Category: ‘Goalies’

Jean-Sebastien Giguere Officially Announces His Retirement from the NHL
August 21st, 2014 at 1:33 PM
A truly great NHL career came to a close today as former Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere officially announced his retirement from hockey as a player. This news has been expected all offseason long, and now the book can close on what was a tremendously successful career. ***PHOTO1*** Giguere made his NHL...

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Semyon Varlamov
July 25th, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Last season was a genuine breakout campaign for Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov. He silenced all the doubters by posting a career high .927 save percentage while facing more shots than any other goalie in the NHL, recording a franchise-record 41 wins, and being nominated for the Vezina Trophy. At...

Patrick Roy, Nathan MacKinnon, Ryan O’Reilly Win Hardware at 2014 NHL Awards
June 24th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
The Colorado Avalanche practically made out like bandits at this year's NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Head Coach Patrick Roy won the Jack Adams Award for coach of the year, Nathan MacKinnon won the Calder Memorial Trophy for rookie of the year, and Ryan O'Reilly won the Lady Byng Memorial...

2014-2015 Season Player Preview: Jean-Sebastien Giguere
May 19th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
Since coming to the Colorado Avalanche in 2011, goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere has been a stabilizing force for the team. He came in at the same time that Colorado acquired Semyon Varlamov, as it had been apparent the previous season that the team needed to push the reset button on their...

Semyon Varlamov Named a Finalist for Vezina Trophy
April 25th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
It has been a strange week for the Colorado Avalanche. While they have been unable to get anything accomplished on the ice, three of their players have officially been named finalists for NHL awards, the latest being goaltender Semyon Varlamov who is up for the Vezina Trophy awarded to the best...