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Mikhail Grigorenko | Center | #25

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (21) / 5/16/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 209
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (12) / BUF
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Look for Mikhail Grigorenko to play with Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon on Saturday night.
Looks like coach Patrick Roy will be looking to jumpstart the inconsistent Grigorenko by playing him with his leading scorers. Grigorenko has a tremendous amount of offensive upside but just hasn't been able to put it together at the NHL level. Keep your eye on Grigorenko. Feb 6 - 1:29 PM

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Mikhail Grigorenko was back in the lineup on Wednesday after missing Tuesday's match with an illness.

He registered an assist in his return to the lineup on Nathan MacKinnon's game winner during the third period. Grigorenko logged just 11:04 of ice time in the match.
Jan 28 - 3:33 AM

Mikhail Grigorenko (illness) is questionable for Wednesday night.

He didn't play Tuesday against San Jose because of an illness and it's unclear if he'll suit up versus Los Angeles.
Jan 27 - 4:57 PM

Mikhail Grigorenko (illness) may not be available for Tuesday's match.

He didn't attend the team's morning skate because of the illness. Coach Patrick Roy was unsure of Grigorenko's status, but it will probably become clearer closer to game time.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 26 - 4:43 PM

Mikhail Grigorenko picked up his third goal of the season in Saturday's 3-1 win over Dallas.

It was a pretty goal as he out-waited Antti Niemi's best flop. Though with just 13 points so far this season, Grigorenko probably belongs on the waiver wire.
Jan 24 - 1:39 AM

Mikhail Grigorenko will be in the lineup Wednesday against Buffalo.

He has been a healthy scratch for the past three games, but coach Patrick Roy is giving Grigorenko a chance to play against the team that drafted him 12th overall in 2012. He has produced just two goals and 12 points in 40 games with the Avalanche this year.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 20 - 9:28 AM

Mikhail Grigorenko will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Jets.

Joining him in the press box are Nate Guenin and Andrew Bodnarchuk. This is Grigorenko's third consecutive game as a healthy scratch. The 21-year-old has two goals and 12 points in 40 games this season.
Jan 18 - 8:05 PM

Coach Patrick Roy has elected to forego any lineup changes for Saturday's match with Columbus.

Which means that Mikhail Grigorenko, Nate Guenin, and Andrew Bodnarchuk will each be watching from the stands tonight. Unfortunately, there isn't a lick of fantasy value to speak of between the three. A frustrating realization for Avs fans who were excited to have Grigorenko come on board.
Jan 16 - 6:01 PM

Mikhail Grigorenko will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against New Jersey.

Grigorenko hadn't been scratched since Dec. 7. The 21-year-old has two goals and 12 points in 40 games this season. Nate Guenin and Andrew Bodnarchuk will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 14 - 9:08 PM

If Gabriel Landeskog can't answer the bell Saturday night due to back spasms, Mikhail Grigorenko will take his place on Colorado's top line alongside Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon.

So says Avs' coach Patrick Roy. Roy has a tough-love approach with Grigorenko who often needs to be prodded to compete. There is no questioning Grigorenko's talent, though. And Roy knows that having coached the young forward in the QMJHL. If you have daily transactions, Grigorenko is a roster option for Saturday.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 12:08:00 PM

Mikhail Grigorenko will be a scratch when the Avalanche host the Pittsburgh Penguins

The former Sabre pivot is caught in a pointless funk and one goal in 2015-16 will be scratched in his second straight after dressing every game since a three game press box stint to start the season. Joining him in the press box is Zach Redmond with his fourth straight as a scratch.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 09:52:00 PM

Mikhail Grigorenko will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Wild.

The 21-year-old has no points in his last six games. Grigorenko has one goal and nine points in 24 games. Andreas Martinsen will also watch from the press box. Martinsen has one goal and three points in 11 games.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 06:31:00 PM

Mikhail Grigorenko played between Andreas Martinsen and Jarome Iginla on Saturday against Washington.

He earned an assist on a goal by Martinsen, but the trio struggled defensively so Grigorenko finished with just 15:17 of ice time. He has been playing better of late with one goal and five assists in his last five games.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 11:55:00 AM

Mikhail Grigorenko scored a goal and three points in Saturday's 6-1 win over Montreal.

Grigorenko did all his damage in the first period as he opened the scoring and assisted on both of Nathan MacKinnon's goals. The 21-year-old has one goal and six points in 14 games. He'll be a good fantasy bet if he keeps getting opportunities on the top line with MacKinnon and Matt Duchene.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 11:07:00 AM

It looks as if Mikhail Grigorenko will start Saturday's game against Montreal where he finished Thursday's game against Boston--on the top line.

The 21-year-old winger will line up alongside Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Duchene. Grigorenko is obviously being rewarded for settting up Duchene with the game-winning goal against the Bruins. Perhaps the light has finally gone on. The time may be right to take a shot and pick up Grigorenko.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 12:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Alex Tanguay
3Blake Comeau
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Jack Skille
4Chris Wagner
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nick Holden
5Nate Guenin
6Brad Stuart
7Andrew Bodnarchuk
8Chris Bigras
9Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra
3Calvin Pickard