Category: ‘NHL Lockout’

NHL Cancels All Games Through Jan. 14
December 20th, 2012 at 8:44 PM
With no end to the lockout in sight, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has announced the cancelation of games through Jan. 14. Along with the Winter Classic and All Star game, a total of 625 games have been voided because of the lockout. That equates to 50.8 percent of the regular season...

Duchene Headed to Switzerland to Play For Ambri-Piotta
December 9th, 2012 at 1:05 PM
Thans to the lockout, Matt Duchene is starting to fill up his passport. The Avalanche forward has signed to play for HC Ambri-Piotta of the Swiss National League A. His contract is good until Dec. 31, 2012, after which the club can extend the deal to the end of the season....

Avs Ryan O’Reilly Headed to Magnitogorsk
December 7th, 2012 at 11:08 AM
With no end of the lockout in site, Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly will be playing alongside Evgeni Malkin for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the KHL. The Varna, Ontario native has signed to play for Magnitogorsk through the 2013-14 season. The Steelers will honor any contract O'Reilly receives from Colorado. But O'Reilly does not...

Avs Defenseman O’Byrne Signs with ECHL’s Everblades
November 30th, 2012 at 11:22 PM
Colorado defenseman Ryan O'Byrne is taking his talents to the Sunshine State. With no results in the lockout, O'Byrne has signed to play the Florida Everblades of the ECHL, located outside of Ft. Myers. "At some point, you have to play some hockey," he said in an interview with the Times Colonist...

Duchene Staying Healthy, Succeeding with Frolunda
November 30th, 2012 at 10:21 PM
After an injury plagued 2011-12 season, in which he played in only 58 games, Avalanche forward Matt Duchene has been dishing the pucks out left and right during the lockout for the Frolunda Indians. Playing on a line with former NHLers P.J. Axelsson and Fabien Brunnstrom, Duchene is currently second on the...