The Crusaders Alumni of The Week is former Defenseman Nick Holden of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche. In 4 games between November 3rd and 10th, the St. Albert Native put up 3 Points including 2 Assists November 10th versus Philadelphia.
Holden spent 2 seasons in the AJHL, one with Camrose (2006-2007) and one with the Crusaders, playing 57 Games, scoring 7 Goals and 23 Assists in 2005-2006. After his time with Chilliwack in the WHL, Nick spent part of 5 seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL) and Springfield Falcons (AHL) prior to his arrival in Colorado in 2013-14.
Holden has 8 Points in 15 Games so far in 2015-16 with Colorado. Keep up the great work Nick!
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