Patrick Bordeleau
HEIGHT: 6' 6"
BIRTHDATE: 03/23/1986
DRAFTED: MIN: 2004-114 overall
2014-15 SEASON
Appeared in only one game during the 2014-15 season due to two separate injuries…Missed the first 30 games of the year while on the Injured Non-Roster list (back)…Made his season debut on Dec. 20 at Buffalo but suffered a knee injury that night…Was placed on IR, Dec. 23 (retroactive to Dec. 20) and missed the final 50 games of the year.

2013-14: Was one of only two Avalanche players to appear in all 82 games (Nathan MacKinnon was the other)…Led the Avalanche with 178 hits…Finished second on the club in penalty minutes (115) and fighting majors (6)…Recorded a personal-high 20 minutes in penalties on Nov. 14 at St. Louis…Appeared in his 100th NHL game on Feb. 1 vs. Buffalo.

2012-13: Appeared in 46 of Colorado’s 48 games during his first NHL season, recording five points (2g/3a) with 70 penalty minutes…Led the Avalanche in hits (116) and finished second in both penalty minutes and major penalties (6)…Dressed in each of the first 20 games to begin the season and each of the final 20 contests to end the year…Made his NHL debut in the season opener at Minnesota on Jan. 19…Logged his first NHL fight on Jan. 24 vs. Columbus…Recorded his first career NHL point with an assist on Feb. 26 at San Jose…Scored his first NHL goal on April 11 at Los Angeles…Spent the first half of the 2012-13 season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL), where he had seven points (2g/5a) and 91 penalty minutes in 29 games.

Recorded four goals and four assists in 52 games with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)…Bordeleau’s four goals were his most in an AHL season…Ranked third on the team with 96 penalty minutes.

2010-11: Spent the entire season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) where he led the team with 125 penalty minutes…Had 12 points (2g/10a) in 72 games and also appeared in all seven playoff contests for the Monsters…Attended the Avalanche’s training camp on an AHL contract and was one of the final cuts prior to the regular season.

2009-10: Led the Monsters with 106 penalty minutes in 60 games during his first season with Lake Erie (AHL).

2008-09: Split the season between six different teams, four in the American Hockey League and two in the ECHL.

2007-08: Made his professional debut in the ECHL, spending time with Charlotte, Wheeling and Pensacola.

Split his final season in the QMJHL between Drummondville and Acadie-Bathurst…Also saw action with the Weyburn Red Wings of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the Valleyfield Braves of the Quebec AAA Junior Hockey League, appearing in eight games each.

2005-06: Recorded 56 points (23g/33a) in 67 games with Val-d’Or of the QMJHL…Finished fourth on the Foreurs in goals, assists and points…Added one goal in five postseason contests.

2004-05: Appeared in 63 games for Val-d’Or, notching 38 points (14g/24a).

2003-04: Made his QMJHL debut with Val-d’Or, where he finished fourth on the team with 97 penalty minutes…Went on to dress in seven postseason games, tallying a goal and one assist.

Patrick and his fiancee, Marie, have a son, Éloyck…The family resides in Montreal during the offseason…Helped run a practice for the Avalanche’s Pee Wee Team (Arapahoe Ice Warriors) on Feb. 5, 2013…The Avalanche’s Pee Wee Team went on to capture the International-B Division Championship at the 54th Quebec Tournament…Bordeleau himself participated in the Quebec Pee Wee Tournament as a youth hockey player…During his time with the Avalanche, Bordeleau has also hosted hockey clinics for youth teams from Arvada and Denver…Last name is pronounced BOHR-duh-loh.