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Gabriel Landeskog | Winger

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (21) / 11/23/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 204
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Gabriel Landeskog will not play for Sweden at the World Hockey Championships due to a hand injury suffered in the first round.
Landeskog's injury was kept quiet during the first round and he may have suffered it in Game 3 when slashed by Matt Cooke, according to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post. The Swedish hierarchy invited him to play at the Worlds but he has said no. Look for a big season from the Colorado captain in 2014-15 as he managed 26 goals and 65 points in 81 games with 71 penalty minutes this season. May 3 - 6:31 AM
Source: Denver Post

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Gabriel Landeskog believes home ice advantage will help push the Avalanche in Game 7.

"When we're at home, it's like we have one or two extra players out there. The crowd has been unbelievable," Landeskog said. "It's probably hard to imagine for (nonplayers), but when we're on the ice every single rush, every odd-man rush, every backcheck, you feel the crowd. They're so into it, and you want to push that extra mile when you hear that." The Colorado captain has three goals and one assist in six games versus Minnesota in the series. Landeskog has earned one helper in his last four outings.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 30 - 8:45 AM

Gabriel Landeskog had two goals, including the game-winner, in Colorado's 4-2 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.

While rookie Nathan MacKinnon has desirably attracted a lot of the attention in Colorado after recording seven points in two playoff games, Landeskog has also been very impressive with three goals in his first two career postseason contests. Landeskog had 26 goals and 65 points in 81 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 20 - 10:01 AM

Gabriel Landeskog wants to see the Avalanche perform better with the man advantage as their first round series progresses.

Colorado was 0-for-4 on the power play in Game 1. "We had some chances and we didn't get anything, and they scored on one of their power plays," Landeskog said. "Special teams are so big in the playoffs, so that's one thing we've got to improve." Colorado ranked fifth with a 19.8% power-play success rate in the regular season.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 18 - 5:47 PM

The Colorado Avalanche won a division title this season and are set for a playoff run despite having the third lowest payroll in the NHL during 2013-14.

Just two teams spent less on base player salaries this season according to Cap Geek, while those two teams (the Panthers and Islanders) finished way out of the playoff contention. The Avs are fuelled by a young core with players like Gabe Landeskog still on rookie contracts. Landeskog is earning under one million dollars this season, but signed a lucrative contract extension.
Source: Cap Geek
Apr 15 - 9:17 PM

Gabriel Landeskog scored the game-winning goal in overtime on Tuesday night, shortly after notching the game-tying goal late in the third period to drive the Avs past Columbus 3-2.

Landeskog is hot as a pistol right now, with five goals and two assists in his past four games. The big 21 year-old has 26 goals and 63 points through 74 games this season. He is also a +21, and scored his fourth game winner of the season while notching his fifth power play point.
Apr 1 - 10:01 PM

Gabriel Landeskog powered Colorado to a win over Nashville on Tuesday, scoring twice in regulation, adding an assist and lighting the lamp again in the shootout to clinch a 5-4 win.

Landeskog has already set a career high in points this season, with 23 goals and 59 points through 71 games. The 21 year old has seven points in his past six games.
Mar 26 - 1:09 AM

Gabriel Landeskog netted his 21st goal of the season in Wednesday's overtime loss to Winnipeg.

The Avalanche captain has two goals and two assists in his last four games. He now has 56 points in 69 matches this campaign.
Mar 20 - 12:05 PM

Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists in Colorado's 4-2 win over Phoenix Friday night.

Landeskog completed a three-point night by scoring a power-play goal with 3:11 remaining in regulation. He now has 19 goals and 32 assists in 59 games. Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist for the Avalanche, while Nathan MacKinnon added two assists to stretch his point-scoring streak to 10 games, the longest by an NHL rookie since Chicago's Jonathan Toews had a 10-game streak from Oct. 10-31, 2007. P.A. Parenteau and Nate Guenin also scored in the victory.
Mar 1 - 2:03 AM

Gabriel Landeskog will face off against his Colorado teammate Matt Duchene Sunday for the Olympic gold medal.

Landeskog is Sweden's assistant captain and Duchene plays for Canada and both would like to have bragging rights in the Avalanche dressing room. "We've talked a few times during the Olympics. I've seen him at the cafe. And we chatted. But I'm not talking to him now until after the gold medal game. He has rubbed the fact Sweden won the world championship last year in my face. And I'd like to give that back to him. Absolutely." Duchene said. Should be an interesting contest.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 22 - 11:51 AM

Gabriel Landeskog will be an assistant captain for Sweden at the Winter Olympics.

The 21-year-old forward, who serves as the captain of the Colorado Avalanche was a bit surprised by the decision. "It was a bit unexpected but on the other hand, I am grateful for the confidence and of course it's a great honor to get the nomination," Landeskog said in Swedish to Expressen. He received the letter because of Henrik Sedin was unable to attend the 2014 Winter Olympics because of injury. This will be Landeskog's first Olympic Games and he's slated to play on the Swedes' top line with Henrik Zetterberg and Alexander Steen.
Feb 10 - 6:31 PM

Gabriel Landeskog is riding a nine-game point streak going into the break.

Landeskog had a goal and an assist on Saturday. His third NHL campaign is proving to be his best thus far as he already has 18 goals and 48 points in 57 contests.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 9 - 9:44 AM

Gabriel Landeskog potted Colorado's only goal in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Rangers.

He scored a power-play goal in the second period to make it 2-1 at the time, but that was as close as the Avalanche would come in the defeat. Landeskog extended his point streak (three goals, six assists) to seven games with his 17th goal of the season.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 5 - 8:31 AM

Gabriel Landeskog earned a pair of assists in Monday's win over Dallas.

He earned an assist on Paul Stastny's power-play goal and he helped set up Alex Tanguay's game winner. Landeskog has four helpers in his last three games. He is second on the Avalanche in scoring with 40 points in 51 matches.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 28 - 8:00 AM

Gabriel Landeskog had an assist in Colorado's 5-2 loss on Saturday.

Landeskog has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He now has 14 goals and 38 points in 50 contests this season, putting him on pace to comfortably surpass his career-high of 52 points.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 26 - 9:36 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Nathan MacKinnon
3Daniel Briere
4John Mitchell
5Marc-Andre Cliche
6Joey Hishon
7Tomas Vincour
LW1Ryan O'Reilly
2Gabriel Landeskog
3Jamie McGinn
4Cody McLeod
RW1Jarome Iginla
2Alex Tanguay
3Jesse Winchester
4Patrick Bordeleau
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Jan Hejda
4Brad Stuart
5Stefan Elliott
6Nate Guenin
7Ryan Wilson
8Nick Holden
9Maxim Noreau
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra