Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Colorado Avalanche announced Wednesday
that injured forward Alex Tanguay will accompany the team on their upcoming
three-game road trip, the latest step in the veteran's comeback from knee and
Tanguay has been sidelined since Nov. 2, when he injured his knee in a game
against Montreal, but has been practicing the past two weeks and could be back
in the lineup when Colorado visits Florida on Friday.
As a sign that the 34-year-old sniper is close to a return, the Avalanche
reassigned forward Brad Malone to the club's American Hockey League affiliate
in Lake Erie.
Prior to his injuries, Tanguay had tallied three goals and six assists over
Colorado's first 13 games of the season, during which the Avs went 12-1-0.
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