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Bernie Nicholls

Bernie Nicholls  #9

Center
NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: June 24, 1961
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Haliburton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: LAK / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (73rd overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1984, 1989, 1990) Traded to NY Rangers by Los Angeles for Tomas Sandstrom and Tony Granato, January 20, 1990. Traded to Edmonton by NY Rangers with Steven Rice and Louie DeBrusk for Mark Messier and future considerations (Jeff Beukeboom for David Shaw, November 12, 1991), October 4, 1991. Traded to New Jersey by Edmonton for Zdeno Ciger and Kevin Todd, January 13, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 14, 1994. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August 5, 1996.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers