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Alex Tanguay | Winger | #40

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (38) / 11/21/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 194
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 1 (12) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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Former NHL'er Alex Tanguay will be joining the NHL Network.
Fantastic news for the much-beloved winger who skated in 16 seasons with six teams, most notably Colorado where he captured the Stanley Cup in 2001. The vaunted finesse winger tallied 283 goals and 863 points in 1,088 career games which included stints with Calgary, Montreal, Tampa Bay and finally Arizona just last season. I thought there was no better way than to be part of the expert panel at NHL Network," Tanguay said. "I'm looking forward to sharing my passion for the game with the fans." Click the link below for some of his statements and thoughts on the next leg of his hockey career. Thu, Feb 16, 2017 02:24:00 PM
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Alex Tanguay probably won't be back with the Coyotes next season.

The team will allow him to test unrestricted free agency. "The door is always open to at least have a discussion but as we continue to get younger and faster, veteran players are looking for different things at this point in their career," GM John Chayka said. Tanguay was acquired from Colorado in the Mikkel Boedker trade and he generated 13 points in 18 games with the Coyotes.
Tue, Jun 14, 2016 04:07:00 PM

Veteran forward Alex Tanguay assisted on both Arizona goals during a 5-2 loss to the Blues in St. Louis Monday night.

The Coyotes jumped ahead 2-0 in the first period on goals by Antoine Vermette, his 16th, and Anthony Duclair, his 20th. Tanguay's assists were his 26th and 27th.
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 12:29:00 AM

Alex Tanguay recorded an assist in the Coyotes' 3-1 win over San Jose Thursday night.

Tanguay has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has seven points in six contests with Arizona after recording 22 points in 52 contests with Colorado in 2015-16.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 10:28:00 AM

Alex Tanguay found the back of the net in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

He scored while the Coyotes were on a 5-on-3 power play. Tanguay has produced at an impressive pace since joining the Coyotes. The 36-year-old has three goals and six points in five games with his new team. He may be on a nice run, but his fantasy upside will continue to be limited down the stretch. Tanguay has seven goals and 28 points in 57 games.
Sun, Mar 13, 2016 09:57:00 AM

Alex Tanguay picked up two assists in a 3-2 OT loss to Vancouver on Wednesday.

The 36 year-old continued a hot streak that has seen him net six points in his last five games. He has five points in three games since coming over from the Avalanche in a deadline trade. Tobias Rieder and Kevin Connauton scored the goals in a losing cause.
Thu, Mar 10, 2016 02:00:00 AM

Alex Tanguay will get to play against the team that traded him, the Colorado Avalanche, on Monday.

Tanguay make his Coyotes debut on Saturday, scoring two goals and registering an assist. "I’m looking forward to the challenge," Tanguay said of the upcoming contest against Colorado. "This is going to be fun. It’s going to be one of those nights where those are friends that last Saturday I was still playing with in the outdoor classic. It’s going to be difficult, but I’m (an Arizona) Coyote now, and I’m going to try to play my hardest for them." Tanguay was part of the package Arizona got back in exchange for Mikkel Boedker.
Mon, Mar 7, 2016 08:40:00 AM

Alex Tanguay registered three points in the Coyotes’ 5-1 win against the Panthers on Saturday night.

Tanguay had two goals and an assist in his first game with his new club. Even if six goals and 25 points don’t show it, Tanguay, 36, still has something left in the tank … just not for fantasy players. Antoine Vermette (goal, three assists), Shane Doan and Jordan Martinook got the other goals. Anthony Duclair picked up two assists.
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 12:04:00 AM

Alex Tanguay will make his Coyotes debut on Saturday.

He's expected to suit up against the Panthers. The veteran forward was acquired from Colorado prior to Monday's trade deadline, but he's yet to play for his new team because of some minor injuries. Tanguay has four goals and 22 points in 52 games this season.
Sat, Mar 5, 2016 02:43:00 PM

Alex Tanguay (lower body) practiced on Friday and is expected to be in the Arizona lineup Saturday.

Tanguay has yet to play a game for the Coyotes since his trade from Colorado on Monday. The 36-year-old winger has only four goals and 22 points in 51 games this season. He really should not be in your lineup if you are challenging for a playoff spot.
Sat, Mar 5, 2016 07:14:00 AM

Alex Tanguay won't play in Thursday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

Tanguay was acquired before Monday's trade deadline, but he's yet to suit up in a game for his new team. Head coach Dave Tippet said the veteran is dealing with "a couple of minor things." The 36-year-old has four goals and 22 points in 51 games this season. Klas Dahlbeck and Craig Cunningham will serve as the healthy scratches for Arizona.
Thu, Mar 3, 2016 08:53:00 PM

Alex Tanguay is upbeat about playing for the Arizona Coyotes.

Tanguay was acquired by Arizona on Monday as part of the Mikkel Boedker trade. "I was surprised a little bit and then not at the same time but very excited," Tanguay said. "This is a team that’s very well-coached. I’m looking forward to go there and prove that I can help the team." He's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, but Arizona might attempt to re-sign him if the next several weeks go well.
Tue, Mar 1, 2016 08:39:00 AM

Alex Tanguay will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Tanguay was acquired from Colorado in the trade that saw Boedker go to Colorado. The 36-year-old has four goals and 22 points in 52 games this season. Jarred Tinordi and Nicklas Grossman will also watch from the press box.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 07:01:00 PM

Alex Tanguay has been traded to Arizona along with Conner Bleackley and Kyle Wood for Mikkel Boedker.

Through 52 games thus far Tanguay has posted just four goals and 22 points, easily his worst production in many years. The 36-year-old will be a UFA at the end of the season as well.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 01:17:00 PM

Alex Tanguay is projected to play with Chris Wagner and Andreas Martinsen in Tuesday's contest against Chicago.

He was a healthy scratch last Wednesday after he was skating on the top line. Tanguay has three goals and 19 points in 40 games this campaign.
Mon, Feb 1, 2016 06:06:00 PM

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