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Alex Tanguay

36-Year-Old Left Wing – Colorado Avalanche

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Although the Avalanche finished last in the Central Division, Tanguay was a bright spot in 2014-15, finishing third on the team with 22 goals and 55 points in 80 games. He may be 35 years old, but Tanguay remains a dangerous sniper who should continue to enjoy a top-six role...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 194   DOB: 11/21/1979   BORN: Ste-Justine, Quebec   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #12 Overall in 1998   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alex Tanguay Contract Information:

Signed a five-year deal with Calgary in June of 2011 worth $3.5 million per season.

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Alex Tanguay NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 25 71 29 49 78 8 46 125 23.2 4 0 8 0 8
2006-07 26 81 22 59 81 12 44 107 20.6 0 0 5 0 5
2007-08 27 78 18 40 58 11 48 121 14.9 3 2 3 0 3
2008-09 28 50 16 25 41 13 34 76 21.1 3 0 16:05 5 11 16 3:44 47 13
2009-10 29 80 10 27 37 -2 32 91 11.0 2 0 15:47 3 4 7 2:01 42 30
2010-11 30 NHL CGY 79 22 47 69 0 24 120 18.3 2 0 19:46 3 17 20 3:39 31 38
2011-12 31 NHL CGY 64 13 36 49 7 28 84 15.5 3 1 19:03 1 14 15 3:15 22 47
2012-13 32 NHL CGY 40 11 16 27 -13 22 44 25.0 1 1 19:22 2 7 9 3:01 24 28
2013-14 33 NHL COL 16 4 7 11 7 4 24 16.7 2 1 17:17 0 2 2 2:50 8 8
2014-15 34 NHL COL 80 22 33 55 -1 40 104 21.2 4 1 18:10 2 12 14 2:23 45 39
2015-16 35 NHL COL 44 3 17 20 3 22 39 7.7 0 0 16:23 0 5 5 2:23 11 20
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Alex Tanguay – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Right Wing

Time On Ice Stats

16:23

Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Alex Tanguay was on the ice for 16:23.

2:23

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Alex Tanguay was on the ice for 2:23 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 17:17 2:50
2014-15 18:10 2:23
2015-16 16:23 2:23

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Alex Tanguay
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
2016-2Feb 9 VAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:51 0:00
2016-2Feb 6 WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:56 0:00
2016-2Feb 4 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 10:16 0:00
2016-2Feb 2 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 10:17 0:00
2016-1Jan 27 @LOS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 26 @SAN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 12:17 2:48
2016-1Jan 23 @DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:32 0:22
2016-1Jan 22 STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 20:30 3:13
2016-1Jan 20 BUF 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 18:58 2:06
2016-1Jan 18 @WPG 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:34 1:15
2016-1Jan 16 @CLM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:13 2:14
2016-1Jan 14 NJD 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:27 1:49
2016-1Jan 12 TAM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:31 2:20
2016-1Jan 10 @CHI 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:31 1:54
2016-1Jan 8 NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 17:06 5:01
2016-1Jan 6 STL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 20:47 2:09
2016-1Jan 4 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:50 4:04
2016-1Jan 2 CGY 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:41 1:41
2015-12Dec 31 CHI 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 19:05 2:52
2015-12Dec 28 @SAN 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:18 4:53
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2015-12Dec 27 ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:49 1:32
2015-12Dec 21 TOR 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:41 4:12
2015-12Dec 19 EDM 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 15:26 0:00
2015-12Dec 17 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:28 0:05
2015-12Dec 15 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:00 3:29
2015-12Dec 13 @STL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:52 1:59
2015-12Dec 12 @NAS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:28 3:11
2015-12Dec 9 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:24 2:47
2015-12Dec 7 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 16:27 0:00
2015-12Dec 5 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:40 0:00
2015-12Dec 3 @NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:26 0:00
2015-12Dec 1 @NJD Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 30 @NYI Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 28 WPG Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 25 OTT Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 23 @WPG Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 21 @WAS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 19 @PIT Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 17 @TOR Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 14 @MON Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 12 @BOS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 10 @PHI Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 6 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:19 2:19
2015-11Nov 5 @ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:04 5:10
2015-11Nov 3 CGY 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:35 2:37
2015-11Nov 1 SAN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:30 2:48
2015-10Oct 30 @CAR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 18:40 2:48
2015-10Oct 29 @TAM 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 20:04 5:47
2015-10Oct 27 @FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:30 4:55
2015-10Oct 24 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:28 4:32
2015-10Oct 21 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:42 3:02
2015-10Oct 18 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:28 5:10
2015-10Oct 16 @ANA 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:03 2:04
2015-10Oct 14 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:36 3:46
2015-10Oct 10 DAL 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:53 3:17
2015-10Oct 8 MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:22 0:47

Alex Tanguay: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tanguay scored a goal, and added an assist in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Sabres.

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Tanguay collected two helpers in Monday's win over San Jose.

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Tanguay (knee) will return to action Thursday against the Rangers, Terry Frei of the Denver Post reports.

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Tanguay (knee) is expected to be back in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers, The Denver Post reports.

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Tanguay (knee) skated Tuesday, Terry Frei of the Denver Post reports.

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Tanguay (knee) is expected to miss an "extended period" of time, Tommy Chalk of Fox Sports reports.

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Tanguay suffered a knee injury and will not return to Friday's game against the Rangers.

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Tanguay scored his first goal of the year and added an assist in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Lightning.

