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2010 NHL Draft Profile: Nino Niederreiter

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2010 NHL Draft Profile: Nino Niederreiter
Leading up to the 2010 draft, Flordiapanthers.com will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. At number 3, the Panthers have a lot of players to choose from. What direction and who will they pick?

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NINO NIEDERREITER
#12 North American Skater
Portland, WHL
 
Position: Right Wing Shoots: Left
Height: 6'2 Weight: 201
Born: 9/8/92 Born In: Chur, CHE
   
THE SHINNY:
Seen as a good combination of power with finese, the Swiss phenom can do it all. He can play physical, hence his 68 penalty minutes and he can score at will, with his 36 goals as a WHL rookie.

Nino Niederreiter had a fantastic 2010 World Junior Championships where he led Switzerland with 10 points (six goals) in seven games. That earned him a spot on the tournament all-star team.

Director of NHL Central Scouting's E.J. McGuire: "Plays in Portland but showed the world how good he could be in the (World Junior Championship) playing for the Swiss National Team. And after that tournament he kept getting better. He's shifty, he's skilled, he has a good stride and he loves battling in the corner."

Niederreiter On Niederreiter: "I think I try to make something special on the ice, like probably a good move, nice goal or just something special I try every time."
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NHL Team: Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Player: Ilya Kovalchuk & Vincent Lecavalier
Shootout Move: "Every time is different, but likes forehand and backhand"
Movie: Cool Runnings, I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Website: facebook.com, youtube.com
Activity Away From The Rink: Bowling & Hanging Out With Friends


STATS:
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2008-09 Davos Jr. SWISS-JR 30 20 14 34 44
2009-10 Portland WHL 65 36 24 60 68

NEWS:
Niederreiter Making Sure Everyone Knows His Name
(1.22.10) If fans were wondering exactly who Nino Niederreiter was, he certainly showed them at the 2010 World Junior Championship.

Niederreiter, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound right wing, had a star tournament for his native Switzerland at the WJC, scoring the tying and winning goals in the stunning quarterfinal upset of Russia, and finishing with 6 goals, 10 points and a spot on the tournament all-star team.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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