|NUMBER:||25||BIRTHDATE:||February 11, 1984 (AGE 30)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 11"||BIRTHPLACE:||Lemoyne, QC, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||190||DRAFTED:||PIT / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||8th (234th overall)|
- Is making his seventh appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, having skated in 83 career postseason games.
- Has tallied 18 goals and 21 assists for 39 points during his playoff career.
- Won a Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh in 2009.
2013-14 REGULAR SEASON
- Appeared in 70 games after joining the Avalanche, totaling 25 points (7g/18a) with a +4 rating.
- Skated in 81 combined games between Colorado and Philadelphia, recording 27 points (8g/19a) with a +5 rating.
- His 19 total assists this year were a career high.
- Talbot’s 27 combined points were the second-most of his career (34 with Philadelphia in 2011-12).
- Was acquired from Philadelphia on Oct. 31.
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We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.