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Avs’ MacKinnon finds new home

Part of any successful young player’s transition to the NHL is having veterans around to help with the adjustment. Many of the game’s young stars have lived with older players their first few years in the league to help adjust to life off the ice. Sidney Crosby lived with Penguins legend, and part owner, Mario Lemieux for many years. In Philadelphia Sean Couturier lived with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports West
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Sakic On The Retirement Of Jean-Sebastien Giguere

DENVER – Colorado Avalanche Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic issued the following statement today regarding the retirement of goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere. "On behalf of the Colorado Avalanche, I would like to congratulate Jean-Sebastien on an outstanding hockey career.  His achievements speak for themselves, from winning the Stanley Cup to winning...
Via Kukla's Korner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jean-Sebastien Giguere Announces Retirement

After 16 NHL seasons, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is calling it a career. Giguere announced Thursday he is retiring from the NHL, ending a career that saw him win 262 games in 597 regular-season contests. He made the announcement in Quebec with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada hockey team, where...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giguere to announce retirement next week

According to RDS, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere will officially announce his retirement from the NHL next Thursday. The 37-year-old will remain in hockey with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada organization of the QMJHL. Giguere spent his last three seasons with the Avalanche mostly in a backup role and became an unrestricted free agent this summer. The...
Via Hockey Fan Land
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 Puck Drunk Love
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

Giguere to announce retirement next week

According to RDS, former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere will officially announce his retirement from the NHL next Thursday. The 37-year-old will remain in hockey with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada organization of the QMJHL. Giguere spent his last three seasons with the Avalanche mostly in a backup role and became an unrestricted free agent this summer....
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
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
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