|Assets:||An intimidating physical presence, he can rack up huge penalty minute totals at lower levels. Does his job well as an enforcer and can drop the gloves with anyone.|
|Flaws:||Lacks the skill level needed to play a regular shift at the National Hockey League level. At times, he will take bad penalties that hurt his hockey club.|
|Career Potential:||Part-time enforcer.|
|10/07/2014||Back surgery, injured reserve.|
|6/05/2013||Re-signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a three-year contract.|
|1/11/2013||Recalled from Lake Erie (AHL).|
|10/02/2011||Assigned to Lake Erie (AHL).|
|6/24/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Avalanche to a one-year contract.|
|10/03/2010||Assigned to Lake Erie (AHL).|
|9/16/2010||Invited to training camp by the Colorado Avalanche.|
|3/16/2009||Released by the Albany River Rats (AHL).|
|1/19/2009||Released by the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|1/05/2009||Signed by the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/05/2008||Signed by the Albany River Rats (AHL).|
|6/24/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Avalanche.|
|6/27/2004||Drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round (114th overall) in 2004.|
Bordeleau might face supplemental discipline | 04/25/2014 6:05 PM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau might receive supplemental discipline for kneeing Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon in the third period of Thursday's game.
ImpactThere was no penalty on the play. The incident follows Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke receiving a seven-game suspension for kneeing Tyson Barrie. Given that Bordeleau doesn't have a suspension history like Cooke and Spurgeon isn't expected to miss any playing time, Bordeleau's punishment won't be nearly as severe as Cooke's, if he's punished at all.
Bordeleau scores in loss | 04/12/2014 5:23 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau scored a lone goal in Colorado's 5-1 loss to San Jose Friday night.
ImpactBordeleau cut San Jose's lead to 2-1 with a goal at 15:18 of the second period and he also had 10 penalty minutes in the game. Bordeleau now has 10 points with 115 penalty minutes in 81 games this season. Max Talbot and Ryan O'Reilly assisted Bordeleau's goal.
Patrick Bordeleau is over his hand injury | 03/11/2014 10:04 AM
NewsColorado tough guy Patrick Bordeleau has not fought since Dec. 5 because of a hand injury.
ImpactHe suffered ligament damage to his left hand in a fight with Edmonton's Luke Gazdic on that night. The injury was kept a secret and Bordeleau says he's OK again to drop the gloves. "Now I can say it because it's gone, but I had an injury and couldn't fight for a long time," he said. "Now I can, but no one wants to go lately." He has seven points and 69 penalty minutes in 65 games this season.
Bordeleau scores in loss | 12/11/2013 3:55 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau scored a goal in Colorado's 3-1 loss to Phoenix Tuesday night.
ImpactBordeleau now has four goals and an assist in 29 games this season. His shooting percentage is still 50, which is just ridiculous. Cody McLeod and Cory Sarich assisted the lone goal for the Avalanche.
Bordeleau scored in loss | 11/28/2013 3:50 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau scored a goal in Colorado's 4-1 loss to St. Louis Wednesday evening.
ImpactBordeleau scored his third goal of the season, a career high. His shooting percentage is 50% which is pretty impressive. Defenseman Jan Hejda and Brad Malone assisted the lone goal for the Avalanche.
Avs sign Patrick Bordeleau to 3-year deal | 06/05/2013 6:59 PM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau inked a three-year deal with Colorado on Wednesday.
ImpactHe led the team with 116 hits and finished second with 70 penalty minutes in 46 games with the Avalanche. It will be interesting to see where he fits in new coach Patrick Roy's lineup, but if he plays regularly on the fourth line then he could have value in fantasy leagues that benefit from hits and PIMs.
Report: Patrick Bordeleau re-signs with Avs | 06/05/2013 8:49 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau has reportedly re-signed with the Colorado Avalanche.
ImpactThe financial terms and length of the deal aren't known at this time. Bordeleau was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. He had five points and 70 penalty minutes in 46 games in 2013.
Patrick Bordeleau scores first NHL goal | 04/12/2013 8:56 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau netted his first NHL goal on Thursday.
ImpactBordeleau has three points in 39 games with the Colorado Avalanche. He's a physical forward who isn't expected to ever do much offensively at the NHL level.
Patrick Bordeleau gets his first NHL point | 02/27/2013 9:38 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau got his first NHL point on Tuesday.
ImpactIt took Bordeleau 18 games to achieve that milestone. He's a solid source of penalty minutes, but you can't expect him to do much offensively.
| 02/15/2013 2:22 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau returned to action on Thursday February 14.
Patrick Bordeleau cuts hand in fight Monday | 02/12/2013 8:22 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau needed stitches to repair a cut to his hand suffered in a fight with Paul Bissonnette during the second period.
ImpactBordeleau did not return to action after the injury but was said to be ok. He has 35 penalty minutes in 11 games with nary a point. Consider him day-to-day for now but it could be tough fighting with stitches in his hand.
Patrick Bordeleau fights way to NHL | 01/28/2013 8:48 AM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau has carved out a role as an enforcer in the NHL.
ImpactThe six-foot, six-inch 220 pound fourth liner finally has made it to the NHL as a 26-year-old and has now played four games in the league. His penalty minute totals went down in his three years in the AHL but that was due to the fact that nobody wanted to fight him anymore. "I liked Bordy because he can also play the game," coach Joe Sacco said. "He can skate and he can play defense and not embarrass you out there." Bordeleau has 17 penalty minutes thus far and if you are looking for the category, he is available.
Patrick Bordeleau debuts against Wild | 01/20/2013 12:26 PM
NewsPatrick Bordeleau made his NHL debut Saturday for the Avalanche.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
ImpactChuck Kobasew was ill, so the minor-league enforcer suited up. Bordelau played 5:10 and was a plus-one. He was drafted by the Wild in the fourth round of the 2004 draft. "I guess it comes full circle for me here," Bordeleau said. There's no fantasy value here.
|Penalty Minutes||115||2013-14 (Col)|
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