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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)
- Ranks fourth among Colorado defensemen in shorthanded ice time (2:03 per game). - Recorded a game-high seven blocked shots in the season opener against Minnesota on Oct. 8. He led the Avs in blocked shots a year ago with 162. - Is in his third season with the Avalanche. - Set career highs in games played (76), points (15), goals (2) and assists (13) last season.
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

He's been one of our top players all year. Tonight he was by far our best player. There wasn't anybody in the same universe as him.

— Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz on goalie Braden Holtby, who made 33 saves to shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0
World Cup of Hockey 2016