- Made his Avalanche debut on March 4 vs. Pittsburgh.
- Was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline on March 2.
- Skated in 11 games for the Bruins this season (0g/0a) while also playing 23 games for Providence of the American Hockey League (9g/10a).
- Prior to being acquired by Colorado, Caron had appeared in 134 career NHL games, all with the Bruins, tallying 28 points (12g/16a).
- The 6-foot-3, 204-pound right wing has also seen action in nine NHL playoff games, scoring one goal.
- Was Boston s first-round pick (25th overall) in the 2009 Entry Draft.
I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday