|Assets:||Has the size to work down low in the corners and also provide his club with a physical spark. Works very hard every time he steps onto the ice.|
|Flaws:||Isn't a natural with or without the puck, so he becomes a liability when he doesn't play within his limitations at the National Hockey League level.|
|Career Potential:||Energy depth winger.|
|9/29/2014||Signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a three-year contract extension.|
|4/17/2014||Missed the last 6 regular season games (ankle injury).|
|4/04/2014||Ankle injury, day-to-day.|
|11/02/2013||Missed 5 games (suspended by nhl).|
|10/21/2013||Suspended by the NHL for 5 games.|
|10/18/2013||Suspended by the NHL indefinitely pending NHL hearing.|
|6/04/2012||Re-signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a three-year contract.|
|1/14/2011||Missed 7 games (groin).|
|12/27/2010||Missed 3 games (groin).|
|3/21/2010||Missed 2 games (leg injury).|
|3/16/2010||Leg injury, day-to-day.|
|11/04/2009||Missed 6 games (eye injury).|
|10/23/2009||Eye injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|6/21/2009||Re-signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a three-year contract.|
|3/14/2009||Missed 3 games (left shoulder injury).|
|3/08/2009||Left shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/14/2008||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Colorado Avalanche to a one-year contract.|
|12/19/2007||Recalled from Lake Erie (AHL).|
|9/30/2007||Assigned to Lake Erie (AHL).|
|9/20/2006||Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Avalanche.|
|9/20/2006||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|9/04/2006||Invited to training camp by the Colorado Avalanche.|
|11/10/2005||Re-assigned to San Diego (ECHL).|
|9/17/2005||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|9/20/2006||Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Avalanche.|
Winger Cody McLeod agreed to a three-year, $4 million extension with the Colorado Avalanche according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. | 09/29/2014 5:55 PM
NewsWinger Cody McLeod agreed to a three-year, $4 million extension with the Colorado Avalanche according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.
ImpactMcLeod had 13 points and 122 penalty minutes in 71 games in 2013-2014. He is now locked up through the 2016-2017 season.
Cody McLeod nets goal vs. Minnesota | 04/27/2014 9:11 AM
NewsCody McLeod scored a goal in a 4-3 overtime win against Minnesota on Saturday.
ImpactIt was McLeod's first goal and point of Colorado's playoff run. He had five goals and eight assists in 71 contests in the regular season.
Cody McLeod expected to return for Game 1 | 04/14/2014 12:56 PM
NewsCody McLeod (ankle) is expected to be back in the lineup for Game 1 of Colorado's first-round series against Minnesota.
ImpactHe missed a sixth straight game on Sunday due to an ankle injury.
Cody McLeod (ankle) very close to returning | 04/11/2014 8:56 AM
NewsCody McLeod (ankle) skated with the team Thursday morning and he's expected to return soon.
ImpactIf he doesn't suit up against San Jose on Friday then coach Patrick Roy expects McLeod to be ready to play on Sunday in Anaheim. McLeod has missed four games already with an ankle injury.
Cody McLeod departs with leg injury | 04/03/2014 11:27 PM
NewsCody McLeod departed with a left leg injury on Thursday night.
Pat Leonard on Twitter
ImpactMcLeod crashed awkwardly into the boards after a hit. He played 8:06, with two penalty minutes and a shot on goal. The 29-year-old has 13 points and 120 penalty minutes this season.
Cody McLeod scores in SO win over Preds | 03/26/2014 8:55 AM
NewsCody McLeod got his fourth goal in Tuesday's shootout win against Nashville.
ImpactHe has two markers in his last three outings and 11 points in 67 games on the year. McLeod also has 118 penalty minutes, including two majors in his last four appearances.
Report: Cody McLeod won't be suspended | 11/30/2013 3:47 PM
NewsAccording to a league source, Cody McLeod won't be suspended for his boarding infraction on Friday against Minnesota's Jonas Brodin.
ImpactThat means he'll be in the lineup for Saturday's rematch versus the Wild. McLeod received a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct on the play. He may have to answer the bell on Saturday as a result.
McLeod could be facing another suspension | 11/30/2013 12:22 PM
NewsCody McLeod could be facing another suspension for a questionable hit on Minnesota defenceman Jonas Brodin.
ImpactMcLeod was suspended for five games for a hit on the Wings' Niklas Kronwall just five weeks ago. He may be facing sterner justice this time around. Stay tuned.
Cody McLeod skates on top line Thursday | 11/28/2013 4:36 PM
NewsCody McLeod skated on Colorado's top line during Thursday's practice.
ImpactHe was alongside Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly during the session. McLeod would add some physicality to the top unit, but he is capable of contributing offensively as well. He played well when he skated with O'Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog last season.
McLeod to return to action Saturday v Habs | 11/02/2013 12:45 PM
NewsCody McLeod will be back in the Colorado lineup Saturday against Montreal.
