According to DeadSpin, NHL linesman Andy McElman took a punch to the face while trying to break up a scuffle in tonight’s game between the Avalanche and Blackhawks. The altercation started when Chicago’s Michal Rozsival cross-checked Colorado’s Maxime Talbot in the back after the whistle. The two grabbed each other and started shoving, and while McElman came in to intervene...
Maxime Talbot broke a second-period tie with a short-handed goal, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Tyson Barrie, Ryan O'Reilly and Matt Duchene also scored for the Avalanche, who bounced back from an 8-2 loss to the Oilers two weeks ago in Edmonton.
Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins...
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December 20, 2013
Maxime Talbot scored the tying goal and set up the go-ahead score 54 seconds later in the second period to propel the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday.
Colorado tied the game 1-1 by capitalizing on a mistake by Calgary goaltender Karri Ramo, who had played superb until that point.
Ramo was playing the puck behind the net, and his soft backhand pass...
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December 07, 2013
The Colorado Avalanche must be looking toward postseason play.Why else would the team move Steve Downie, a rugged winger who filled a scoring line role, for penalty killer Maxime Talbot?“Talbot has won a Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh,” Avalanche coach Patrick Roy told the Denver Post. “He's a great penalty killer. We feel that he's going to (add) a lot of depth to our...
Pardon Maxime Talbot if he's a little bit overwhelmed right now.
He has a baby on the way and a new system to learn being traded for the first time in his NHL career.
The Colorado Avalanche acquired the veteran forward from the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday in exchange for Steve Downie.
Talbot is expected to be in Dallas when the Avs face the Stars on Friday night. The move...
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October 31, 2013
With the 29th overall pick in the 2006 draft, the Flyers selected a young winger named Steve Downie. 7 years later, he’s back in Philadelphia. Downie, now 26-years old, was dealt by the Colorada Avalanche to the Flyers today for Max Talbot. This was Talbot’s 3rd season for the Flyers, including the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season. Talbot played a distinct role on the Flyers...
After a gruesome injury in the Flyers’ 2-1 win over the Rangers last Thursday, Max Talbot skated off the ice while Flyers fans held their breath. However, it seems he was lucky — or just very good at instincually protecting himself. As Talbot explains, he shockingly did not suffer a concussion, and only missed time to recover from a messed up nose and some muscle aches. You...
You be the judge, did Lecavalier throw a late punch?
In what sadly qualifies as an NHL-related “highlight video” in this tragic wasteland that features a dearth of actual hockey videos due to the lockout, here’s Philadelphia Flyers center Max Talbot, wearing a black hoodie and armed with a bow and a quiver of arrows, shooting a puck out of the air with a bow [...]
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Uniondale, NY -- During last night’s game PA Parenteau was called for a hit to the head on Maxime Talbot late in the first period.
After the game Parenteau said that it was a clean hit and not a hit to the head,
“No, absolutely not,” Parenteau responded when asked if he hit Talbot in the head. “I was low, hit shoulder to shoulder, I finished my arm high, maybe that’s...