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Colorado Avalanche season capsule

COLORADO AVALANCHE LAST SEASON: 52-22-8, 112 points. Won the Central Division. Lost to Minnesota 4-3 in first round of playoffs. COACH: Patrick Roy, 2nd season with Colorado, 52-22-8; 2nd overall in NHL. ADDED: RW Jarome Iginla, D Brad Stuart, C Daniel Briere, C Jesse Winchester. LOST: RW P.A. Parenteau, F Paul Stastny, G Jean-Sebastien Giguere, D Andre Benoit, D Cory Sarich. PLAYER...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Cherry accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge wearing fantastic suit

Don Cherry is one of the most famous and respected voices in hockey, and he also boasts a fine collection of unique suits that he wears during his "Coach's Corner" segment on "Hockey Night in Canada" broadcasts. The former Boston Bruins head coach accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS on Thursday, and he did it wearing an awesome floral suit. Cherry also nominated a...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires from NHL

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is calling it a career after 16 NHL seasons, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. Giguere announced Thursday he is retiring from the NHL. “On behalf of the Colorado Avalanche, I would like to congratulate Jean-Sebastien on an outstanding hockey career,” executive vice president of hockey operations Joe...
Via Sports-Glory
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere Retires After 16 NHL Seasons

Jean-Sebastien Giguere officially retired on Thursday after a 16-year NHL career. The veteran goaltender was the last active player to be drafted by the Hartford Whalers. In addition to the Whalers, he played for the Calgary Flames, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche. Giguere is best known for his time with the Ducks, with whom he played for from 2000-01 until...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere hanging up goalie pads after 16 seasons in NHL

  Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. The Colorado Avalanche say Giguere made the announcement in Quebec on Thursday while with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada hockey team. He's part owner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League squad. Avs executive Joe Sakic calls Giguere...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Goalie Giguere retires after 16 seasons in NHL

DENVER (AP) Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. The Colorado Avalanche say Giguere made the announcement in Quebec on Thursday while with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada hockey team. He's part owner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League squad. Avs executive Joe Sakic...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere hanging up goalie pads after 16 seasons in NHL

  Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. The Colorado Avalanche say Giguere made the announcement in Quebec on Thursday while with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada hockey team. He's part owner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League squad. Avs executive Joe Sakic calls Giguere...
Via Fox Sports West
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere’s retirement is the official end of the Hartford Whalers

It’s the end of an era. Jean-Sebastien Giguere’s retirement officially closes the book on the Hartford Whalers. When J.S. Giguere retires next week, it will be the official end of the Whalers. He is the last former Hartford player in the NHL. — Gord Miller (@GMillerTSN) August 15, 2014 Surely this means it’s time to resurrect the Whalers, right?
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere’s retirement is the official end of the Hartford Whalers

It’s the end of an era. Jean-Sebastien Giguere’s retirement officially closes the book on the Hartford Whalers. When J.S. Giguere retires next week, it will be the official end of the Whalers. He is the last former Hartford player in the NHL. — Gord Miller (@GMillerTSN) August 15, 2014 Surely this means it’s time to resurrect the Whalers, right?
Via Bloguin Best
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Avalanche Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere Ready To Retire From NHL

Colorado Avalanche veteran Jean-Sebastien Giguere is reportedly ready “call it a career” after 13 seasons as an NHL goaltender. Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports first reported the story, and noted that Giguere still hasn’t made a final decision. In my #jdm story.Talked to JS Giguère who's ready to call it a career. He wants to speak with his agent and the PA before making it official—...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere’s playing days appear finished

It would appear that Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is ready to call it quits, according to a conversation he had with Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports. While he was open about the thought having crossed his mind as Colorado’s incredible turnaround season began its final descent into the postseason, Giguere gave little indication as to which direction he was leaning...
Via Mile High Sports
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks: Teemu Selanne and J.S. Giguere Share Special Moment

I’ve been watching hockey for a long time, and I have never seen anything like this before. Teemu Selanne took an end-of-season lap around the rink after the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 win over Colorado on Sunday before the truly remarkable moment of the evening. Back in the 2002-03 season, the Mighty Ducks won the Western Conference behind stars like Paul Kariya and Jean-Sebastien Giguere...
Via Standing O Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne, Jean-Sebastien Giguere bid farewells

