Former Oilers captain Shawn Horcoff understands fans’ impatience

Shawn Horcoff feels your pain, Edmonton. He felt it first-hand for more years than he cares to remember, and admits to still getting the odd long-distance sympathy pang when he hears about how poorly things are still going there. “I don’t follow it day to day, but I talk to those guys lots,” said the former Oilers captain, who’s halfway through his first season with the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Horcoff receives standing ovation in return to Edmonton

Stars forward Shawn Horcoff was honored with a standing ovation Wednesday in his return to the place where he played for 13 years, the last three as captain. Horcoff, who played 796 games for the Oilers, was traded to the Stars in the summer for Philip Larsen, and said the return home was one of the most nervous moments in his career. “I’ve made some great friends here and...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Horcoff Called for Hooking Penalty, Gets Two Minutes for ‘You Can’t Do That,’ According to Referee (Video)

Shawn Horcoff has played 12 seasons in the NHL, but every once in a while he still needs to be bluntly reminded of the rules of the game. During the second period of Saturday night’s matchup between the Stars and the Capitals, the Stars forward tried to fend off Jay Beagle who was streaking down the ice, and was called for a hooking penalty on the play by referee Mike Leggo. The...
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL ref says "You can't do that" when announcing a penalty

You can't do that, Shawn Horcoff. Caught pulling a player away from the net with his stick, Horcoff was penalized for hooking. However, when the official went to announce the penalty he led off by saying "You can't do that." He then followed up with the usual "Two minutes for hooking," but his intro had fans and announcers laughing.  You could...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL ref explains penalty on Shawn Horcoff with "You can't do that" (Video)

An NHL referee began his explanation to the crowd with regards to a penalty on Dallas Stars center Shawn Horcoff in Saturday night's game against the Washington Capitals with "You can't do that". It happened at the 8:50 mark of the second period as referee Dennis LaRue described the penalty to the crowd: "You can't do that. Dallas Stars number 10,...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers deal Horcoff to Stars

The Dallas Stars have made another move in their rebuilding process. Dallas acquired center Shawn Horcoff from the Edmonton Oilers for defenseman Philip Larsen and a 2016 seventh-round pick in the NHL draft. Stars general manager Jim Nill confirmed the trade to The Associated Press on Friday, a couple hours before teams could begin signing free agents. The 34-year-old Horcoff...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Cloutier: Horcoff to Dallas - Oilers Didn't Eat Salary

Hi ya, So the deal was Shawn Horcoff to Dallas for Phillip Larsen and a 7th round pick in 2016. Actually, this is a great deal for the Oilers. They didn't need to buy Horcoff out, and they didn't need to swallow any salary. Craig MacTavish is looking like a genius right now. Someone in my last blog comments mentioned something about Bob Stauffer saying Cody Eakins...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Reeling Edmonton Oilers welcome back Shawn Horcoff

Perhaps captain Shawn Horcoff can save the Edmonton Oilers. That reeling team desperately needs a turning point and his return from a broken knuckle could provide that.With Horcoff in the lineup this season, the Oilers are 4-2-1. Without Horcoff, the team is 4-9-4.When healthy, he anchors Edmonton’s match-up line against the opponent’s top scorers. He will resume that role when...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ouch! Oilers lose Shawn Horcoff to broken knuckle

No matter how hard equipment companies try to make hockey gloves as protective as humanly possible, there will always be seams where body parts stick out as the hand bends and flexes, and Edmonton Oilers captain Shawn Horcoff, who wears a pair of Cadillacs in top-of-the-top-of-the-line Warrior gloves, still ended up suffering a nasty injury during the Oilers' 3-2 overtime loss...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Cloutier: The Shawn Horcoff Blog

Please add me on Twitter: @rdcloutier In today's blogs, I respond to your questions and comments about Shawn Horcoff. Thanks for sending those, btw. I always enjoy hearing from hockey fans. Q: You said on Twitter that Shawn Horcoff will be gone once the lockout ends. Why? A: Horcoff doesn't fit with the kids. It wouldn't be so much of a problem if he wasn'...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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