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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
- Leads the Avalanche in shots (102) and power-play goals (3-tied). - Is tied for third on the club in points (19) and goals (7). - Picked up his third career fighting major on Dec. 11 vs. Winnipeg. - Tallied his first multi-goal game of the season and sixth of his NHL career on Nov. 25 at Arizona. - Appeared in his 200th NHL game on Opening Night at Minnesota on Oct. 9. - Is entering his fourth NHL season, his third as team captain. - Set career highs and finished second on the Avalanche in points (65), goals (26) and assists (39-tied) last season. - 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. - Is just the fourth captain in Avalanche history, joining Joe Sakic, Adam Foote and Milan Hejduk.
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.
Quote of the Day

When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series