35 Facts About Andrew Cogliano


Andrew Cogliano was born on June 14,1987 and is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League.

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Andrew Cogliano formerly played for the Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars and the San Jose Sharks.

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On December 31,2013, Cogliano became the 20th player in NHL history to play 500 consecutive games, and only the fifth to do so from the beginning of his NHL career.

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On November 4,2017, Andrew Cogliano played in his 800th consecutive game, placing him in fourth place on the NHL's most consecutive games played list.

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Andrew Cogliano played in the 2001 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with Vaughan.

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Andrew Cogliano was drafted in the third round, 54th overall, by the Toronto St Michael's Majors in the 2003 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection.

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Andrew Cogliano spent two seasons with the St Michael's Buzzers, a Tier 2 Junior "A" Team in Toronto.

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Andrew Cogliano was the League's leading scorer, as well as the only player from the Ontario Junior Hockey League to be selected in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

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Andrew Cogliano then moved to the NCAA and played two years for the University of Michigan Wolverines.

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Andrew Cogliano signed a professional contract on May 2,2007, with the Edmonton Oilers, the team which drafted him 25th overall in 2005.

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Andrew Cogliano played his first NHL game on October 4,2007, against the San Jose Sharks, recording one assist.

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Andrew Cogliano scored his first NHL goal on October 8,2007, against the Detroit Red Wings, beating All-Star goaltender Dominik Hasek.

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On March 7,9 and 11,2008, Andrew Cogliano set an NHL record by scoring overtime goals in three consecutive games against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks and St Louis Blues, respectively.

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Andrew Cogliano's stick and gloves were subsequently sent to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Andrew Cogliano posted 38 points while again playing in all 82 of his team's games.

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That season, Andrew Cogliano was invited to participate in the NHL YoungStars Game during the All-Star weekend in Montreal, playing for the Sophomores team.

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Andrew Cogliano participated in and won the "Fastest Skater" competition during the SuperSkills event, clocking in at a time of 14.

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In June 2009, Andrew Cogliano was confirmed to be a part of a planned blockbuster trade that would include Ladislav Smid and Dustin Penner being sent to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for the disgruntled All-Star forward Dany Heatley.

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Andrew Cogliano was tried at all three forward positions during the season.

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Andrew Cogliano became the 20th player in NHL history to reach that milestone, and only the fifth to do so from the beginning of his career.

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Andrew Cogliano finished the season with 21 goals, setting a new career high.

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Andrew Cogliano's efforts helped push the Chicago Blackhawks to 7 games before the Ducks were eliminated from the playoffs.

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Andrew Cogliano ended the season leading the Ducks in shorthanded goals and points and finishing second among Ducks forwards in hits.

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Andrew Cogliano was again nominated for the Bill Masterton Trophy at the end of the season, with the award eventually going to Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers.

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On March 22,2017, Andrew Cogliano played in his 777th consecutive hockey game, surpassing Craig Ramsay for the fourth-longest playing streak in NHL history.

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Andrew Cogliano again helped lead the Ducks to a playoff contention, playing in all 17 games against the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators.

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On January 13,2018, Andrew Cogliano was issued an interference penalty for a hit on Kings' forward Adrian Kempe.

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On February 26,2019, while playing against the Vegas Golden Knights, Andrew Cogliano left the game with an upper body injury after being hit by Ryan Reaves.

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On March 21,2022, set to become an unrestricted free agent and with the Sharks out of playoff contention, Andrew Cogliano agreed to be dealt by San Jose to the contending Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 2024 fifth-round draft selection.

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Andrew Cogliano played eighteen games in the remainder of the regular season, recording one assist, before the Avalanche entered the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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In Game 4, Andrew Cogliano injured his hand blocking a shot, and had to exit in advance of the Avalanche completing their sweep of the Oilers to qualify for the 2022 Stanley Cup Finals.

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Andrew Cogliano was ultimately able to return to play in the Finals, despite a broken finger, and earned praise from teammates for motivating them in advance of the Cup-clinching Game 6 against the Lightning.

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Andrew Cogliano sent the stick he used in the tournament to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Andrew Cogliano again won gold with Canada at the 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, in Sweden.

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Andrew Cogliano has a brother, Matthew, who is an elementary school teacher.

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