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Eric Messier
Eric Messier
Left Wing
(MEHS-see-ay)
Number: 29
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 197
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 29, 1973
Birthplace: Drummondville, QC, Canada
Acquired: Traded from Colorado along with Vaclav Nedorost on July 19, 2003, in exchange for Peter Worrell and a second-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.


2003-04 NOTES: Picked up a helper Nov. 5 vs. Los Angeles...Added an assist Oct. 25 @ Atlanta...Notched an assist Oct. 9 vs. Carolina...2002-03 NOTES: Completed seventh NHL season, going 4-10-14 with 16 PIM in 72 games with Colorado...Tallied a career-best two goals Oct. 27 vs. Minnesota...Scored his fourth GWG in his previous six games with a goal Nov. 23 at St. Louis...Notched two assists Dec. 6 vs. Montreal, matching career highs for points and assists in a game...Recorded the Avs' first SHG of the season Dec. 13 at Edmonton.2001-02 NOTES: Matched his career high for goals in a season (5)...Established career highs in games played (74)...Three of his five goals were game-winners...Scored a goal in Game 2 of Western Conference Semifinals vs. San Jose...Recorded a team-high eight blocked shots in Game 5 in Western Conference Finals at Detroit...Led Avs forwards in postseason blocked shots (30). CAREER NOTES: Won a Stanley Cup with Colorado during the 2000-01 campaign...Recorded first career postseason goal in Game 4 at Vancouver in the Western Conference Quarterfinals Apr. 18, 2001, scoring the third goal in a franchise-record three fastest goals (0:38 span)...Scored his first NHL point, assist on a Claude Lemieux PPG Oct. 5, 1997, at Edmonton and his first goal Oct. 11, 1997 vs. Phoenix... Played in his first NHL game Nov. 11, 1996 vs. NY Islanders
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