March 15th Water Cooler Chatter: Happy Birthday Darcy Tucker!

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Today is the 36th Birthday of one of the greatest Avalanche players of all time, Darcy Tucker. Of course I’m exaggerating and Tucker was quite detested during his two seasons with the Avalanche. In those two years Tucker played in 134 games and had 40 points. Personally I was a fan of Tucker. Despite the fact his productive seasons were way behind him, he was a good leader, and a good teacher for the younger Avs. Some of the things the Avalanche now miss the most can be found in a guy like Tucker.

Here are your links for Tuesday March 15th:

-The future is bright Avs fans as The Denver Post has reported the Avalanche have officially signed Joey Hishon.

-The NHL GM Meetings are still underway and suggestions are being made.

-SBNation brings more talk from the GM meetings. First a lot of talk on concussions and next a five point plan by commissioner Gary Bettman.

-Third link of the day from SBNation is about the sickening news that if a team returns to Winnipeg they will NOT be called the Jets.

-Too Many Men On The Site: A Day in the NHL: Tuesday March 15

-The College Hockey Blog’s Weekly Rankings with Denver at 6 and Colorado College at 12.

-Get well soon wishes to SI writer and TSN contributor Michael Farber.

-“Five Quick Questions with David Jones.” via

-LOTS of great post on Puck Daddy just read them all!

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