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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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Horcoff got a two minute penalty for “you can’t do that” (VIDEO)

via YouTube In the second period of Saturday night’s Dallas Stars game versus the Washington Capitals game, Shawn Horcoff used his stick to try and fend off a streaking Jay Beagle.  The ref’s arm went up.  Horcoff didn’t appreciate it.  The official call was hooking. The unofficial call, given by referee Mike Leggo, was…wait for it…
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
October 06, 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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,...
Via Holdout Sports
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...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 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

Edmonton Oilers Shawn Horcoff out long term with broken knuckle

Edmonton Oilers captain Shawn Horcoff is expected to be out “long term” after suffering a broken knuckle while blocking a shot in the second quarter against the Vancouver Canucks. “It got pushed right in,” said Oilers coach Ralph Krueger. “The glove opens up just a touch and it’s not an injury that really is something that’s due to some kind of contact of any sort....
February 05, 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
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