Scott Parker
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
BIRTHDATE: 01/29/1978
DRAFTED: COL: 1998-20 overall

- Opens the season on the IR (concussion).
- Skated in four preseason games.
2007-08 SEASON
Appeared in 25 games for Colorado and finished third on the team in penalty minutes with 70…Played in his 300th NHL game on Jan. 24 vs. Minnesota…Missed two games because of the flu, Dec. 5 at Columbus and Feb. 12 vs. Anaheim…Left in the first period on March 11 at Atlanta (ankle), forcing him to miss the final 11 games of the regular season…Did not dress during the 2008 postseason.

Was acquired by Colorado from San Jose at the trade deadline, rejoining the team that he began his NHL career with…Appeared in 10 games for the Avalanche, notching a goal and one assist…The Avs were 8-1-1 with Parker in the lineup…Played in a combined 21 games between Colorado and San Jose, recording two points (1g/1a) and 28 penalty minutes…Missed a total of 21 games due to injuries…Scored a goal in the season finale on April 8 vs. Calgary, his first goal since Dec. 20, 2005 vs. Anaheim…Had three separate stints on the Injured Reserve list with San Jose…Placed on IR Oct. 29 with a lower back injury and activated on Nov. 4…Placed on IR with an ankle injury on Jan. 12 and activated on Feb. 3…Earned fighting majors with Anaheim’s George Parros in consecutive games, Feb. 6-7…Placed on IR Feb. 21 (ankle) and activated Feb. 28. 2005-06: Was limited to only 10 games with the Sharks due to injuries…Began the season on the Injured Reserve list due to a facial injury suffered in preseason…Made season debut on Nov. 21 at Edmonton after missing the team’s first 19 games…Placed on IR (head), Nov. 22…Scored his first goal of the season in his first shift after being activated on Dec. 20 against Anaheim…Placed on Injured Reserve, Dec. 25 (head)…Activated from IR list on March 9 and played that night against Anaheim in his first game since Dec. 23. 2003-04: Led the Sharks with 101 penalty minutes…Missed final eight games with a hand injury (March 21-April 4). 2002-03: Second on Avalanche in penalty minutes (82)…Played in 200th NHL game March 29 vs. Phoenix. 2001-02: Set a career high in assists (4) and tied his career high with five points in 63 games…Team leader in penalty minutes (154)…Recorded 27 PIM on Oct. 13 at Vancouver…Tallied career-high three assists/points on Dec. 23 vs. Minnesota…Played in 100th NHL game Oct. 21 at Chicago. 2000-01: Member of the Stanley Cup Champion Avalanche…Led the Avs in penalty minutes with 155…Scored his first NHL goal on Nov. 16 at Phoenix…Tallied first NHL assist Nov. 18 at Los Angeles…Potted first career game-winning goal March 4 at Phoenix. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in first four NHL postseason games. 1999-00: Led Hershey (AHL) in penalty minutes with 206. 1998-99: Recalled twice to Colorado during the season…Played in first NHL game Nov. 28 at New Jersey…Racked up 71 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Avalanche…Scored first professional goal in first pro game with Hershey on Oct. 9 at Kentucky…Second on Hershey in penalty minutes (143). 1997-98: Selected as Most Improved Player in the Western Hockey League after posting junior career highs in games played (71), goals (30), assists (22) and points (52) with Kelowna…First on team in penalty minutes (243)…Led club with six goals during the WHL playoffs. 1996-97: Led the WHL in penalty minutes (330). 1995-96: Posted seven points (3g/4a) and 159 penalty minutes in WHL rookie season.

Resides in Castle Rock, Colo., during the offseason…Started his own charity organization called “Parker’s Platoon” to help children of American Soldiers serving abroad…Hosts the Parker’s Platoon Charity Bike Ride each July…Has two cats (Harley and Davidson)…Nicknames: “The Sheriff” (from days at Hershey in the AHL), “Parksie” and “Shrek”…Hockey idols are Bob Probert and Mike Peluso…His first job was in construction…Lists the Denver Broncos as his favorite non-hockey team.