Colorado Avalanche

Skaters
19 Joe Sakic C
(SAK-ihk)
5'11'', 195 07/07/1969 ( 39 ), Burnaby, BC, CAN 20th NHL / 20th COL 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).

TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
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


48 Kyle Cumiskey D
5'10'', 185 12/02/1986 ( 22 ), Abbotsford, BC, CAN 3rd NHL / 3rd COL Season
Last Goal: JAN 6, 2007 @ MINNESOTA (50) Last Assist: JAN 2, 2008 vs PHOENIX (15)
How Acquired: Colorado’s ninth selection (222nd overall) in 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Suffered a shoulder injury on his first shift of the night on Jan. 29 vs. Toronto.
- Underwent season-ending surgery on Feb. 18.
- Placed on Injured Reserve, Jan. 30 (retroactive to Jan. 29).
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on four occasions this season.
- Tallied a goal, assist and was +6 for the Canadian All-Stars at the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 26 in Worcester, Mass.
- Was leading all Monsters defensemen in goals (5), assists (12) and points (17), while appearing in 28 games.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
51:14
8:32
0-0
0.00
2
1
2
3
-2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0.00
Career
53
1
6
7
18
0
0
0
29
3.45


54 David Jones R
6'2'', 210 08/10/1984 ( 24 ), Guelph, ON, CAN 2nd NHL / 2nd COL Season
Last Goal: JAN 10, 2009 vs PITTSBURGH (2) Last Assist: JAN 10, 2009 vs PITTSBURGH (2)
How Acquired: Colorado's eighth selection (ninth round, 288th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery on Feb. 18.
- Suffered the injury on Jan. 27 vs. San Jose and was placed on IR, Jan. 29 (retroactive to Jan. 27).
- Had seven goals in his last 22 games after recording just one through his first 18 contests.
- Missed four games (Jan. 15-21) due to a back injury suffered on Jan. 13 at Columbus.
- Tallied his first career two-goal game and matched a personal best with three points (2g/1a) on Jan. 10 vs. Pittsburgh.
- Was loaned to Lake Erie of the American Hockey League on Nov. 6 and recalled the next day on Nov. 7.
- Did not dress on Oct. 23 vs. Edmonton because of the flu.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
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Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
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+ / -
509:04
12:43
4-4
50.00
54
21
11
13
-8
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
40
8
5
13
8
1
0
1
47
17.02
Career
67
10
9
19
16
2
0
1
84
11.90


94 Ryan Smyth L
(SMITH)
6'1'', 190 02/21/1976 ( 33 ), Banff, AB, CAN 14th NHL / 2nd COL Season
Last Goal: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (2) Last Assist: MAR 8, 2009 @ CHICAGO (2)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 1, 2007.
Notes:

THIS SEASON
- Colorado's leading scorer this season with 56 points (24g/32a).
- Also leads the team in assists and shots (225), and is tied for first in power-play (9) and game-winning goals (3).
- One of three Colorado players to skate in all 68 games this season.
- Ranks second on the club with 24 goals, his ninth career 20-goal season.
- Led the Avalanche in scoring during the month of December (14 pts), January (12) and February (13).
- Appeared in his 900th NHL game, Feb. 15 at Detroit.
- Fired a season-high nine shots-on-net, Jan. 27 vs. San Jose.
- Scored his 300th career goal on Jan. 18 vs. Calgary.
- Has a pair of five-game point streak this season, Dec. 1-9 and Jan. 6-15.
- Tied his career high with four points (1g/3a) on Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
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+ / -
1394:30
20:30
74-73
50.34
43
45
65
24
-8
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
68
24
32
56
56
9
1
3
225
10.67
Career
911
308
349
657
727
129
7
46
2608
11.81