We have updated our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the NHL’s online services, you agree to these updated documents and to the arbitration of disputes.
Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE

Avalanche sign Bordeleau to new three-year contract

Wednesday, 06.05.2013 / 4:35 PM / News

NHL.com

Share with your Friends


Avalanche sign Bordeleau to new three-year contract
The Colorado Avalanche announced Wednesday the signing of forward Patrick Bordeleau to a new three-year contract.

The Colorado Avalanche announced Wednesday the signing of forward Patrick Bordeleau to a new three-year contract.

Bordeleau, 27, appeared in 46 of Colorado’s 48 games this season, recording two goals, five points and 70 penalty minutes. The Montreal native led the Avalanche in hits (116).

"Patrick brings toughness and size to our lineup and is well-liked in our dressing room," Avalanche executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic said. "We are pleased he has committed to our team for the upcoming seasons."

Bordeleau, a fourth-round pick in the 2004 NHL Draft, debuted in the season opener at the Minnesota Wild on Jan. 19 and scored his first NHL goal on April 11 at the Los Angeles Kings. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound left wing spent the first half of the 2012-13 season with the Lake Erie Monsters (American Hockey League), where he had two goals, seven points and 91 penalty minutes in 29 games.

Quote of the Day

We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.

— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff