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Nick Bjugstad
North American Skater
U. of Minnesota, WCHA
Final Rank:  13 Midterm Rank:  12
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 4" Weight:  188
Born:  July 17, 1992    
Birthplace:  Minneapolis, MN, USA
Drafted:  FLA (1st Round / 19th Overall) - Player Page
• Bjugstad became the only player from Blaine to win the Mr. Hockey Award as the most outstanding high school senior in the state of Minnesota. Four of the last five Mr. Hockey Award winners were taken in the first round of their respective drafts (Nick Leddy, 2009; Ryan McDonagh, 2007; David Fischer, 2006; and Brian Lee, 2005).

• In just 25 games this season, Bjugstad tallied 29 goals and 60 points (29-31--60), adding another nine points (5-4--9) in five state playoff games -- including two goals in a 3-1 victory against Maple Grove in the Section 5AA Championship.

• He has accelerated his academics, and took some courses this year at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, in order to play for the University of Minnesota in the fall of 2010 – one year ahead of schedule.

• His uncle, Scott Bjugstad, played nine NHL seasons spanning 317 games between 1983-84 and 1991-92 with the Minnesota North Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings. His father and uncle played at the University of Minnesota.

• Bjugstad grew up playing roller hockey with his neighborhood friends on his backyard tennis court. More recently, he has been using the court for a little more than honing his hockey skills as he joined the high school tennis team this spring.

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' - Bjugstad on NHL Live! (click to listen)


FAVORITES

NHL Team: Minnesota Wild
NHL Player: Mikko Koivu
Shootout move: "Bouchard 360"
Goal celebration: "Bobby Orr's"
Video Game: NHL '10
Movie: Dumb & Dumber
Actor: Jim Carey
Music Group: ACDC
Website: youtube.com
Pump-up song: "Thunderstruck" by ACDC
Home-cooked meal: Lasagna
Activity away from the rink: Tennis

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2008-2009
BLAINE
HIGH-MN
29
10
17
27
2009-2010
BLAINE
HIGH-MN
25
29
31
60
24
2009-2010
TEAM NORTH WEST
UMWHSEL
23
13
8
21
18




STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 79 15 39 10 54
J. Jokinen 81 8 36 -2 44
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
A. Ekblad 81 12 27 12 39
B. Boyes 78 14 24 11 38
A. Barkov 71 16 20 -4 36
J. Hayes 72 19 16 -4 35
B. Campbell 82 3 24 4 27
B. Pirri 49 22 2 6 24
D. Bolland 53 6 17 4 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 28 19 12 .921 2.35
A. Montoya 6 7 2 .892 3.01
 
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