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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
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
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2010) Traded to Minnesota by NY Islanders for Cal Clutterbuck and New Jersey's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Eamon McAdam) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 30, 2013.
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