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Colin Wilson | Winger | #22

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/20/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 221
College: Boston University
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (7) / NAS
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Colin Wilson found the back of the net in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Washington.
Wilson has scored two of his three goals this season in the last three games. Still, he has just seven points in 21 matches and shouldn't be on your fantasy radar. Dec 13 - 10:19 AM
Source: Denver Post

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Colin Wilson (lower body) is expected to be back in the lineup on Tuesday night versus Buffalo.

Wilson has been given the green light to return after missing three games with a lower-body injury. He is projected to center the fourth line.
Source: Denver Post
Dec 5 - 11:04 AM

Colin Wilson (hip) won't be available for Friday's game.

This will be Wilson's second straight game on the sidelines. He has a goal and five points in 16 contests this season.
Dec 1 - 2:40 PM

Colin Wilson is out of Colorado's lineup for Wednesday's game against Winnipeg.

Wilson missed Monday's practice with a hip/groin injury, but it's unclear if that's the reason he's out tonight. The Avalanche will likely provide and update on his status in the next few hours.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 29 - 9:39 PM

Colin Wilson is still dealing with a groin/hip injury, so he skipped Monday's practice.

Wilson has played in Colorado's last eight contests after he returned from a hip issue. We will keep him active for now, as he still could be available to play Wednesday night against Winnipeg.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 28 - 11:18 AM

Colin Wilson will return from a hip injury on Friday versus Ottawa.

He is projected to center the fourth line between A.J. Greer and Rocco Grimaldi. Wilson, who has been sidelined since Oct. 19, has two assists in eight games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 10 - 10:21 AM

Colin Wilson (hip) wasn't limited at Tuesday's practice and could be ready to play Friday against Ottawa.

"I think Wilson is probably a guy that will be ready to go," coach Jared Bednar told NHL.com. He hasn't played since Oct. 19 because of a hip issue.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 8 - 10:21 AM

Colin Wilson (hip) is on injured reserve for Colorado.

The Avalanche made the move this past Friday. Wilson hasn't been in the lineup since Oct. 19. He has two assists in eight games this year.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 30 - 10:51 AM

Colin Wilson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Dallas Stars.

Wilson had played in each of Colorado's games so far, but he'll watch from the press box tonight. He has two assists in eight games this season. Patrik Nemeth and Andrei Mironov will also be scratches tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 24 - 9:03 PM

Colin Wilson is likely to line up on Colorado's third line.

It seems that Avs' GM Joe Sakic views Wilson as an excellent third-line player at either center or wing. That's not going to do wonders for his fantasy value. We would wait and see if Wilson is looking at a bottom-six assignment or if he can elevate his game enough to land on the Avs' second line before investing anything in him.
Source: Denver Post
Jul 2 - 11:31 AM

The Nashville Predators have dealt Colin Wilson to Colorado for a fourth round pick in 2019.

The Predators were hoping that Wilson would be their top center when they drafted him seventh overall in 2008 but that never came to be and they now get little in return for the 27-year-old. Wilson had 12 goals and 23 assists in the regular season after a six goal, 24 point effort the previous season. He had a pair of goals and two assists in 12 playoff games during the Preds run to the Cup Final. His best season was 42 points so look for Wilson to be a bottom-two center in Colorado next season. He is not worth drafting.
Jul 1 - 12:28 PM

Colin Wilson has a hamstring issue in the postseason.

Wilson sat out Nashville first-round sweep of Chicago and the first four games of the Stanley Cup Final due to the ailment. He finished the playoffs with two goals and two assists in 14 appearances.
Jun 14 - 3:35 PM

Colin Wilson (undisclosed) will make his Stanley Cup Final debut in Game 5.

The injury has kept him out of the lineup since the last game of Nashville's third-round series against Anaheim. Wilson is expected to play on a line with Harry Zolnierczyk and Frederick Gaudreau. Wilson has two goals and two assists in 12 games this postseason.
Jun 8 - 7:58 PM

Colin Wilson (undisclosed) might rejoin the Predators for Game 5 on Thursday.

Predators coach Peter Laviolette wouldn't tip his hand so we'll have to wait and see, but Wilson did skate alongside Harry Zolnierczyk and Frederick Gaudreau during Thursday's line rushes. P. A. Parenteau has also said that he won't be back in the lineup for Game 5, which further suggests that Wilson is ready to return.
Jun 8 - 1:22 PM

Colin Wilson (undisclosed) took part in Wednesday's practice.

Wilson has been absent from the lineup for the last four games because of an injury. He skated on the fourth line with Harry Zolnierczyk, Frederick Gaudreau and P. A. Parenteau during Wednesday's session. If Wilson is ready to return then Zolnierczyk or Parenteau will be scratched on Thursday.
Jun 7 - 12:54 PM

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2Alexander Kerfoot
3J.T. Compher
4Carl Soderberg
5Tyson Jost
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Sven Andrighetto
3Matt Nieto
4Gabriel Bourque
5Vladislav Kamenev
RW1Mikko Rantanen
2Nail Yakupov
3Blake Comeau
4Colin Wilson
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Samuel Girard
4Mark Barberio
5Patrik Nemeth
6Nikita Zadorov
7Anton Lindholm
8Sergei Boikov
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Jonathan Bernier