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Colorado Avalanche
Position
LW
 
Jersey
40
Name  Alex Tanguay
Born  11/21/1979
Height  6-1
Weight  194
Shoots  L
11/8/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay scored his team-high sixth goal in Saturday's loss to the Flyers.
Insight: He was also +1 on the night, and now has nine total points on the season.
 
10/2/2014 4:37:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay a bit of a wild-card heading into the 2014-15 season.
Insight: He was limited to only 16 games a season ago, after having to undergo knee surgery. However, if healthy, Tanguay should be able to produce around 50 points, with 60 points not being out of reach. He will most likely go undrafted, but owners should not forget his name, as a potential waiver pickup.
 
2/20/2014 9:18:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay is set to have season-ending hip surgery. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: The procedure will be performed on Friday. Hip and knee issues limited Tanguay to just 16 games in 2013-14. He'll finish the season with four goals, seven assists and a +7 rating.
 
2/8/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Colorado winger Alex Tanguay (knee) missed Friday's practice and will not play in Saturday's game, according to a Denver Post report.
Insight: The 34-year-old missed nearly three months with a hip injury. He came back for three games, but has now missed the last four. He has posted 11 points in 16 games, he just can't get healthy.
 
2/6/2014 3:38:00 PM
Description: Colorado winger Alex Tanguay (knee) is doubtful for Thursday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: The 34-year-old missed nearly three months with a hip injury. He came back for three games, but has now missed the last three. He has posted 11 points in 16 games, he just can't get healthy.
 
2/4/2014 6:22:00 PM
Description: Colorado winger Alex Tanguay (knee) will miss Tuesday's game, according to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post.
Insight: The 34-year-old missed nearly three months with a hip injury and has been limited to 16 games this season, but does have 11 points and a +7 rating. This will be his third straight absence due to a knee injury.
 
2/4/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Colorado winger Alex Tanguay (knee) did not play Monday and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the NY Rangers.
Insight: The 34-year-old missed nearly three months with a hip injury and has been limited to 16 games this season, but does have 11 points and a +7 rating.
 
2/3/2014 4:28:00 PM
Description: Colorado winger Alex Tanguay (knee) will not play Monday at New Jersey, according to the Denver Post.
Insight: Tanguay also missed Saturday's game. The 34-year-old missed nearly three months with a hip injury and has been limited to 16 games this season.
 
1/31/2014 7:07:00 PM
Description: Alex Tanguay tweaked his knee Thursday, missed practice Friday and is questionable for the Colorado's next game Saturday, according to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post.
Insight: Tanguay has played three games since returning from the hip injury that kept him out for more than two months and produced two points. He has 11 points (four goals) in 16 games this season.
 
1/22/2014 2:18:00 PM
Description: The Avalanche will activate left wing Alex Tanguay (hip) from injured reserve for Friday's game. SOURCE: Mike Chambers, Denver Post
Insight: Tanguay hasn't played since Nov. 2 due to a hip injury and was in danger of missing the entire season if he needed surgery, but after testing it for the past few weeks he was deemed healthy enough to play.
 
1/16/2014 5:28:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay (hip) is on the verge of returning to the lineup, according to the Denver Post.
Insight: Tanguay has been testing his hip to see if he can get by without having surgery. He has three goals and nine points in 13 games this season.
 
1/8/2014 2:42:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay (hip) skated with the team Wednesday morning, according to the Denver Post. "He looked good," coach Patrick Roy said. "It's good for us. As long as things are going well for him, we're behind him on this." Tanguay has been out since Nov. 2 and is trying to avoid surgery on his hip.
Insight: Tanguay has three goals and nine points in 13 games this season, but there's no reason to hold onto him even if he doesn't need the surgery.
 
1/3/2014 5:25:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay will skate either Monday or Tuesday to test his hip, according to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post. If it goes well, he'll likely be on a path to playing again at some point this season. If it doesn't, he'll have surgery.
Insight: Tanguay hasn't played since Nov. 2. The 34-year-old has three goals and nine points in 13 games this season, but there's no reason to hold onto him even if he doesn't need the surgery.
 
12/10/2013 7:46:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay suffered a setback in his recovery from a hip injury and might need surgery. SOURCE: Adrian Dater, Denver Post
Insight: Tanguay hasn't played in over a month and we wouldn't expect him to anytime soon. There's no reason for fantasy owners to waste a roster spot on him.
 
11/16/2013 3:32:00 PM
Description: Colorado head coach Patrick Roy said left wing Alex Tanguay is out indefinitely with a knee injury. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: He first injured it on November 2nd and hasn't been able to play since. If the injury lingers, surgery could be a possibility for the veteran.
 
11/14/2013 11:50:00 AM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay will see a doctor to determine if knee surgery is required.
Insight: Tanguay had been off to a solid start with nine points in his first 13 contests. The 33-year-old has mostly stayed injury-free throughout his career. He's played 60 or more games in 12 of his 14 NHL seasons including last year's lockout-shortened campaign.
 
11/4/2013 9:22:00 PM
Description: Avalanche left wing Alex Tanguay will be sidelined for the next two weeks after suffering a knee injury in Saturday's win over Montreal. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: Tanguay had been off to a solid start with nine points in his first 13 contests. The 33-year-old has mostly stayed injury-free throughout his career. He's played 60 or more games in 12 of his 14 NHL seasons including last year's lockout-shortened campaign.
 
11/3/2013 12:55:00 PM
Description: Colorado left wing Alex Tanguay left Saturday's game with a knee injury and will undergo an MRI, according to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post.
Insight: Tanguay has three goals and nine points in 13 games this season. He's been skating with Paul Stastny and Gabriel Landeskog on the team's top line; if Tanguay has to miss time, rookie Nathan MacKinnon may jump into his spot.
 
10/12/2013 10:07:00 PM
Description: Colorado left wing Alex Tanguay lit the lamp twice Saturday in a big win over the Capitals.
Insight: Tanguay had been held without a goal in his first three games. The Patrick Roy-coached Avalanche are now 4-0 to open the season.
 
10/3/2013 9:31:00 AM
Description: Alex Tanguay's return to Colorado on Wednesday night was a success. The veteran left wing produced three assists in a 6-1 victory over the Ducks.
Insight: Two of his three helpers came on the power play. Tanguay seemed content to play the role of point guard as he didn't attempt a shot in his almost 14 minutes of action. Perhaps he'll take on more of a scorer's mentality Friday night against the Predators.
 

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