Jean-Sebastien Giguere RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Jean-Sebastien Giguere 'ready to call it a career'

    CBSSports.com "If you remember the final regular-season game between the Colorado Avalanche and Anaheim Ducks, you probably left with a distinct impression that Jean-Sebastien Giguere was soon to ride off into the retirement sunset with his old pal Teemu Selanne. It seems even more likely to happen now that..." May 26

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  • Paul Stastny returns to Avalanche, echoes Giguere: 'We need angry'

    Denver Post "While the Avalanche might have some wounds to lick this offseason, their roster is on the mend as they welcome back three key forwards this week. Paul Stastny is returning to the lineup Wednesday night and the Avs got David Jones back in Monday's loss to Calgary. Thursday, veteran forward Milan..." April 10

  • Jean-Sebastien Giguere rips teammates

    Denver Post "Jean-Sebastien Giguere is a proud player, the longest-serving member of the Avalanche. His time in the NHL dates to the late, great days of the Hartford Whalers. For Giguere to openly criticize his teammates is a big deal, something that shouldn't be dismissed lightly. After the Avalanche's 3-1..." April 09

  • Giguere to get rare start for Avs; Landeskog and O'Reilly reunited

    Denver Post "Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere is scheduled to get a rare start Saturday against the Minnesota Wild and left wing Gabe Landeskog will continue to play with center Ryan O'Reilly, Avalanche coach Joe Sacco said Friday through a team spokesman. The Avs didn't practice Friday, although their..." March 16

  • Giguere to get rare start for Avs

    Denver Post "Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere is scheduled to get a rare start Saturday against the Minnesota Wild and left wing Gabe Landeskog will continue to play with center Ryan O'Reilly, Avalanche coach Joe Sacco said Friday through a team spokesman. The Avs didn't practice Friday, although their..." March 15

  • Avalanche's Giguere the last active player to have played for Hartford

    Denver Post "Several players in the NHL are older than Jean-Sebastien Giguere, 35. Jaromir Jagr, Ray Whitney and Teemu Selanne are among them. But Giguere does have one distinction as an older player: He is the last remaining active NHL competitor to have played for the Hartford Whalers. "My first team...." January 29

  • Brodeur enjoyed "good goaltending battle"

    Denver Post "Martin Brodeur doesn't get too excited about regular-season victories, preferring Stanley Cups to savor instead. With 651 career wins and three Cup rings, he's had plenty to celebrate. But the 39-year-old New Jersey Devils goalie said Thursday's 1-0 shutout win over Jean- Sebastien Giguere and..." March 16

  • Giguere back in goal for Avalanche on Thursday vs. Wild

    Denver Post "Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere will start Thursday night in a key Northwest Division showdown against the Minnesota Wild at the Pepsi Center. Colorado coach Joe Sacco will give Giguere his fifth start in the team's last six games, after 23-year-old Semyon Varlamov took the loss in..." February 02

  • Giguere will start in net again for Avs on Tuesday

    Denver Post "Avalanche coach Joe Sacco said veteran goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere will make another start in Tuesday's game against the visiting Minnesota Wild and defenseman Ryan Wilson will return from a groin injury. Giguere, who began the season as the clear-cut backup to promising young goalie Semyon..." January 24

  • Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere experiencing a resurgence

    Denver Post "Jean-Sebastien Giguere? will be the starting goalie for the Avalanche tonight against the visiting Florida Panthers?. Technically, that's as far as it goes in significance for the Avs. But there is an unmistakable vibe right now that the veteran Giguere may be the main man in net down the..." January 18

  • A tribute for Giguere and a tumble for Ducks

    Los Angeles Times "It takes a lot to build a successful homecoming. On and off the ice. The Ducks helpfully complied at both ends of Jean-Sebastien Giguere's return experience, honoring the former Anaheim goalie with a video tribute in the first period Saturday night. Fans at Honda Center paid homage too, with..." January 01

  • Giguere taking control in net

    Denver Post "When he made a big glove save in the third period, the famous song by Will Smith came on the Pepsi Center loudspeakers. Jean-Sebastien Giguere?, a.k.a. "Jiggy," is indeed with it for the Avalanche right now. The former Stanley Cup champion goalie and Conn Smythe? winner (on a losing Cup Finals..." December 24

  • Avalanche's J.S. Giguere to start fourth game in a row

    Denver Post "Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere didn't practice today, but coach Joe Sacco said the veteran goalie will make his fourth consecutive start Friday when Colorado looks for a sweep of its four-game homestand and collect its eighth consecutive victory at the Pepsi Center. Ryan Malone? and..." December 23

  • Giguere sees myriad ways Avalanche can improve

    Denver Post "When Semyon Varlamov is in the crease, Avalanche backup goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere? is like an extra coach on the bench. The 2007 Stanley Cup champion and 2003 Conn Smythe Trophy winner as playoff MVP sees what the Avs are doing, good and bad, and he's pretty sure he knows what's wrong..." December 12

