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Nick Tuzzolino
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
225 lb (102 kg)
ECHL Team
F. Teams
Utah Grizzlies
Flint Generals
Alaska Aces
Wheeling Nailers
Nationality Flag of the United States & Flag of Italy
Born January 19 1986 (1986-01-19) (age 30),
Buffalo, New York
NHL Draft 196th overall, 2005
New York Islanders
Pro Career 2007 – present


Nicholas "Nick" Tuzzolino (born January 19, 1986 in Buffalo, New York) is an American professional ice hockey Defenceman who currently plays for the Utah Grizzlies in the ECHL. He is the younger brother of Tony Tuzzolino.

Playing careerEdit

Tuzzolino, a Buffalo-native played four years of Junior hockey in the Buffalo area most notably with the Lincoln Stars. He was drafted 196th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, from the Ontario Hockey League. Nick played with the Sarnia Sting and the Sudbury Wolves before turning professional with the Fort Wayne Komets of the United Hockey League at the end of the 2006–07 season.

In the 2007-08, Nick played his first full pro season with the Flint Generals of the IHL, and was selected to the IHL's All-Rookie Team, before he signed with the Alaska Aces of the East Coast Hockey League for the 2008–09 season.

After scoring 27 points for the Aces, Tuzzolino was invited to the Providence Bruins training camp for the 2009–10 season on September 21, 2009.[1] After his release he re-signed to a one-year deal with the Aces.

Awards & achievementsEdit

  • 2007–08 IHL All-Rookie Team

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Buffalo Lightning OPJHL 23 2 1 3 37
2002–03 Buffalo Lightning OPJHL 46 4 13 17 135
2003–04 Lincoln Stars USHL 55 2 1 3 55
2004–05 Sarnia Sting OHL 67 2 20 22 128
2005–06 Sarnia Sting OHL 37 7 20 27 95
2005–06 Sudbury Wolves OHL 26 3 8 11 41 10 0 3 3 22
2006–07 Sudbury Wolves OHL 4 0 0 0 14
2006–07 Sarnia Sting OHL 34 1 9 10 60 4 0 0 0 8
2006–07 Fort Wayne Komets UHL 6 0 0 0 13
2007–08 Flint Generals IHL 76 10 34 44 159 5 0 1 1 6
2008–09 Alaska Aces ECHL 61 6 21 27 134 6 0 1 1 8
2009–10 Alaska Aces ECHL 70 9 22 31 117 4 0 0 0 2
ECHL Totals 131 15 43 58 251 10 0 1 1 10

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