2005-06 Colorado Avalanche Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 43-30-9 (SO: 3-6) - 95 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Northwest Division
Postseason: 4-5
Lost NHL conference semi-finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Defeated Dallas Stars 4-1
Conference Semi-Finals - Lost to Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 4-0
Coach: Joel Quenneville (43-30, 9 OTL)
Location: Denver, Colorado
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche Statistics
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche Results

The Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League ended the 2005-06 season with a record of 43 wins and 30 losses (and 9 overtime losses), with a 3-6 showing in shootouts for 95 points, finishing second in the NHL's Northwest Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-5.

The Avalanche scored 283 goals and conceded 257. Joe Sakic and Marek Svatos netted 32 goals for Colorado each, and Joe Sakic recorded 55 assists. David Aebischer earned 25 wins in front of the net for the squad, while Peter Budaj recorded a 2.86 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Joel Quenneville coached the team. The 2005-06 Colorado Avalanche lost in the NHL conference semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
David AebischerGFebruary 7, 19786'1"185LFribourg, Switzerland
Rob BlakeDDecember 10, 19696'4"225RSimcoe, ON Canada
Bob BoughnerDMarch 8, 19716'0"203RWindsor, ON Canada
Patrice BriseboisDJanuary 27, 19716'2"203RMontreal, QC Canada
Andrew BrunetteLAugust 24, 19736'1"212LSudbury, ON Canada
Peter BudajGSeptember 18, 19826'1"200LBystrica, Slovakia
Brett ClarkDDecember 23, 19766'0"195LWapella, SK Canada
Jim DowdCDecember 25, 19686'0"180RBrick, NJ USA
Paul HealeyRMarch 20, 19756'2"198REdmonton, AB Canada
Milan HejdukRFebruary 14, 19766'0"190RUsti-nad-Labem, Czech Republic
Dan HinoteCJanuary 30, 19776'0"190RLeesburg, FL USA
Vitaly KolesnikGAugust 20, 19796'2"198LUst-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
Steve KonowalchukLNovember 11, 19726'1"207LSalt Lake City, UT USA
Antti LaaksonenLOctober 3, 19736'0"187LTammela, Finland
Ian LaperriereCJanuary 19, 19746'1"200RMontreal, QC Canada
John-Michael LilesDNovember 25, 19805'10"185LIndianapolis, IN USA
Brad MayLNovember 29, 19716'1"218LToronto, ON Canada
Cody McCormickCApril 18, 19836'3"215RLondon, ON Canada
Brett McLeanCAugust 14, 19785'11"185LComox, BC Canada
Brad RichardsonRFebruary 4, 19855'11"185LBelleville, ON Canada
Joe SakicCJuly 7, 19695'11"195LBurnaby, BC Canada
Kurt SauerDJanuary 16, 19816'4"220LSartell, MN USA
Karlis SkrastinsDJuly 9, 19746'1"210LRiga, Latvia
Marek SvatosRJune 17, 19825'10"185RKosice, Slovakia
Alex TanguayLNovember 21, 19796'1"189LSte-Justine, QC Canada
Jose TheodoreGSeptember 13, 19765'11"182RLaval, QC Canada
Pierre TurgeonCAugust 28, 19696'1"199LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Ossi VaananenDAugust 18, 19806'4"215LVantaa, Finland
Wojtek WolskiLFebruary 24, 19866'3"200LZabrize, Poland


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