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Brock Nelson
Born October 5 1991 (1991-10-05) (age 25),
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
New York Islanders
U. of North Dakota (WCHA)
NHL Draft 30th overall, 2010
New York Islanders
Playing career TBA–present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of the United States USA
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2011 USA

Brock Nelson (born October 5, 1991) is an American ice hockey player currently playing for the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (NCAA Division I).[1] He previously played for Warroad High School (United States High School-MN) and was a finalist for the Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award, given to the top Minnesota high school hockey player. He finished the 2009–10 season with 39 goals and 34 assists for 73 points in 25 games for Warroad.[2] Nelson was selected 30th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Nelson comes from a hockey-rich family, as his uncle Dave Christian was on the 1980 United States Miracle on Ice gold medal team, and his grandfather, Bill Christian, and greatuncle, Roger Christian, were both on the 1960 United States gold medal team.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Warroad High School MNHS 31 45 31 76 20
2009–10 Warroad High School MNHS 25 39 34 73 38
2009–10 Team Great Plains MHSEL 24 16 16 32 12
2010–11 University of North Dakota NCAA 42 8 13 21 27
USHS totals 56 84 65 149 58
NCAA totals 42 8 13 21 27


Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2010 United States WJC 5 0 1 1 0
WJC totals 5 0 1 1 0


  1. Brock Nelson- Hockey's Future. (2010-06-26). Retrieved on 2010-06-26.
  2. Meet the 2010 Draft picks. New York Islanders (2010-07-08). Retrieved on 2010-07-28.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Isles work late to draft Brock Nelson", National Hockey League, 2010-06-26. Retrieved on 2010-06-26. 

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Preceded by
Nino Niederreiter
New York Islanders first round pick
Succeeded by
Ryan Strome
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