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Nick Drazenovic
Born January 14 1987 (1987-01-14) (age 29),
Prince George, BC, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
Pittsburgh Penguins
WBS Penguins (AHL)
St. Louis Blues
Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Draft 171st overall, 2005
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2007–present

</div></div> Nicholas Drazenovic (born January 14, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre of Croatian ancestry.[1] He is currently playing with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Drazenovic was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the 6th round (171st overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

During the 2010–11 season, in November the Blues recalled Drazenovic from the AHL affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen. He played in three NHL games before being returned to Peoria for the remainder of the year.

On July 7, 2011, after he was not tendered an offer by the Blues, Drazenovic signed a one-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.[2] He was assigned to play with affiliate the Springfield Falcons for the start of the 2011–12 season.

On July 5, 2013, Drazenovic signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins that will pay him $550,000 at the NHL level.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Prince George Cougars WHL 15 4 4 8 0
2003–04 Prince George Cougars WHL 65 7 30 37 38
2004–05 Prince George Cougars WHL 72 18 38 56 24
2005–06 Prince George Cougars WHL 71 30 33 63 51 5 0 0 0 4
2006–07 Prince George Cougars WHL 58 18 32 50 63 15 9 10 19 6
2007–08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 69 16 26 42 38
2008–09 Peoria Rivermen AHL 76 12 21 33 43 5 1 0 1 2
2009–10 Peoria Rivermen AHL 58 19 20 39 40
2010–11 Peoria Rivermen AHL 75 23 23 46 24 4 0 1 1 2
2010–11 St. Louis Blues NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Springfield Falcons AHL 41 13 28 41 16
2012–13 Springfield Falcons AHL 62 17 36 53 30 8 2 2 4 2
2012–13 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 8 0 0 0 4
2013–14 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 63 13 29 42 28 9 1 3 4 2
2013–14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 1 0 0 0 2
AHL totals 444 113 183 296 219 26 4 6 10 8
NHL totals 12 0 0 0 6
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Canada
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Silver 2004 Newfoundland and Labrador

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Canada Pacific U17 Silver medal icon 6 1 4 5 4
Junior totals 6 1 4 5 4

References Edit

  1. Nick Drazenovic player profile. Eliteprospects.com (2011-01-02). Retrieved on 2011-01-02.
  2. Columbus Blue Jackets sign James Wisniewski to six-year deal. ESPN (2011-07-07). Retrieved on 2011-07-07.
  3. Penguins Sign Forward Nick Drazenovic. National Hockey League. Pittsburgh Penguins (July 5, 2013). Retrieved on 6 July 2013.

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