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Alex Tanguay  #40

Colorado Avalanche  Left Wing
NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: November 21, 1979  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ste-Justine, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: COL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)
- Suffered a facial fracture on Nov. 20 vs. Washington. - Is tied for first on the Avalanche in goals (7). - Had a six-game point streak from Oct. 16-28. - Scored his seventh career short-handed goal on Oct. 28 vs. San Jose. - Had a three-game goal streak, Oct. 16-21, his longest such streak since April 1-6, 2011 with Calgary. - Passed Valeri Kamensky (414) for ninth place on the franchise's all-time points list with an assist on Oct. 24 vs. Vancouver. - Passed Dale Hunter (142) for ninth place on the franchise's all-time goal-scoring list on Oct. 18 at Montreal. - Beginning his 15th NHL season and eighth with the Avalanche. - Appeared in only 16 games last season due to injury. Colorado was 15-1-0 with Tanguay in the lineup.
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1997) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004) Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), October 7, 2004. Traded to Calgary by Colorado for Jordan Leopold, Calgary's 2nd round choice (Codey Burki) in 2006 Entry Draft and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Trevor Cann) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 24, 2006. Traded to Montreal by Calgary with Calgary's 5th round choice (Maxim Trunev) in 2008 Entry Draft for Montreal's 1st round choice (Greg Nemisz) in 2008 Entry Draft and Montreal's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado Colorado selected Stefan Elliott) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 20, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, September 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 1, 2010. Traded to Colorado by Calgary with Cory Sarich for David Jones and Shane O'Brien, June 27, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to knee injury vs. Montreal, November 2, 2013.
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