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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Nicola Riopel

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
Position: Goaltender

Height; 6’0
Weight: 183
Catches: Left
Born: February 20, 1989 in Beloeil, QUE

TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the fifth round (142nd overall) by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

LAST SEASON: Split time between the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League and the Greenville Road Warriors of the East Coast Hockey League…Appeared in 11 games with Adirondack, going 3-7-0 with a 3.55 goals against average and a .874 save percentage…Carried a record of 24-12-2 with Greenville, posting a 2.79 GAA and .906 SV%.

CAREER: 2009-10: Appeared in 10 games with Adirondack, going 4-6 with a 3.35 GAA and .893 SV% after finishing the season with the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League…Finished 19-5-0 with a 2.06 GAA, .918 SV% and two assists.

2008-09: Played in 59 games with Moncton…Finished the season 43-11-4, posting a 2.05 GAA and .930 SV%. 2007-08: Went 15-19-10 in 47 games with Moncton…Put up a 3.04 GAA and .910 SV%.

2006-07: Finished his first full QMJHL season 17-12-0…Completed the season with a 3.35 GAA and .894 SV%...Also added one assist.

2005-06: Appeared in five games with Moncton.

Regular Season
SEASON CLUB LEA GP MINS GA GAA SV% W L T/OT SO
2005-06 Moncton QMJHL 5 - - - - - - - -
2006-07 Moncton QMJHL 37 1914 107 3.35 .894 17 12 0 1
2007-08 Moncton QMJHL 47 2662 135 3.04 .91 15 19 10 1
2008-09 Moncton QMJHL 59 3487 119 2.05 .93 43 11 4 5
2009-10 Moncton QMJHL 25 573 32 2.06 .893 19 5 0 6
2009-10 Adirondack AHL 10 1455 50 3.35 .893 4 6 0 3
2010-11 Greenville ECHL 38 2301 107 2.79 .906 24 12 2 2
2010-11 Adirondack AHL 11 591 35 3.55 .874 3 7 0 1
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