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Eric Gelinas | Defenseman | #44

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/8/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (54) / NJ
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The Colorado Avalanche assigned Eric Gelinas to AHL San Antonio on Friday.
Through 27 games this season with the Avalanche, Gelinas has posted an assist with 12 PIMs, 16 blocks and 32 hits while seeing 11:35 a game on average. That's easily the least amount of time of his career. Feb 10 - 12:59 PM

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Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against Montreal.

Gelinas cleared waivers last week, which means he'll stick with the Avs for now, but it doesn't mean he'll play. The 25-year-old has one assist in 27 games this season. He shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 7 - 9:01 PM

Eric Gelinas successfully cleared waivers.

The next step will probably be for Colorado to send Gelinas to the minors. He has an assist in 26 games with the Avalanche in 2016-17.
Feb 3 - 1:34 PM

Colorado has put Eric Gelinas on waivers.

This corresponds with the Avalanche claiming Mark Barberio off waivers. Gelinas has an assist in 26 games this season.
Feb 2 - 12:59 PM

Eric Gelinas will tag in for Francois Beauchemin, who is out sick for Friday's math with the Islanders.

Gelinas has but a single point in 17 games this season, posting 10 PIMs, 16 hits, and 22 shots in that time as well.
Jan 6 - 8:36 PM

Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The 25-year-old has only suited up in 17 games this season and he's accumulated just one assist and a minus-2 rating this season. He isn't on the fantasy radar. Andreas Martinsen will join him in the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 2 - 9:55 PM

Eric Gelinas will tag in for Patrick Wiercioch against Chicago on Friday night.

Thus will be Gelinas' first game in a week and 14th of the year. He has a point with 10 PIMs and 12 hits, so we'd leave him on the wire.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 06:22:00 PM

Eric Gelinas will be scratched against the Bruins on Thurday.

Though already having played twice this month, Gelinas has seen just nine games of action. Which suggests he doesn't have much of a role with the team.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 06:54:00 PM

Eric Gelinas went unclaimed on waivers.

Gelinas has an assist in seven games this season. It's not surprising he cleared given his $1,575,000 cap hit.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 01:06:00 PM

Eric Gelinas has been placed on waivers.

Gelinas has spent the Avalanche's last four games in the press box. He has an assist in seven contests this season.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 12:41:00 PM

Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators.

Gelinas has played in just one of Colorado's last seven games. The second-round pick is still young enough that he can develop into a solid NHLer, but he's running out of time. The 25-year-old has one assist in seven games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 09:03:00 PM

Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch against the Canucks on Saturday night.

Tonight will mark Colorado's 20th game of the season, and the 13th time Gelinas has been scratched. He's posted just a point in his seven games of action with only 12:30 of average ice time as well.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 08:35:00 PM

Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch against the Kings on Tuesday night.

Gelinas played 11:41 and 13:38 in Colorado's last two games. He has one assist, a minus-1 rating and six penalty minutes in six games this season. Matt Duchene will miss the game with a concussion.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 09:02:00 PM

Eric Gelinas will tag in for Patrick Wiercioch against the Jets on Friday night.

This will be Gelinas' fifth game of the season, and just his first since Nov. 1st. Unfortunately he does not provide any fantasy value.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 09:00:00 PM

Eric Gelinas will serve as a healthy scratch in Tuesday night's game against Arizona.

This will be Gelinas' fourth consecutive game as a healthy scratch. He has one assist and a minus-1 rating in four games this season. Leave him on the waiver wire. Blake Comeau is missing the game because of a groin injury.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 09:04:00 PM

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3Mikhail Grigorenko
4John Mitchell
5J.T. Compher
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2Rene Bourque
3Matthew Nieto
4Joe Colborne
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Mikko Rantanen
3Blake Comeau
4Sven Andrighetto
D1Erik Johnson
2Tyson Barrie
3Nikita Zadorov
4Francois Beauchemin
5Patrick Wiercioch
6Mark Barberio
7Fedor Tyutin
8Cody Goloubef
G1Calvin Pickard
2Jeremy Smith
3Semyon Varlamov