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Nino Niederreiter  #22

Minnesota Wild  Right Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: September 8, 1992  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Chur, Switzerland
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: NYI / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)    Prospect Bio

PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS
*Leads team in hits
*Had a point in Games 3 and 4 vs. CHI (1-1=2) for first career playoff pt streak
*Recorded GWG in Game 4 vs. CHI (5/9)...Ranks T-1st in franchise history with two GWG (Walz)
*Skated playof high 17:17 in Game 3 vs. CHI (5/6) and recorded an assist
*Recorded 3 pts (2-1=3) including GWG in OT in Game 7 at COL (4/30)
*3rd player in NHL history to register first two postseason goals in Game 7 (Jiri Hrdina, Adam Henrique - Elias Sports Bureau)
*2nd youngest player in Stanley Cup Playoffs history to record an overtime goal in Game 7 (Claude Lemieux, 20)
*4th youngest player in NHL history to record 3 pts in Game 7
*Tallied assist and 5 hits in first career playoff game in Game 1 at COL (4/17)

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS
*Ranked 2nd on team in hits, 3rd in goals, 5th in shots
*Was +2 and averaged 17:05 in TOI/game in 4 games for Switzerland at Olympics
*Recorded career-highs with 18:12 in TOI at COL (11/30), 5 shots at WPG (11/23), 7 hits at OTT (11/20) and at COL (1/30)
 

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It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential