• In 2012-13, Nastasiuk ranked fourth on the Attack with 20 goals (20-20--40) and fifth with a plus-21 rating in 62 games. As a 16-year-old Ontario Hockey League rookie in 2011-12, he played in all 68 games, recording 19 points (11-8--19).
• A member of Canada's gold medal-winning team at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship, he recorded four points (2-2--4) in seven games.
• Nastasiuk comes from an athletic family: his father, Paul, won the 1991 Grey Cup with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League and holds the league record for most special team tackles in a playoff game (5); his mother, Sue, played basketball at Laurier University; and his older sister, Samantha, plays for the Western Mustangs women’s hockey team.
I challenged him to a goalie fight when we chatted before the game, but he didn't want to go. It was strange to see him at the other end of the ice, but I'm sure he felt the same way looking down at our end.
— Vancouver goalie Eddie Lack joking about facing his former teammate Roberto Luongo after the Canucks' win against the Panthers