Colorado Avalanche

Additional Skaters
94 Ryan Smyth L
SMITH
6'1'', 190 02/21/1976 ( 32 ), Banff, AB, CAN 14th NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: JAN 13, 2009 @ COLUMBUS (1) Last Assist: JAN 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 1, 2007.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Needs one goal to reach 300 for his NHL career.
- Leads the Avalanche with 15 goals and 33 points.
- Also leads the team in shots (134), power-play goals (7) and game winners (2-tied).
- Shared the club scoring lead in December with 14 points (5g/9a).
- Tied his career high with four points (1g/3a) on Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
- Compiled a five-game point streak, Dec. 1-9, his longest streak since joining the Avalanche.
- Scored twice, including the game winner, on Oct. 20 at Los Angeles.
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904:20
20:33
35-33
51.47
25
34
39
16
-4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
44
15
18
33
40
7
0
2
134
11.19
Career
887
299
335
634
711
127
6
45
2517
11.88


Skaters on Injured Reserve List
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 (23) Last Assist: DEC 9, 2008 vs LOS ANGELES (4)
How Acquired: Colorado's fifth choice (144th overall) in 2001 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Is out indefinitely (foot).
- Has seven points this season (1g/6a), one shy of his career high set in 2005-06.
- Had a career-long three-game point streak from Nov. 29 to Dec. 4.
- Missed the Nov. 8th game against Nashville for personal reasons.
- Collected points in each of his first two games (1g/1a), matching his career-long scoring streak.
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211:44
8:28
35-67
34.31
50
8
4
11
2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
25
1
6
7
43
0
0
0
28
3.57
Career
160
9
16
25
201
0
0
3
155
5.81


19 Joe Sakic C
(SAK-ihk)
5'11'', 195 07/07/1969 ( 39 ), Burnaby, BC, CAN 20th NHL / 20th Season
Last Goal: OCT 23, 2008 vs EDMONTON (8) Last Assist: NOV 2, 2008 vs SAN JOSE (4)
How Acquired: Quebec's second choice (first round, 15th overall) in 1987 Entry Draft
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Underwent successful surgery for a herniated disc in his back on Jan. 7 and is expected to be out approximately 10 weeks.
- Placed on IR, Dec. 3 (retro to Nov. 28).
- Left after one shift on Nov. 28 at Phoenix (back).
- Did not dress on Nov. 24 at Anaheim because of a tooth infection.
- Missed six of seven games, Nov. 6-22, due to a back injury.
- Had points in each of his first five games, his longest scoring streak to start a season since 1999-2000 (8 games).
- 20th season in the NHL, all with the Colorado Avalanche/Quebec Nordiques.
- Serving as team captain for the 16th consecutive season (17th season overall).
- Ranks eighth on the NHL's all-time scoring list with 1,641 career points.
- Is 11th all-time in assists (1016) and 14th in goals (625).
- Ranks 12th all-time in power-play goals with 205, second among active players.
- Is tied for 19th all-time in game-winning goals (86).
- Has recorded 473 career multi-point games, seventh most in NHL history.
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271:42
18:06
117-99
54.17
7
13
14
5
-6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
15
2
10
12
6
0
0
0
46
4.35
Career
1378
625
1016
1641
614
205
32
86
4621
13.53


26 Paul Stastny C
(STAS - nee)
6'0'', 205 12/27/1985 ( 23 ), Quebec City, QC, CAN 3rd NHL / 3rd Season
Last Goal: DEC 23, 2008 vs PHOENIX Last Assist: DEC 23, 2008 vs PHOENIX
How Acquired: Colorado's second selection (44th overall) in 2005 Entry Draft
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Suffered a broken forearm on Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
- Underwent surgery on Dec. 30 and is out approximately 6-8 weeks.
- Was leading the Avalanche in scoring at the time of his injury with 31 points (10g/21a).
- Despite missing the last three games of the month, still shared the team scoring lead with 14 points (6g/8a) in December.
- Has collected 180 points (62g/118a) in 182 career games.
- Posted a three-game goal streak, Dec. 15-18.
- 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.
- Led the Avs with 12 points (3g/9a) in the month of October.
- Tallied two assists, including his 100th career helper, on Oct. 14 at Calgary.
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731:30
21:30
366-318
53.51
14
21
25
27
-4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
34
10
21
31
16
6
0
2
90
11.11
Career
182
62
118
180
82
20
0
12
413
15.01


52 Adam Foote D
6'2'', 220 07/10/1971 ( 37 ), Toronto, ON, CAN 17th NHL / 15th Season
Last Goal: OCT 6, 2007 @ MINNESOTA (103) Last Assist: DEC 29, 2008 vs NASHVILLE (3)
How Acquired: Acquired from Columbus in exchange for a conditional first-round choice in the 2008 Entry Draft (later traded to Phildelphia - Philadelphia selected Luca Sbisa) and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2009, Feb. 26, 2008.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Left in the second period on Jan. 4 vs. Minnesota after injuring his tricep muscle.
- Was placed on IR, Jan. 6 (retroactive to Jan. 4).
- Has appeared in more regular season (841) and playoff games (164) than any other defenseman in franchise history.
- Ranks as the second highest scoring defenseman in franchise history with 239 points (55g/184a).
- Became the franchise leader in career assists by a defenseman (182) on Dec. 12 vs. Chicago.
- Was injured in the second period on Nov. 22 at Los Angeles and did not return (upper back / knee).
- Missed a total of nine games from Nov. 24-Dec. 9.
- Placed on IR, Nov. 29 (retro to Nov. 22) and activated on Dec. 12.
- Appeared in his 1,000th NHL game on Oct. 12 at Edmonton.
- Became the 40th active player to reach that milestone, and the 14th current defenseman.
- Passed Michel Goulet (813) for the second most games played in franchise history on Oct. 14 at Calgary.
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595:59
19:51
0-0
0.00
38
16
23
56
-7
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
30
0
4
4
18
0
0
0
11
0.00
Career
1028
65
223
288
1425
19
6
9
1071
6.07