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Joey Hishon | Center

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/20/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 170

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Joey Hishon (elbow) returned to action on Monday.
It was thought that he would be ready to play against Calgary. Hishon had one shot in 8:40 of ice time in his third game of the season. Mar 24 - 2:11 AM

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Joey Hishon didn't experience any pain in his elbow when he skated on Sunday.

He was probably ready to return on Friday, but the Avalanche had a three-game winning streak going into the match. Hishon may be back in the fold on Monday night.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 23 - 2:20 PM

Joey Hishon will be scratched against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.

Hishon has seen just two games this season with the Avalanche, and four overall with no points to show for his efforts. But the 23 year old center has put up 24 goals and 56 points over his last 100 games with AHL Lake Erie.
Mar 20 - 7:58 PM

Joey Hishon (elbow) could be ready to return Thursday.

He took part in Wednesday's practice. Hishon has missed three games with an elbow injury.
Mar 18 - 6:39 PM

Joey Hishon (elbow) is considered day-to-day.

While day-to-day doesn't always actually signify that a player will return soon, the Avalanche did specify that Hishon is close. Hishon didn't play on Tuesday due to the ailment.
Mar 12 - 3:33 PM

Joey Hishon is dealing with an elbow injury.

Hishon will miss Tuesday's game and is day-to-day beyond that. He has 14 goals and 32 points in 50 contests in 2014-15. Daniel Briere will be inserted into the lineup after spending Sunday's game in the press box.
Mar 10 - 1:36 PM

Joey Hishon (undisclosed) was able to play on Sunday.

Hishon missed Saturday's game after being involved in a collision during Friday's practice. He had 5:59 minutes of ice time on Sunday.
Mar 9 - 1:39 AM

Joey Hishon had to leave Friday's practice early due to a collision.

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy expects Hishon to play on Saturday against Columbus, but prefaced that with "we'll see tomorrow." We'll err on the side of caution and list Hishon as day-to-day for now.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 7 - 10:23 AM

Joey Hishon will make his regular season debut Wednesday night against Pittsburgh.

Hishon has never appeared in a regular season NHL game but did play in three playoff games last season, picking up one assist. In the morning skates, he was on a line with Marc-Andre Cliche and Cody McLeod. The 23-year-old, former 17th overall pick won’t like carry any fantasy value this season but he does have upside for the upcoming years. Daniel Briere will be a healthy scratch.
Mar 4 - 5:08 PM

Joey Hishon has been called up by Colorado.

He has notched 14 goals and 32 points in 50 matches with Lake Erie of the AHL this year. The 17th overall pick in the 2010 draft still hasn't made his NHL debut yet, but injuries have played a part in that.
Mar 2 - 5:31 PM

Joey Hishon has been assigned to the minors by Colorado.

Bruno Gervais, Samuel Henley, Daniel Maggio, Maxim Noreau, Alexis Pepin, Calvin Pickard, Michael Schumaker and Duncan Siemens were among Colorado's other roster cuts on Wednesday. Pepin was the only player of the group to return to his junior team in Gatineau (QMJHL), while the others were sent to AHL Lake Erie.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 02:44:00 PM

Joey Hishon likely has the best shot at making the Avalanche amongst the organization's pool of rookies, as the 2010 first-round pick will come to training camp with a lot to offer Colorado if he stays healthy.

Hishon, 22, is a fierce and energetic forward who can skate and score at a high level. Hishon is a productive center but has been plagued by significant injuries through each of the last four seasons. When healthy, the 5’10, 175 pounder knows how to generate offense, but will have to show some poise during training camp if he hopes to work amongst the Avs' gifted group of forwards.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 11:03:00 AM

The Avalanche have extended a qualifying offer to forward Joey Hishon.

Hishon spent the entire regular season with Lake Erie of the AHL scoring 10 goals and registering 24 points in 50 minor league games. He did get a chance to play in two playoff games with Colorado, however, earning an assist in a Game 7 loss to Minnesota. Hishon has no fantasy value going forward.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 11:49:00 AM

Joey Hishon earned his first point in the NHL in Game 7 versus the Minnesota Wild.

He set up Jamie McGinn in the first period to give Colorado a 2-1 lead after the opening frame. The Avalanche eventually lost 5-4 in overtime. Hishon suited up in three games for the Avalanche in the postseason. He should get a chance to make his regular season debut with the big club next fall out of training camp.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, May 1, 2014 11:37:00 AM

Joey Hishon will be back in the Avalanche's lineup for Game 7.

Hishon didn't participate in Game 6. He's projected to be on the third line with Jamie McGinn and Maxime Talbot.
Wed, Apr 30, 2014 01:42:00 PM

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2Matt Duchene
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4Daniel Briere
5Freddie Hamilton
6Joey Hishon
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2Alex Tanguay
3Jordan Caron
4Cody McLeod
5Jamie McGinn
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
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4Jesse Winchester
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6Borna Rendulic
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Jan Hejda
4Nick Holden
5Brad Stuart
6Nate Guenin
7Ryan Wilson
8Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra