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TJ Galiardi
TJ Galiardi
Left Wing
Number: 21
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 185
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 22, 1988
Birthplace: Calgary, AB, Canada
Acquired: Acquired by San Jose along with Daniel Winnik and a seventh round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft (previously aqcuired from Anaheim) from Colorado in exchange for Jamie McGinn, Mike Connolly and Michael Sgarbossa on Feb. 27, 2012.
Drafted: COL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (55th overall)
2011-12: Acquired by San Jose on Feb. 27, 2012...Played in 69 games with Colorado and San Jose, posting 15 points (9-6-15), 53 PIM, and 110 hits...Finished second on the Sharks in hits (110)...Scored his first goal as a Shark on Apr. 3, 2012 at Dallas...Playoffs: Appeared in 3 postseason games for the Sharks, posting 6 PIM and 3 hits.

CAREER 2010-2011: Limited to 35 games because of two separate injuries…Finished season with 15 points (7-8-15)... Scored a goal in his 100th NHL game on Dec. 27 vs. Detroit…Was reassigned to Lake Erie (AHL) on Jan. 19 and recalled just two days later on Jan. 21.

2009-10: Tallied 39 points (15-24-49) and a +6 rating in 70 games during his rookie season…Finished sixth among league rookies in points and was 5th in both goals (tied) and assists…Led all NHL rookies in shorthanded points (1-3-4) and was tied for second in even strength scoring with 33 points (12-21-33)…Scored the most short-handed points by an Avalanche player since 2000-01 (Peter Forsberg and Joe Sakic, 6)…Paced all Colorado forwards in short-handed time on ice (3:01)… Made his first appearance on an Opening Night roster and had an assist in the season opener on Oct. 1 vs. San Jose...Scored his first career short-handed goal on Jan. 24 vs. Dallas… Tallied a career-high four points (0-4-4) on Feb. 2 vs. Columbus...First Avalanche rookie to have four assists in a game since Milan Hejduk on Mar. 28, 1999 vs. Los Angeles...Playoffs: Made his Stanley Cup playoff debut...Appeared in all 6 games and scored 2 assists (0-2-2)…Led all Avalanche forwards in ice time at 20:49 per game…Had an assist in his first career playoff game, Apr. 14 at San Jose...World Championships: Competed for Team USA at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Germany...Appeared in all 6 games, tallying 3 points (0-3-3) and a team-high 8 penalty minutes.

2008-09: Dressed in each of the final 11 games for the Avalanche, tallying three goals and one assist…Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Mar. 19 and made his NHL debut that night against Edmonton...Scored his first NHL goal on Mar. 27 vs. Vancouver…Recorded his first career multi-goal game at Vancouver on Apr. 5…Collected his first career assist on Apr. 9 vs. Dallas…Finished fourth on the Lake Erie Monsters with 27 points (10-17-27) in 66 games.

2007-08: Finished second among Western Hockey League rookies in scoring with 70 points (18-52-70) in 72 games for the Calgary Hitmen…Led Calgary in assists and ranked 4th in points…His 52 assists also led all WHL rookies…Posted a +31 rating for the season, second best on the club...Playoffs: Led WHL in playoff scoring with 24 points (5-19-24) in 16 postseason games for the Hitmen.

2006-07: Named to the ECAC All-Rookie Team as a freshman at Dartmouth College...Finished second on the team in scoring with 31 points (14-17-31) in 33 games…Only fellow Avs draft pick David Jones (44) recorded more points for the Big Green…Tied for 2nd on the club in goals and ranked 3rd in assists…Led Dartmouth in power-play goals with 8…His 31 points tied him for second among ECAC freshmen, while his eight PPG led all conference rookies.

2005-06: Played for the Calgary Royals (AJHL), notching 56 points (19-37-56)…Named to the AJHL South All-Star Team.

PERSONAL: “Gali” lists these favorites: Italian (food); Tennis or football (sport besides hockey); First NHL game (hockey moment); Chicago or Calgary (NHL road city); Calgary (non-Sharks jersey); Miracle (hockey movie); Breaking Bad (TV show); Band of Horses (musicians); Honesty (personal quality in others)…Hidden talent is cooking…Would be an architect if he wasn’t playing in the NHL…If he could have dinner anyone with anyone in history it would be Jesus and Gordon Ramsay…Hockey idol is Theoren Fleury…Biggest influence on his hockey career was his family…Piece of equipment he pays most attention to is his skates…Thinks the most exciting player to watch in the NHL is Sidney Crosby…Fastest skater in the NHL is Marian Gaborik…Hardest hitter in the NHL is Niklas Kronwall…If he could change one rule he would add no-touch icing…Thinks Jason Demers is the best teammate to double date with…Names Joe Thornton as the teammate most likely to wear a Speedo to the beach…Prefers the silence of an away building to the roar of the home crowd…Best thing about his hometown of Calgary is friends and family.

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 37 33 12 70
L. Couture 82 27 40 -6 67
J. Thornton 78 16 49 -4 65
B. Burns 82 17 43 -9 60
P. Marleau 82 19 38 -17 57
T. Wingels 75 15 21 -7 36
T. Hertl 82 13 18 -5 31
M. Nieto 72 10 17 -12 27
M. Karlsson 53 13 11 -3 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 31 23 7 .914 2.59
A. Stalock 8 9 2 .902 2.62
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