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STEVE DOWNIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rick Tocchet and Steve Downie Reunited in Pittsburgh by @ChicksDigHockey

Rick Tocchet knows all about being a bad ass. Search him on YouTube and you can find enough scrums to keep you occupied all day.  No one would ever accuse Tocchet of being a goon but he began his career mainly known as a fighter. He worked hard to hone his skills and became known as a power forward who also happened to take zero crap. He topped the 30-goal mark four straight years...
Via PensInitiative
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Downie Now The “Penguins’ Jerk”

from Mark Madden of the TimesOnline, In 2010, Steve Downie played for Tampa Bay. He tried to break Sidney Crosby’s leg. Blatant and intentional. A slew foot on steroids. Watch the video. It’s available on YouTube, along with sundry other malfeasance perpetrated by Downie. Now, Downie is a Penguin. Crosby’s teammate. Maybe his linemate. It’s time to forgive and...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens ink Steve Downie to 1-year deal

Look, Steve Downie is crazy. But when dialed in he is a perfect bottom-6 guy. This is another move that makes the Penguins better. Rick Tocchet, now an assistant with the Penguins, turned Downie into a 20-goal in Tampa, and probably turned his career around. Risk: Downie is known to take terrible penalties, probably can get out of control. Reward: If deployed in the right situation...
Via The Pensblog
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers’ Grossmann starting rehab, Downie has second ear surgery

Philadelphia’s campaign has long since ended, but some of the Flyers players still have a long road ahead of them as they recover from major injuries. Steve Downie is a prime example of that as he underwent ear surgery on Wednesday, per the Flyers’ website. The procedure was to address a hearing loss issue and is the second ear operation he’s had since the Flyers were eliminated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers' Steve Downie out indefinitely with possible concussion-like symptoms

The Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Downie, who has missed both playoff games so far, is reportedly dealing with concussion-like symptoms, according to Frank Seravalli on twitter.Downie hasn't played since April 10th with what the Flyers have been calling an upper-body injury. It's now being reported that the concussion symptoms are related to a concussion Downie suffered...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Downie day-to-day, Flyers recall McGinn

Steve Downie suffered an upper-body injury in the opening minutes of Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) Early in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues, Flyers forward Steve Downie suffered an upper-body injury that forced him out of the game. The play looked harmless and accidental. Downie and Blues forward Patrik Berglund...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Downie out 7-10 days with upper-body injury

Steve Downie will be out for 7-10 days with an upper-body injury. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) Some news on the injury front surfaced just hours before puck drop of tonight's game for the Philadelphia Flyers against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that forward Steve Downie will be out for 7-10 days with an upper-body injury. Downie practiced with...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Downie Returns To Hockey With A Rearranged Face After Epic Fight Last Week

During the Philadelphia Flyers-Washington Capitals game on Friday, newly acquired Philly defenseman Steve Downie got into a bit of a tustle with the Caps’ Aaron Volpatti. On the surface, the fight seemed like your everyday run-of-the-mill bout, but Volpatti got one punch in that really did a number on Downie’s face. And here’s a picture from Downie’s return to hockey on...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Steve Downie returns to Flyers with ghastly blackeye

During the Philadelphia Flyers-Washington Capitals tilt last Friday, Steve Downie, an agitator of some renown, squared off with Aaron Volpatti in a particularly brutal brawl (video below), at least for Downie. It was Downie’s first game with the Flyers after being traded from the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, so Downie appeared to show some interest […]The post Steve Downie...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Sajak rips Flyers for brawl

I’m not sure who looks freakier at this point. Pat Sajak or Vanna White? In any event, because of the continued success of game show “Wheel of Fortune,” they have remained relevent (thanks plastic surgeons!). Sajak has over 14K followers…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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