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Eric Nystrom
Eric Nystrom
Left Wing
(NIGH-struhm, AIR-ihk)
Number: 24
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 193
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 14, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Syosset, NY, United States
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Drafted: CGY / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (10th overall)

- Tied a career high in points (21).

- Finished the season with the second-highest goal total of his career (15).

- Ranked second on the team and first among team forwards with 154 hits.

- Tallied his 100th career point with his goal on March 10 at Ottawa.

- Posted his first career hat trick with a four-goal performance on Jan. 24 at Calgary. He is the first player in club history to score four goals in a game.

- Converted his first career penalty shot on Oct. 8 vs. Minnesota to post his first goal in a Preds sweater.

- His father, Bob, has his No. 23 retired by the Islanders. The elder Nystrom was known as “Mr. Islander” in the early 1980s after recording the 1980 Stanley Cup-clinching goal at 7:11 of OT in Game 6 vs. the Flyers. It was the first Stanley Cup in club history and first of four straight for the Isles.

- On Twitter: @enystrom23





 



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Most Goals, Game: 2 (3x), last vs. TOR on Nov. 25, 2011 (2-0-2)
Most Assists, Game: 2 (3x), last at EDM on Jan. 18, 2011 (0-2-2)br /> Most Points, Game: 4, at VAN on April 5, 2008 (2-2-4)

Most PIM, Game: 17, at CAR on March 6, 2009
Most Shots, Game: 6 (2x), MR vs. TOR on Nov. 25, 2011
Goal Scoring Streak: 4 games, Nov. 4-11, 2011 (4-0-4)
Assist Scoring Streak: 2 games, Nov. 21-23, 2011 (0-2-2)
Point Scoring Streak: 4 games, Nov. 4-11, 2011 (4-0-4)br /> First NHL Game: at COL on Oct. 10, 2005
First NHL Goal: vs. NSH on Oct. 30, 2007
First NHL Point: vs. NSH on Oct. 30, 2007
Shootout: None

Penalty Shots: None

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

2002: Calgary’s first-round selection (10th overall) in the NHL Entry Draft

July 1, 2010: Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Wild
July 1, 2011: Acquired via trade from MInnesota by Dallas in exchange for future considerations



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