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Andrew Bodnarchuk | Defenseman | #41

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 189
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 5 (128) / BOS

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Andrew Bodnarchuk has played in Colorado's past two games after he was scratched for the previous two contests.
He has suited up in just eight games for the Avalanche since he was claimed off waivers from Columbus. Bodnarchuk said he is getting more comfortable with his new club and he hopes to stay in the lineup. Feb 11 - 9:10 AM
Source: Denver Post

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Andrew Bodnarchuk will tag in for Zach Redmond for Saturday's match with Dallas

Unfortunately there isn't a lick of fatnasy value between either defender. As Redmond has barely struck the stat sheet through 25 games, and this will be only Bodnarchuk's fifth game with Colorado (21st overall).
Jan 23 - 7:17 PM

Andrew Bodnarchuk has seen his role increase since the Avalanche lost Erik Johnson to a lower-body injury.

Bodnarchuk has been getting top pairing minutes in even strength, although he isn't used with the man advantage or to kill penalties, so his overall minutes per game remains unimpressive. Still, this is a nice opportunity for Bodnarchuk, who less than a week ago was placed on waivers by Columbus and claimed by the Avalanche. The 27-year-old is trying to demonstrate that he can be a regular at the NHL level despite playing in just five NHL contests prior to 2015-16.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 10 - 9:56 AM

Andrew Bodnarchuk made his Colorado debut Wednesday night versus St. Louis.

He was paired with Francois Beauchemin during even strength situations after he was claimed off waivers from Columbus on Tuesday. "I was very happy," coach Patrick Roy said. "I like his speed. He's very fast, he's moving, he's up and back, and I think his speed's going to be a good asset for our team." Bodnarchuk was dropped right into the lineup because of Erik Johnson's injury.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 7 - 9:39 AM

Andrew Bodnarchuk has been claimed off waivers by Colorado.

The Blue Jackets waived Bodnarchuk on Monday after he skated in 16 games with the team.
Jan 5 - 12:37 PM

Andrew Bodnarchuk has been placed on waivers.

He has suited up in 16 games with Columbus this season, where he has two assists and a minus-6 rating. Bodnarchuk has averaged 14:32 of ice time per match.
Jan 4 - 1:07 PM

Andrew Bodnarchuk registered an assist in a 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh Monday night.

Bodnarchuk now has two assists in 15 games this season. He's averaging 14:40 minutes of ice time per game.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 08:34:00 AM

Andrew Bodnarchuk will see his first NHL action since the 2009-10 season on Sunday against the Sharks.

The 27-year-old Bodnarchuk will pair with Dalton Prout to form Columbus' third defensive unit. He's put up quality numbers in the AHL over the years, but the 2006 draft pick hasn't been able to translate his production levels to the big leagues so don't expect much of him.
Source: Craig Merz
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 04:57:00 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled Andrew Bodnarchuk from AHL Lake Erie.

With Cody Goloubef and Fedor Tyutin being injured in Friday's win over Nashville, the Jackets needed another healthy body. The 27-year-old's only taste of NHL experience came in a five-game stint with the Bruins in 2009-10.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 01:20:00 PM

Defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk has been placed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Bodnarchuk had 25 points and 84 penalty minutes in 61 AHL games in 2014-15. Bodnarchuk was in the Kings chain until this off-season when the Blue Jackets inked him to a two-way contract.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 05:58:00 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed a one-year, two-way deal with Andrew Bodnarchuk.

Bodnarchuk had 25 points and 84 penalty minutes in 61 AHL games last season. He's an organizational depth defenseman.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 10:53:00 AM

Andrew Bodnarchuk (knee) will start the 2014-15 campaign on the injured reserve list.

Bodnarchuk sustained the injury during training camp. He wasn't expected to make the team to begin with and given that he didn't play for Los Angeles in 2013-14, he won't count against Los Angeles' cap while on the injured reserve list.
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 05:55:00 AM

Andrew Bodnarchuk is out for the rest of trianing camp due to a knee injury.

Bodnarchuk was hurt during Sunday's practice. He wasn't expected to miss the Kings' opening game roster, but this will still deny him the opportunity to play in some preseason games with the Kings.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 06:45:00 PM

The Los Angeles Kings have recalled defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk from the minors.

Bodnarchuk spent the whole season in Manchester where he had eight goals and 32 points with 89 penalty minutes in 73 games.
Mon, May 5, 2014 08:36:00 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have sent defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk to the minors.

Just an FYI. Bodnarchuk had 20 points and 77 penalty minutes in 69 games with the AHL Manchester Monarchs. He should remain there for most if not all of the 2013-14 season.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 07:46:00 AM

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2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Alex Tanguay
3Blake Comeau
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Jack Skille
4Chris Wagner
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nick Holden
5Nate Guenin
6Brad Stuart
7Andrew Bodnarchuk
8Chris Bigras
9Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra
3Calvin Pickard