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Jesse Winchester | Winger

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/4/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 206
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The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Jesse Winchester to a two-year/one-way contract.
Winchester played for the Panthers last season and will be a solid member of the fourth line for the Avs. He had nine goals and 18 points in 52 games last season so his fantasy value is minimal. Jul 1 - 12:29 PM

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As expected, Jesse Winchester returned to Florida's lineup on Tuesday after recovering from a groin strain.

He returned to play against his former Ottawa teammates after being sidelined since Mar. 9. "I spent some pretty special years of my life there," he said after the morning skate. "I really look forward to playing them whenever I get the opportunity." Winchester posted four shots in nearly 14 minutes of action in his return.
Mar 26 - 7:23 AM

Jesse Winchester (lower body) is projected to be available for Tuesday's game against Ottawa.

He has missed the past eight games with a lower-body injury. Florida returned Garrett Wilson to AHL San Antonio on Monday. Winchester has nine goals and 17 points in 42 games this year.
Mar 24 - 4:39 PM

Jesse Winchester (lower body) may join his teammates in Los Angeles, where they play Saturday afternoon.

He is making progress in his recovery from a lower-body injury. Winchester has been out of action since Mar. 9.
Mar 21 - 7:43 AM

Jesse Winchester suffered a lower-body injury in Sunday's loss against Boston.

He didn't play Tuesday and he's projected to miss some time. Interim coach Peter Horachek said that Winchester will be out "more than a week." Joey Crabb was recalled to play in Tuesday's meeting against Phoenix in Winchester's place.
Mar 12 - 8:12 AM

Jesse Winchester scored the game winning goal for Florida in their 2-0 win over Buffalo on Friday night.

Winchester now has nine goals and 17 points through 41 games this season.
Mar 7 - 10:29 PM

Jesse Winchester recorded the game-winning goal in a 4-1 victory against Toronto Tuesday night.

Since returning from a broken hand, he has three goals and three assists in his last eight games to give him 15 points on the year.
Feb 5 - 7:12 AM

Jesse Winchester has contributed a goal and three assists in two games since returning to the lineup from a broken hand.

Playing on a line with Marcel Goc and Jonathan Huberdeau, Winchester picked up three assists in Monday's win over Pittsburgh and he scored in Florida's victory versus Buffalo on Tuesday. He is an energy player who has breathed some life into Florida's offense, giving him 13 points in 28 games this year.
Jan 24 - 6:55 AM

Jesse Winchester returned to action on Monday January 20 from a hand injury.

His last appearance came on Dec. 15 against Montreal. Winchester earned three assists in Monday's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh. He played 13:39 of ice time and posted a plus-3 rating as well.
Jan 21 - 1:34 AM

Panthers coach Peter Horachek said center Jesse Winchester (hand) has been cleared to play and could rejoin the lineup today.

Winchester participated in a Sunday workout. He has been out since breaking a bone in his hand after blocking a shot Dec. 15 in Montreal. The Panthers will face the Pittsburgh Penguins today.
Jan 20 - 9:38 AM

Jesse Winchester needs to get a few more practices under his belt before he can return to game action.

He has seemingly recovered from a broken hand but Panther coach Peter Horacek and the team's training staff wanted to give Winchester a little more time to get his conditioning and timing back. Look for the rugged forward to return to action next week.
Jan 19 - 10:07 AM

Jesse Winchester practised with his Florida teammates on Friday.

The rugged forward has been sidelined with a hand injury for the last month but seems to be closing in on a return to action. Winchester is waiting for medical clearance to play.
Jan 18 - 9:52 AM

Jesse Winchester (hand) might rejoin Florida's lineup during next week's road trip, according to interim coach Peter Horachek.

He is close to being able to return to practice after injuring his hand on a blocked shot back on Dec. 15 against Montreal.
Jan 14 - 7:18 AM

Jesse Winchester doesn't have a cast on the hand anymore.

He expects to be able to return later this month after hurting his hand on a blocked shot back on Dec. 15.
Jan 6 - 10:21 AM

Jesse Winchester might miss three to four weeks because of a hand injury, according to GM Dale Tallon.

He blocked a shot during Sunday's win in Montreal. Winchester has nine points, 25 penalty minutes and 36 hits in 26 games with the Panthers this campaign.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 10:12:00 AM

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3Jamie McGinn
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RW1Jarome Iginla
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