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Cody McLeod | Winger

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/26/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
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The Colorado Avalanche have been impressed with the play of Cody McLeod.
McLeod is a tough customer who brings a lot of energy to the Avs' lineup. "He's the guy you want to go out to battle with. He's the guy you want on your team," Landeskog said of McLeod. "He's not fun to play against but certainly the guys want him on your side of the trenches. It's testament to his character and who he is. He's got one of the toughest jobs, but yet he goes out there and does it year in, year out, day in, day out. He's a leader, and guys follow him." Oct 26 - 10:48 AM
Source: Denver Post

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Cody McLeod has agreed to a three-year, $4 million extension with the Colorado Avalanche.

That will represent a mild increase over McLeod's current $1.15 million cap hit. Of the Avalanche forwards that currently have one-way contracts, only Daniel Briere is still scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in July. McLeod had 13 points and 122 penalty minutes in 71 contests in 2013-14.
Sep 29 - 11:51 AM

Cody McLeod scored a goal in a 4-3 overtime win against Minnesota on Saturday.

It was McLeod's first goal and point of Colorado's playoff run. He had five goals and eight assists in 71 contests in the regular season.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 27 - 9:11 AM

Cody McLeod (ankle) is expected to be back in the lineup for Game 1 of Colorado's first-round series against Minnesota.

He missed a sixth straight game on Sunday due to an ankle injury.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 14 - 12:56 PM

Cody McLeod (ankle) skated with the team Thursday morning and he's expected to return soon.

If he doesn't suit up against San Jose on Friday then coach Patrick Roy expects McLeod to be ready to play on Sunday in Anaheim. McLeod has missed four games already with an ankle injury.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 11 - 8:56 AM

An MRI on Cody McLeod's ankle hasn't revealed major damage.

McLeod has a sprain and is listed as day-to-day. "The ligament has been touched but the rest is good," Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said. "He will be back ASAP. We don't think he'll be back this weekend, but he might be back somewhere in the last four games." He has five goals, 13 points, and 122 penalty minutes in 71 contests this season.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 4 - 4:22 PM

Cody McLeod departed with a left leg injury on Thursday night against the Rangers.

McLeod crashed awkwardly into the boards after a hit. He played 8:06, with two penalty minutes and a shot on goal. The 29-year-old has 13 points and 120 penalty minutes this season.
Apr 3 - 11:27 PM

Cody McLeod got his fourth goal in Tuesday's shootout win against Nashville.

He has two markers in his last three outings and 11 points in 67 games on the year. McLeod also has 118 penalty minutes, including two majors in his last four appearances.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 26 - 8:55 AM

According to a league source, Cody McLeod won't be suspended for his boarding infraction on Friday against Minnesota's Jonas Brodin.

That means he'll be in the lineup for Saturday's rematch versus the Wild. McLeod received a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct on the play. He may have to answer the bell on Saturday as a result.
Sat, Nov 30, 2013 03:47:00 PM

Cody McLeod could be facing another suspension for a questionable hit on Minnesota defenseman Jonas Brodin.

He was ejected from Friday's contest for a boarding infraction. McLeod was suspended for five games for a hit on the Wings' Niklas Kronwall just five weeks ago. He may be facing sterner justice this time around. Stay tuned.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Nov 30, 2013 12:22:00 PM

Cody McLeod skated on Colorado's top line during Thursday's practice.

He was alongside Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly during the session. McLeod would add some physicality to the top unit, but he is capable of contributing offensively as well. He played well when he skated with O'Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog last season.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Nov 28, 2013 04:36:00 PM

Cody McLeod will be back in the Colorado lineup Saturday against Montreal.

He will have completed his five-game suspension for boarding Detroit's Niklas Kronwall. McLeod is not much of an offensive threat, but he does take a regular shift and gets plenty of penalty minutes. If you need PIMs, consider picking him up.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 12:45:00 PM

Cody McLeod has received a five-game suspension for boarding Detroit's Niklas Kronwall.

McLeod has already served the first game of that suspension, so he'll be eligible to return on Nov. 2. He has an assist and 27 penalty minutes in seven games this season.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 06:32:00 PM

Cody McLeod's suspension length will depend at least somewhat on an in-person meeting with the NHL on Monday, but that gap means he'll at least miss the next two games.

He isn't an impact fantasy player, but it's worth monitoring considering Niklas Kronwall's situation and how this might influence future hits by more meaningful contributors.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 10:07:00 PM

Cody McLeod has been offered an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety.

McLeod was given a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct for his dangerous hit on Detroit's Niklas Kronwall Thursday night. Kronwall was removed from the ice on a stretcher and he suffered a concussion on the play.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 10:03:00 AM

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2Nathan MacKinnon
3Daniel Briere
4John Mitchell
5Marc-Andre Cliche
6Ben Street
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