Ducks' Shawn Horcoff gets 20-game suspension for violatiing NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.
Pro Hockey Talk "On the heels of an earlier TSN report that veteran Anaheim center Shawn Horcoff was facing a “lengthy suspension,” the NHL has released the following: Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances..." January 26
TSN "The Anaheim Ducks signed free-agent forward Shawn Horcoff to a one-year, $1.75 million contract according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. The 36-year-old scored 11 goals and added 18 assists over 76 games with the Dallas Stars in 2014-15, his second year with the club." July 02
Dallas Morning News "Stars GM Jim Nill has confirmed that he has told both Shawn Horcoff and Scott Glennie that they will not be returning. Horcoff, 36, can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He said at the end of the season that he thought the team would be moving in a different direction. Nill said with..." June 19
Couple of teams inquiring with Dallas on pending UFA C Shawn Horcoff...
CSN New England "The Bruins made it known after they dealt Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars that he had maturity issues when it came to some of his off-the-ice antics. Seguin's new teammate in Dallas, Shawn Horcoff said Seguin has been a model teammate in Dallas. Has the 20-year-old suddenly grown up? Mike..." January 17
Dallas Morning News "Stars forward Shawn Horcoff was honored with a standing ovation Wednesday in his return to the place where he played for 13 years, the last three as captain. Horcoff, who played 796 games for the Oilers, was traded to the Stars in the summer for Philip Larsen, and said the return home was one..." November 14
Dallas Morning News "The tissue paper flowers are tearing a bit, and the magic marker slogans on the cardboard placards are starting to run, but the Stars’ Homecoming Float has one more stop before it can be put up for the season. After visits to Buffalo (Lindy Ruff), Ottawa (Sergei Gonchar), Boston (Tyler Seguin..." November 13
Edmonton Sun "When it comes to Shawn Horcoff and the Edmonton Oilers deciding to part ways, nobody really needs to ask why. It's obvious. All those years of losing would wear on anyone, even a consummate professional like Horcoff. He needed some new surroundings and a fresh start. And from an Oilers..." July 06
NHL.com "The Dallas Stars will acquire forward Shawn Horcoff from the Edmonton Oilers in a trade, according to TSN. Sportsnet reports the Oilers will receive defenseman Philip Larsen and a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. Earlier Thursday, the Stars acquired forward Tyler Seguin from the..." July 05
GM Craig MacTavish buying out Eric Belanger & trading Shawn Horcoff amounts to site clearance in #Oilers rebuild. Corrective moves.
Oilers will NOT buy out Shawn Horcoff. Do not take that to mean a compliance by out will not be used in EDM however. Quite possible.
@SportsnetSpec: "I have a lot of allegiance, loyalty for both Horc and Hemmer … ideal scenario would be to move them on..." — MacT
Edmonton Sun "If Shawn Horcoff could punch a wall in frustration, he would. However, the Edmonton Oilers captain won’t be doing much punching of anything for a while, missing a knuckle on his right hand. Horcoff has been out of the Oilers lineup for over a month, but is expected to make his return Sunday..." March 10
NHL.com "Not only did the Edmonton Oilers lose in heartbreaking fashion Monday night, but they lost their captain in the process. Oilers coach Ralph Krueger announced after a 3-2 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks that forward Shawn Horcoff suffered a broken knuckle while blocking a shot during the..." February 05
Pro Hockey Talk "Top pick Nail Yakupov made a goodwill gesture by taking No. 64 rather than Shawn Horcoff's No. 10, but Oilers Nation believes that it's a matter of time for Edmonton's captain to pass the torch. First, that would mean handing the "C" to one of the team's young stars. Shawn Horcoff is in a..." August 26
Edmonton Sun "The NHL Players Association was hoping their proposal renewed a sense of optimism a lockout could be avoided. That was quickly quashed, however, when NHL commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Wednesday there was still a wide gap between the two sides a day after receiving the offer. It..." August 16
Edmonton Journal "The Nashville Predators won't be happy about the loss of Ryan Suter to the Minnesota Wild, but they have cash to spend if they can find a target. According to NHLNumbers, the Predators have a little over $40 million on the books against the salary cap next season. The salary cap floor is $54.2..." July 05
Edmonton Sun "If you think Shawn Horcoff is overpaid for what he does, get in line behind the captain himself. His situation bothers him as much as it bothered many of you. But he's not going to apologize for what he makes, either, even if it's almost impossible to justify $6.5 million as a third-line..." April 10
Edmonton Sun "Shawn Horcoff and Ales Hemsky don't have sympathy pains, just scars. They've both had the same shoulder surgery that Taylor Hall is about to have and they know from experience that it's not a fun time. "It's a long injury, six months," said Horcoff, who had his done in 2008, after..." March 28
Edmonton Journal "Shawn Horcoff would do just about anything to change his horrible run of luck around the net this season. The Edmonton Oilers captain swears he hasn't gone on GoogleMaps to find different routes to get to Rexall Place. He said he hasn't dug into his closet to look for the suit he wore on his..." January 17
Edmonton Sun "The Kid Line is getting all the headlines, but the Lid Line of Ryan Jones, Ryan Smyth and Shawn Horcoff — two guys with classic hockey hair and one who gained a little attention for his cap number — has been every bit as important to Edmonton's mind-bending start this season. In the last eight..." November 01
Edmonton Journal "The measure of what Shawn Horcoff brings to the table came in the second period of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Blues. Horcoff got plowed from behind into the boards to the left of Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak, but managed to squirt the puck free so there wasn't a whistle. Five seconds..." November 01
Calgary Herald "The beat goes on and Edmonton Oilers captain Shawn Horcoff is getting fed up with it. A 2-1 loss Tuesday to the Calgary Flames stretched the Oilers' losing streak in the Scotiabank Saddledome to nine straight, dating back to Oct. 17, 2008. Toss in the fact the Flames now have won 14 of the past..." October 19
Edmonton Journal "It's easy to underestimate the value of Shawn Horcoff. Not always wise, but easy. Because the guy makes too much money, right? Way too much. And he isn't really a first-line centre, right? Not with those point totals. That's generally the extent of the argument. So the Edmonton Oilers..." February 18
Edmonton Journal "A hint of complacency had set in as far as Shawn Horcoff was concerned so the Edmonton Oilers captain gathered his teammates for an on-ice post-practice meeting. The gist of his message was not to settle for playing OK. "You could kind of sense in the room that guys were … I don't want to..." February 08