|Assets:||Is an excellent defensive forward and penalty killer. Can play both center and wing. Brings energy to the rink every game. Owns an infectious attitude.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have a lot of offensive ability, so point production will always be hard to come by at the highest level. Injuries may always be prevalent here, too.|
|Career Potential:||Defensive depth forward.|
|2/29/2016||Acquired from the Colorado Avalanche.|
|9/30/2015||Assigned to the San Antonio Rampage (AHL).|
|12/13/2014||Missed 5 games (undisclosed).|
|12/01/2014||Undisclosed, sidelined indefinitely.|
|2/27/2014||Signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a two-year contract extension.|
|9/22/2013||Claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings.|
|6/15/2012||Re-signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a two-year contract.|
|5/03/2012||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/27/2011||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|7/15/2011||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Los Angeles Kings to a one-year contract.|
|10/06/2010||Placed on the injured/non-roster list (knee injury).|
|9/27/2010||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|7/18/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Los Angeles Kings to a one-year contract.|
|3/03/2010||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|3/02/2010||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/24/2009||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/12/2009||Missed all 82 games of the regular season (shoulder injury).|
|10/06/2008||Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|9/18/2007||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/09/2007||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|2/05/2007||Acquired from the New York Rangers.|
|9/18/2006||Assigned to Lewiston (QMJHL).|
|2/29/2016||Colorado Avalanche traded Marc-Andre Cliche to the New York Islanders for Taylor Beck.|
|9/22/2013||Claimed by the Colorado Avalanche off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings.|
|2/05/2007||Los Angeles Kings traded Sean Avery and John Seymour to the New York Rangers for Jason Ward, Marc-Andre Cliche and Jan Marek.|
|7/30/2005||Drafted by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round (56th overall) in 2005.|
| 02/29/2016 11:01 PM
NewsCliche was traded to the Islanders for Taylor Beck on Monday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports, adding that Cliche will be assigned to AHL Bridgeport.
| 10/01/2015 1:44 AM
NewsCliche was reassigned to San Antonio of the AHL on Wednesday, The Denver Post reports.
Avs ink Marc-Andre Cliche to 2-year extension | 02/27/2014 6:10 PM
NewsColorado has signed Marc-Andre Cliche to a two-year contract extension.
ImpactAccording to capgeek.com, the deal is worth $700,000 per season. "Marc-Andre has been a solid addition to our hockey club," executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic said in a team release. "He has done a tremendous job on the penalty kill, has a great work ethic and we're excited to have him under contract for the next two years." In 53 games this season, Cliche has recorded six points.
Marc-Andre Cliche nets his first NHL goal | 02/03/2014 10:33 AM
NewsMarc-Andre Cliche netted his first NHL goal in Saturday's win over Buffalo.
ImpactHe has picked up six points in 48 games with Colorado this season. Going into this season, Cliche had played in just one NHL game and it came in 2009-10 with Los Angeles. He doesn't have nay fantasy value, but it was a special moment for him.
Marc-Andre Cliche gets first NHL assist | 10/05/2013 8:38 AM
NewsMarc-Andre Cliche picked up the first NHL point of his career on Friday.
ImpactIt was only Cliche's second NHL game of his career as he has spent most of the last six seasons in the minors. He saw fourth line minutes as he replaced John Mitchell who moved up to the first line to replace the injured Gabriel Landeskog. Cliche has no fantasy value but it's a good story that at the age of 26 he is finally getting a shot in the NHL.
Marc-Andre Cliche will make Avs debut Friday | 10/04/2013 4:53 PM
NewsMarc-Andre Cliche will make his Colorado debut Friday.
Impact"I'm pretty nervous actually. I didn't get much sleep last night," said Cliche. "I'm just excited to get in and get a chance to show what I can do." He has one game of NHL experience and it came in 2009-10 with Los Angeles. Cliche was claimed off waivers from the Kings last month and he's getting a chance to play due to Gabriel Landeskog's injury.
Marc-Andre Cliche may be Avs' 13th forward | 09/25/2013 8:54 AM
NewsMarc-Andre Cliche is being projected to serve as Colorado's 13th forward at the start of the regular season.
ImpactCliche was claimed off waivers from Los Angeles last week. He has a one-way contract worth $537,500 and would be exposed to waivers again if assigned to the minors.
Avalanche claim Marc-Andre Cliche from L.A. | 09/22/2013 2:23 PM
NewsThe Colorado Avalanche claimed Marc-Andre Cliche off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings.
The Denver Post
ImpactCliche is on a one-way contract, so the Avalanche would either need to keep him in the lower ranks of the team or hope that he clears waivers to get sent down to the AHL. Cliche has a single game of NHL experience to his name, playing one game for the Kings in 2009-10.
|Points||7||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Col)|
|Penalty Minutes||17||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Col)|
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