The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has claimed defenseman Patrik Nemeth on waivers from the Dallas Stars.
Nemeth, 25, has spent his entire career with the Stars organization after they selected him in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. The Stockholm, Sweden, native has appeared in 108 career NHL games, tallying 14 points (0g/14a). He also dressed in five postseason contests for the Stars during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The 6-foot-3, 219-pound rearguard skated in 40 contests for Dallas during the 2016-17 campaign (0g/3a).