Alex Tanguay RUMORS & NEWS

  • Avs' Alex Tanguay out indefinitely with facial fracture

    Denver Post "Alex Tanguay will miss an undetermined amount of time with a facial fracture, which he suffered in Thursday's Avalanche loss to the Washington Capitals. If there is any good news to Tanguay's injury, it is that he did not suffer a broken jaw, coach Patrick Roy said. But Tanguay will not play..." November 21

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    adater @adater

    Alex Tanguay out for season, hip surgery tomorrow

  • Tanguay (knee) stays out Saturday, but news is upbeat

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alex Tanguay missed 36 straight games with hip and knee problems before he returned on Jan. 24. That proved to be a false start. Tanguay took part in three of four games before he went back on the sidelines due to a sore knee. He’ll miss his fifth straight contest tonight. The good news is..." February 08

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    Mike Chambers @MikeChambers

    Paul Stastny (ankle) game-time decision. He will skate in warmups. Alex Tanguay (knee) is out. #Avs vs. #Sabres on tap from Pepsi Center

  • Alex Tanguay activated, scheduled to play Friday at Florida

    Denver Post "Our story on the online homepage looks at the reassignment of young forward Brad Malone, who will be replaced by veteran Alex Tanguay. That was filed this morning. Tanguay was among three Avs to skate today. Defenseman Nate Guenin, who is on the verge of recovering from an ankle injury, and center..." January 22

  • Alex Tanguay and P.A. Parenteau close to returning for Avalanche

    Denver Post "Alex Tanguay bounded into the Avalanche dressing room Friday, fresh from a pain-free practice, a smile on his face. What seemed to be a lost season for Tanguay just a couple of weeks ago has been replaced by hope and promise. Tanguay has a date in mind to return to the Avs' lineup. He won't..." January 18

  • Avalanche forward Tanguay could have surgery

    NHL.com "Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said he would know early next week whether injured right wing Alex Tanguay will need hip surgery. Tanguay has been sidelined since he sustained knee and hip injuries in a Nov. 2 game against the Montreal Canadiens. "Monday or Tuesday will be a big test..." January 04

  • Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says Alex Tanguay is likely to return

    Denver Post "Alex Tanguay will play again for the Avalanche this season. At least, that is the prediction of coach Patrick Roy — though exactly when that will happen, he doesn't know. But the fact Tanguay, 34, is likely to play at some point is good news for an Avalanche team that has missed the dimension..." December 24

  • Alex Tanguay nursing knee, hip injuries

    Denver Post "The Avalanche got bad news Tuesday morning: Alex Tanguay, the valuable left winger, has had a setback in his recovery from a knee injury and is back to being listed as out indefinitely. Avs coach Patrick Roy said Tanguay has developed an injury to his hip, which he believes is related to the..." December 11

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    adater @adater

    Big setback for Alex Tanguay. Has new hip problem related to knee, surgery possible, out indefinitely

  • Ryan Wilson, Alex Tanguay appear closer to coming off IR

    Denver Post "Defenseman Ryan Wilson and winger Alex Tanguay were the only Colorado Avalanche players to skate Monday before the entire team made its annual visit to Children's Hospital in Aurora. Wilson and Tanguay, both on injured reserve, skated hard under the guidance of assistant coaches Tim Army and Adam..." December 02

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    Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche

    Coach Roy said after today's practice that Brad Malone has been recalled from @monstershockey. Alex Tanguay (knee) placed on IR (retro 11/2)

  • Roy says Colorado Avalanche's Alex Tanguay still sidelined

    Denver Post "Hope that Alex Tanguay might have a quick return from a knee injury appears to have vanished. The Avalanche left wing, who turns 34 this week, will continue to be out indefinitely, coach Patrick Roy said Saturday. "We don't know when he'll be back," Roy said. Beyond that, there has been..." November 17

  • Alex Tanguay out indefinitely; Benoit out, Hunwick in tonight

    Denver Post "The news isn’t good on Alex Tanguay. Patrick Roy said he’s out indefinitely with his knee injury. He wouldn’t elaborate on that, but it’s clearly going to be a while. Roy said he doesn’t know when he’ll be back. Andre Benoit, meanwhile, will miss tonight’s game against Florida with a minor..." November 16

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    Mike Chambers @mikechambers

