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Scott Niedermayer

Scott Niedermayer  #27

NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: NJD / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
Conn Smythe Trophy 2006-2007
James Norris Memorial Trophy 2003-2004
Last game: Healthy scratch, Apr. 9 @ STL
- Has 2-7=9 points in his last 10 games and a +7 rating in his last 11...also has 5-12=17 points in his last 20
- Is second in the NHL in avg. TOI (26:35) and 10th among NHL defensemen in points...owns 2-14=16 points in the last 20 HOME games
- Recorded a career-tying +5 rating (also 12/14/99 w/NJ vs. LA), Mar. 31 @ COL...matched a single-game club record with the +5 (several times)
- Had a season-tying five-game point streak (1-5=6), Mar. 19-26
SHG                   PPG                OT Goals                                                            SO Goals
2009-10: 0         2009-10: 5        2009-10: 1                                                          2009-10: 0
Career: 1           Career: 90         Career: 13 (last: Nov. 19, 2009 vs. TB)              Career: 0-for-1, 0.0%, 0 GDG
Brother of Rob WHL West First All-Star Team (1991, 1992) Canadian Major Junior Scholastic Player of the Year (1991) WJC-A All-Star Team (1992) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1992) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup - MVP) (1992) NHL All-Rookie Team (1993) NHL Second All-Star Team (1998) NHL First All-Star Team (2004, 2006, 2007) James Norris Memorial Trophy (2004) Conn Smythe Trophy (2007) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009) Signed to PTO (professional tryout) contract by Utah (IHL) with New Jersey retaining NHL rights, October 19, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, August 4, 2005. Officially announced his retirement, June 22, 2010.
Quote of the Day

There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp