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MILAN HEJDUK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Avs star Milan Hejduk announces retirement

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk is retiring from the NHL. Hejduk, 38, played 14 seasons in the NHL, all with the Avalanche. The three-time Olympian and native of the Czech Republic scored 375 goals in 1,020 games and won a Stanley Cup in 2001. Only two Czech-born players have registered more points in NHL history: Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias. In a statement, Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk officially announces retirement after 14 seasons with Avs

Milan Hejduk officially called it a career on Monday, announcing his retirement after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. Hejduk hasn't played since appearing in 29 games in the 2013 season for the Avalanche, scoring four goals and seven assists. He didn't get a new deal and waited a while, mulling his options, before hanging up his skates. "I was fortunate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk Announces His Retirement

DENVER – Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk announced today that he is retiring from the game of hockey. “I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates,” said Hejduk.  “I realized my lifelong dream of not only playing in the NHL but winning a Stanley Cup.  My family and I are proud to call Denver home...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Czech Republic newspaper says Milan Hejduk has retired

It has been an open secret: Milan Hejduk is/was done playing in the NHL. The former Avalanche captain and one of the team’s best players in team history, Hejduk did not receive any concrete, guaranteed contract offers from any other teams following last season with the Avs. In the Czech Republic newspaper Blesk, Hejduk said he is through and will make the announcement official...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk Re-Signs In Colorado

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Milan Hejduk to a one-year contract through the 2012-13 season. The upcoming 2012-13 campaign will mark Hejduk’s 14th NHL season, all of which has been spent with the Avalanche.  He enters the year just nine games shy of becoming the first player in Colorado Avalanche history to appear...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Hejduk signs one-year deal with Avs

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed captain Milan Hejduk to a one-year contract. Next season will mark the 36-year-old forward's 14th in the NHL, all of which have been spent with the Avalanche. He will enter the season nine games shy of becoming the first player in Avalanche history to appear in 1,000 games with the team. Hejduk has tallied 371 goals and 423 assists in 991...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk isn't finished yet

In April you may recall that we featured an article discussing how the Colorado Avalanche would have a busy summer ahead due to their strategy of not negotiating contracts during the regular season. One of the biggest questions surrounded the future of veteran Milan Hejduk and whether or not he would return for another year in the NHL or hang up his skates for good. Today Hejduk...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Tonight: Cheer Like Hell for Hejduk

We don't know what Milan Hejduk's future holds, so tonight I am going to cheer like hell for Milan Hejduk. In fact, I may cheer every time he touches the puck, just to give him the send off he deserves, lest he not return next season.I also encourage everyone to check out this nice Adrian Dater feature on him in the Denver Post.  In my opinion, it's probably ~75% chance...
Via JibbleScribbits
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Proposed Penguin trades: Milan Hejduk

  Everyday until the trade deadline we'll post a proposed Penguins trade. You can send yours in over email to thepensblog@gmail.com. But don't bother sending just the trade proposal. We want a detailed post with cap numbers, reasoning, etc. It should be noted that these are just ideas, these are not rumors. This trade proposal was sent in by Guilherme F...
Via The Pensblog
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk Named Avalanche Captain

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that forward Milan Hejduk has been named team captain.  The 35-year-old will wear the ‘C’ for the first time tomorrow night in Pittsburgh. “Milan is a player who leads by example both on and off the ice,” said Avalanche Head Coach Joe Sacco.  “He is a product of this organization and won a Stanley Cup with...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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