Milan Hejduk RUMORS & NEWS

  • Milan Hejduk officially announces retirement after 14 seasons with Avs

    CBSSports.com "Milan Hejduk officially called it a career on Monday, announcing his retirement after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. Hejduk hasn't played since appearing in 29 games in the 2013 season for the Avalanche, scoring four goals and seven assists. He didn't get a new deal and waited a..." February 24

  • Czech Republic newspaper says Milan Hejduk has retired

    Denver Post "It has been an open secret: Milan Hejduk is/was done playing in the NHL. The former Avalanche captain and one of the team’s best players in team history, Hejduk did not receive any concrete, guaranteed contract offers from any other teams following last season with the Avs. In the Czech..." November 13

  • Milan Hejduk could play with another NHL team besides Colorado

    Denver Post "Hard as it is to picture, it is possible Colorado Avalanche fans will see Milan Hejduk playing in another NHL uniform next season. "He wants to keep playing," Hejduk's agent, Jiri Crha said Monday in a phone interview. "If there is any team that really wants to use him for his offensive skills,..." July 09

  • Hejduk could play with another NHL team besides Colorado

    Denver Post "Hard as it is to picture, it is possible Colorado Avalanche fans will see Milan Hejduk playing in another NHL uniform next season. "He wants to keep playing," Hejduk's agent, Jiri Crha said Monday in a phone interview. "If there is any team that really wants to use him for his offensive skills,..." July 08

  • Milan Hejduk may retire at end of Avalanche season

    Denver Post "Joe Sakic never got a final send-off from Avalanche fans during a game at the Pepsi Center. Neither did Peter Forsberg. Milan Hejduk might not get that either. Hejduk, the longest-serving active player on the Avs, remains out indefinitely with a shoulder injury. With only 11 games left in the..." April 07

  • Milan Hejduk returns to Avs' practice, will play Thursday

    Denver Post "Veteran right wing Milan Hejduk practiced with the Avalanche on Wednesday and is expected to play in Thursday's game at Minnesota. Hejduk has missed five games because of a stiff neck, he said, after absorbing a check at Columbus on March 3. "I woke up and I couldn't move," Hejduk said. The..." March 14

  • Avalanche activate Wilson, put Hejduk on IR

    NHL.com "The Colorado Avalanche have activated defenseman Ryan Wilson from injured reserve and placed forward Milan Hejduk on IR retroactive to March 3. Wilson, who hasn't played since Feb. 2, has three assists in eight games this season. Hejduk, who has three goals and nine points in 20 games this..." March 10

  • Hejduk out for Avalanche with torso injury

    NHL.com "The Colorado Avalanche announced forward Milan Hejduk will miss Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Red Wings with a torso injury. The 14-year veteran has three goals and nine points in 20 games this season." March 05

  • Why Milan Hejduk's Jersey Deserves to be in the Rafters

    Second City Hockey "DDC discussed this topic back in November, but as Hejduk is the focus of a pre-game celebration tonight, recognizing his 1,000 games with the Avalanche, I thought it appropriate to bring it up again. Milan Hejduk's career has been one of quiet greatness, and he's put up milestones in the..." February 04

  • Milan Hejduk set to play in his 1,000th game with Avalanche

    Denver Post "As Joe Sakic often says, including during his induction ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame in November, his goal was to play one NHL game. Just one. The other 1,377 were bonuses. Milan Hejduk feels the same way. The first one will always be the most memorable. But Monday night will be a..." February 04

  • Spotlight on Colorado Avalanche star Milan Hejduk this week

    Denver Post "Milan Hejduk seems to be all about hockey. Except when the skates come off. Away from the rink, his drink of choice is the very unhockey-ish green tea. At home, the Avalanche captain almost never watches a hockey game on TV. If he isn't watching one of only three channels — Animal Planet,..." April 05

  • Avs' captain Hejduk frustrated by continuing lack of goals

    Denver Post "Milan Hejduk has been through slumps before, but he admits this is probably the worst of his career. It's not just because of the numbers: three goals in his past 27 games, two of the three in one game and only one of the three at even strength. What has made this the toughest stretch of his..." February 04

  • Avs' Hejduk finds net but only in Anaheim

    Denver Post "While his team has been on an upswing, Avalanche captain Milan Hejduk continues to struggle scoring goals. In anyplace except Anaheim, that is. Hejduk has scored a goal in two of the last 24 games. Those games were Sunday night and on New Year's Eve — both at the Honda Center. Hejduk,..." January 23

  • Avalanche captain Hejduk believes team is better than its record

    Denver Post "When he first came to the Avalanche in 1998, Milan Hejduk barely spoke any English and everyone mispronounced his last name. Even former Avs coach Marc Crawford?, when talking about the team's top incoming prospects, pronounced his name "Hedge-duck." Wednesday afternoon inside the visitors'..." November 17

  • Milan Hejduk not happy with loss in first game as Avalanche captain

    Denver Post "After wearing the "C" on his sweater for the first time, Milan Hej- duk wore frustration otherwise following the Avalanche's 6-3 loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. "Not the way I wanted my first game as captain to go," said Hejduk, who had an assist in the loss. "I thought we were playing..." November 16