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Nick Suzuki

Nick Suzuki

Canadian ice hockey player
Nick Suzuki
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Canadian ice hockey player
Is Athlete Ice hockey player
From Canada
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 10 August 1999, London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada
Age 21 years
Star sign Leo
Family
Siblings: Ryan Suzuki
Stats
Weight: 183 lbs
Sports Teams
Montreal Canadiens
Owen Sound Attack
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Nicholas Suzuki (born August 10, 1999) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 13th overall by the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career

Suzuki was drafted in the 1st round, 13th overall, in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection by the Owen Sound Attack. In his 2016–17 OHL season he placed second in goals scored (45) and fifth in points (96), placed on the OHL All-Star second team and won the William Hanley Trophy for Most sportmanslike player. On June 23, 2017 Suzuki was drafted in the 1st round, 13th overall, in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by the Vegas Golden Knights. On July 16, 2017, Suzuki agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Vegas Golden Knights. Suzuki was invited to the Knights training camp before the 2017–18 season; however, he was cut and reassigned to the OHL before the final roster was announced. At the conclusion of the 2017–18 season, Suzuki was nominated for the Red Tilson Trophy and the William Hanley Trophy. After the Owen Sound Attack were eliminated from the 2018 OHL playoffs, Suzuki was reassigned to the Knights' AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.

Prior to the 2018–19 season, Suzuki was traded to the Montreal Canadiens, along with Tomáš Tatar and a 2019 second round draft pick, in exchange for their captain Max Pacioretty. After playing in 30 games for the Attack, Suzuki was traded to the Guelph Storm, along with Zachary Roberts and then-Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Sean Durzi, in exchange for Zachary Poirier, Barret Kirwin, Mark Woolley and four draft picks on January 9, 2019.

Suzuki made his NHL debut on 3 October 2019 against the Carolina Hurricanes. He scored his first NHL point with a power-play assist in a 5–4 overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres on 9 October 2019. Suzuki scored his first career NHL goal on October 17, 2019. Teammate Victor Mete scored his first NHL goal in the same game, making the pair the first Canadiens players to do so since 2005.

Personal life

He is the older brother of Saginaw Spirit forward and Carolina Hurricanes draft pick, Ryan Suzuki, and his grandfather is a cousin of environmentalist David Suzuki. He is fifth generation Japanese Canadian (Gosei) and is one-quarter Japanese.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 Owen Sound Attack OHL 63 20 18 38 4 6 2 0 2 0
2016–17 Owen Sound Attack OHL 65 45 51 96 10 17 8 14 22 10
2017–18 Owen Sound Attack OHL 64 42 58 100 18 11 3 9 12 2
2017–18 Chicago Wolves AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2018–19 Owen Sound Attack OHL 30 22 23 45 4
2018–19 Guelph Storm OHL 29 12 37 49 8 24 16 26 42 16
2019–20 Montreal Canadiens NHL 71 13 28 41 6 10 4 3 7 0
NHL totals 71 13 28 41 6 10 4 3 7 0

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2015 Canada White U17 1st place, gold medalist(s) 6 1 3 4 2
2016 Canada IH18 5th 4 1 2 3 0
2019 Canada WJC 6th 5 0 3 3 4
Junior totals 15 2 8 10 6
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 22 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.bayshorebroadcasting.ca/news_item.php?NewsID=74235
http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2017/04/27/suzuki-named-ohl-most-sportsmanlike-player
https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights/news/golden-knights-sign-three-first-round-picks-to-entry-level-contracts/c-290406534
https://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/glass-suzuki-among-eight-players-released-golden-knights-camp/
http://ontariohockeyleague.com/article/ohl-announces-2017-18-awards-finalists
https://www.chicagowolves.com/2018/04/20/suzuki-kyrou-join-wolves-calder-cup-run/
https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights/news/golden-knights-acquire-max-pacioretty-from-the-montreal-canadiens/c-300023356
https://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/juniors/canadiens-prospect-nick-suzuki-traded-attack-storm-ohl/
https://montrealgazette.com/sports/hockey/nhl/hockey-inside-out/canadiens-settle-for-one-point-in-carolina-falling-4-3-in-a-shootout
https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/hockey/news/canadiens-nick-suzuki-nabs-first-nhl-point/
https://www.nhl.com/canadiens/news/postgame-wild-canadiens-victor-mete-nick-suzuki/c-310208582
https://montrealgazette.com/sports/hockey/nhl/hockey-inside-out/nick-suzuki-looking-to-make-a-name-for-himself-with-canadiens
https://www.nhl.com/news/vegas-prospect-nick-suzuki-looking-to-make-nhl-this-season/c-299549048
http://nikkeivoice.ca/yonsei-nick-suzuki-looks-promising-for-nhl-draft/
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=300436&lang=en
http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php?pid=187477
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