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Derek Peltier
Derek Peltier
Defenseman
(pell-TEER)
Number: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 14, 1985
Birthplace: Plymouth, MN, United States
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Drafted: COL / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (184th overall)

- Made his season debut on Jan. 8 at Carolina.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) for the second time this season on Jan. 7.
- Has tallied 10 points (1g/9a) in 27 games for the Monsters.
- Was originally recalled on Dec. 12 but did not appear in a game before being reassigned on Dec. 28.
- Made his NHL debut with the Avalanche in 2008-09, appearing in 11 games (no points). 
- Finished second among Lake Erie defensemen in scoring last year with 19 points (2g/17a) in 63 games.
- Played four seasons at the University of Minnesota, where he served as team captain as a senior in 2007-08.



2008-09 SEASON
- Appeared in 11 of Colorado's final 12 games after being recalled from Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.
- Was recalled on March 17 and made his NHL debut that night in Minnesota, recording a +1 rating in 11:10 of ice time.
- Finished second among Lake Erie defensemen in scoring with 19 points (2g/17a) in 63 games.
- Was leading the Monsters defense in points prior to joining the Avalanche.
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