Hejduk, who signed a one-year extension before this season, has not had the best of seasons. In 28 games, the 37-year-old has just four goals and seven assists, on a similar pace to his 14-goals, 23-assists season last year, numbers that were a bit disappointing. It was just two seasons ago that Hejduk had 22 goals and 34 assists.
"There was no intent from my point. I respect everybody. I respect everybody’s job," Keith told reporters at Rexall Place after a morning skate ahead of Wednesday’s game against Edmonton.
"You don’t differentiate [between] male and female reporters?" Keith was asked.
"No," he replied. "I’ve got [CSN-Chicago reporter] Tracey Myers here. I deal with her all the time. She’s a great reporter."
There is a nice piece about the Avs Military Appreciation Night.
The stadium erupted with cheers as the Colorado Avalanche took the ice for the pregame warm-up Sunday donning special camouflage jerseys as a show of support for the men and women who serve the nation in uniform.
Service members and their families from throughout the Front Range were honored during the course of the Colorado Avalanche’s second annual Military Appreciation Night at the Pepsi Center in Denver.