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Neil Nicholson
Position Defenceman
Shot Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Oakland Seals
New York Islanders
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born September 12 1949 (1949-09-12) (age 67),
Saint John, NB, CAN
Pro Career 1969-70 – 1984-85

Neil Andrew Nicholson (born September 12, 1949) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League for the Oakland Seals and New York Islanders.

He was chosen 65th overall by the Oakland Seals in the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft. In 1972, he was claimed by the expansion New York Islanders in the intra-league draft.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1966–67 Fredericton Red Wings NBJHL 9 11 20 39
1966–67 Halifax Canadiens NSJHL 4 0 1 1 4
1967–68 Fredericton Junior Red Wings NBJHL 4 0 2 2 2 12 6 9 15 24
1967–68 Fredericton Red Wings NBSHL 31 11 20 31 30 5 2 2 4 6
1968–69 London Knights OHA 54 16 26 42 62 6 0 2 2 8
1969–70 Providence Reds AHL 63 3 21 24 120
1969–70 Oakland Seals NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1970–71 Providence Reds AHL 56 8 16 24 41 10 4 1 5 6
1971–72 Providence Reds AHL 73 18 18 36 21 5 2 2 4 4
1972–73 New York Islanders NHL 30 3 1 4 23
1972–73 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 43 7 12 19 44
1973–74 New York Islanders NHL 8 0 0 0 0
1973–74 Fort Worth Wings CHL 47 10 16 26 30 4 0 2 2 11
1974–75 Fort Worth Texans CHL 74 14 47 61 99
1975–76 Fort Worth Texans CHL 74 16 39 55 119
1976–77 Fort Worth Texans CHL 65 6 43 49 78 6 1 5 6 9
1977–78 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1977–78 Fort Worth Texans CHL 69 16 36 52 73 14 2 6 8 8
1978–79 Fort Worth Texans CHL 19 0 13 13 6 5 2 0 2 8
1979–80 SCL Tigers Swiss-A 11 8 19
1980–81 SCL Tigers Swiss-A 14 17 31
1981–82 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 10 0 0 0 2 8 0 2 2 0
1982–83 Moncton Alpines AHL 12 0 2 2 9
1983–84 SCL Tigers Swiss-A 26 6 13 19 0
1984–85 SCL Tigers Swiss-A 27 6 8 14
NHL Totals 39 3 1 4 23 2 0 0 0 0

External linksEdit

Neil Nicholson's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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