ImpactHe will have completed his five-game suspension for boarding Detroit's Niklas Kronwall. McLeod is not much of an offensive threat, but he does take a regular shift and gets plenty of penalty minutes. If you need PIMs, consider picking him up.
NHL suspends Cody McLeod for 5 games | 10/21/2013 6:32 PM
NewsCody McLeod has received a five-game suspension for boarding Detroit's Niklas Kronwall.
Louis Jean on Twitter
ImpactMcLeod has already served the first game of that suspension, so he'll be eligible to return on Nov. 2. He has an assist and 27 penalty minutes in seven games this season.
Meeting means Cody McLeod out two games | 10/18/2013 10:07 PM
NewsCody McLeod's suspension length will depend at least somewhat on an in-person meeting with the NHL on Monday, but that gap means he'll at least miss the next two games.
The Denver Post
ImpactHe isn't an impact fantasy player, but it's worth monitoring considering Niklas Kronwall's situation and how this might influence future hits by more meaningful contributors.
NHL calls Cody McLeod for in-person hearing | 10/18/2013 10:03 AM
NewsCody McLeod has been offered an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety.
ImpactMcLeod was given a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct for his dangerous hit on Detroit's Niklas Kronwall Thursday night. Kronwall was removed from the ice on a stretcher and he suffered a concussion on the play.
Cody McLeod will probably hear from the NHL | 10/18/2013 8:34 AM
NewsCody McLeod could be facing a suspension for his dangerous hit on Detroit's Niklas Kronwall on Thursday night.
ImpactHe was assessed a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct on the play. Kronwall suffered a concussion and cuts to his right ear from the hit.
Cody McLeod (leg) should play Tuesday | 10/14/2013 4:50 PM
NewsCody McLeod is expected to be available to play Tuesday against the Dallas Stars after blocking a shot by Alex Ovechkin off the side of his knee Saturday.
ImpactHe had some trouble walking after the game and logged just 5:03 of ice time. He tried to return in the third period, but felt his leg give out on him. "Luckily nothing broken, just a bruise," he said. "All the X-rays were negative."
Cody McLeod likely to return to grinder role | 09/07/2013 3:29 PM
NewsCody McLeod will probably return to Colorado's third or fourth line this season.
ImpactHe enjoyed some offensive success last season when he played alongside Ryan O'Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog, but with Steve Downie slated to return and Nathan MacKinnon expected to be in the fold he will likely return to serving as a role player. He will probably be a good source of penalty minutes this year and he could move up the roster again if injuries occur.
Cody McLeod remains hot in loss to Blues | 04/23/2013 11:20 PM
NewsCody McLeod potted Colorado's only goal in a 3-1 loss to St. Louis Tuesday night.
ImpactHis eighth tally of the season and his fifth in his last five games was assisted by Paul Stastny and Greg Zanon.
Cody McLeod has three goals in two games | 04/19/2013 9:35 AM
NewsCody McLeod has three goals in his last two games.
ImpactMcLeod hasn't spent any time in the sin bin this month, which is typically the principal source of his value in fantasy leagues. Obviously his recent offensive outburst helps, but we don't expect it to continue.
Avs' Cody McLeod scores two in overtime loss | 04/16/2013 12:04 AM
NewsLeft winger Cody McLeod scored two goals but he and the Avalanche dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the soaring Columbus Blue Jackets in Colorado Monday night.
ImpactMcLeod now has six goals this season. Jamie McGinn also scored for the Avs, his ninth of the season.
Cody McLeod (ribs) will play Thursday | 02/14/2013 1:28 PM
NewsCody McLeod will play Thursday night against Minnesota.
ImpactHe received a cross check to the ribs Monday, but is fine and available to suit up for Colorado.
Cody McLeod suffers an undisclosed injury | 02/13/2013 9:52 AM
NewsCody McLeod sustained an undisclosed injury during Monday's game.
ImpactMcLeod had two points and 37 penalty minutes in 11 games this season. The Avalanche are expected to provide an injury update on Wednesday.
|Goals||1||vs. NYI||Oct 30||1|
|Assists||1||3 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Nov 26||1|
|Points||2||vs. NYI||Oct 30||1|
|Penalty Minutes||12||at Wpg||Dec 5||15|
|Plus/Minus||2||3 times-last:at Phi||last:Nov 8||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||31 times-last:at Pit||last:Dec 18||0|
|Power Play Points||0||31 times-last:at Pit||last:Dec 18||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||31 times-last:at Pit||last:Dec 18||1|
|Shorthanded Points||0||31 times-last:at Pit||last:Dec 18||1|
|Shots||2||5 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Dec 9||3|
|Penalty Minutes||189||2010-11 (Col)|
|Power Play Goals||2||2010-11 (Col)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2013-14 (Col)|
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