    Patrick Roy on Alex Tanguay: "Out for a minimum of two weeks and then he'll be reevaluated." So it could be longer folks. #Avalanche

  • Avalanche forward Tanguay to have MRI on knee

    NHL.com "Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay left the ice in the second period Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens with a knee injury and did not return. He will have an MRI on the knee Sunday or Monday, coach Patrick Roy said. " November 03

  • Flames Trade Tanguay, Sarich to Avs For Jones, O'Brien

    TSN.ca "The Calgary Flames have traded forward Alex Tanguay and defenceman Cory Sarich to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward David Jones and defenceman Shane O'Brien. "This trade adds needed size up front and grit on the back end while also allowing us to get younger." said Flames General..." June 27

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    Vicki Hall @

    Alex Tanguay done for the season with Grade 2 MCL sprain. #willhebeback?

  • Just call Tanguay the assist artist

    Calgary Herald "The first one, ironically, lacked any trace of the trademark audacity we've come to expect as a matter of course. "A slapshot from the point,'' Alex Tanguay was reminiscing Monday. "I think it was Adam Foote. I tipped it. It went right to Pepe (Claude Lemieux) back door and he put it in. He..." March 13

  • Jets game to trigger Tanguay's Nordiques memories

    Calgary Sun "When the Winnipeg Jets hit the ice against his Calgary Flames Friday night, there will be a flood of memories for Alex Tanguay. He won't be pining for the old Smythe Division days, though. Seeing the new version of the Jets reminds Tanguay of the NHL team he lost growing up. "I'm a kid..." March 09

  • Cause deeply personal to Tanguay

    Calgary Sun "Every time Alex Tanguay makes a beautiful passing play that ends in a goal, he's not just helping his team on the ice. Whenever Tanguay records an assist this season, he's working towards finding a way a family can successfully battle the ravages of stomach cancer. The slick left-winger is..." February 20

  • Tanguay knows all about the warrior code

    Calgary Herald "Alex Tanguay left no doubt as to his path off the ice. "Well, there was a stream of blood from their net all the way to our door . . . he was dripping," says Tim Jackman, who, from the bench, had watched his Calgary Flames cohort stagger to the dressing room Thursday in Phoenix. "It seemed like..." February 12

  • Flames playmaker slowly getting his groove back

    Calgary Herald "The Loyal Order of National Hockey League Forwards, apparently, trumps the Battle of Alberta. Because, despite the provincial rivalry, Calgary Flames winger Alex Tanguay is thrilled by what is happening in Edmonton. Specifically, the handiwork of Sam Gagner. "It's great to see," said..." February 06

  • Tanguay improves team skill

    Calgary Sun "Sailing from deep inside the Calgary Flames zone to just outside the Chicago Blackhawks blueline, there was no doubt where Alex Tanguay's offering would land. Predictably, it was right on the tape wrapped around the blade of Jarome Iginla's stick, springing the Flames captain for a breakaway in..." February 05

  • Flames' Tanguay nursing undisclosed injury

    Calgary Sun "Winger Alex Tanguay didn't suit up for Thursday's clash against the Detroit Red Wings at the Saddledome, the victim of an undisclosed injury suffered in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild. There's a good chance he'll be out for Friday's game as well. The news seemed to catch everyone..." December 23

  • Tanguay in mid-season form against Vancouver

    Calgary Herald "Lined up for the second period's opening faceoff, Vancouver Canucks right-winger Mark Mancari started yapping. And his steady stream of words were aimed directly into the earhole of one Alex Tanguay. The Calgary Flames left-winger didn't return verbal fire. And post-game? Tanguay was..." September 21

  • Flames' Tanguay 'hitting prime'

    Calgary Sun "If you like the money but not the length of Alex Tanguay's newly minted contract with the Calgary Flames, the left-winger has some positive thinking for you to digest. The 31-year-old who agreed to a five-year, US$17.5-million deal Saturday morning doesn't see this as the twilight of his NHL..." June 26

  • Flames trade Regehr, sign Tanguay

    The Globe and Mail "The dominoes fell quickly for the Calgary Flames Saturday morning. Soon after the Flames completed a deal to formally trade defenceman Robyn Regehr and forward Ales Kotalik to the Buffalo Sabres, they opened up enough salary cap room to sign left winger Alex Tanguay, a potential unrestricted free..." June 25

  • Can Flames afford to bring back Tanguay?

