Nick Tarnasky
Nick Tarnasky 2007
Position Centre/winger
Shoots Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
233 lb (106 kg)
KHL Team
F. Teams
Vityaz Chekhov
Tampa Bay Lightning
Nashville Predators
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 25 1984 (1984-11-25) (age 32),
Rocky Mountain House, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 287th overall, 2003
Tampa Bay Lightning
Pro Career 2005 – present

Nick Tarnasky (born November 25, 1984) is a professional ice hockey centre who currently plays for Vityaz Chekhov of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Tarnasky was drafted in the 9th round, 287th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. On September 29, 2008, Tarnasky was traded to the Nashville Predators for a conditional 6th round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On November 27, 2008, Tarnasky was traded to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Wade Belak.[1] Nick Tarnasky was released from the Panthers in 2010 after the GM allowed his contract to expire.

He attended 2010 training camp with the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. After being cut, he signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets, who assigned him to their AHL affiliate, the Springfield Falcons. Tarnasky previously played with the Falcons from 2004 through 2006.

On July 3, 2011, he signed with Vityaz Chekhov.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02Vancouver GiantsWHL101015
2002–03Kelowna RocketsWHL394121639
2002–03Lethbridge HurricanesWHL30581345
2003–04Lethbridge HurricanesWHL71262349108
2004–05Springfield FalconsAHL8071017176
2005–06Springfield FalconsAHL6814923100
2005–06Tampa Bay LightningNHL120114
2006–07Tampa Bay LightningNHL7754980600010
2007–08Tampa Bay LightningNHL80641078
2008–09Nashville PredatorsNHL1101117
2008–09Florida PanthersNHL3415633
2009–10Florida PanthersNHL3112385
2009–10Rochester AmericansAHL53037
2010–11Florida EverbladesECHL31230
2010–11Springfield FalconsAHL6671320150
NHL totals 245 13 17 30 297 6 0 0 0 10


  1. "Panthers trade Wade Belak to Nashville". (2008-11-27). Retrieved on 2008-11-27.

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