Matthew Nieto was fine to play on Thursday night.
Matthew Nieto was not seriously injured after he was struck in the leg by a shot from Montreal's Shea Weber on Tuesday night.
Matt Nieto posted two goals in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Jets.
Matthew Nieto scored a goal in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Vancouver.
Matthew Nieto got his first goal of the season Tuesday in a 6-4 loss to Chicago.
Matt Nieto picked up his first point with Colorado during Saturday's 3-2 loss to Nashville.
Matthew Nieto is projected to play with Matt Duchene and Rene Bourque on Thursday night.
The Ottawa Senators also put in a wavier claim for the services of Matt Nieto, but lost him to the Colorado Avalanche.
Matt Nieto will make his Avalanche debut Friday night against the Islanders.
The Colorado Avalanche have taken Matthew Nieto off waivers from the San Jose Sharks.
San Jose has placed Matthew Nieto on waivers.
Matt Nieto is expected to sit for his 8th straight game on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Kings.
Matthew Nieto has been scratched for five straight games.
Matt Nieto will sit out Friday's match against Montreal.