May 25, 2001 |
Colorado forward Milan Hejduk was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and speeding on May 10, hours after the Avalanche's Game 7 victory over the Kings in the Western Conference semifinals, Englewood, Colo., police said Thursday. Hejduk, the NHL's leading scorer in the playoffs, was pulled over at about 2:30 a.m. when an officer clocked him driving 70 mph in a 45 mph zone in Englewood, a south Denver suburb, police spokesman Jim Ulrich said.
April 26, 2001 |
OFFENSE Joe Sakic centering for Alex Tanguay and Milan Hejduk. Peter Forsberg centering for Chris Drury and Ville Nieminen. Then there's the solid third line of Steven Reinprecht between Eric Messier and Shjon Podein. To compete with them, the Kings need the assertive, involved Jozef Stumpel who had a goal and two assists in Game 6 against Detroit, not the sometimes passive Stumpel.
May 10, 2001 |
Their hearts and eyes were full, tears dampening the joy they knew they should have felt even in defeat. The Kings weren't supposed to get this far, not after battling for a playoff spot until the last weekend of the season and trading Rob Blake, one of the NHL's top defensemen and an impact player at both ends of the ice, to the Colorado Avalanche Feb. 21.
April 30, 2002 |
This King season ended where the last one did. In the Pepsi Center. In disappointment. In a four-goal defeat. The Colorado Avalanche sent the Kings unhappily into the off-season for the second consecutive year, closing out their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series Monday night with a 4-0 Game 7 victory in front of 18,007.
February 20, 1998 |
A high-sticking penalty was called on Keith Tkachuk of the United States after he hit the Czech Republic's Milan Hejduk. Begging the question: How much wood would Tkachuk use when Tkachuk high-sticks Hejduk?
July 7, 2003
With the recent signings of Paul Kariya and Teemu Selanne, the Colorado Avalanche has become well-stocked with high-scoring forwards.