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Cory Sarich

35-Year-Old Defenseman – Free Agent

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Sarich spent 2012-13 with the Calgary Flames, registering only two points in 28 games. Sarich is a guy who is better on the ice than in the fantasy arena, as he is mostly known for his defensive-minded approach to the position. Sarich will help teach and mentor the young Avs...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Back    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2014
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 207   DOB: 8/16/1978
BORN: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #27 Overall in 1996   Show ContractHide Contract

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Became an unrestricted free agent in July 2014.

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Cory Sarich NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 27 82 1 14 15 -2 79 88 1.1 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 28 82 0 15 15 -6 70 64 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 29 80 2 5 7 2 135 57 3.5 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 30 76 2 18 20 12 112 57 3.5 0 0 17:54 0 1 1 0:29 134 71
2009-10 31 57 1 5 6 4 58 46 2.2 1 0 15:57 0 1 1 0:12 116 57
2010-11 32 NHL CGY 76 4 13 17 11 75 75 5.3 1 0 17:53 0 0 0 0:04 175 109
2011-12 33 NHL CGY 62 1 6 7 1 66 36 2.8 0 0 16:07 0 0 0 0:04 144 60
2012-13 34 NHL CGY 28 0 2 2 -8 16 14 0.0 0 0 14:52 0 0 0 0:01 43 33
2013-14 35 NHL COL 54 1 9 10 7 38 48 2.1 0 0 17:05 0 0 0 0:02 107 66

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Cory Sarich – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

17:05

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Cory Sarich was on the ice for 17:05.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Cory Sarich was on the ice for 0:02 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 16:07 0:04
2012-13 14:52 0:01
2013-14 17:05 0:02

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Cory Sarich 2013-14 NHL Game Log

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Cory Sarich: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sarich will be a healthy scratch Saturday against the Blues, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Sarich will join fellow Avs defenseman Ryan Wilson as a healthy scratch for Wednesday's home tilt against the Blackhawks.

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Sarich (back) was activated from injured reserve Wednesday.

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Sarich (back) returned to practice Thursday, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Sarich (back) has been ruled out indefinitely.

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Sarich (back) will receive an MRI on Wednesday, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Sarich was a late scratch for Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks with a back injury, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Sarich scored a goal and added two penalty minutes in Tuesday's win over Toronto.

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Sarich and Alex Tanguay (knee) were traded from Calgary to Colorado on Thursday in exchange for David Jones and Shane O'Brien, NHL.com reports.

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Sarich registered his second point of the season Wednesday with an assist in the Flames' 3-2 win over the Red Wings.

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Sarich entered the Flames' lineup for the first time in four games Monday.

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Sarich has signed a two-year contract with the Flames, the team's official site announced Friday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

While Sarich is a top-four defenseman for Calgary, it is not for his scoring ability. Sarich has cracked 20 points only once in his long career, and ended 2011-12 with a lone goal and six assists. Although he doesn’t have much fantasy value, he has solid defensive skills and was one of the few Flames to be on the positive end of the plus/minus scale last season.

2011-12

It was another solid season for Sarich in 2010-11, as he functioned as a stay-at-home defenseman and tallied a plus-11 rating over 76 games. The big rearguard will never light up the scoreboard on a consistent basis as evidenced by his 17 points last season, but he doles out plenty of hits and is sure to be a top-four defenseman heading into the new campaign with Calgary.

2009-10

Sarich recorded 20 points (2 G, 18 A) last year, which was a career high for him. He may sniff the 20-point level again this year and he can also provide some valuable penalty minutes, as he had 112 last year. Don't jump to add him but keep a watch because if everything lines up he could provide some sneaky value in deeper leagues.

2008-09

Sarich spent much of 2007-08 lined up with Dion Phaneuf, not a bad gig. Nonetheless, Phanuef's scoring did not rub off on Sarich, who ended the season with seven points. Sarich is a stay-at-home defender that allows Phaneuf to take more chances, so he is not worth much fantasy-wise.

2007-08

The epitome of a steady defenseman, Sarich played in all 82 games for the Lightning in each of the past four seasons. He will be relief to a Calgary defensive corps that usually deals with many injury issues. He should be paired with either Robyn Regehr or Dion Phaneuf, which could raise his point total slightly. Sarich is a quality defenseman, but will get you 25-30 points at the very most.

2006-07

Sarich, who once looked as though he would break the 30-point barrier, has settled into the role of shutdown defender. Safe and reliable on the ice; boring and unproductive in the fantasy arena. No value here.

2005-06

A thunderous checker and sound defender, Sarich's fantasy value is quietly climbing as his offensive game starts to grow. He's on the verge of a 30-point season and it may just come this year; that is, as long as his defensive game adapts to the new rule changes. He probably will make it through most of the drafts so he's a guy to keep in mind as either a last round flyer or a waiver wire pick-up.