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Andrej Nestrasil

Andrej Nestrasil  #15

NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: February 22, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Prague, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: DET / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (75th overall)    Prospect Bio
Last Game: Was scratched from the game with an upper-body injury at PHI (12/13) 2014-15 Season: * Made his Hurricanes debut and scored a goal at COL (11/22) * Claimed on waivers from DET (11/20) * Had two assists in 13 games with DET prior to being claimed on waivers * Earned his first NHL point (assist) on Riley Sheahan s goal at PHI (10/25) * Made his NHL debut in DET s opener vs. BOS (10/9) 2013-14 Season: * Appeared in 70 regular season games for the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL), totaling 16 goals and 20 assists (36 points) to finish fifth on the team in scoring. * Finished fourth among Griffins skaters with six points (4g, 2a) in the team s 10 postseason games * INTERNATIONAL: Represented the Czech Republic at the 2009 IIHF World U-18 Championship, and the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championships. * OFF THE RADAR: * Career Highs: G: 0 A: 1 P: 1 PIM: 2 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 8 gp, 1-2-3, 0 pim
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday