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Francois Beauchemin | Defenseman | #32

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (36) / 6/4/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 3 (75) / MON
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Francois Beauchemin scored his first goal of the season during Saturday's 3-2 win loss to Nashville.
The veteran defender now has nine points in 40 games this season. He also picked up a hit and two blocks in the effort. Jan 14 - 6:07 PM

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Francois Beauchemin was back in the lineup on Thursday.

He miss last Friday's game because of an illness. Beauchemin had a minus-1 rating and one shot in his return to the fold versus Anaheim. The veteran defender has eight assists in 39 games this campaign.
Jan 13 - 1:54 AM

Francois Beauchemin will miss Friday's game due to an illness.

Beauchemin has eight assists in 38 games this season. Given that he's unavailable, Eric Gelinas will draw into the lineup.
Jan 6 - 2:10 PM

Francois Beauchemin didn't take part in Sunday's practice due to an illness.

It remains to be seen if Beauchemin will be available for Monday's game. He has seven assists in 36 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 2 - 10:42 AM

Francois Beauchemin (upper body) was able to play on Friday.

Beauchemin's status was unclear after he missed Thursday's practice. He had two shots on goal in 18:06 minutes of ice time on Friday.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 02:42:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin (upper body) didn't practice on Thursday.

It's not clear if Beauchemin will be available for Friday's contest. He has six assists in 28 games this season.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 05:16:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin (hand) was fine to play Thursday.

He earned an assist for his sixth point of the season. Beauchemin didn't practice on Wednesday because of a minor hand injury.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 09:24:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin didn't practice Wednesday due to a minor hand injury.

He still could be available to play against Boston on Thursday. Beauchemin's status will probably be determined following the morning skate.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 09:17:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin earned a power-play assist in a 3-2 loss to Columbus on Thursday night.

He has collected five helpers in 22 games this season, with two coming on the man advantage.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 09:38:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin found the back of the net in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Dallas.

He scored his eighth goal of the season at 10:54 mark of the third period. The veteran blueliner has 34 points in 81 games this campaign.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Apr 8, 2016 10:03:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin scored the lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Vanouver on Tuesday.

He opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the campaign on a pretty snap shot high glove side on Markstrom. Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay picked up assists on the goal. That gives the veteran d-man 26 points in 56 games this season.
Wed, Feb 10, 2016 12:08:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin scored the winner and added an assist in the Avs' 2-1 win over Buffalo on Wednesday.

Beauchemin's point shot at 19:28 remaining somehow found a way past Robin Lehner in the Sabres' goal helped the Avs to victory. It was his first goal since Dec. 17. The points also snapped a six game pointless streak for the 35 year-old. Alex Tanguay also scored an added an assist in the come from behind win.
Thu, Jan 21, 2016 03:00:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin recorded both of Colorado's goals as they beat the NY Islanders 2-1 on Thursday night.

Who says the 35-year-old Beauchemin is washed up? With the pair of goals he now has five on the season, one more and he matches a high not hit since..2013-14 when he had 11. Do bear in mind however that his first tally was a floater from the point through a maze of bodies, and his second was a pass that deflected off of Islander Mikhail Grabovski..but that's not what it looks like on your fantasy stat sheet is it!
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 12:08:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin tallied two points in the Avalanche’s 3-2 win against the Predators on Saturday night.

The veteran’s still got it. The 35-year-old had a goal and an assist, plus three shots on net. He has three goals and 16 points this season, so he definitely has value in fantasy leagues. Nick Holden and Andreas Martinsen got the other goals. Matt Duchene had an assist and fired seven shots on net, a game high.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 11:10:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin earned a pair of assists Monday in a 4-1 win against Winnipeg.

The veteran defenseman has 12 points in 21 games this year and six of them have come on the power play. Beauchemin is averaging 23:40 of ice time per match and he has posted 63 blocks as well.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 12:01:00 PM

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2Rene Bourque
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2Jarome Iginla
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D1Tyson Barrie
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