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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
PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS *Second trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs *T-2nd on team in hits *Had a 4-game point streak (3-1=4) in Games 3-6 vs. STL *Recorded GWG in Game 5 at STL (4/22) - franchise leader with 3 playoff GWG *Tallied two GWG and led team in hits in 2014 *Recorded three points (2-1=3) including GWG 5:02 into OT in Game 7 at COL (4/30/14). Third player in NHL history to register first two playoff goals in a Game 7 (Jiri Hrdina, Adam Henrique), second youngest player in Stanley Cup history to record an OT goal in Game 7 (Claude Lemieux, 20) and fourth youngest player in NHL history to record three points in a Game 7 (Elias) 2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Led team in hits, GWG, second in goals, PPG *Set career highs in goals, points, power-play goals, game-winning goals, shots and blocked shots *First Swiss-born player in NHL history to reach 20-goal milestone (Elias) *Skated career high 19:24 vs. WPG (12/27) *Recorded first career hat trick vs. BUF (11/13) - 9th player in Wild history to record a hat trick
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— Sergei Fedorov to former Red Wings teammate Nicklas Lidstrom after each was voted into the Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 on Monday
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