  • Gigure sees myriad ways Avalanche can improve

    Denver Post "When Semyon Varlamov is in the crease, Avalanche backup goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere? is like an extra coach on the bench. The 2007 Stanley Cup champion and 2003 Conn Smythe Trophy winner as playoff MVP sees what the Avs are doing, good and bad, and he's pretty sure he knows what's wrong..." December 11

  • Avalanche: Giggy gets net call vs. Flames

    Denver Post "Jean-Sebastien Giguere will again be asked to stop the proverbial bleeding, a term the first-year Avalanche backup goalie has used when preparing to protect the nets. Last month, "Giggy" stepped in the crease and helped the Avalanche beat the New York Islanders? to snap a four-game losing..." December 08

  • Avalanche ends three-game losing streak as Giguere shuts out Dallas

    Denver Post "So, do we have a goaltending controversy? There is nothing much controversial about a coach's choice of goal-tenders in the NHL. The guy who is playing best plays the next game. But it will nonetheless be interesting to see who will be in goal Sunday night for the Avalanche against the San Jose..." November 19

  • Giguere's shutout helps Avalanche extend Stars' skid

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 24 saves for his first shutout in two seasons and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Friday night. Paul Stastny and Chuck Kobasew had a goal each, and Matt Duchene scored an empty-net goal with 4.5 seconds left to seal the win and snap Colorado's..." November 19

  • Avalanche veteran goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere accepts mentor's role

    Denver Post "Hockey's only standard locker-room arrangement is to put the two goaltenders in side-by-side stalls. Despite the fact they have considerably more equipment than forwards or defensemen, organizations like their goalies to operate in tight quarters. Sometimes, that can be uncomfortable because..." November 08

  • Giguere slated for surgery

    Toronto Sun "As expected, goalie Jean-Seabstien Giguere will be going under the knife later in April. The 33-year-old expressed frustration during the season at a recurring groin problem that he said he'd have checked after the schedule ends. AM 640 radio reported Thursday morning that it's been diagnosed as a..." April 08

  • Reimer deserves to be No. 1 Leaf goalie next season

    Toronto Sun "James Reimer has done enough to be the No. 1 goaltender for the Maple Leafs in 2011-12. It's that simple. There have been precious few signs of wilting for the 23-year-old as the Leafs have played in pressure-packed games for the past couple of months. The Leafs' playoff hopes were killed..." April 06

  • Playoff push great for team: Giguere

    Toronto Sun "Until he arrived with the Maple Leafs last season, the playoffs were an annual rite of spring for Jean-Sebastien Giguere. He appeared there five straight times with the Anaheim Ducks, with more tham 3,000 minutes and a Stanley Cup in 2007. Which makes the Leafs' current tenuous situation a..." April 03

  • Don't blame Giguere

    Toronto Sun "Go ahead and blame the coach's decision to go with the goalie who hadn't started a game since Feb. 16. It's the easy explanation for the Leafs killer 4-0 loss to the Florida Panthers, after all. It would also be the wrong one. J-S Giguere was not a game-changer as the St. Paddy's Day hangover..." March 18

  • Time for Giguere?

    Toronto Sun "Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson said this week that he's going to ride rookie goaltender James Reimer as long as he's hot. Reimer that is. Well, maybe it's time to dust off good ol' Jean-Sebastien Giguere for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Thrashers. Not that Reimer played poorly in..." February 27

  • Leafs beat Sabres 2-1 but lose Giguere

    Toronto Star "Playoffs? The Toronto Maple Leafs? Well, eighth place is still six points away but stranger things have happened — like Phil Kessel scoring, Joey Crabb scoring short-handed, and the Leafs beating Ryan Miller 2-1 in Buffalo no less. The Leafs have cut eight points off their playoff deficit..." February 17

  • Leafs to go with Giguere against Thrashers

    Toronto Sun "Look for goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere to play Monday against the Atlanta Thrashers and James Reimer to come back Tuesday in Long Island, a rotation that coach Ron Wilson said was the plan even before Reimer suffered his first crushing defeat in his young NHL career on Saturday in..." February 07

  • Leafs' Giguere understands his spot

    Toronto Sun "Rookie goaltender James Reimer is on a Cinderella ride, getting the start on Saturday in Buffalo against the Sabres at HSBC Arena. Second-year Leaf Jonas Gustavsson was lent to the AHL Marlies for a two-week conditioning stint and is expected to get the call in Rochester on Saturday. Where..." February 05

  • Desperate Leafs go with Giguere

    Toronto Sun "After a week off because of the all-star break, the Maple Leafs are well-rested heading into their game on Tuesday night at the ACC against the Florida Panthers (22-22-5). They are also desperate. With just 33 games remaining in their regular season, Toronto (19-25-5) finds itself 14 points out..." February 01

  • Leafs' three-goalie setup "not easy"

    Toronto Sun "Maple Leafs assistant coach Tim Hunter handled the media duties on Monday as the club returned to practice, filling in for Ron Wilson, who was at the AHL all-star game. And when it comes to the goaltending situation, Hunter said there "is no set plan right now." The expectation is that..." February 01