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Who Will Win the Conn Smythe Trophy?

At the conclusion of the NHL playoffs, the Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to the post-season’s most valuable player. Although five players whose teams lost in the finals have won the trophy since its inception in 1965, including goaltenders Jean-Sebastien Giguere and Ron Hextall, the award is usually given to a member of the Stanley Cup winning team. With the Los Angeles Kings currently...
Via Around The Rink
June 10, 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...
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

Report: Jean-Sebastien Giguere 'ready to call it a career'

If you remember the final regular-season game between the Colorado Avalanche and Anaheim Ducks, you probably left with a distinct impression that Jean-Sebastien Giguere was soon to ride off into the retirement sunset with his old pal Teemu Selanne. It seems even more likely to happen now that Giguere has had a little bit of time to think it over some more. This news won't catch...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

A pair of legends celebrate together in Ducks' 3-2 win

In a regular season when so much has gone right for the Ducks, Teemu Selanne closed it perfectly Sunday by tugging a fellow Anaheim legend onto the ice for a final skate and embrace in front of an adoring sellout crowd. The Ducks (54-20-8) produced their NHL-best 26th comeback victory with a 3-2 overtime triumph over the Colorado Avalanche at Honda Center. Afterward, Selanne, 43...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 14, 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...
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...
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

Teemu Selanne, Jean-Sebastien Giguere share victory lap

The Ducks played their final game of the regular season on Sunday night at home against the Avalanche, and it was a pretty special night at the Honda Center. The beloved Teemu Selanne, who has spent fifteen years over two different stints playing for the Ducks, dressed for what was likely his final regular season game of his illustrious NHL career. The Ducks and their fans had...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Selanne takes a victory lap, shares it with former teammate J-S Giguere

At the end of the Anaheim Ducks' regular-season-ending 3-2 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche, Teemu Selanne took a victory lap--and he shared part of it with former Ducks goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who's also retiring after this season:
Via Kukla's Korner
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche publicly tones down David Backes-Nathan MacKinnon incident

Our online story from Tuesday’s morning skate at Rexall Place looks at Avalanche coach Patrick Roy going with Jean-Sebastien Giguere against the Oilers and the status of injured forwards P.A. Parenteau and Cody McLeod. You don’t have to click there to know Roy is using the same lineup from Sunday’s 3-2 OT loss against Pittsburgh, but Parenteau skated with the boys and is close...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean-Sebastien Giguere leaning toward retirement after season

These are the final days for Jean-Sebastien Giguere in an Avalanche uniform and, quite possibly, in any NHL uniform. The Avs have informed the 36-year-old goalie he's not in their plans for next season, preferring that Swiss rookie Reto Berra serve as the backup to Semyon Varlamov in the near future. The Avs' only acquisition at the trade deadline was the 27-year-old Berra...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avs get overtime win at Detroit

Although the Avalanche portrayed the Wednesday acquisition of Swiss goalie Reto Berra from Calgary as "insurance," it's safe to say that Colorado wouldn't have been bothered if Jean-Sebastien Giguere interpreted it as a challenge to return to his strong early-season form as Semyon Varlamov's backup. Giguere played well in his second start since the Olympic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Sadowski: Jiggy helps Avs win 4th in a row

Follow @RickS7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Jean-Sebastien Giguere still has some saves...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

How Good Are The Avalanche?

from Scott Burnside of ESPN, Okay, we're long past waiting for the Colorado Avalanche to come back to Earth. Now the better question is just how good this team can be. The Avs won their fourth in a row Monday night, nipping New Jersey 2-1 in overtime at The Rock in Newark. They have now won 13 of 17, and on Monday it was Jean-Sebastien Giguere getting a rare start and...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avs rally with two late goals to defeat New Jersey in OT

When Jean-Sebastien Giguere skated to the bench with two minutes and 33 seconds left in the third period of a one-goal game, probably much of Avalanche nation went “Is Patrick Roy crazy?” Yes, crazy like a fox. Let Monday night be remembered as the night the Avalanche coach gambled and won in a risky decision to pull Giguere for the extra skater that turned the one-goal deficit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Sadowski: Giguere to face Devils; Tanguay, Stastny remain out

Follow @RickS7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Jean-Sebastien Giguere will be in goal Monday...
Via HockeyBuzz
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Santorelli, Canucks pin first loss of season on Avs' Giguere

Mike Santorelli scored two goals and added an assist in the Vancouver Canucks' 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night. The Canucks (17-10-5) earned their fifth win in sixth games and moved within a point of the Avalanche (20-8) in the tight Western Conference standings. Jean-Sebastien Giguere lost for the first time in eight decisions this season. The Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giguere stops 27, wins 6th straight as Avs beat Wild

Colorado overcame the loss of one of its most physical players after he was ejected late in the first period on Friday. Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 27 saves to set a franchise record with his sixth straight win to start a season, and the Colorado beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Friday. Jan Hejda and Nathan MacKinnon also scored for the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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