Alex Tanguay

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Left Wing
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.01
Weight: 
189
Born: 
11/21/1979
Age: 
30
Hometown: 
Ste-Justine, PQ
Acquired: 
Signed as an unrestricted free agent on August 28, 2009
Last Team: 
Montreal (NHL)
Projects As: 
Top-six winger
Depth Chart Weight: 
3

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
1998
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Colorado Avalanche
Round: 
1
Pick No.: 
12
Draft Team: 
Halifax (QMJHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Unsigned
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
08/28/2009
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
1 year
Cap Number: 
$2 500 000
Contract Start Year: 
2009
Contract End Year: 
2010
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$2 500 000

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Is extremely gifted, including speed, versatility, the ability to hold onto the puck for long stretches, great passing skills and tremendous one-on-one moves.

Weaknesses: 

Doesn't have a lot of strength to combat big NHL defenders in the corners. Doesn't shoot the puck enough, which can lead to mediocre goal-scoring totals.

Projection: 

Top-six winger

Statistics