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Patrick Wiercioch | Defenseman | #28

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (26) / 9/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 202
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (42) / OTT
Contract: view contract details

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Patrick Wiercioch scored the only goal for the Colorado Avalanche as they lost a 4-1 contest to the Calgary Flames Wednesday night.
Wiercioch’s goal came late in the third period, but it saved the Avs from a shutout. He not only kept Colorado from being blanked, but he snapped a 16-game streak in which he failed to earn a point. His last point came with an assist against the Oilers November 23rd and his last goal was earned November 15th. Jan 5 - 12:57 AM

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Patrick Wierioch will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against Calgary.

The 26-year-old has two goals, six assists and a minus-8 rating in 30 games this season. Cody McLeod will also watch the game from the press box.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 09:09:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch registered two points on Tuesday in a 4-1 win over Los Angeles.

He earned a goal and an assist in the contest, while finishing with a plus-3 rating in 20:43 of ice time. Wiercioch has seven points in 13 games with the Avalanche.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 12:28:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch will get back into the lineup on Tuesday.

He was a healthy scratch for the past two games. Wiercioch will replace Eric Gelinas in the lineup.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 04:43:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch will be scratched against Boston on Sunday.

He's off to a solid start if you're in a deep league with five points, 11 PIMs with 14 hits and 15 blocks through a dozen games.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 07:02:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch will be scratched against the Jets on Friday night.

Wiercioch is having a quality season for himself with a goal and five points through a dozen games thus far. He's also posted 11 PIMs with 14 hits and 15 blocks.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 08:58:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch had a pair of assists in Colorado's 4-0 win against Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

Wiercioch is off to a good start with the Avalanche with one goal and three assists in four games. He recorded just five helpers in 52 games with the Ottawa Senators last season.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 09:23:00 AM

Patrick Wiercioch got his first goal with the Avalanche on Monday night in a 4-3 overtime win against Pittsburgh.

He tied the game at 2-2 after the Penguins jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the midway point of the first period. Wiercioch has notched a goal and an assist in his first two games with Colorado.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 11:53:00 AM

Patrick Wiercioch has signed a one-year deal with Colorado worth $800,000.

He contributed just five assists in 52 games with Ottawa last season.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 02:58:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch did not get a qualifying offer so he will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

The move was expected after the Senators were unsuccessful in their attempts to trade him at the draft. Wiercioch posted just five assists in 52 games with Ottawa last season, but he could have some value to other clubs as a depth defender.
Mon, Jun 27, 2016 04:22:00 PM

If Ottawa can't trade Patrick Wiercioch this weekend at the draft then he will reportedly become an unrestricted free agent.

It's believed the Senators have told Wiercioch that they will likely pass on giving him a $2.7-million qualifying offer, which would make him an unrestricted free agent.
Tue, Jun 21, 2016 09:54:00 AM

The Ottawa Senators reportedly aren't likely to provide Patrick Wiercioch with a qualifying offer.

Wiercioch would be a restricted free agent if Ottawa qualified him, but it seems the Senators are content to let him enter the open market. He had no goals and five assists in 52 games in 2015-16. If Ottawa did want to qualify him, the franchise would need to provide Wiercioch with an offer of $2.7 million.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Thu, May 19, 2016 09:07:00 AM

Patrick Wiercioch (upper-body) skated with teammates on Tuesday and is on the team's three-game road trip.

Wiercioch won't return to the lineup this week however he is hopeful to play in the team's final two games. The 25 year-old has been out of the lineup since March 10. In 52 games this season he has only registered five assists
Source: Ottawa Sun
Wed, Mar 30, 2016 11:46:00 AM

Patrick Wiercioch is week-to-week with an upper-body injury, according to coach Dave Cameron.

He has missed six of the Senators' last seven games. Wiercioch may have played in his last game with Ottawa, as he is slated for restricted free agency in the summer and he's not expected to be given a qualifying offer.
Mon, Mar 21, 2016 04:27:00 PM

Patrick Wiercioch won't be available to play Tuesday because he is banged up, according to coach Dave Cameron.

He didn't take part in Monday's practice. Wiercioch has been in and out of the lineup as a healthy scratch this season. He has five assists in 52 games this year.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 01:45:00 PM

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C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3Mikhail Grigorenko
4John Mitchell
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Rene Bourque
3Joe Colborne
4Matthew Nieto
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Mikko Rantanen
4Blake Comeau
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nikita Zadorov
5Fedor Tyutin
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Cody Goloubef
8Eric Gelinas
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard
3Spencer Martin