15. Alex Tanguay

Alex Tanguay was chosen 12th Overall in the 1998 Draft and as a rookie in the 1999-00 campaign, would score 51 Points.  Tanguay had 77 Points the following season and helped the Avalanche win the Stanley Cup in 2001.  Tanguay would have a 78 and 79 point year respectively in 2003-04 and 2005-06 but would be traded to the Calgary Flames the year after.

Tanguay came back for two and a half seasons later in his career and would overall accumulate 488 Points and would twice lead the NHL in Shooting Percentage as a member of the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • Position: Left Wing
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 12th Overall in the NHL Draft 6/27/98.
  • Departed:

    Traded to the Calgary Flames for Jordan Leopold and Calgary’s 2006 and 2007 2nd Round Pick (which would be Codey Burki and Trevor Cann, respectively) 6/24/06.

    Acquired (2): Traded from the Calgary Flames with Corey Sarich for David Jones and Shane O’Brien 6/27/13.

    Departed (2): Traded to the Arizona Coyotes with Connor Bleackley and Kyle Wood for Mikkel Boedker 2/29/16.
  • Games Played: 598
  • Notable Statistics: 167 Goals
    321 Assists
    488 Points
    287 PIM
    .82 PPG
    +130 Plus/Minus
    56.1 Point Shares
    50 Points in 83 Playoff Games
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup Champion (2001)
    All-Star (2004)
    Highest Shooting Percentage (2005-06 & 2014-15)

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