MILAN HEJDUK NEWS

Milan Hejduk Rides Off Into The Sunset

Avalanche Winger Calls It A Career
Via Puckrant.com
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Hejduk Announces Retirement by   Rob McGregor

Former Colorado winger Milan Hejduk has announced his retirement from hockey. The Czech winger spent 14 seasons with the Avalanche, playing in 1,020 games and scoring 375 goals and 805 points. Drafted by the Quebec Nordiques 87th overall in 1994, he was the only player to play 1,000 games in an Avalanche jersey since the franchise moved to Colorado. The [...]
Via The Hockey House
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Avs star Milan Hejduk announces retirement

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk is retiring from the NHL. Hejduk, 38, played 14 seasons in the NHL, all with the Avalanche. The three-time Olympian and native of the Czech Republic scored 375 goals in 1,020 games and won a Stanley Cup in 2001. Only two Czech-born players have registered more points in NHL history: Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias. In a statement, Avalanche...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk officially announces retirement after 14 seasons with Avs

Milan Hejduk officially called it a career on Monday, announcing his retirement after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. Hejduk hasn't played since appearing in 29 games in the 2013 season for the Avalanche, scoring four goals and seven assists. He didn't get a new deal and waited a while, mulling his options, before hanging up his skates. "I was fortunate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk announces retirement after 14 seasons with Avalanche

Milan Hejduk announced his retirement Monday after after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. “I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates,” said Hejduk.  “I realized my lifelong dream of not only playing in the NHL but winning a Stanley Cup.  My family and I are proud to call Denver home and are enjoying...
Via Sports-Glory
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk Announces His Retirement

DENVER – Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk announced today that he is retiring from the game of hockey. “I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates,” said Hejduk.  “I realized my lifelong dream of not only playing in the NHL but winning a Stanley Cup.  My family and I are proud to call Denver home...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Czech Republic newspaper says Milan Hejduk has retired

It has been an open secret: Milan Hejduk is/was done playing in the NHL. The former Avalanche captain and one of the team’s best players in team history, Hejduk did not receive any concrete, guaranteed contract offers from any other teams following last season with the Avs. In the Czech Republic newspaper Blesk, Hejduk said he is through and will make the announcement official...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gabriel Landeskog signs 7-year extension with Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche announced Thursday that the team has agreed to terms with captain Gabriel Landeskog on a seven-year, $39 million contract extension through the 2020-21 season. “Gabe is and will continue to be a large part of the 
Via Sports-Glory
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Hejduk’s Sweater Should Be The Next To Hang From The Rafters In Colorado

from Terry Frei at All Things Avs, After the Avalanche officially retires Adam Foote’s No. 52 on Nov. 2, there will be only one number from the franchise’s glory years that is deserving of the rafters treatment. Milan Hejduk’s No. 23. Then there will be, and should be, a long hiatus until a member of the next, young wave — whether Matt Duchene, Gabe Landeskog...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

O'Reilly back with Avalanche and ready to move on

Ryan O'Reilly is happy to have his contract issue resolved. O'Reilly practiced with the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday morning, a little more than 36 hours after the team matched the offer sheet he signed with the Calgary Flames. He passed a physical Friday and joined the team on the ice for the first time this season. He will be in the lineup when the Avalanche play at...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche topple Wild, 4-3, in shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) --ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Milan Hejduk's 37th birthday was marked by a victory and a milestone. Hejduk and Matt Duchene scored in the shootout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night. Hejduk also scored in regulation to record his 800th career point. "A couple guys asked me this morning what I want for my birthday. I...
Via Fox Sports North
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Benn lifts Stars past Avalanche

Jamie Benn scored his first two goals of the season, and the Dallas Stars beat Colorado 3-2 on Monday, spoiling the night for Milan Hejduk as the Avalanche forward was honored for playing in his 1,000th NHL game. Brenden Morrow also scored, and Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for Dallas. Hejduk had a goal, as he did in his first career game, and P.A. Parenteau added another in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Benn scores 2 goals as Stars beat Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Jamie Benn scored his first two goals of the season, and the Dallas Stars beat Colorado 3-2 on Monday, spoiling the night for Milan Hejduk as the Avalanche forward was honored for playing in his 1,000th NHL game. Brenden Morrow also scored, and Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for Dallas. Hejduk had a goal -- as he did in his first career game -- and P.A. Parenteau added...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche 4, Blue Jackets 0

