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Joey Hishon | Center | #38

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/20/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 170
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (17) / COL

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Joey Hishon has inked a contract with Jokerit of the KHL.
The Finnish club based in Helsinki, Finland also signed AHLer Rasmus Rissanen to a two-year deal. Hishon generated 14 goals and 43 points in 62 games with San Antonio of the AHL this past season. Mon, May 2, 2016 12:15:00 PM

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Joey Hishon has been placed on waivers by the Colorado Avalanche.

Hishon had a goal and an assist in 13 games with Colorado last season. He was taken with the 17th overall pick in 2010, but his development has been hurt by concussion issues.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 01:33:00 PM

Joey Hishon has inked a one-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche.

Hishon had a goal and an assist in 12 games with the Avalanche in 2014-15. He also recorded 16 goals and 36 points in 53 AHL contests.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 02:09:00 PM

Colorado Avalanche GM Joe Sakic announced on Friday night that the team will qualify RFA forward Joey Hison.

Originally selected 17th overall by Colorado in 2010, Hishon has seen just 13 games in the NHL thus far. Still just 23-years-old, he posted just 60 combined points in 103 over the last two seasons for AHL Lake Erie. Hishon doesn't figure to make much in his next contract, having just completed a one-year deal worth $800K.
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 09:34:00 PM

Joey Hishon potted his first NHL goal on Tuesday night.

His first career point came at the 7:06 mark of the third period and it held up as he game-winning goal. Hishon was moved up from the fourth line to the third line in the match after Dennis Everberg was injured.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 10:24:00 AM

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.
Tue, Mar 24, 2015 02:11:00 AM

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
Mon, Mar 23, 2015 02:20:00 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.
Fri, Mar 20, 2015 07:58:00 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.
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 06:39:00 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.
Thu, Mar 12, 2015 03:33:00 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.
Tue, Mar 10, 2015 01:36:00 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.
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 01:39:00 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
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 10:23:00 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.
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 05:08:00 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.
Mon, Mar 2, 2015 05:31:00 PM

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