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Duncan Siemens | Defenseman

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (21) / 9/7/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200

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Patrick Roy is impressed with how Duncan Siemens is looking so far in camp.
Siemens is probably on the outside looking in for the Avs on defense, but he’s aiming to be one of the first call-ups. "Happy with the way he's been playing so far. We played him with (Erik Johnson) and wanted to see what Duncan can do, and give him a fair chance and it seems like right now he's taking advantage of it," Roy said. Siemens had four points in 46 games in Lake Erie of the AHL last season. Sat, Sep 20, 2014 07:32:00 PM

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Duncan Siemens isn't expected to be on Colorado's roster for the start of the season, but he could be one of the first call ups from the minors.

There just isn't enough room for him on the Avalanche with nine defensemen on one-way contracts, in addition to Nick Holden and Stefan Elliott on two-way deals. He was limited to 46 games during the 2013-14 campaign with Lake Erie of the AHL because of a knee injury. Siemens is hoping to be able to make his NHL debut at some point in 2014-15.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 08:07:00 AM

Duncan Siemens has been cut from the Colorado Avalanche's training camp roster.

Siemens wasn't expected to make the Avalanche in 2013-14, but it is noteworthy that they decided not to use him in any of their preseason games. He was taken with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Colorado also cut Karl Stolley, Gabriel Beaupre, Markus Laudrisen, and Michael Sgarbossa. The Avalanche have 37 players remaining on their training camp roster.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 11:06:00 AM

Duncan Siemens is slated to begin the 2013-14 campaign with Colorado's AHL affiliate in Lake Erie.

He has one year left of junior eligibility, but appears to be ready to start his professional career. "We'll get a measuring stick of where he's at with this camp," said assistant GM Craig Billington. "He's done a good job with junior, and now he's at the next step. And that next step will be visible throughout camp and be a great test for him."
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 09:19:00 AM

Duncan Siemens is expected to finish the 2011-12 campaign with AHL Lake Erie.

Siemens was playing for the WHL Saskatoon Blades, but they're now out of the playoffs. He had 28 points and 91 in 57 games with the Blades this season.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Mar 31, 2012 05:31:00 PM

Colorado prospect Duncan Siemans, who is playing for the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League, may have sustained a concussion in a game Saturday.

This was reported by the Avs' beat writer Adrian Dater on twitter. We will update you once we know more.
Sun, Feb 5, 2012 10:28:00 AM

The Avalanche have returned first-round pick Duncan Siemens to his junior team, the Saskatoon Blades.

This comes as really no surprise as Siemens needs more experience before making an impact at the NHL level. The Avs also assigned five players to Lake Erie of the AHL. The Avs assigned five players to Lake Erie of the AHl. Forwards David Van Der Gulik and Luke Walker, along with defensemen David Liffiton and Joel Chouinard were part of the group.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 11:22:00 AM

Duncan Siemens has gained eight pounds since he was selected with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft.

"I've improved in all areas," Siemens said. "I tried to put on some body weight, trying to get a little bigger, and refining my puck skills and things like that. I tried to come into camp as prepared as I could, and I felt I did everything in my power that I could, so I'm confident." Siemens faces an uphill battle if he wants to make the Colorado Avalanche out of training camp, but showing up with a more filled out frame certainly helps his chances.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 09:42:00 AM

Duncan Siemens has inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Colorado Avalanche.

Colorado selected Siemens with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft. He had 43 points and 121 penalty minutes in 72 WHL contests in 2010-11.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 05:42:00 PM

Duncan Siemens might get some playing time alongside his old defensive partner, Stefan Elliott, during training camp.

"He really helped my game a lot," Siemens said. "He's an excellent player and teammate. Some people were texting me after Colorado took me, saying it's going to be me and Elliott for life as D partners. I don't know, but we had some success together." Siemens will try to earn a roster spot out of training camp, but he has an uphill battle ahead of him. The Avalanche took him with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 09:44:00 AM

The Colorado Avalanche have selected Duncan Siemens with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 draft.

The Avalanche got this selection from the St. Louis Blues in the deal that sent Chris Stewart out of town. The fourth ranked defenseman in the 2011 draft is Duncan Siemens, one of the youngest draft-eligible players. Scouts are very pleased with the puck-moving and skating ability of the big 6-3 WHL standout. Siemens registered an impressive 43 points this year for Saskatoon, while amassing a staggering 121 penalty minutes along the way. The WHL standout offers teams a solid player at both ends of the rink. Although Duncan is most noted for his physicality, scouts have praised the youngster for his superlative skating ability. Colorado appears to to have landed a steady blueliner, who will help their club for years to come, but he'll likely need more time to develop before he can make the jump to the big league.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 08:44:00 PM

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