Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
Maxime Talbot
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MaximeTalbot
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 190
BIRTHDATE: 02/11/1984
AGE: 30
BIRTHPLACE: Lemoyne, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: PIT: 2002-234 overall
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2003, 2004) Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finland), November 7, 2012.
2013-14 SEASON
Appeared in 70 games after joining the Avalanche, totaling 25 points (7g/18a) with a +4 rating...Skated in 81 combined games between Colorado and Philadelphia, recording 27 points (8g/19a) with a +5 rating...His 19 total assists this year were a career high...Talbot’s 27 combined points were the second-most of his career (34 with Philadelphia in 2011-12)...Was acquired from Philadelphia on Oct. 31...Appeared in all 11 games for the Flyers prior to the trade, tallying a goal and one assist...Made his Avalanche debut on Nov. 1 at Dallas...Picked up his first two points as a member of the Avs with a pair of assists on Nov. 19 vs. Chicago...The two assists tied Maxime’s career high, as he also had two helpers on Jan. 29, 2008 at New Jersey and Nov. 5, 2007 at New Jersey...Scored his first goal as a member of the Avalanche and had an assist on Dec. 6 at Calgary...Had a season-high eight hits on Dec. 12 at Winnipeg and Dec. 27 at Chicago...Tallied his 16th career short-handed goal, the game winner, on Dec. 19 vs. Edmonton...Missed his only game of the year on Feb. 26 due to the birth of his son, Jaxson.

2013-14 PLAYOFFS: Made his seventh appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs...Appeared in his 90th career postseason game in the Avalanche's Game 7 loss to Minnesota...Had nine shots and was -3 in the series with the Wild...Picked up four PIMs in the series.

CAREER:
Helped the Penguins win the 2009 Stanley Cup after tallying 13 points (8g/5a) in 24 postseason games that spring...He scored both goals in Pittsburgh’s 2-1 series-clinching victory over the Red Wings in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final at Detroit...Selected by Pittsburgh in the eighth round (234th overall) of the 2002 Entry Draft, Talbot spent his first six seasons with the Penguins before signing with Philadelphia as a free agent on July 1, 2011.