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Maxime Talbot | Center

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/11/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 190
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If you are looking for a short-term pickup, consider Maxime Talbot for this weekend's games.
He will skate on Colorado's top line alongside Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon. Not a bad place to be at all. The Avs' other lines will be as follows: Gabriel Landeskog-Ryan O'Reilly-Daniel Briere, Jarome Iginla-John Mitchell-Alex Tanguay. Winners in this alignment are Talbot and Briere. Losers are Iginla and Tanguay. Dec 20 - 1:02 PM

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Maxime Talbot got two points in Colorado’s 4-3 loss to the Flyers on Saturday night.

The veteran is nothing but a checking line player. Talbot doubled his point total on the year to four and scored his first goal, too, so he’s clearly not fantasy relevant. Zach Redmond and Alex Tanguay picked up the other goals. Gabriel Landeskog had seven penalty minutes, while Nathan MacKinnon and Jarome Iginla each had five apiece.
Nov 8 - 10:13 PM

Maxime Talbot chipped in two assists in Colorado's 5-0 win against the Islanders on Thursday.

The points were his first in 11 games this season. Talbot shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Oct 31 - 11:40 AM

Maxime Talbot is feeling good after undergoing shoulder surgery over the summer.

Talbot was dealing with the injury during the playoffs. He's a valuable bottom-six forward for the Avalanche when he's healthy, but he doesn't do enough offensively to make him worthy of note in standard fantasy leagues.
Source: Denver Post
Sep 21 - 6:33 PM

Maxime Talbot has played at center and on both wings with the Avalanche.

He's been playing on the ride side recently on the third line, but he prefers to play in the middle. "I feel like I'm more into the game at center," said Talbot. "It's more work, because you're skating more and you have more defensive responsibility. You usually have the middle of the ice, so you're telling yourself to get the puck and distribute it to the sides. Playing center, you feel like you touch the puck more. That's why I say it's a little more work, because you're always moving, whether it's in neutral-zone regroup or in D-zone." He has eight goals and 25 points in 78 games with Colorado and Philadelphia this season.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 10 - 12:03 PM

Maxime Talbot registered a pair of assists for the Avalanche in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Winnipeg.

Since joining Colorado earlier this season, Talbot has continued to score near his career pace, which works out to about 30 points per season so he's not worth owning in any fantasy formats. Nick Holden, Cody McLeod, Ryan O'Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog were the goal scorers for the Avalanche in the losing effort.
Mar 19 - 11:04 PM

Maxime Talbot is expected to play Friday after his fiancéegave birth on Thursday morning.

He didn't practice Thursday and he missed Wednesday's game to welcome Jaxson Spartacus Talbot into the world.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 28 - 10:04 AM

Maxime Talbot didn't play Wednesday because his fiancee went beyond her due date and had gone through a false labor.

He took part in the morning skate, but he wasn't available to play against Los Angeles. The Avalanche played with seven defensemen instead thanks to return of Cory Sarich from a back injury.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 27 - 12:40 PM

Maxime Talbot skipped Monday's practice because his fiancee went into labor.

He should be available for Wednesday's game against Los Angeles, but if he isn't then we'll let you know. Talbot has recorded five goals and 17 points in 47 games since being acquired from Philadelphia.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 25 - 9:02 AM

Maxime Talbot had a goal and an assist in Colorado's 4-2 win over Minnesota.

That snapped Talbot's eight-game scoring drought. He's more of a defensive forward and that limits his fantasy value in standard leagues. The only major statistical area he's particularly noteworthy in is hits as he has 76 in 45 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 12 - 9:50 AM

Maxime Talbot notched a marker for the Avalanche in their 2-1 shootout loss to the Wild on Saturday night.

Talbot is a glue-guy/depth type of player with more value in real life and not worth considering in fantasy leagues. He has three goals and seven points in 31 games. Cory Sarich and John Mitchell had the helpers.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 12:10:00 AM

Maxime Talbot scored a goal and registered an assist in Colorado's 3-2 win over Calgary Friday night.

It was Talbot's first goal as a member of the Avalanche and his third assist. Rookie Nathan MacKinnon and P.A. Parenteau also scored for the Avalanche, while John Mitchell added two helpers in the victory.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 01:46:00 AM

Maxime Talbot contributed two assists in Tuesday's 5-1 win over Chicago.

They were his points in nine games since being traded to Colorado from Philadelphia. Talbot shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 08:57:00 AM

Maxime Talbot is still adjusting to his new surroundings.

"I've always been in the East, so I'm still learning players in this conference, what their tendencies are and things like that," Talbot said. "But I will do that. I'm confident I will keep adjusting better." He has no points, eight shots and a minus-2 rating in seven games with the Avalanche since being traded by Philadelphia.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 08:32:00 AM

Maxime Talbot will make his Colorado Avalanche debut on Friday.

Talbot was acquired from the Philadelphia FLyers in exchange for Steve Downie. Talbot's projected to play alongside Nathan MacKinnon on Colorado's third line.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 02:26:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Matt Duchene
2Nathan MacKinnon
3Daniel Briere
4John Mitchell
5Ben Street
6Marc-Andre Cliche
LW1Ryan O'Reilly
2Gabriel Landeskog
3Jamie McGinn
4Cody McLeod
RW1Jarome Iginla
2Alex Tanguay
3Jesse Winchester
4Patrick Bordeleau
5Dennis Everberg
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Jan Hejda
4Nick Holden
5Brad Stuart
6Nate Guenin
7Ryan Wilson
8Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra
3Calvin Pickard