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Nate Guenin | Defenseman

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/10/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
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Nate Guenin dressed for Colorado on Tuesday night.
He had been a healthy scratch for the team's previous two games. Guenin had one shot and a minus-1 rating in 17:29 of ice time in a 3-2 overtime loss to Toronto. He got back into the lineup because of a head injury to Ryan Wilson. Oct 15 - 11:21 AM
Source: Denver Post

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Nate Guenin could be the odd man out Saturday night in the second game of a home and home series with the Wild.

It looks as if Ryan Wilson will play alongside Guenin's partner from the first game, Jan Hejda. Not shocking fantasy news by any means, but news just the same.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 11 - 12:19 PM

Nate Guenin calls Columbus his home during the summer and he did the Blue Jackets a couple of favors on Tuesday night.

He committed a pair of turnovers that led to two goals in the second period for Columbus. However, the Avalanche were able to rally in the third and win the game in overtime. Guenin played four years at Ohio State University before beginning his professional career.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 2 - 12:01 PM

Nate Guenin returned to the Avalanche's lineup Saturday night.

The defenseman had not played since Jan. 4 due to an ankle bruise. He has four points in 38 games this season. Ryan Wilson was scratched against the Lightning.
Jan 25 - 7:17 PM

Nate Guenin (ankle) is expected to be sidelined for another "seven to 10 days," according to coach Patrick Roy.

"It's a bruise, it's not broken, but it's a pretty bad bruise," Roy said. Guenin has been out of action since Jan. 4.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 16 - 11:23 AM

Nate Guenin will not return from an ankle injury on Friday.

Guenin also missed Monday and Wednesday's contests. He has four points and 14 penalty minutes in 38 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 10 - 4:13 PM

Nate Guenin (ankle) will miss Wednesday's contest against Ottawa.

This will be Guenin's second straight game on the sidelines. He inked a two-year/$1.6 million extension on Tuesday.
Jan 8 - 12:29 PM

Nate Guenin's recently inked two-year extension is worth $1.6 million.

Guenin will earn $750,000 in 2014-15 and $850,000 in the final campaign of his new contract. He doesn't do much offensively, but he does have 84 hits and a team-leading 86 blocked shots in 38 contests in 2013-14.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 7 - 4:02 PM

Nate Guenin (ankle) has inked a two-year contract extension.

The financial terms aren't known, but Guenin comes with a $600,000 annual cap hit at the NHL level this season. "Nate has been very consistent during the first half of the season," said Avalanche executive VP of hockey operations Joe Sakic. "He has been a reliable member of our defense and we are pleased to have him under contract for the next couple of years." Guenin has four assists and 14 penalty minutes in 38 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 7 - 2:23 PM

Nate Guenin sustained an ankle injury in Saturday's win over San Jose.

He isn't expected to play Monday and is listed as day-to-day. Guenin was injured after he blocked a shot.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 6 - 3:58 PM

Nate Guenin was a healthy scratch for the first time this season on Tuesday.

In 32 games, he has contributed four assists, 65 hits, 78 blocks and a minus-2 rating. The 31-year-old blueliner earned his roster spot with the Avalanche out of training camp and he's been steady for the club in 2013-14. Nick Holden played in his place.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 09:04:00 AM

Nate Guenin has played in both of Colorado's wins to start the season.

As a result, Nick Holden has been in the press box to start the year. The two of them were expected to rotate games following training camp, but the team's success in the early going has halted that plan. Guenin has one assist and a plus-2 rating.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 02:59:00 PM

Nate Guenin and Nick Holden will start the 2013-14 campaign on a rotation.

Guenin will play on Wednesday and Holden will take his place on Friday. This is likely going to end up as a temporary arrangement as one of them should be sent down once Ryan Wilson (knee) is ready to return.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 06:24:00 PM

Nate Guenin has inked a one-year contract with Colorado.

Guenin had four goals and 24 points in 66 AHL games in 2012-13. He has no fantasy value.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 04:57:00 PM

Nate Guenin has been recalled by the Anaheim Ducks.

Guenin has four goals and 24 points in 66 games this season. He's an organizational depth defenseman.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 01:41:00 PM

Depth Charts

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