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Gabriel Landeskog

Gabriel Landeskog  #92

Colorado Avalanche  Left Wing
NUMBER: 92 BIRTHDATE: November 23, 1992  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: COL / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)    Prospect Bio
Calder Memorial Trophy 2011-2012
- Enters his fifth NHL season, his fourth as team captain. - Shared the team scoring lead with 59 points (23g/36a) while appearing in all 82 games last season. - Also led the club in shots (214), power-play goals (8-tied) and PP points (17). - Finished second on the Avs in goals (23), third in assists (36) and fourth in hits (169). - Was one of four NHL players with at least 59 points and 165 hits, joining Alex Ovechkin, Nick Foligno and Andrew Ladd. - Owns the longest active ironman streak on the team at 162 games. - Was named team captain of the Avalanche on Sept. 4, 2012, becoming the youngest captain in NHL history (19 years, 286 days). - Was 11 days younger than Sidney Crosby, who was 19 years, 297 days when he was named captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins on May 31, 2007. - Won the 2012 Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL s top rookie.
OHL All-Rookie Team (2010) NHL All-Rookie Team (2012) Calder Memorial Trophy (2012) Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), October 3, 2012.
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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