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Nick Spaling
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: September 19, 1988  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Palmerston, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 201 DRAFTED: NSH / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (58th overall)
Recorded his 100th career point (assist) Jan. 2 vs TB. Is 1 of 2 PIT skaters to play all 46 games. His 33 blocked shots rank 1st among PIT forwards. Has 11 points (3G-8A) in his last 20 games. Tied a career-high with a plus-3 Nov. 6 at WPG. Logged a season-high 20:13 of TOI Dec. 2 vs. NJ, which marked just the 5th time in his career Spaling skated more than 20:00 minutes in a game. Scored his first goal with PIT Oct. 22 vs. PHI. Finished with 2PTS (1G-1A) - tying a career high. Appeared in 300th career game Oct. 16 vs. Dallas. Established new career highs in goals (13), assists (19), points (32) and power-play goals (3) in 2013-14. His 15.3 shooting percentage ranked 1st on NSH among qualifying players. Won the OHL championship with the Kitchener Rangers in 2007-08, where he tallied 30 points (14G-16A) in 20 playoff games. Career Info: Highs: G: 2 A: 2 P: 2 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 46GP 6G-13A-19PTS PPG: 6 SHG: 1
Quote of the Day

The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city [Columbus]. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos after the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday