Defenseman Andrej Meszaros and forward Jack Skille will join the Colorado Avalanche on a professional tryout deal, the club revealed after releasing its training camp roster on Wednesday.
Meszaros, a 6-foot-2, 223-pound rear guard, has played in 645 NHL contests during his 10-year career. He spent 2014-15 with the Buffalo Sabres where he recorded 14 points (seven goals and seven assists) in 60 games. The left-handed blueliner was picked 23rd overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2004 Entry Draft and played his first three years in the league with the club.
A native of Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia, Meszaros has also played with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins. He has represented his country at the last three Winter Olympic Games (2006, 2010, 2014) and played for Slovakia at the 2015 World Championship, recording four points (three goals and one assist) in seven games.
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