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Former Avs defenseman Cory Sarich details horrific bike accident

Hockey-tough Cory Sarich is living proof that you can get run over by the wheel of a three-quarter ton truck and walk away. But the former Avalanche defenseman, will never bike again. He has kept his splintered cycling helmet for teaching purposes, but ordered officials to get rid of the the rest of his biking gear that was shredded like his skin. Sarich, 36, is lucky to be alive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Avs defensemen Cory Sarich recovering well

Former Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cory Sarich is progressing well in his recovery from a cycling accident that occurred June 22nd in Windermere, British Columbia. Sarich was biking downhill when a Ford F-350 truck driven by an 85-year-old man turned in front of him without signaling. He tried to brake but ended up sliding underneath the massive truck on his stomach with the right...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory Sarich Slowly Recovering From Bike Accident

from Kristen Odland of Canada.com, Sarich had gone out for a morning ride on July 21, taking his hybrid bike along Windermere Loop Road — a challenging, 40-minute training session on a quiet road. He approached a descent and spotted an oncoming grey Ford F-350 Ford truck. The driver made a left-hand turn in front of him without signalling. Sarich used his brakes and tried...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Sarich doesn't expect surgery, is up and moving

According to James O'Brien of NBC Sports, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cory Sarich, who had been in a cycling accident last week, looks to be in better shape than he had expected. Sarich had sustained five broken vertebrae, after being struck by a vehicle while on his bicycle, as well as a severe case of road rash. However, he has confirmed that he will not be needing surgery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

?Former Avs Defenseman Injured In Cycling Accident

Some bad news happened in the NHL community with an off-ice injury to one of its long time defenseman Cory Sarich. The 35-year-old was cycling in Invermere, British Colombia when he was struck by a vehicle and was thrown from his bicycle. He was airlifted to a Calgary hospital in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries, which […]
Via The Hockey Report
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Cory Sarich has cycling accident, will need full recovery

According to James O'Brien of NBC Sports, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cory Sarich will remain hospitalized following several injuries sustained an accident on Monday. Sarich was involved in a cycling accident, in which he was stuck by a vehicle. It appears as though he has not suffered from any injuries which could be life-threatening. #479986371 / gettyimages.comSarich, 35...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Avalanche player Cory Sarich seriously injured in bike accident

Cory Sarich, who played 54 games for the Avalanche last season and was an unrestricted free agent, was seriously injured Monday after being hit by a car while bicycling in Invermere, British Columbia. Sarich was airlifted to a hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Calgary's CTV reported he was diagnosed with several fractured vertebrae and many bruises. "It's been a rough couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory Sarich hospitalized following cycling accident, expects ‘full recovery’

Unrestricted free agent defenseman Cory Sarich remains hospitalized in the Calgary area following an accident in which he was struck by a car while cycling on Monday, but it doesn’t appear as if he’s suffered any life-threatening injuries. The report indicates that Sarich suffered multiple broken vertebrae and also has a severe case of road rash from the incident. Here are a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Avalanche Cory Sarich injured while cycling

Former Colorado Avalanche defenseman and NHL veteran Cory Sarich was airlifted to a hospital in Calgary, Alberta, on Monday morning after he was hit by a motor vehicle while cycling. Riding the bike as part of his off-season training regimen, Sarich was in Invermere, British Columbia when the incident occurred. According to his agent, Tim Hodgson, Sarich’s injuries aren’t life...
Via Mile High Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

A note regarding defenseman Cory Sarich’s condition

There's been a significant amount of confusion regarding some Tweets made by former Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cory Sarich today, so the Avalanche issued a summary of Sarich's condition: Sarich Recovering Following Cycling Accident 15-season NHL veteran planning to return Veteran NHL defenceman Cory Sarich was injured in a cycling accident while training in...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' to-do list taking shape

Changes will be made to the Avalanche's roster for coach Patrick Roy's second season with the team, but the changes probably will be subtle. Tinkering with the defensive corps will happen, but the forwards on the team now are likely to be the forwards you will watch next season. Starting goaltender Semyon Varlamov is a shoo-in to return, and Reto Berra is locked in for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov makes 33 saves, Avs top Devils in shootout

Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and scored in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene also scored in a shootout for the Avalanche, who have won three straight. Cory Schneider stopped 37 shots and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils, who had their two-game winning streak stopped. The Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov makes 33 saves, Avs tops Devils 2-1 in SO

Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and scored in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene also scored in a shootout for the Avalanche, who have won three straight. Cory Schneider stopped 37 shots and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils, who had their two-game winning streak stopped. The Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stastny leads laundry list of Avalanche injuries

When Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy addressed the media on Thursday morning, he conceded that his team has so many injured players that he needed his notes to make sure he didn't miss anyone."I have to bring my paper, we have so many guys on the injury list,"Stastny will not suit up on Thursday nightOf immediate importance, Roy has at least four players with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' Sarich a Late Scratch, Team Dresses 17 Skaters

Colorado Avalanche forward Cory Sarich is out of the lineup Tuesday night against the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. As per Adrian Dater of the Denver Post, Sarich was a late scratch with a back issue. At this point in time, there's no word on the severity of the injury. His status for the next game is unknown.The 35-year-old veteran has appeared in 42 games...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/11 - 11/17

It feels like the 2013-14 season just started, but here we are with our seventh installment of Hockey Fights of the Week. So far we've seen a little bit of everything. We've seen fights which are early candidates for best of the season, fights which cast a negative light on the sport and fights which can barely be classified as fights.  What does the seventh week of the...
Via Bloguin Best
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

It feels like the 2013-14 season just started, but here we are with our seventh installment of Hockey Fights of the Week. So far we've seen a little bit of everything. We've seen fights which are early candidates for best of the season, fights which cast a negative light on the sport and fights which can barely be classified as fights.  What does the seventh week of the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues’ Chris Stewart Pounds Cory Sarich, Angers Avalanche With Post-Fight Celebration (Video)

Pumping up the home crowd after a big fight is a great way to give your team an extra boost. Doing it when you’re already up 4-1 is a good way to tick off your opponents. That’s why it’s no surprise that Blues bruiser Chris Stewart‘s beatdown of Colorado’s Cory Sarich on Thursday — and his ensuing celebratory raise of the arms to the home fans — was met with a quick...
Via NESN.com
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: NHL’s Cinderella team

Avalanche top NHL standings No one saw this coming. At least not this fast. After being rewarded the first pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft as the one of the worst teams in the league, the Colorado Avalanche stand atop the NHL standings nearly seven months later with a record of 14-3. The astounding fact the Avalanche roster wasn’t obliterated from a season ago makes the sudden...
Via isportsweb.com
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/14 - 10/20

Jamie Benn had one of the most memorable fights of the 2012-13 season when he battled Joe Thornton. Though that fight will be almost impossible to top, Benn returns this week at the top spot after a nice scrap with Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin. Where does Benn's teammate Antoine Roussel rank on this week's list after his fight with Matt Irwin? 5. Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Bloguin Best
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Jamie Benn had one of the most memorable fights of the 2012-13 season when he battled Joe Thornton. Though that fight will be almost impossible to top, Benn returns this week at the top spot after a nice scrap with Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin. Where does Benn's teammate Antoine Roussel rank on this week's list after his fight with Matt Irwin? 5. Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy Bringing Intensity and Structure to the Avalanche

Patrick Roy has brought intensity and structure with him behind the bench. Getty Images When Patrick Roy was named coach of the Avalanche, how he would do was uncertain. Would the greatest goaltender of all time (sorry Marty) be a good coach? Shouldn’t the Avs look for someone more seasoned after the fiasco with Joe Sacco? The more Roy spoke, the more convincing he became. At his...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cory Sarich enjoying rebirth of NHL career with Avalanche

Too old. Too slow. The game passed him by. Throw-in. Had to take him. Those were some of the unflattering things said about Cory Sarich when a trade sending him from the Calgary Flames to the Avalanche was announced this summer right before the NHL draft. He was a 35-year-old defenseman who often was a healthy scratch with one of the worst teams in the league last season. Expectations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Bruins Preview

Under Patrick Roy, the Colorado Avalanche are off to their best start since moving to Denver. Whether they can keep it going despite their top goaltender getting a night of rest remains to be seen. Colorado visits the Boston Bruins on Thursday night seeking its sixth consecutive road win in the series. The Avalanche are 3-0-0 for the first time in their 18-year history since moving...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Avs move to 3-0 after beating Leafs

New coach Patrick Roy and the Colorado Avalanche got a key third-period goal on the road to stay unbeaten on the season. P.A. Parenteau scored early in the third period to help the Avs edge Toronto 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cory Sarich also scored for Colorado (3-0-0), which got another terrific start from Semyon Varlamov in net. The 25-year-old Russian has stopped 88 of 91 shots in...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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