Colorado Avalanche

Skaters
3 Lawrence Nycholat D
(NIH-koh-lat)
6'0'', 200 05/07/1979 ( 29 ), Calgary, AB, CAN 4th NHL / 1st COL Season
Last Goal: JAN 4, 2007 vs MONTREAL (32) Last Assist: NOV 15, 2008 vs TORONTO (13)
How Acquired: Acquired from Calgary, along with Ryan Wilson and a second-round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (originally Montreal’s choice), from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Jordan Leopold, March 4, 2009.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Made his Avalanche debut on March 14 at Edmonton.
- Acquired from Calgary at the trade deadline on March 4.
- Was claimed off waivers by Calgary from Vancouver on March 3.
- Skated in 14 games for the Canucks this season, tallying one assist and a +3 plus/minus rating.
- Missed 14 contests with Vancouver due to a groin injury, Jan. 28-March 1.
- Also appeared in three games for the Manitoba Moose (AHL), collecting three assists.

TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
169:29
9:58
0-0
0.0
10.0
5.0
6.0
8.0
2.0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
17
0
1
1
6
0
0
0
9
0.0
Career
48
2
7
9
24
0
0
0
44
4.6


4 John-Michael Liles D
LYE-lz
5'10'', 185 11/25/1980 ( 28 ), Indianapolis, IN, USA 5th NHL / 5th Season
Last Goal: MAR 14, 2009 @ EDMONTON (2) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ VANCOUVER (1)
How Acquired: Colorado's eighth round selection (159th overall) in the 2000 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Leads all Colorado defensemen in goals (10), assists (26) and points (36).
- Has scored 10-plus goals in four of his five NHL seasons.
- Scored his first career OT goal and added two assists on March 14 at Edmonton.
- 19 of his 36 points have come on the power play (5g/14a).
- Missed five games after suffering a wrist injury on Feb. 15 at Detroit.
- Was placed on IR, Feb. 18 (retroactive to Feb. 15) and activated on Feb. 28.
- Recorded his 50th career goal on Jan. 29 vs. Toronto, becoming the fifth defenseman in franchise history to score 50 goals.
- Notched three consecutive multi-point games, Dec. 23-29, equaling a franchise record for a defenseman.
- Scored a goal in each of those three games, the longest goal streak of his NHL career.
- Tied his career high with three points (1g/2a) on Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix, his first three-point game since Nov. 30, 2006 at Edmonton.
- Missed two games (Nov. 26-28) because of the flu.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1327:08
20:44
0-0
0.00
54
14
44
91
-13
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
64
10
26
36
27
5
0
1
124
8.06
Career
377
54
141
195
149
26
0
7
684
7.89


5 Brett Clark D
6'0'', 195 12/23/1976 ( 32 ), Wapella, SK, CAN 10th NHL / 5th Season
Last Goal: DEC 23, 2008 vs PHOENIX (37) Last Assist: FEB 22, 2009 @ CAROLINA (11)
How Acquired: Acquired from Atlanta in exchange for Frederic Cassivi, Jan. 24, 2002
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- One of three Colorado players to skate in all 71 games this season.
- Leads the Avalanche in ice time at 22:14 per game.
- Ranks second in the NHL with 222 blocked shots.
- Scored the game winner in overtime on his 32nd birthday, Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
- Appeared in his 400th NHL game on Nov. 29 vs. Tampa Bay.
- Logged a career-high 30:30 of ice time on Nov. 22 at Los Angeles.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1578:39
22:14
0-0
0.00
67
24
41
222
-10
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
71
2
10
12
32
0
0
1
90
2.22
Career
448
31
88
119
231
9
0
3
589
5.26


8 Wojtek Wolski L
(VOY-teck VOHL-skee)
6'3'', 210 02/24/1986 ( 23 ), Zabrze, POL 4th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: FEB 22, 2009 @ CAROLINA (11) Last Assist: MAR 17, 2009 @ MINNESOTA
How Acquired: Colorado's first selection (21st overall) in 2004 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Is 9-for-10 in shootouts this season (90%) and 16-for-24 in his career (66.7%), the highest percentage in shootout history.
- His nine shootout goals and 90% success rate leads all NHL players this season.
- Ranks third on the Avalanche in scoring with 39 points (14g/25a).
- Has a team-high 64 takeaways.
- Recorded two different three-game goal streaks this year, Jan. 6-10 and Feb. 17-22.
- Scored his second career overtime goal on Feb. 17 vs. Ottawa.
- Was named the NHL's First Star of the Week for Jan. 5-11 after leading all scorers with six points (4g/2a) in three games.
- Appeared in his 200th NHL game on Jan. 4 vs. Minnesota.
- Tallied his first career short-handed goal on Dec. 4 at Nashville.
- Scored two goals 1:36 apart on Nov. 29 vs. Tampa Bay, the fastest two goals by an Avalanche player since Milan Hejduk (0:34) on Jan. 17, 2006 vs. Toronto.
- Did not dress on Nov. 24 at Anaheim (head).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1299:00
18:33
215-231
48.21
49
64
47
35
-9
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
70
14
25
39
26
2
1
3
144
9.72
Career
232
56
87
143
58
15
1
11
476
11.76


11 Cody McCormick R
6'3'', 215 04/18/1983 ( 25 ), London, ON, CAN 5th NHL / 5th Season
Last Goal: OCT 16, 2008 vs PHILADELPHIA (42) Last Assist: FEB 17, 2009 vs OTTAWA (10)
How Acquired: Colorado's fifth choice (144th overall) in 2001 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Has already established a career high with 11 points (1g/10a) this season.
- Ranks third on the team with a career-high 92 penalty minutes.
- Served a two-game suspension, March 14-15, for a high-sticking incident that occurred against the Minnesota Wild on March 12.
- Logged a personal-high 22 minutes in penalties on March 8 at Chicago.
- Had a three-game point streak, Feb. 13-17, matching his career best set earlier this year from Nov. 29 to Dec. 4.
- Recorded his first career multi-point game with a pair of assists on Feb. 15 at Detroit.
- Missed 15 games (foot), Dec. 23 to Jan. 27.
- Was placed on IR, Dec. 30 (retro to Dec. 21) and activated on Jan. 29.
- Sat out the Nov. 8th game against Nashville for personal reasons.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
392:37
8:55
37-68
35.24
92
17
5
14
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
44
1
10
11
92
0
0
0
49
2.04
Career
179
9
20
29
250
0
0
3
176
5.11


14 Ian Laperriere R
(luh-PAIR-ee-YAIR)
6'1'', 200 01/19/1974 ( 35 ), Montreal, QC, CAN 15th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: FEB 17, 2009 vs OTTAWA (13) Last Assist: FEB 15, 2009 @ DETROIT (14)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent on July 2, 2004.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Leads all Colorado forwards with 53 blocked shots.
- Ranks first on the team with 14 fighting majors and is second in penalty minutes with 124.
- Has surpassed 100 penalty minutes for the fourth consecutive season, becoming the first player in Avalanche history (since 1995-96) to reach that mark four straight years.
- Overall, has reached 100 PIM for the 12th time in his NHL career.
- Missed eight games, Jan. 6-21, after injuring his back on Jan. 4 vs. Minnesota.
- Was placed on Injured Reserve, Jan. 17 (retroactive to Jan. 4) and activated on Jan. 27.
- Recorded his fourth career "Gordie Howe Hat Trick" with a goal, assist and fight on Oct. 23 vs. Edmonton.
- First Avalanche player to register a Gordie Howe Hat Trick since Matthew Barnaby on March 14, 2004 vs. Phoenix.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
850:43
13:30
187-226
45.28
92
38
18
53
3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
63
7
10
17
124
0
0
0
58
12.07
Career
990
118
196
314
1755
5
4
18
1101
10.72


16 Darcy Tucker R
5'10'', 178 03/15/1975 ( 34 ), Castor, AB, CAN 13th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: MAR 15, 2009 @ VANCOUVER Last Assist: JAN 21, 2009 vs LOS ANGELES (20)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 1, 2008.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Missed the last game with back spasms.
- Ranks second among Avalanche forwards and third overall on the team with 93 hits.
- Scored the fastest goal to begin a period by an Avalanche player this season on March 15 at Vancouver (0:14 of 3rd).
- Missed two games (personal), Feb. 15-17.
- Suffered a knee injury on Nov. 24 at Anaheim, forcing him to miss 11 games.
- Placed on IR, Nov. 25, and activated on Dec. 18.
- Scored the tying goal with 10.7 seconds left in regulation and added the shootout winner on Nov. 15 at Edmonton.
- Recorded his 200th NHL goal on Nov. 8 vs. Nashville, the only tally in a 1-0 Avalanche victory.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
774:01
13:49
13-16
44.83
93
16
21
18
-13
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
56
8
6
14
63
2
0
1
80
10.00
Career
869
205
245
450
1359
74
7
38
1506
13.61


