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Matthew Barry: This Booing An Injured Goaltender is a Bunch of Crap

My GOD! I thought I was a whiner. The internet is abuzz this morning, calling out LA fans who allegedly "booed" when Colorado rookie netminder Sami Aittokallio appeared to injure himself in the 3rd period (turns out he just cramped up, something NOBODY at Staples knew). Stop it. The Kings were on a power play, they were buzzing, Carter just misses the net and...
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April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Musick: Sami Aittokallio to make his NHL debut

As the Avalanche finish their southern California swing, they are turning to a Finnish goalie to help them. Same Aittokallio, the Avalanche's fourth round selection in the 2010 entry draft, will make his NHL debut as the Avs take on the Los Angeles Kings, looking to win two straight on the road since Feb. 14. Aittokallio, a native of Tampere, Finland, has appeared in 26...
Via HockeyBuzz
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche sign 3 goaltending prospects

The Colorado Avalanche have signed three goaltending prospects to entry-level contracts. Sami Aittokallio (ay-toh-KAHL-ee-oh), Kieran Millan (KEER-uhn MILL-ahn) and Kent Patterson inked deal Friday. The 19-year-old Aittokallio is a native of Finland. He was a fourth-round pick of the Avalanche in the 2010 draft. Millan just completed a four-year career at Boston University, where...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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