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Avs re-sign tough guy Bordeleau to three-year, $3 million deal

Jun 5, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

The Colorado Avalanche have agreed to a three-year, $3 million contract extension with Patrick Bordeleau, according to the Denver Post.

Update: Colorado confirms the signing

Bordeleau, 27, was originally Minnesota draftee in 2004. He finally cracked the NHL last year spending eight years kicking around the QMJHL, ECHL and AHL (with a brief one-game appearance playing Canadian University hockey.)

The 6-foot-6, 220-pound winger had a decent rookie campaign, appearing in 46 games for the Avs while scoring 2G-3A-5PTS in just over six minutes of ice time per game.

He also racked up 70 PIM, largely by doing stuff like this:

The contract is believed to be a multi-year deal. Financial terms have not yet been released.

  1. alicesrightfootesq - Jun 5, 2013 at 1:20 PM

    Lol, that is what some fans can’t live without? Grown men punching each other in their helmets?

    • betrayedbylife - Jun 5, 2013 at 2:04 PM

      go watch tennis weakling.

    • betrayedbylife - Jun 5, 2013 at 2:07 PM

      also, fighting has been as much a part of hockey as the sticks and pucks since the early 1900’s. you honestly think softies like yourself can go up against that much history and tradition?

  2. kingcobraman - Jun 5, 2013 at 1:33 PM

    its just to bad the heavyweights are almost obsolete. looks like one hell of a fighter…

  3. jernster21 - Jun 5, 2013 at 2:14 PM

    I love Bordy – his fights speak for themselves but this guy can actually play hockey – he’s not a pylon like John Scott.

  4. jernster21 - Jun 5, 2013 at 2:15 PM

    Terms of the deal (from what I’ve seen) 3yrs / $3m

  5. billyhauntswizards - Jun 5, 2013 at 2:32 PM

    dammit was hoping the rangers could get his hands on him, we need a legit tough guy.,

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