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Tanguay returns to Avs in deal with Flames

6:26 PM, Jun 27, 2013   |    comments
VANCOUVER - DECEMBER 11: Alex Tanguay #18 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on during the game against the Vancouver Canucks on December 11, 2003 at General Motors Place in Vancouver, Canada. The Canucks and Avalanche skated to a 1-1 tie. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - The Calgary Flames traded left wing Alex Tanguay and defenseman Cory Sarich to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday for right wing David Jones and defenseman Shane O'Brien.

The 33-year-old Tanguay is returning to Colorado, where scored a career-high 29 goals in 2005-06. In 13 seasons with Colorado, Calgary, Montreal and Tampa Bay, he has 249 goals and 513 assists in 922 games.

Sarich has 20 goals, 128 assists and 1,051 penalty minutes in 915 games with Buffalo, Tampa Bay and Calgary.

Jones spent the past six seasons with the Avalanche. He has 70 goals and 56 assists in 272 games.

O'Brien has 13 goals and 75 assists in 483 games with Anaheim, Tampa Bay, Vancouver, Nashville and Colorado.

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