DENVER -- Matt Duchene scored twice and set up another goal, Semyon Varlamov had 33 saves for his ninth career shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Thursday night. P.A. Parenteau had a goal and an assist and John Mitchell also scored for the Avalanche. Milan Hejduk added two assists.Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, who...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Avs players take ice as they wait for NHL season

After 27 hours of exhausting travel as he made his way from Italy to Denver, Matt Duchene was ready for only one thing - hockey. Soon after landing back in town, the Colorado Avalanche forward made his way to the rink. Expect anything different? Even in his jet-lagged condition, Duchene was on the ice with 16 of his buddies for an up-tempo scrimmage Tuesday. Most of the players...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Landeskog Named Captain Of The Avalanche

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that forward Gabriel Landeskog has been named team captain.  Landeskog was appointed captain by Avalanche head coach Joe Sacco after Milan Hejduk informed the coaching staff that he has relinquished his role.   Hejduk, who served as captain during the 2011-12 campaign, will remain as an assistant captain this upcoming...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Burgundy and White game September 24th

Colorado Springs, CO. The Colorado Avalanche Burgundy and White game will be held September 24th at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. This will be a great chance for Avalanche fans outside of Denver to catch their team and get a view of the upcoming roster, as well as a chance to see NHL level players in a competitive scrimmage. What should fans look for coming up this...
Via Denver Sports Chat
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL Top 100 Players of 2012: #80-71

After a delay due to some technical issues, we’re back with part three of series on the Top 100 Players in the NHL. If you haven’t been following , or want a quick recap, you can check out the previous two editions here and here (hint: click “here”). This week it’s numbers 80-71, so let’s get straight to it. #80 – Milan Hejduk – Colorado Avalance Right Wing Born...
Via Queen City Sports
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Reaction to Signings Thus Far

Greg Sherman has been a busy general manager over the past few days.  With several players scheduled to become restricted or unrestricted free agents in less than a month, Sherman has been working to take care of the team's potential unrestricted free agents. A few weeks ago, the question of captain Milan Hejduk's future was answered when the Avs re-signed him for one more...
Via Race Review Online
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Avs slowly making roster decisions

The Colorado Avalanche like to do things a bit differently. As we've talked about previously here at Puck Drunk Love, the Avs prefer to handle negotiating contracts during the summer, after the regular season is in the books. This unique style prevents any unnecessary distractions during the regular season but it also forces added pressure and uncertainty as players wait to find...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Avs slowly making roster decisions

The Colorado Avalanche like to do things a bit differently. As we've talked about previously here at Puck Drunk Love, the Avs prefer to handle negotiating contracts during the summer, after the regular season is in the books. This unique style prevents any unnecessary distractions during the regular season but it also forces added pressure and uncertainty as players wait to find...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk Re-Signs In Colorado

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Milan Hejduk to a one-year contract through the 2012-13 season. The upcoming 2012-13 campaign will mark Hejduk’s 14th NHL season, all of which has been spent with the Avalanche.  He enters the year just nine games shy of becoming the first player in Colorado Avalanche history to appear...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Hejduk signs one-year deal with Avs

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed captain Milan Hejduk to a one-year contract. Next season will mark the 36-year-old forward's 14th in the NHL, all of which have been spent with the Avalanche. He will enter the season nine games shy of becoming the first player in Avalanche history to appear in 1,000 games with the team. Hejduk has tallied 371 goals and 423 assists in 991...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk isn't finished yet

In April you may recall that we featured an article discussing how the Colorado Avalanche would have a busy summer ahead due to their strategy of not negotiating contracts during the regular season. One of the biggest questions surrounded the future of veteran Milan Hejduk and whether or not he would return for another year in the NHL or hang up his skates for good. Today Hejduk...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Avalanche re-sign Hejduk to one-year deal

Right-winger Milan Hejduk has signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche, the team announced Friday. The deal is worth $2 million, the Denver Post reported.The Avalanche captain has played 13 seasons with the Avalanche and has only played in less than 71 games in two of those.371 goals and 423 assists in 991 games. Last season, he scored 14 goals with 23 assists in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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