Alex Tanguay is a professional hockey player for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League. The Avlanche drafted him in 1998 with the 12th overall pick. During his career he has als played for the Calgary Flames, Montreal canadiens, and Tampa Bay Lightning before returning to Calgary and than Colorado.
Alexandre Tanguay (born November 21, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger currently with the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has additionally played with the Colorado Avalanche, Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL and briefly for HC Lugano in the Swiss National League A in 2004. An offensive player, he is best known for his passing and playmaking ability. An alumnus of the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Tanguay is the team's all-time leading scorer and had his jersey retired. During his junior career, he was also a member of Canada's under-20 team at the 1998 World Junior Championships. Selected in the first round, 12th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche at the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, he began his NHL career with Colorado in 1999. Tanguay won a Stanley Cup with Colorado in 2001, scoring the championship-winning goal in Game 7 against the New Jersey Devils.
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