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Kyle Cumiskey
Kyle Cumiskey
Defenseman
Number: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 187
Shoots: Left
Born: Dec 2, 1986  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
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Drafted: COL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (222nd overall)
2009-10 SEASON
Led all Avalanche defensemen with seven goals and finished with 20 points (7g/13a) in 61 games…Made his first appearance on an Opening Night roster and dressed in each of the first 24 games…Missed 16 games due to a foot injury, Nov. 25 to Dec. 26… Was placed on IR, Nov. 28 (retroactive to Nov. 23) and activated on Dec. 30…Had a career-high two goals on Jan. 18 vs. Edmonton, the first Colorado defenseman with a multi-goal game since Brett Clark on Dec. 7, 2006 at San Jose…Set a franchise record for the fastest overtime goal when he scored nine seconds into OT on Feb. 10 vs. Atlanta…The previous record was 0:19 into overtime shared by Sandis Ozolinsh (March 9, 1999 at Washington) and Milan Hejduk (March 18, 2007 vs. San Jose)…It was the quickest overtime goal in an NHL game since Dec. 15, 2006, when Alex Ovechkin scored six seconds into extra time against the Thrashers…Missed five games (head), Feb. 13 to March 6…Returned to the lineup on March 9 vs. Vancouver, collecting two assists…Had two assists while appearing in his 100th NHL game on March 14 at Dallas…Following the season, Kyle played for Team Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Germany…Skated in all seven games at the tournament, collectingthree points (0g/3a). PLAYOFFS: Led Colorado in ice time during the postseason at 22:37 per game… Appeared in all six games, tallying a goal and one assist…Made his Stanley Cup playoff debut in Game 1 of the WCQF at San Jose on April 14…Scored his first career playoff goal in Game 2 (WCQF) at San Jose on April 16…Logged a team-high 26:08 of ice time in Game 4 against San Jose on April 20.

CAREER
2008-09: Missed the final 33 games of the season after suffering a shoulder injury on his first shift of the night on Jan. 29 vs. Toronto…Underwent season-ending surgery on Feb. 18…Placed on Injured Reserve, Jan. 30 (retroactive to Jan. 29)…Began the year with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) but was recalled by Colorado on four occasions throughout the season…Was selected to the AHL All-Star Game after recording 17 points (5g/12a) in 28 games for Lake Erie…Tallied a goal, assist and was +6 for the Canadian All-Stars at the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 26 in Worcester, Mass. 2007-08: Dressed in 38 games for the Avalanche, tallying five points (0g/5a)…Opened the year with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)…Was recalled by Colorado on Oct. 13 and reassigned that same day…Recorded two points (1g/1a) in five games with the Monsters… Was recalled from Lake Erie for the second time on Oct. 22 and spent the rest of the season in the NHL…Played in 16 straight games from Nov. 28 to Dec. 29…Missed 17 games due to a groin injury, Jan. 12 to Feb. 18…Placed on Injured Reserve, Jan. 30 (retro to Jan. 9) and activated on Feb. 20…Did not dress during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 2006-07: Spent most of the season with Albany of the American Hockey League, where he led all River Rats defensemen in scoring with 33 points in 63 games (7g/26a)…Was recalled by the Avalanche on two occasions, tallying a goal and one assist in nine games with Colorado…Recalled from Albany on Dec. 28…Made his NHL debut on Jan. 1 at Nashville, posting a +1 rating in 11:13 of ice time… Scored his first NHL goal on Jan. 6 at Minnesota (Manny Fernandez)…Recorded his first NHL assist on Jan. 13 at Anaheim…Was reassigned to Albany on Jan. 20…Recalled for a second time on Feb. 27 and reassigned a day later on Feb. 28…Appeared in five playoff games for the River Rats, notching two assists. 2005-06: Played for Kelowna (WHL) forthe third straight season, appearing in 51 games… Finished third among Kelowna defensemen with 30 points (6g/24a)…Five of his six goals came on the power play…Was +15 for the year. 2004-05: Collected four goals and 36 assists in 72 games with the Kelowna Rockets…His 36 assists tied for second on the team…Finished sixth in the WHL with 25 power-play assists…Tied for second on the club with 13 assists in 24 playoff games as Kelowna won the President’s Cup. Other: Played for Abbotsford Minor Hockey and the Penticton Junior A club prior to joining Kelowna.

INTERNATIONAL
Played for Team Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Germany…Skated in all seven games, tallying three points (0g/3a).

PERSONAL
Resides in his hometown of Abbotsford, B.C., during the offseason…Lists Bobby Orr as the person he would most like to meet…Participates in the Avalanche’s Player Clinics, teaching kids the basic fundamentals of hockey…Kyle’s first job was in construction…Lists the Seattle Seahawks as his favorite non-hockey team.

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