    Calgary Herald "You remember that steady chatter — the noise that the Calgary Flames absolutely must track down a No. 1 pivot for Jarome Iginla. The notion makes left-winger Alex Tanguay laugh these days. It really does. "It's funny how everybody always mentioned that Jarome needed a centreman," said..." April 12

  • Tanguay wants to stay in Calgary

    Calgary Sun "Alex Tanguay huddled with Calgary Flames owner Murray Edwards Saturday night after the team closed out its NHL schedule at the Saddledome against the Vancouver Canucks. But Tanguay could only giggle a little when asked if he was getting an early jump on negotiations and skipping the middle men..." April 12

  • Tanguay certainly no certainty to stay

    Calgary Herald "OK, what now? Alex Tanguay did his discount thing this season, putting name to a free-agent contract with the Calgary Flames for just $1.7 million, but with 22 goals among 68 points on the season, he's heading for a big raise. Huge, in fact, when you consider he's tied for 22nd in league..." April 09

  • Tanguay's been tremendous

    Calgary Sun "Jarome Iginla has dominated the headlines of late. And rightfully so. Hitting 1,000 points in dramatic fashion will garner a little attention. Under slightly different circumstances, Alex Tanguay would be a major story. With the Calgary Flames clinging to their playoff hopes, the..." April 06

  • Tanguay proves lucky charm for Flames' shootout hopes

    The Globe and Mail "For someone who is so good at it, Calgary Flames forward Alex Tanguay doesn't think too highly of the shootout. Tanguay would rather see the NHL go to three points for a win, so that a regulation victory counts for more than one earned in extra time. But assuming the shootout is here to stay..." March 29

  • Shootout whiz Tanguay reveals a few secrets

    Calgary Herald "Nobody has whipped home more shootout goals this winter than Alex Tanguay. Nobody. And nobody, surely, is as open about the gimmicky exercise than the Calgary Flames left-winger, who (surprisingly) admits to a few personal preferences. Superstitious? Apparently not. Tanguay — who..." March 28

  • Tanguay tired of excuses for dangerous collisions

    Calgary Herald "In the aftermath of on-ice ugliness, Alex Tanguay hears one excuse. And he's tired of it. Game's too fast to avoid dangerous collisions? The Calgary Flames winger refuses to buy that explanation. He scoffs at the predictable defence of line-crossers. "We've all been playing hockey for 15,..." March 22

  • Weather, ice fail to faze Tanguay

    Calgary Herald "The ice was hard. Didn't matter. Alex Tanguay's hands are soft. So soft. Soft as an sleeping infant's breathing. Soft as a cloud. "Man, he could pass the puck across any surface,'' marvelled defenceman Cory Sarich. "Good ice. Bad ice. Bumpy. Smooth. It's a knack. The rest of us just make do..." February 21

  • Tanguay talks pond hockey

    Calgary Herald "In anticipation of the upcoming Heritage Classic against the Montreal Canadiens, Alex Tanguay giggles at the memory of his last dalliance with hockey in the great outdoors. Rewind to the year 2000. The Tanguay family travels to Denver from Ste-Justine, Que., for the Christmas holidays...." February 16

  • Tanguay's injury is just a pain in the neck

    Calgary Herald "Alex Tanguay, in high spirits, dared anyone to hang a concussion diagnosis on him. In fact, the Calgary Flames left-winger invited reporters to feel free to analyze his well-being. "You guys can look in my eyes and see how I feel," Tanguay, cackling, said Thursday afternoon. "I don't think..." February 11

  • Bargain Tanguay having fun again

    Calgary Herald "Alex Tanguay is focused on the here now and not the hereafter. The 31-year-old winger has found some of that ol' magic during his second stint with the Calgary Flames and so the question has been asked: Is he starting to look to his future and maybe a fatter salary after his one-year term ends..." February 08

  • Tanguay welcomes Forsberg

    Calgary Sun "When Peter Forsberg skated his way to the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's MVP and the Art Ross Trophy as the top scorer in 2002-03, Alex Tanguay was enjoying the ride at shotgun. Tanguay had the best view of Forsberg's heroics, skating on his wing when the Swede racked up 29 goals and 106..." February 08