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Panthers Acquire Nick Tarnasky

Belak Dealt to Nashville

Thursday, 11.27.2008 / 5:26 PM / Transactions
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Panthers Acquire Nick Tarnasky
Forward Nick Tarnasky (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Jacques Martin announced today that the club has acquired F Nick Tarnasky from the Nashville Predators in exchange for RW/D Wade Belak.

“Nick is a hard working, tough and responsible player who will fit well on our club,” said Martin. “He is an individual that will add speed, grittiness and a physical presence to our line-up each night.”

Tarnasky, 24, played in 11 games for the Nashville Predators this season recording one assist with 17 penalty minutes. For his NHL career, he has appeared in 180 games (Nashville 2008-09 & Tampa Bay 2005-08) scoring 11 goals with 10 assists and 179 PIM. Last year, he played in 80 games for the Tampa Bay Lightning recording 10 points (6-4-10) with 78 PIM.

The Rocky Mountain House, Alberta native was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning with their 11th choice (287th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
 
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Nick Tarnasky’s Career Statistics:

                                                                     --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----

Season   Team                                  Lge    GP    G    A    Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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2001-02  Vancouver Giants            WHL    10    1     0     1    5  --  --  --  --  --
2002-03  Kelowna Rockets            WHL    39    4    12  16   39  --  --  --  --  --
2002-03  Lethbridge Hurricanes   WHL    30    5     8   13   45  --  --  --  --  --
2003-04  Lethbridge Hurricanes   WHL    71   26   23  49  108  --  --  --  --  --
2004-05  Springfield Falcons         AHL     80    7    10  17  176  --  --  --  --  --
2005-06  Springfield Falcons         AHL     68   14    9   23  100  --  --  --  --  --
2005-06  Tampa Bay Lightning     NHL     12    0     1    1     4  --  --  --  --  --
2006-07  Tampa Bay Lightning     NHL     77    5     4    9    80   6   0   0   0  10
2007-08  Tampa Bay Lightning     NHL     80    6     4   10   78
2008-09  Nashville Predators        NHL     11    0     1    1   17

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         NHL Totals                        180   11   10   21  179   6   0   0   0  10
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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

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S. Upshall 76 15 22 1 37
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B. Boyes 78 21 15 -6 36
S. Bergenheim 62 16 13 -16 29
J. Huberdeau 69 9 19 -5 28
T. Fleischmann 80 8 20 -18 28
T. Gilbert 73 3 25 -5 28
B. Pirri 49 13 12 6 25
A. Barkov 54 8 16 -3 24
 
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S. Clemmensen 6 7 1 .896 3.09
 
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