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David Warsofsky | Defenseman | #5

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 170
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (95) / STL
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David Warsofsky has been waived by the Colorado Avalanche.
It appears that Warsofsky has come up short in his attempt to claim a roster spot with the Avalanche out of training camp. He will probably start the year in the minors if he clears. Oct 1 - 2:43 PM

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David Warsofsky is confident he can claim a spot on Colorado's back end going into the 2017-18 season.

"When you're in position like I am, and you can make break-out passes and get the puck to the open forwards, good things are going to happen," Warsofsky said. "Twenty years ago I don't think someone like me could make it in the NHL. But the way with the team is going nowadays, teams need (speed) from the back end and do the things I can do. I can definitely be useful, whether it's the 5-6 pair or (top-four). I'm clean getting out of our own end and I can jump up into the rush and getting scoring opportunities. I can help contribute." There are openings on the blue line with only Erik Johnson, Nikita Zadorov, Tyson Barrie and Mark Barbario have secure positions.
Source: Denver Post
Sep 21 - 10:11 AM

David Warsofsky has signed a two-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche.

Warsofsky spent the last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. He picked up one assist in seven NHL games and another 47 points in 58 AHL games. He might find room on Colorado's thin blue line, but will most likely spend most of the year in the minors.
Jul 1 - 6:37 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have sent David Warsofsky to the minors.

Warsofsky has an assist in seven games this season. At the AHL level he has 15 goals and 44 points in 50 contests.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 30 - 12:30 PM

David Warsofsky has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Warsofsky has 15 goals and 44 points in 50 AHL games this season. He's also participated in six games with Pittsburgh, though he doesn't have a point in those contests.
Mar 25 - 6:27 PM

Pittsburgh has sent down David Warsofsky to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

He has dressed in six games with the big club this season as well as 24 contests with the Baby Penguins. Warsofsky has racked up 28 points in the minors in 2016-17.
Jan 17 - 5:18 PM

David Warsofsky will be scratched against Ottawa on Thursday.

Warsofsky has just five points in 36 career NHL games. However in 29 matches with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton he has seven goals and 28 points in 24 games.
Jan 12 - 7:13 PM

David Warsofsky has been summoned from the minors.

It's unclear if he will play against Washington on Wednesday, but he is probably there as insurance because some players have been under the weather.
Jan 11 - 1:51 PM

The Penguins reassigned David Warsofsky to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday.

The 26-year-old has seen just four games of action this season up with the big boys this season. He has five points in 36 career NHL games. Down on the farm however he has five goals and 21 points in 20 games this season.
Jan 1 - 1:34 PM

David Warsofsky has been called up by the Penguins.

However, he will be scratched Wednesday night because Trevor Daley is available to return from injury.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 05:11:00 PM

David Warsofsky has been assigned to the minors.

He has played in four games with Pittsburgh this season, with his last appearance coming on Oct. 29 versus Philadelphia.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 03:28:00 PM

David Warsofsky has been summoned by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Warsofsky was called up in response to Derrick Pouliot suffering a significant undisclosed injury. Warsofsky has two goals and five points in 32 career NHL games.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 02:07:00 PM

David Warsofsky passed through waivers on Saturday.

Warsofsky had a strong camp but there was no room on the roster for Warsofsky who now must wait on an injury to get a callup. He had a goal and an assist in 22 games for Pittsburgh and New Jersey last season.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 10:11:00 AM

David Warsofsky has been put on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Warsofsky had a goal and an assist in 22 games with the New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh last season. He was attending the Penguins' training camp.
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 01:47:00 PM

David Warsofsky has enjoyed a strong training camp during his bid for a roster spot with Pittsburgh.

"We like his mobility, his ability to get back to pucks quickly, his vision, his ability to make that first pass, so that preferably we can keep the puck and come out of our end zone efficiently," coach Mike Sullivan said. "We like all of those aspects of his game." He skated in 12 games for the Penguins last year before he was claimed off waivers by New Jersey in January, so he feels comfortable in Pittsburgh's system. Warsofsky logged 4:53 of playing time on the power play in Wednesday's preseason match and he registered an assist on a goal by Chris Kunitz.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 10:58:00 AM

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