Roy said Paul Stastny (back) is listed as day to day. He will not play tonight.
NHL.com "Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny sustained a back injury on his first shift in the opening minute of the first period Saturday against the St. Louis Blues at Pepsi Center and is doubtful to return. Stastny missed two games earlier this season because of back spasms." March 08
Denver Post "Paul Stastny said he spent the final hours before the NHL's trading deadline in Detroit attending mass on Ash Wednesday, watching "American Hustle" in his hotel room and noticing that time was crawling. Finally, the deadline passed at 3 p.m. Eastern time, and he still was a member of the..." March 06
Denver Post "With the Avalanche trip to Chicago and Detroit spanning Wednesday's NHL trading deadline, it's at least noticeable — and perhaps ominous — that the team's front office is heavily represented on the road. The traveling party includes executive vice president for hockey operations Joe Sakic,..." March 04
Denver Post "The Avalanche is not looking for a rental player before Wednesday's NHL trade deadline. While the one-step-away Avs of old could often afford to gamble on expensive rentals and part with young prospects or draft picks and justify it to their fans, the Avs of the present are thinking beyond this..." March 02
Fansided "The Colorado Avalanche have been the unquestioned surprise story of the 2013-14 NHL season. Experts were well aware of the fire rookie coach Patrick Roy was expected to bring behind the bench, but few could have predicted how well the team would respond with their performance on the ice. As..." January 26
Denver Post "Alex Tanguay bounded into the Avalanche dressing room Friday, fresh from a pain-free practice, a smile on his face. What seemed to be a lost season for Tanguay just a couple of weeks ago has been replaced by hope and promise. Tanguay has a date in mind to return to the Avs' lineup. He won't..." January 18
Paul Stastny will return tomorrow against Preds
Paul Stastny will not play for Avalanche vs. #Blackhawks tonight. Colorado will go with seven defensemen.
Paul Stastny not playing tonight because of back spasms.
Denver Post "The cynic might say Paul Stastny seems highly motivated to have a great season for the Avalanche because he's in a contract year. The reality of pro sports history suggest it might be a contributing factor should Stastny have a great season. However it happens that will be fine with Avs..." September 13
Denver Post "Paul Stastny and Matt Hunwick will be taking a trip to Helsinki, Finland, in a few days. They were both named to the U.S. national team today for the upcoming World Championships. The team that will be coached by Joe Sacco. Will that be the only team Sacco can list as his employer soon? We’ll find..." April 25
Denver Post "While the Avalanche might have some wounds to lick this offseason, their roster is on the mend as they welcome back three key forwards this week. Paul Stastny is returning to the lineup Wednesday night and the Avs got David Jones back in Monday's loss to Calgary. Thursday, veteran forward Milan..." April 10
Denver Post "Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny will be out about 10 days with a bruised left foot, the team said Monday. Stastny suffered the injury Sunday night against Vancouver, after blocking a slap shot from the Canucks' Jason Garrison. Stastny had not missed a game previously this season. The Avs..." March 26
Denver Post "The Avalanche has a Faustian bargain on its hands. The darned-if-they-do, darned-if-they-don't situation goes something like this: If the Avs still really want to trade Ryan O'Reilly, they need to maximize his value again, which means giving him substantial ice time with top-six linemates so he..." March 05
Denver Post "It was a bit of a crazy season a year ago for Paul Stastny. He had perhaps the poorest stretch of hockey statistically in his career, yet he still played in the NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh, N.C. As usual, he created no controversy for himself or the Avalanche, being a consummate pro and a good..." January 02
Denver Post "Paul Stastny? was needed by his team Thursday night, but the Avalanche's highest- paid player didn't deliver. For the first time in a game all season, Stastny failed to get a shot on goal in Colorado's 1-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center — none, despite three Avs power plays..." November 18
Denver Post "When the Avalanche resumes play Wednesday night against the NHL-leading Vancouver Canucks, a couple of its important veteran players should be back in the lineup. Defenseman John-Michael Liles and center Paul Stastny are both listed as probable to return for Wednesday's game with the red-hot..." March 15
Denver Post "Avalanche center Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist for the losing Team Staal on Sunday at the NHL All-Star Game, while Colorado teammate Matt Duchene had a goal for the winning Team Lidstrom. Also in Team Lidstrom's 11-10 victory, Duchene took the first penalty shot in All-Star Game history..." January 31