Sergei Gonchar RUMORS & NEWS

  • Penguins bring back Sergei Gonchar with tryout contract

    Yahoo! Sports "Sergei Gonchar told TVA Sports in June that he wants to play one more season in the NHL. He’ll be given an opportunity to fulfill that goal through a tryout contract with his old friends at the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins announced that the 41-year old defenseman has inked a tryout deal..." August 14

  • Canadiens expect Gonchar back next week

    The Score "Sergei Gonchar is expected to return to the Montreal Canadiens lineup at some point next week, head coach Michel Therrien told reporters Thursday. With Alexei Emelin out for an extended period of time, Gonchar's return is critical and could prevent a knee-jerk reaction through trade, but does..." February 19

  • Stars Gonchar expected to play Tuesday vs. Kings

    The Score "The Dallas Stars' iffy blue-line group will get a minor boost on Tuesday night with veteran offensive defenseman Sergei Gonchar expected to return to the lineup. Gonchar took line rushes on Tuesday morning alongside 6-foot-7, 21-year-old defender Jamie Oleksiak, and seems likely to log limited..." November 04

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    Sergei Gonchar out 3-5 weeks with fracture in ankle according to Jim Nill.

  • Stars' Gonchar out with concussion-like symptoms "Dallas Stars defenseman Sergei Gonchar will miss the next seven-to-10 days with concussion-like symptoms, general manager Jim Nill told Stars beat reporters Sunday. Nill is hoping Gonchar will be back after the Christmas break and said there won't be a call-up from the Texas Stars of the..." December 23

  • Ruff says Gonchar ‘out for a while probably’ after puck in face

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sergei Gonchar‘s departure from the Dallas Stars’ 3-2 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks could leave them without another defenseman for an extended period. Gonchar left the game in the second period with what was initially called an upper-body injury. Stars coach Lindy Ruff updated his..." December 22

  • Stars officially announce Gonchar signing "The Dallas Stars on Monday officially announced the signing of defenseman Sergei Gonchar to a two-year, $10 million contract. The Stars had acquired Gonchar from the Ottawa Senators on June 7 in exchange for a 2013 sixth-round draft pick. Gonchar could have become an unrestricted free agent..." June 10

  • Stars acquire defenseman Sergei Gonchar from Ottawa for conditional 6th round draft pick

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars on Friday acquired the rights to defenseman Sergei Gonchar for a conditional sixth round draft pick. The Stars are hoping to get him signed to a two-year contract. If they do, Ottawa will get the draft pick. If they don’t, the Stars keep the draft pick. Gonchar, 39, is a four-time..." June 07

  • Sergei Gonchar nearing KHL deal with Metallurg Magnitogorsk

    Yahoo! Sports "Ottawa Senators free agent defenseman Sergei Gonchar has spoken about a desire to play two more seasons in the NHL, preferably with the Ottawa Senators. But he may be nearing an agreement to play in the KHL next season instead. Gonchar is close to going to Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL;..." June 06

  • Sergei Gonchar wants to stay with Senators for two more years

    CBS Sports "At 39 years old and heading into free agency, the future of Senators defenseman Sergei Gonchar is pretty cloudy. Before the season began, there were some suggestions that Gonchar would head back to Pittsburgh. It was also fair to wonder if he might simply retire; there aren't a ton of guys..." May 28

  • Senators veteran Sergei Gonchar should know better

    Ottawa Sun "As a guy that's been around, Sergei Gonchar should know better. Not only was he in the box when Steven Stamkos scored the winner late in the third period Tuesday, but he also took a bad penalty at an inopportune time earlier in the game. Following the 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, coach..." April 11

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    Sergie Gonchar (flu) is expected to play tonight but will be a game time decision. If he can't go, Mark Borowiecki will replace him

  • Sens' Gonchar, Pens' Malkin together again

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Ottawa Senators defenseman Sergei Gonchar was always as much a big brother to center Evgeni Malkin as a teammate during their four seasons with the Penguins. Gonchar is in his second season with Ottawa, but the bond remains. The Russians spent Thanksgiving together — Malkin's girlfriend did the..." November 26

  • Gonchar likes Malkin's maturity

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Ottawa defenseman Sergei Gonchar and Penguins center Evgeni Malkin have been close for years. Malkin was Gonchar's tenant for part of the time that Gonchar played with the Penguins. The two also use the same summer training facility in Moscow. This year, Gonchar knew Malkin was..." November 26

  • Gonchar putting lost season behind him

    Ottawa Sun "Sergei Gonchar can only look back on last season with disappointment and frustration. After a signing a three-year, $16.5-million deal on July 1, 2010 with the Senators, he turned in a miserable season under a coaching system by Cory Clouston he didn't like. "Yes I was (disappointed)," said..." October 06

  • Concussion threatens to end Gonchar's season

    Ottawa Sun "Sergei Gonchar's season could be over. The veteran blueliner, who left Saturday's 3-2 comeback victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning after getting run into the glass by Mattias Ritola, is out with a concussion and there is no timetable for his return. Senators GM Bryan Murray told the Ottawa..." March 21

  • Senators' Gonchar improving after slow start

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Sergei Gonchar turns 37 next month and has pretty much seen it all during his 16 seasons in the National Hockey League. Some of it, twice. Like how he struggles to settle in with new teams. He joined the Penguins as a free agent in 2005 and, for the first few months of the 2005-06 season,..." March 16

  • Veteran Gonchar in 'refocusing' mode

    Ottawa Citizen "Life hasn't gone as planned for Sergei Gonchar. When the veteran defenceman signed with the Ottawa Senators as a free agent last summer, he had his eyes on another shot at the Stanley Cup, hoping to create offensive magic with a group that included Daniel Alfredsson, Jason Spezza, Alex Kovalev..." March 04

  • Gonchar OK after shot hits foot

    Ottawa Sun "Sergei Gonchar will be fine. The Senators defenceman left the ice with 20 minutes remaining in practice Monday after taking a shot off the foot, but he was walking around afterward and will be ready to suit up against the Isles Tuesday. "He should be OK. He just took a puck in a bad spot and..." February 15

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