- Recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Dec. 4 at Calgary.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Nov. 30.
- Was tied for first on the Monsters in scoring at the time of his recall with 12 points (3g/9a) in 18 games.
- Appeared in six NHL games for the Avalanche during the shortened 2012-13 season.
- Acquired from San Jose via trade in February 2012, Sgarbossa won the OHL scoring title in his final season with the Sudbury Wolves in 2011-12.
I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.
— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82