18 Brian Willsie R
(WIHL-see)
6'1'', 202 03/16/1978 ( 31 ), Belmont, ON, CAN 8th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: JAN 21, 2009 vs LOS ANGELES (18) Last Assist: JAN 18, 2009 vs CALGARY (19)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 15, 2008.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Has skated in 27 of the past 33 games.
- Potted his first goal of the season on Jan. 21 vs. Los Angeles.
- Missed 13 games after suffering a knee injury in the first period on Dec. 4 at Nashville.
- Placed on IR, Dec. 8 (retro to Dec. 4) and activated on Jan. 4.
- Recalled from Lake Erie of the American Hockey League on Nov. 22.
- Was leading the Monsters in scoring at the time of his call-up with 14 points (8g/6a).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
394:46
11:36
18-41
30.51
33
11
8
14
-5
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
34
1
3
4
10
0
0
0
46
2.17
Career
368
52
56
108
213
13
2
5
588
8.84


22 Scott Hannan D
6'1'', 225 01/23/1979 ( 30 ), Richmond, BC, CAN 10th NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: MAR 8, 2008 vs DALLAS (83) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ VANCOUVER (1)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 1, 2007.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Leads the Avalanche in even-strength time on ice (18:04).
- Ranks second on the club in overall ice time (21:50) and blocked shots (145).
- Logged a season-high 31:47 of ice time on March 17 at Minnesota.
- Did not dress on Nov. 6 vs. Minnesota (illness), the first regular season game he has missed since joining the Avalanche.
- Appeared in his 600th NHL game on Oct. 30 vs. Columbus.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1529:24
21:50
0-1
0.00
48
27
28
145
-12
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
70
0
8
8
24
0
0
0
54
0.00
Career
660
27
129
156
408
3
1
4
729
3.70


23 Milan Hejduk R
(HAY-dook)
6'0'', 190 02/14/1976 ( 33 ), Usti, CZE 10th NHL / 10th Season
Last Goal: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (5) Last Assist: MAR 4, 2009 vs DETROIT (6)
How Acquired: Quebec's sixth choice (87th overall) in 1994 Entry Draft
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Ranks second on the Avalanche in goals (25), assists (28) and points (53).
- Has appeared in all 71 games this year and owns a streak of 142 consecutive games, the longest active streak on the team.
- Was selected to his third NHL All-Star Game.
- Collected three points (1g/2a) at the 2009 NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 25 in Montreal.
- Has reached the 20-goal mark for the ninth consecutive season, the fourth longest streak in franchise history.
- Scored a goal in four straight games, Jan. 29 - Feb. 5, the longest goal streak by an Avalanche player in 2008-09.
- Moved into fifth place on the franchise's all-time scoring list on Feb. 5 vs. Dallas, passing Anton Stastny (636).
- Scored his 300th career goal on Jan. 18 vs. Calgary.
- Became the fourth player in franchise history to reach 300 goals, joining Joe Sakic, Michel Goulet and Peter Stastny.
- Scored a penalty shot goal on Oct. 12 at Edmonton, improving to 3-for-3 in career penalty shot attempts.
- Had a goal and one assist in the season opener against Boston on Oct. 9, allowing him to reach 600 career points.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1430:08
20:08
69-85
44.81
28
57
37
28
-13
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
71
25
28
53
14
9
1
2
194
12.89
Career
772
310
341
651
272
113
6
52
2116
14.65


24 Ruslan Salei D
(ROOS-luhn sah-LAY)
6'1'', 212 11/02/1974 ( 34 ), Minsk, BLR 12th NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: FEB 15, 2009 @ DETROIT (13) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ VANCOUVER
How Acquired: Acquired from Florida in exchange for Karlis Skrastins and a third-round pick (Adam Comrie) in the 2008 Entry Draft, Feb. 26, 2008.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Is day-to-day (foot).
- Ranks second among Colorado defensemen in scoring with 21 points (4g/17a).
- Leads all Avalanche backliners in hits (106) and is third in blocked shots (141).
- Surpassed 1,000 career penalty minutes on March 12 vs. Minnesota.
- Appeared in his 800th NHL game on Jan. 15 at St. Louis.
- Left after the first period on Dec. 21 at Florida (torso). Missed one game, Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
- Did not dress on Dec. 16 at Philadelphia.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1449:04
21:18
0-0
0.00
106
18
36
141
-4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
68
4
17
21
70
1
0
0
90
4.44
Career
826
42
146
188
1005
7
1
4
1221
3.44


26 Paul Stastny C
(STAS - nee)
6'0'', 205 12/27/1985 ( 23 ), Quebec City, QC, CAN 3rd NHL / 3rd Season
Last Goal: MAR 14, 2009 @ EDMONTON (2) Last Assist: MAR 12, 2009 vs MINNESOTA (3)
How Acquired: Colorado's second selection (44th overall) in 2005 Entry Draft
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Is day-to-day (foot).
- Is tied for fourth on the team with 36 points (11g/25a) despite playing only 45 games.
- Missed 26 games after suffering a broken forearm while blocking a shot on Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
- Underwent surgery on Dec. 30 and returned to the ice eight weeks later on Feb. 24 at Atlanta.
- Was leading the Avalanche in scoring at the time of his injury with 31 points (10g/21a).
- Collected points in each of his first seven games, the longest scoring streak to begin a season by an Avalanche player since 1999-2000 (Joe Sakic, 8 games).
- Picked up an assist in each of his first six games, setting a franchise record for longest assist streak to start a season.
- Tallied two assists, including his 100th career helper, on Oct. 14 at Calgary.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
955:45
21:14
440-410
51.76
19
33
28
37
-9
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
45
11
25
36
22
7
0
2
118
9.32
Career
193
63
122
185
88
21
0
12
441
14.29


28 Ben Guite C
(GEE - tay)
6'1'', 211 07/17/1978 ( 30 ), Montreal, QC, CAN 4th NHL / 3rd Season
Last Goal: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (5) Last Assist: MAR 17, 2009 @ MINNESOTA
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 12, 2006.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Leads the Avalanche in plus/minus rating (+6).
- Has won 52.4% of his faceoffs this year (206-of-393).
- Matched his season and career high with two points (1g/1a) on Feb. 15 at Detroit.
- Was held out on Jan. 6 at Nashville due to illness.
- Missed 17 games, Nov. 12 to Dec. 16 (ribs).
- Placed on IR, Nov. 22 (retro to Nov. 10) and activated on Dec. 18.
- Tied his career high with two assists on Oct. 23 vs. Edmonton.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
458:57
11:46
206-187
52.42
66
16
7
22
6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
39
4
6
10
20
0
0
0
46
8.70
Career
158
18
25
43
83
0
1
3
214
8.41


29 Daniel Tjarnqvist D
(T-YAHRN-kvihst)
6'2'', 200 10/14/1976 ( 32 ), Umea, SWE 6th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: DEC 7, 2008 vs VANCOUVER (29) Last Assist: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (4)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 3, 2008.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Left in the second period on March 15 at Vancouver after getting hit in the forehead with a puck. Is day-to-day.
- Has appeared in 37 of the last 51 games.
- Collected a goal and an assist in his second game of the year on Nov. 26 vs. St. Louis.
- It marked his first goal since Dec. 28, 2006 and first multi-point game since April 9, 2006.
- Made his season debut on Nov. 24 at Anaheim.
- Sat out two games (Nov. 6-8) due to a foot injury.
- Missed one game because of illness (Oct. 20 at Los Angeles).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
542:23
14:39
0-0
0.00
12
3
11
29
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
37
2
2
4
8
0
0
0
19
10.53
Career
352
18
72
90
130
7
2
2
304
5.92


37 T.J. Hensick C
5'10'', 185 12/10/1985 ( 23 ), Lansing, MI, USA 2nd NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: JAN 21, 2009 vs LOS ANGELES (16) Last Assist: FEB 15, 2009 @ DETROIT (8)
How Acquired: Colorado's fifth selection (third round, 88th overall) in 2005 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Appeared in 42 of Colorado's 43 games from Nov. 6 to Feb. 10.
- Was loaned to Lake Erie on a conditioning assignment from Feb. 27-28.
- Skated in two games for the Monsters during his conditioning stint, posting a goal and two assists.
- Overall, has points in all but one of his 12 games for Lake Erie this year, recording seven goals and nine assists.
- Compiled a season-high three-game point streak, Jan. 16-21.
- Had a career high two assists on Dec. 9 vs. Los Angeles.
- Assisted on Darcy Tucker's 200th career goal on Nov. 8 vs. Nashville.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Nov. 6 and tallied an assist in his season debut that night against Minnesota.
- Was leading the Monsters with 13 points (6g/7a) through 10 games.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
628:32
12:34
191-213
47.28
10
19
16
22
-1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
50
4
14
18
12
1
0
0
96
4.17
Career
81
10
19
29
14
5
0
1
148
6.76


