Jesse Winchester

Hometown:

Long Sault Ontario

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1983-10-04

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2001

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

Free agent, 2008

Weight:

215 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • B

History

2007-08: Winchester signed an entry level contract with Ottawa after graduating from Colgate University.  He was immediately thrown into the mix by the Senators and appeared in his first professional hockey game in the NHL, but did not score.

Overall depth of Colorado Avalanche prospect pool still weak

by Chau Vo
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Colorado Avalanche v Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: Sami Aitokallio will battle with Calvin Pickard for playing time with the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters (courtesy of Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)

 

While much can be said about the Colorado Avalanche being led by their young stars at the NHL level, there is not much the team can depend on for depth if immediate help is required. Graduations of high draft picks from recent years have led to a bare farm system that will take years to refresh.

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