TOMAS KOPECKY RUMORS

Slovakia's Kopecky ruled out for rest of Olympics

Slovakia forward Tomas Kopecky has been ruled out for the remainder of the Olympics. Team spokesman Tomas Stulajter says Kopecky will not play again in the Sochi Games because of an upper-body injury. The two-time Olympian was hit in the head with an elbow in the first period of Saturday's game against Slovenia and did not return to play. The blow led to Slovene forward Sabahudin...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' Tomas Kopecky out of Olympics with concussion; Kovacevic suspended

Punishment is meted out quickly in international hockey, and even more quickly when the transgressions occur in the high-profile, crown jewel of the sport, the Winter Olympics.As reported here yesterday, Slovakian forward Tomas Kopecky was knocked out of Saturday's match with Slovenia when defenseman Sabahudin Kovacevic delivered a brutal elbow to Kopecky's head, rendering...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' Tomas Kopecky, Aleksander Barkov sustain injuries at Olympics

What should have been a shining moment for the Florida Panthers on the international stage has turned into a nightmare. Aleksander Barkov and Tomas Kopecky, Florida's only Olympic representatives, suffered injuries during the preliminary round and will miss the remainder of the Olympics. The Panthers will likely want their own team doctors to re-evaluate the condition of each...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tomas Kopecky likely done at Olympics after head injury

After taking a hard hit to the head against Slovenia Saturday, Tomas Kopecky is expected to miss the rest of the Olympics with a head injury according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. The hit that felled Kopecky, leaving him wobbly on his feet, brought a one-game suspension for Slovenia's Sabahudan Kovacevic, who was ineligible for Sunday's game against Team USA. Kopecky is the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Slovenia F Kovacevic suspended for hit on Kopecky

Forward Sabahudin Kovacevic has been suspended for Slovenia's next Olympic hockey game for his hit on Slovakia's Tomas Kopecky. The Olympic men's tournament disciplinary panel suspended Kovacevic on Sunday, a few hours before Slovenia's game with the United States. Kovacevic hit Kopecky in the head and neck with his left elbow when the players collided near the...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Slovakia's Kopecky leaves loss to Slovenia with UBI

The Sochi Olympics are all out of Panthers.Florida Panthers, that is, as Tomas Kopecky of Slovakia joined Panthers' teammate, Finland's Aleksander Barkov, on the shelf with an upper-body injury, believed to be a concussion.  If so, it would likely end Kopecky's involvement in the Sochi Games.Kopecky was entrenched to the left of the Slovenian goal in the first period...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kopecky absorbs hard hit to head, Slovenian player faces hearing

The Florida Panthers only sent two players to the Olympics and they might have lost both of them. Finland’s Aleksander Barkov is out for the rest of the Olympics with a lower-body injury and Slovakia’s Tomas Kopecky sustained a possible head injury after absorbing a hard hit from Slovenian defenseman Sabahudin Kovacevic during Saturday’s game. Kopecky was caught in a vulnerable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Slovakia F Kopecky takes blow to head, leaves game

Slovakia forward Tomas Kopecky has left an Olympic hockey game against Slovenia with an injury. Kopecky got hit in the head in the first period Saturday. The two-time Olympian was standing near the opposing team's net when Slovenia defenseman Sabahudin Kovacevic landed his left elbow on Kopecky's head to clear him out of the way. Kopecky was evaluated on the team's...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kopecky plays hero as Panthers top Predators in shootout

Tomas Kopecky scored the winner in the sixth round of a shootout, and the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Saturday night after wasting a two-goal lead late in the third period. Kopecky's shot went past Marek Mazanec high on the glove side, improving Florida's record in shootouts to 5-5. Jonathan Huberdeau scored the first goal in the shootout for Florida...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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Video: Panthers F dropped on one punch

Rangers Basher Mike Rupp got revenge against Tomas Kopecky of the Florida Panthers by pounding him in the face hockey style. Kopecky deserved every bit of that bit down for his cheap shot in front of the goal. This is hockey at its finest! The Rangers won the game 4-1.
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December 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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