39 Tyler Arnason C
5'11'', 204 03/16/1979 ( 30 ), Oklahoma City, OK, USA 7th NHL / 3rd Season
Last Goal: FEB 20, 2009 @ WASHINGTON (8) Last Assist: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (3)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 1, 2006.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Ranks third on the club with 51 takeaways.
- Tied his career high with three assists on March 8 at Chicago.
- Compiled a season-high four-game point streak, Jan. 10-16.
- Scored his first goal in 34 games on Jan. 16 vs. Edmonton.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
870:20
13:23
326-380
46.18
6
51
37
12
-13
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
65
5
17
22
14
2
0
1
101
4.95
Career
481
88
157
245
140
20
0
14
1113
7.91


40 Marek Svatos R
(MAIR-ehk SVA-tos)
5'10'', 185 06/17/1982 ( 26 ), Kosice, SVK 5th NHL / 5th Season
Last Goal: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (5) Last Assist: MAR 14, 2009 @ EDMONTON (2)
How Acquired: Colorado's 10th selection (227th overall) in the 2001 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Is tied for third on the Avalanche in goals (14) and ranks sixth in points (33).
- Is 3-for-9 in shootouts this season with three game-deciding goals (tied for second in NHL).
- Scored a season-high two goals and added an assist on Feb. 2 vs. Calgary.
- Missed six games after injuring his back on Dec. 9 vs. Los Angeles.
- Tied his career high with three assists on Nov. 29 vs. Tampa Bay.
- Skated in his 200th NHL game on Oct. 25 vs. Buffalo.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
836:42
13:16
0-3
0.00
36
13
19
18
-5
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
63
14
19
33
32
6
0
1
124
11.29
Career
256
89
63
152
170
30
0
19
614
14.50


41 Mike Vernace D
(Ver-NASE)
6'2'', 200 05/26/1986 ( 22 ), Toronto, ON, CAN 1st NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: Last Assist:
How Acquired: Acquired from San Jose for a sixth-round pick (Patrik Zackrisson) in the 2007 Entry Draft, June 1, 2006.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Made his NHL debut on March 17 at Minnesota, recording three blocked shots and a +1 rating in 11:51 of ice time.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie of the American Hockey League on March 16.
- Has appeared in 65 games for the Monsters this season, tallying 17 points (3g/14a).
- Currently leads all Lake Erie defensemen in games played and is tied for second in points.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
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11:51
11:51
0-0
0.00
2
0
0
3
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
Career
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00


42 Chris Stewart R
6'2'', 228 10/30/1987 ( 21 ), Toronto, ON, CAN 1st NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (4) Last Assist: MAR 14, 2009 @ EDMONTON (2)
How Acquired: Colorado's first-round selection (18th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Has appeared in 45-of-46 games since being recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Dec. 5.
- Colorado's top rookie scorer with 10 goals and 18 points.
- Is tied for third on the Avalanche with eight fighting majors.
- Did not dress on March 12 vs. Minnesota after playing 42 consecutive games.
- Compiled a three-game point streak, Jan. 16-21.
- Notched his first career "Gordie Howe Hat Trick" on Jan. 21 vs. Los Angeles.
- Recorded his first NHL goal and assist on Dec. 9 vs. Los Angeles.
- Stewart's goal came on a short-handed breakaway in the second period.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Dec. 5 and made his NHL debut that night in Dallas.
- Tallied 11 points (5g/6a) in 19 games with the Monsters this season.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
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+ / -
551:38
12:15
6-12
33.33
68
13
12
7
-17
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
45
10
8
18
54
0
1
1
86
11.63
Career
45
10
8
18
54
0
1
1
86
11.63


50 Derek Peltier D
(Pell-TEER)
5'11'', 190 03/14/1985 ( 24 ), Plymouth, MN, USA 1st NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: Last Assist:
How Acquired: Colorado’s fifth selection (sixth round, 184th overall) in the 2004 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on March 17 and made his NHL debut that night in Minnesota, recording a +1 rating in 11:10 of ice time.
- Leads all Lake Erie defensemen in scoring with 19 points (2g/17a) in 63 games.
- Ranks sixth overall on the team in points, and is tied for third in assists.
- Played four seasons at the University of Minnesota, where he served as the Gophers’ team captain as a senior in 2007-08.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
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+ / -
11:10
11:10
0-0
0.00
1
0
0
1
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
Career
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00