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Alex Tanguay  #40

Colorado Avalanche  Left Wing
NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: November 21, 1979  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ste-Justine, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: COL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)

2014 PLAYOFFS
- Will miss the playoffs due to injury.

2013-14 REGULAR SEASON
- Appeared in only 16 games due to injury.
- Recorded 11 points (4g/7a) with a +7 plus/minus rating in those 16 contests.
- Colorado was 15-1-0 with Tanguay in the lineup.
- Has 411 points (141g/270a) in 466 regular season games with the Avs, ranking him 10th on the franchise’s all-time scoring chart.

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.
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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.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp