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A Look Back: Ben Guite's Season in Review

by Aaron Lopez / Colorado Avalanche
Throughout the offseason, ColoradoAvalanche.com will highlight the Avalanche's players and look back at their accomplishments during the 2007-08 campaign through a series of "Season in Review" features.


This week's subject is forward Ben Guite, who enjoyed a career year with the Avalanche in 2007-08. The forward skated in 79 games and posted career-bests in goals (11), assists (11) and points (22).

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Oct. 23 at Edmonton - First Point
Guite notched his first point of the season by assisting on a late Brett Clark goal during a 4-2 Avalanche win in Edmonton
  

 
Nov. 1 vs. Pittsburgh - Game Winner
The forward recorded his first multi-point game of the year (1g/1a) and scored the game-winning goal at 13:56 of the third period to help down the Penguins by a 3-2 count
   

Dec. 17 @ Los Angeles - Crowning the Kings
Guite's goal with 1:07 remaining iced a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings. The forward also tied his season-high with five shots on goal during the contest

Dec. 23 vs. Vancouver - Big Helper
Cody McCormick's goal in the third period, on which Guite earned the primary assist, proved to be the game-winning tally in a 3-1 triumph over the Canucks
 
Dec. 31 @ Phoenix - Tying It Up
Stationed behind the Phoenix goal, Guite made a nifty feed in front to Cody McLeod, who tied the game at 3-3 with 4:49 remaining in regulation


Jan. 20 vs. Columbus - Stinging the Jackets
Guite banged home his fourth goal of the season at 7:40 of the second period, a tally which stood up as the game-winning goal in a 3-1 victory over the Blue Jackets


Feb. 2 @ St. Louis - Feeling Blue
His second-period goal gave the Avs a 3-2 lead, while his empty netter with seven seconds remaining gave Guite his first multi-goal game of the year in a 6-4 win over St. Louis
   

 
Feb. 6 @ San Jose - Tipping It Home
Guite tipped in a Brett Clark point shot in the first period, opening the scoring in a 3-1 Avalanche win. The Montreal native also logged a season high 20:37 of ice time in the contest

      
 
April 9 @ Minnesota - Playoff Debut
The 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs marked Guite's postseason debut. The University of Maine product skated for 13:05 in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Wild
 
April 19 vs. Minnesota - Netting a Shorty
Guite notched a short-handed goal in the first period, sparking the Avalanche to a 2-1 win in the deciding sixth game of the Western Conference Quarterfinals
     
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