cross the line of what’s considered by many to be acceptable play. That’s come not only in the form of borderline-dirty hits but also by embellishing. Lapierre was...
Via NESN.com
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

5 More Reasons To Hate The St. Louis Blues

Ok, so you are a Chicago Blackhawks fan and you shouldn’t need five more reasons to hate the St. Louis Blues, but in case you do here is some evidence of their below the belt dirty play. Maxim Lapierre Maxim is so dirty that St Louis Blues fans didn’t even want him on their team… Now that must be saying something cause Blackhawks fans all know just how dirty the Blues...
Via Sports Mockery
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Colligan: 7 Questions on Lapierre, Adams, and the New Jersey Trap

View image | gettyimages.com (1) Why did the Marcel Goc / Maxim Lapierre trade even happen? On the surface, the Goc-Lapierre trade didn’t make a lot of sense.  Both teams seemed to be swapping versatile, pending-UFA, fourth-line centers with comparable cap hits (Goc $1.2M and Lapierre $1.1M). I think there’s more to it though and the deal should work out for both St....
Via The Pensblog
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcel Goc trade: Blues part with Maxim Lapierre, upgrade fourth line

On Tuesday night, the St. Louis Blues announced that they sent veteran center Maxim Lapierre to the Pittsburgh Penguins for journeyman forward Marcel Goc. Goc, 31, has played 11 seasons in the NHL, with parts of the past two in Pittsburgh. He has played 42 games this season and has five points on the year. […] The post Marcel Goc trade: Blues part with Maxim Lapierre, upgrade fourth...
Via Along the Boards
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Keeps Game Alive For Blues With Leg Save In OT (Video)

It’s hard enough to score in overtime of a Stanley Cup playoff game, especially when St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller is in net. When two players are between the pipes, it’s virtually impossible. The Blues proved that point in the first overtime of Thursday night’s thriller against Chicago Blackhawks in the opening game of their Western Conference quarterfinal series...
Via NESN.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Thinks He’s Ryan Miller, Makes Game-Saving Block in OT

During the first overtime of Thursday night’s Game 1 of the Blackhawks vs. Blues series, Maxim Lapierre saved the game for St. Louis when Ryan Miller was down and out. Lapierre, who got pushed into the crease by Brandon Saad, happened to be in position when Kris Versteeg fired a shot on the Notes’ empty net. Acting like Ryan Miller, he made the save like a warrior. This is playoff...
Via Diehardsport
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues get Lapierre, Tarasenko back in lineup

The St. Louis Blues activated forward Maxim Lapierre from the injured list after he missed five games because of a lower-body injury. Lapierre, injured late in the Jan. 10 game against the Vancouver Canucks, was in the lineup on Thursday night when the Blues visited the New York Rangers. To make room on the roster, forward Adam Cracknell was sent down to Chicago of the AHL. Lapierre...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Blues face Sharks for first time since Lapierre hit

St. Louis Blues forward Maxim Lapierre illegally checked San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle into the boards in the last meeting between these teams, contributing to a combined 89 penalty minutes and a slew of harsh words. The scene marred a matchup between two of the NHL's top teams, and grudges still may remain as the surging Blues visit the Sharks on Friday. Boyle had to be...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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