Nino Niederreiter

Nino Niederreiter  #22

Minnesota Wild  Right Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: September 8, 1992  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Chur, Switzerland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: NYI / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *1st on team in hits, T-1st in GWG, 2nd in goals and PPG, 6th in points...goal total is career high *First Swiss-born player in NHL history to reach 20-goal milestone (Elias) *Owns five goals and +6 in last eight games *Notched two goals at VAN (2/16) and two goals at NSH (2/26) *Skated in 200th NHL game vs. CAR (2/14) *Tallied goal, +2 and team-high 5 hits vs. VAN (2/9) *Registered season high 6 hits at PIT (1/13) *Skated career high 19:24 vs. WPG (12/27) *Scored on first career penalty shot at CHI (12/16) *Recorded first career hat trick vs. BUF (11/13) - 9th player in Wild history to record a hat trick *Scored first career SHG vs. PIT (11/4) *Had a 3-game point streak (1-2=3, 10/25-10/28) *Tallied goal and registered career-high 7 shots vs. COL (10/9)
Quote of the Day

I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday