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Nick Holden

Nick Holden  #2

Colorado Avalanche  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: May 15, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: St. Albert, AB, Canada
Shoots: Left

- Leads all Colorado defensemen in goals (2) and points (3).
- Scored his first career playoff goal in Game 5 vs. Minnesota on April 26.
- Notched his first career postseason point with an assist in Game 2 vs. Minnesota on April 19.
- Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Game 1 of the first-round series against Minnesota on April 17.

- Finished second among Avalanche defensemen with 10 goals while appearing in 54 games during his first full NHL season.
- Ranked fourth among Colorado D-men in points (25) and assists (15).
- His +12 plus/minus rating finished second among Avs defensemen and fifth overall on the team.

Signed as a free agent by Columbus, March 28, 2008. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to shoulder injury vs. Portland (AHL), January 13, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 6, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level