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Tanguay assisted on Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog's goals in Saturday's 6-3 win over Dallas.

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Tanguay dished out a helper in a 4-1 loss to Edmonton on Monday.

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Tanguay notched a goal and a power-play assist Thursday in a 4-1 win over the Canucks.

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Tanguay picked up a goal and an assist in Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Oilers.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Making his return to the team he starred for in the early 2000s, Tanguay had an injury-riddled campaign in 2013-14 with the Avalanche. Various ailments with his hip and, more seriously, his knee, limited him to just 16 contests that saw him tally a respectable four goals and seven assists. The 2001 Stanley Cup-clinching goal scorer will be entering his age-35 season on a young and extremely talented Avalanche squad, with a decent chance to crack the top-six with the departures of Paul Stastny and P.A. Parenteau. Couple that with the fact that Tanguay is reuniting with the newly-acquired Jarome Iginla -- a player that he was partially responsible for luring to Colorado as a free agent this summer after their success together for nearly five seasons in Calgary -- and Tanguay could be in low-risk, high-reward territory in 2014-15. Also, as of the start of training camp in September, Coach Patrick Roy has indicated that he will be plunking Tanguay at right wing on the top line beside star sophomore Nathan MacKinnon to start the season, a role that would spike Tanguay’s value if he’s able to stay healthy and find chemistry there.

2013-14

Tanguay, who was acquired in a trade with Calgary this offseason, should help add a veteran presence to a young Avs team. He's not the scorer he was the first time he played in the Mile High City (1999-2000 to 2005-06), but he's a great set-up man on the power play. And he could be easily be a 50-point scorer this season on the second line with rising star Gabriel Landeskog and playmaker Paul Stastny. Don't overlook him.

2012-13

Injuries hurt Tanguay’s consistency in 2011-12, as he was able to play only 64 games. However, he was one of the more potent players on Calgary when he was on the ice, putting up 49 points in 64 games and being one of the few Flames with a positive rating (plus-7). He struggled through an injury through the last portion of the season, and ended up with only three points in his last 11 games. If he can stay healthy in 2012-13, however, he’s a pretty good fantasy option next to Jarome Iginla, capable of producing stretches like the February-March tear when he notched 14 points in nine games. He will likely end the year with 15-20 goals and 35-45 assists.

2011-12

Tanguay revitalized his career playing alongside captain Jerome Iginla last season. He found his scoring touch en route to 22 goals and 47 assists, which marked his highest point total since 2006-07. Clearly recognizing Tanguay's importance to the club, General Manager Jay Feaster re-signed the playmaker to a new five-year deal in the summer, which all but guarantees that the Quebec native will eventually retire in Alberta.

2010-11

Tanguay was the first surprise signing by the Flames on July 1, as part of their Discounted Properties Reunion Tour. He signed a one-year, $1.7M deal with the Flames trying to revive his career at the scene where he last tasted success. The key for Tanguay will be whether he can stick on Jarome Iginla's line. If he can, a windfall of points might follow. If not, he could continue down the path of oblivion that started last year in Tampa Bay, when scored just 27 points and went through frequent, soul-crushing point droughts.

2009-10

Tanguay is painfully soft and often injured. But he’s the kind of passer who will instantly improve the Bolts’ woeful power play and slot in beside an obviously ecstatic Lecavalier on the top line. He’s coming off a disappointing tour in bleu, blanc et rouge, and he’s looking to earn himself some serious cash next year. He’ll do it on the back of a point-per-game pace in the 70 games he plays.

2008-09

Tanguay is coming off a down year in Calgary, where he only scored 18 goals and 58 points in 78 games. That's a far cry from the previous two seasons in Colorado where he posted 81 points in 2006-07 and 78 points in 2005-06. Tanguay, who's only 28 years-old, should be revitalized in his home province of Quebec. Tanguay is set to start the season on a line with Chris Higgins at left wing and Saku Koivu at center. Tanguay has unselfishly offered to play the right side with the long standing duo of Koivu and Higgins. Moreover, Tanguay's all but guaranteed first power-play time. A return to 65-70 points seems within reach.

2007-08

Tanguay took a lot of criticism at the beginning of last season, but Calgarians forgot that Tanguay is always a slow starter. Not many Flames fans were complaining by the end of the campaign, as Tanguay finished with 22 goals and 59 assists to achieve a career high in points. He never seems to get enough credit, but Tanguay is fine being overshadowed by the Sakics and Iginlas of the world. Tanguay should notch 20-30 goals along with 50-60 assists again this season.

2006-07

Despite having to give up Jordan Leopold and two second-round picks for Tanguay, Calgary got a premier scorer out of the deal. The Flames' offense suffered from not having a second option all of last season and Tanguay's 78 points and amazing .232 shooting percentage speak for themselves. The sniper should gel perfectly with Iginla and give hope for more than a first-round exit in the playoffs in 2006-07. Expect similar numbers from Tanguay this season, and possibly an increase if the Flames choose to convert him into a center and place Jeff Friesen on the first line.

2005-06

Tanguay finished ninth in league scoring in the last NHL season, 2003-04. In 69 games he scored 25 goals and added a career-high 54 assists for 79 points and led the team with a plus-30 rating. Tanguay shouldn't be affected by the Avs' loss of superstar center Peter Forsberg as NHL All-Stars Joe Sakic and Milan Hejduk are expected to be his linemates for the coming campaign.

2004-05