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Nate Guenin

Nate Guenin  #5

Colorado Avalanche  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: December 10, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Aliquippa, PA, United States
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: NYR / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (127th overall)
- Leads the Avalanche in blocked shots (162). - His 15 points this year are a career high. - Logged a career-high 25:18 of ice time on April 9 vs. Winnipeg. - Recorded his first career three-point game with a goal and two assists on Feb. 27 at Dallas. - Logged his first NHL fighting major on Feb. 22 vs. Tampa Bay and his second a week later on Feb. 28 vs. Minnesota. - Recorded points in back-to-back games for the first time in his career from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.
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

That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.

— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason