December 31, 1997 |
Paul Kariya finished fourth in voting for wingers in fan balloting for the North American team that will face the world team in the NHL All-Star game Jan. 18 at Vancouver. Kariya finished behind starters John LeClair of Philadelphia and Brendan Shanahan of Detroit and third-place vote-getter Brett Hull of St. Louis. Hull is out with a broken hand and is not expected back until the Winter Olympics in February.
December 7, 1997 |
Unsigned restricted free agent Paul Kariya wants a three-year contract that would pay him $8 million this season, $9 million in 1998-99 and $10 million in 1999-2000, an NHL source said Saturday. The Ducks' most recent offer is a seven-year, $49-million deal. They made several other earlier offers, but none were shorter than five seasons. Their initial proposal was a five-year, $25-million contract.
November 30, 1997 |
Unsigned restricted free agent Paul Kariya told two Canadian television networks Saturday he will join the Canadian national team for workouts beginning Monday in Calgary. And that could delay his return to the Ducks until after the Olympics, which begin Feb. 8 in Nagano, Japan. Kariya, selected to play on the Canadian Olympic team, plans to practice and play with the national team well into January to prepare for the Games.
October 4, 1997 |
There has been no change in the status of the Mighty Ducks' contract negotiations with holdout left wing Paul Kariya: There are no talks in progress, there haven't been any for several weeks and none are planned. "I'm not going to the auction by myself," said Tony Tavares, the Ducks' president. He also said no additional offers have been made to Kariya, who missed the team's opener at Tokyo. The Ducks' initial proposal was a five-year, $25-million deal.
September 29, 2001 |
The Mighty Ducks lost an exhibition to the Minnesota Wild, 5-1, Friday night in St. Paul, Minn. Sergei Zholtok scored two goals for Minnesota. Paul Kariya scored for the Ducks. * The Ducks have 28 players after Thursday's cuts. Most of the roster seems to be set, barring unexpected moves or injuries.
March 26, 1998 |
Paul Kariya, sidelined because of post-concussion syndrome since Feb. 1, was examined by neurologist James Kelly in Chicago on Wednesday morning, then went to Montreal to be fitted for a special protective helmet. There was no immediate word on the results of the exam or when he will be able to return to action. TONIGHT'S GAME at Detroit * 4:30 PST * Fox Sports West 2 Site--Joe Louis Arena. Radio--KRLA 1110, KCKC 1350, KPLS 830. Records--Ducks 24-37-10, Red Wings 38-19-14. Record vs.
September 30, 1997 |
Paul Kariya won't be the only one missing when the Ducks play Vancouver in Japan on Friday and Saturday. Team President Tony Tavares is not making the trip. Tavares said last week that he could not be out of the country for a lengthy trip. Also staying home is assistant General Manager David McNab, who will remain in Anaheim this week to tie up loose ends before the Ducks' home opener. "There are an awful lot of league matters that need to be done before the season," McNab said.
October 3, 1996 |
Paul Kariya will wear the captain's "C" as soon as he joins the lineup, but defenseman Bobby Dollas will be acting captain until Kariya returns from the abdominal muscle injury that caused him to miss the exhibition season. "It's a nice honor," Kariya, 21, said. "Obviously I'm very pleased with it. I don't think it will change the way I look at things. Everybody's got to be a leader."
March 27, 1998 |
The Ducks said Thursday they are awaiting the results of Paul Kariya's examination by Dr. James Kelly, a Chicago neurologist regarded as a leader in the research and treatment of concussions. Kariya has been sidelined by post-concussion syndrome since he was cross-checked in the jaw Feb. 1 by Chicago defenseman Gary Suter. Kariya's return by the end of the regular season is still considered a longshot. "Paul has shown marked improvement in the last two weeks," team spokesman Rob Scichili said.