Andrew Ference RUMORS & NEWS

  • Andrew Ference named 2014 winner of King Clancy Memorial Trophy

    CBSSports.com "Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference is the 2014 recipient of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy as the NHL player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community. Ference signed with his hometown last summer as a..." June 19

  • Ference adds to long list of Oiler injuries with ripped pectoral

    Edmonton Journal "Any inclination Andrew Ference had about remaining in the Edmonton Oilers lineup was erased by the results of his MRI. He has a small rip in his pectoral muscle and if he were to continue to play, he would risk suffering a more significant tear. Or, as the medical staff explained it to the..." April 03

  • Oilers Andrew Ference following league's concussion recovery program

    Edmonton Sun "Andrew Ference aced the physical portion of his Return to Action test, now he’s just a few brain teasers away from being cleared to play. There are some injuries where the player can’t be counted on to tell you if he’s healthy or not and the one that sidelined Edmonton’s captain for the last..." January 30

  • Oilers captain Ference out vs. Predators with head injury

    Pro Hockey Talk "Andrew Ference has been a rock for the Edmonton Oilers this season, but he’ll be out of action tonight against the Nashville Predators and possibly longer. Oilers coach Dallas Eakins said Ference will be out with a head injury and needs to be evaluated. “He’s going to be greatly missed...." January 26

  • Oilers captain Andrew Ference looking forward to playing former Boston Bruins teammates

    Edmonton Sun "Andrew Ference didn’t literally circle the date on his calendar, but the Edmonton Oilers defenceman has been looking forward to this game for a while. Ference is expected to be in the thick of things when the Oilers host the Boston Bruins Thursday at Rexall Place. Ference won a Stanley Cup and..." December 12

  • Oilers captain Andrew Ference says systems are starting to click

    Edmonton Sun "Turns out there’s really no big secret when it comes to transforming a losing team into a winning team — you just have to start playing better. Unfortunately for the Edmonton Oilers, it took them about 20 games to figure that out. And, at 7-15-2, it’s still a bit of a stretch to call them a..." November 23

  • Taylor Hall backs up Andrew Ference as new Edmonton Oilers captain

    Edmonton Sun "Taylor Hall has the makings of an NHL captain. But it’s not going to happen yet. On Sunday Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins announced Andrew Ference as the 14th captain in franchise history succeeding Shawn Horcoff. Hall was considered to be among those in the running for the..." September 30

  • Andrew Ference is the Edmonton Oilers' new Lee Fogolin

    Edmonton Sun "Will Andrew Ference will be the second coming of Lee Fogolin the Oilers captain from 1980-81 to 1982-83 who handed the captaincy over to Wayne Gretzky when he was ready. With Ference 34 a second-pairing defenceman you’d have to expect he’ll be doing the same thing to Taylor Hall Jordan Eberle..." September 30

  • Experience trumps youth as Andrew Ference named Oilers captain

    Edmonton Journal "Defenceman Andrew Ference who wore the A in Boston on their Stanley Cup team as Zdeno Chara’s right-hand man will be the new captain of the Edmonton Oilers. Coach Dallas Eakins took to Twitter early Sunday posting a picture of himself with Ference and the jersey saying the announcement was made..." September 29

  • Thoughtful Mr. Ference strong candidate for Oilers captaincy

    Edmonton Journal "Three days after Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins joined a pre-dawn fitness “flash mob” led by Andrew Ference the veteran defenceman skated through his coach’s baseline endurance test Wednesday with the rest of his teammates as training camp began at Millennium Place. “His was good” the..." September 13

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    EDM signs Andrew Ference to 4 year, $3.25M AAV.

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Chiarelli confirms Ference not returning. Said it was tough talk b/c of Ference's contributions.

  • Andrew Ference knows Cup loss painful

    Boston Herald "Right now, everything with the Bruins is fine and dandy. They have survived a scare from Toronto, made quick work of an inferior Rangers team, and pulled off the upset of the playoffs with their four-game ouster of the Penguins. They are Destiny’s Children. The only problem is, there is a..." June 11

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Andrew Ference on ice for practice. First time with teammates since Game 5 vs. Toronto.

  • Bruins' Ference skating, working his way back

    NHL.com "While most of the Boston Bruins players were kept off the ice Monday, two days after their series-clinching win against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, injured defenseman Andrew Ference skated with strength and conditioning coach John Whitesides at TD Garden. Ference..." May 27

  • Ference, Seidenberg, Redden miss Bruins' skate

    NHL.com "It appears the Boston Bruins will have to go without their three injured defensemen in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the New York Rangers on Thursday. Andrew Ference (lower body), Dennis Seidenberg (lower body) and Wade Redden (undisclosed) all are not taking part in the..." May 16

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    #Bruins lineup confirms Marchand is able to play, Redden, Ference and Seidenberg out.

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    Mark Masters @markhmasters

    Julien confirms Ference is out; was spotted in walking boot at TD Garden

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    No Andrew Ference at Bruins morning skate. Only guy absent #BruinsTalk

  • Ference replacing Hamilton, only change to lineup

    CSN New England "The Bruins held an optional skate at the Air Canada Centre in anticipation of Game 3 with only Tuukka Rask and Nathan Horton missing from the Black and Gold crew that took the ice. Claude Julien wouldn’t confirm that Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg will be paired back together again now that..." May 06

  • Andrew Ference not a fan of watching playoffs

    Boston Herald "Andrew Ference was perched high above the rink anxiously staring at the ice Saturday night. Sitting in the pressbox on Level 9 at the Garden, the defenseman was antsy and couldn’t stop fidgeting. But there he stayed, watching the Bruins fall, 4-2, to the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 of the..." May 06

  • Ference returns to help stabilize B's defense

    CSN New England "Andrew Ference hadn’t been forced to watch his own team’s playoff game since a groin injury had knocked out of the Carolina series four years ago, and it didn’t take too long to remember how much he dislikes the experience. “It sucks. It’s tough watching from the ninth floor. It’s..." May 06

  • Bruins consider several options to replace Ference

    CSN New England "With Andrew Ference officially out of Boston’s lineup for Game 2 on a one game suspension for an illegal check to Mikhail Grabovski’s head, the Bruins now have some difficult choices to make among their defensemen corps. Claude Julien wasn’t ready to break down how they planned to replace..." May 03

  • Bruins' Ference to have discipline hearing for elbow

    TSN.ca "Boston Bruins defenceman Andrew Ference will have a discipline hearing Thursday afternoon with the league for his elbow on Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski. Ference elbowed Grabovski deep in Boston's zone in the first period of the Bruins 4-1 win over the Leafs Wednesday..." May 02

  • Bruins' Ference suspended one game for illegal check

    NHL.com "Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference has been suspended for one game for an illegal check to the head of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski during Game One of the teams' Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series in Boston on Wednesday, May 1, the National Hockey League's Department of..." May 02

  • Ference to have hearing with Department of Player Safety

    Boston Herald "Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference will have a disciplinary hearing today with the league's Department of Player Safety for his elbow on the Toronto Maple Leafs' Mikhail Grabovski in the first priod of last night's Game 1. The hearing will be conducted by phone, which means Ference could not be..." May 02

  • Bombings strike too close to ‘home’ for B’s Andrew Ference

    Boston Herald "Andrew Ference was raised in Alberta, Canada. But when he was traded to the Bruins from the Calgary Flames in 2007, Ference immersed himself in Boston life like few professional athletes do when shipped in from out of town. Ference and wife Krista made a conscious effort to live the experience..." April 17