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Sunday's slate of NHL games were essentially meaningless in regards to standings and playoff positioning but the Ducks and the Avalanche, two of the West's best, didn't see it that way. Nick Bonino scored a goal in overtime for a 3-2 win in the Ducks' final game of the regular season. Yes, it was in some ways meaningless, but it wasn't because it gave Teemu Selanne...
Via Fox Sports West
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne, Jean-Sebastien Giguere bid farewells

Teemu Selanne and former teammate Jean-Sebastien Giguere share a final lap in their last regular season game.
Via FOXSports.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Classy Teemu Selanne says goodbye in typical fashion

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It was a moment etched in Anaheim and hockey lore. Teemu Selanne, the 21-year veteran, consummate professional and Orange County legend, grabbing his good friend and former teammate Jean-Sebastien Giguere and skating hand-in-hand as a sellout Honda Center crowd cheered. The two of them brought prominence to an expansion organization once known primarily for the...
Via Fox Sports West
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bonino puts Ducks past Avalanche in season finale

Teemu Selanne and Jean-Sebastien Giguere skated to center ice under a spotlight on the darkened rink, their clasped hands held aloft. Before Selanne's Ducks and Giguere's Colorado Avalanche head to the playoffs in a few days, these two beloved Ducks savored one last chance to feel Anaheim's mighty love for them. Nick Bonino scored 1:33 into overtime, and the Ducks finished the best...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne Takes Final Lap With Former Teammate Jean-Sebastien Giguere (Video)

It was a special night at the Honda Center on Sunday night when Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne played in his final regular-season game of his career. In addition to sporting the “C” and receiving a video tribute before the game, the 43-year-old Finnish Flash received standing ovations on every one of his shifts during the third period and he was honored with all three stars...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne And Jean-Sebastian Giguere Take Retirement Victory Lap

Anaheim Ducks forward and NHL Legend Teemu Selanne played in his final regular season game on Sunday. Following the game he shook the hands of every Colorado Avalanche player and then took a retirement victory lap with his former teammate Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who is also retiring. This same impromptu ceremony was done the same way last night with Edmonton Oilers’ legend Ryan...
Via Diehardsport
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Havlat Scores Natural Hat Trick As Sharks Beat Colorado

The San Jose Sharks played hard for fans in their last home game of the regular season against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night, winning 5-1. After a rocky season, Marty Havlat proved that he is ready for the playoffs after scoring a natural hat trick in the third period. Havlat’s first goal was created from a deflection off of Logan Couture’s shot at 5:26 in the third...
Via BaySportsNet
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Duchene scores twice, Avs beat Islanders 5-2

Leading 3-0 with only 11:25 left, the Colorado Avalanche committed a seemingly meaningless penalty to give the New York Islanders a power play. But then, the Avalanche committed three more infractions over the next 3:44, and the Islanders took advantage to score two 5-on-3 goals. Somehow, Colorado survived Saturday night. The Avalanche regained their composure, and held on to...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Rangers Preview

The New York Rangers play three games in four nights before heading into the Olympic break, and they're hoping three days off gave them the proper rest heading into that stretch. New York may be able to take advantage of a Colorado Avalanche team concluding a back-to-back set as the streaking squads meet Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. After beating New Jersey and the New...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche rally late to beat Devils 2-1 in OT

Ryan O'Reilly scored a power-play goal 28 seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. The Avalanche tied the game with 1:47 left in regulation on a goal by PA Parenteau after they pulled goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere with 2:30 remaining. Devils defenseman Andy Greene was called for a penalty shortly after...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs' Goalie Giguere Day-to-Day With Back Issue

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is currently day-to-day with a back injury, according to Ron Knabenbauer on the team's official website. He was supposed to start against the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday night, but his back is too stiff. He was also a game-time decision for Friday night's game against the Florida Panthers, and ended up dressing for the game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames end 4-game losing streak; Avs' hot rookie goes for X-rays

The Calgary Flames broke out of their offensive doldrums in a big way. Jiri Hudler and Joe Colborne had a goal and assist each, and Mike Cammalleri scored a power-play goal at 16:30 of the third period to lift Calgary to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Sean Monahan also scored and Karri Ramo stopped 22 shots for the Flames, whose snapped a four-game skid...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sceviour plays savior after scoring winner for Stars vs. Avalanche

Colton Sceviour scored a tiebreaking goal at 17:08 of the third period and the Dallas Stars edged the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Tuesday. A rebound of a Colorado shot bounced out to Rich Peverley, who put a pass on Sceviour's stick for a breakaway against Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who made 25 saves. Ray Whitney scored two goals for Dallas. Matt Duchene put in a rebound...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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