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Nate Guenin

Nate Guenin  #5

Colorado Avalanche  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: December 10, 1982  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Aliquippa, PA, United States
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: NYR / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (127th overall)
- Ranks third on the team in blocked shots (38). - Appeared in 68 games during his first full NHL season with the Avalanche in 2013-14, tallying nine points (1g/8a) with a +3 plus/minus rating. - Finished third on the Avalanche in blocked shots (128) and was second on the club in short-handed ice time at 2:48 per game. - Was nominated by the Colorado chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey).
USHL All-Rookie Team (2001) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005) Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 16, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 3, 2009. Traded to St. Louis by Pittsburgh for Steve Wagner, February 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 2, 2010. Traded to Anaheim by Columbus for Trevor Smith, January 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 5, 2013.
Quote of the Day

The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series