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Eric Nystrom
Eric Nystrom
Left Wing
Number: 23
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 193
Shoots: Left
Born: 14 Feb 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





 



2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS:
scored his first goal of the season on Nov.1 CGY 3 @ LA 2 ... scored a short handed game winning goal on Dec.29th MIN 1 @ CGY 2 ... played in his 100th career game on Feb.24 CLB 1 @ CGY 4 ... scored the game winning goal on Mar.18 DAL 1 @ CGY 2 ... had the game winning goal on Mar.28 MIN 2 @ CGY 3

PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS:
Scored his first career playoff goal on Apr.20 CHI 2 @ CGY 4 ... registered his first career multi-point game in the playoffs with the game winning goal and two assists, and a team high five hits on Apr.22 CHI 4 @ CGY 6

FIGHT CARD:
vs. Garth Murray (Nov.4 vs. PHX)
vs. Jason Chimera (Nov.8 @ CLB)
vs. Ian Laperriere (Nov.18 vs. COL)
vs. Nathan McIver (Dec.23 vs. ANA)
vs. Cody Bass (Dec.27 vs. OTT)
vs. Dan Hinote (Jan.13 vs. STL)
vs. Mike Brown (Feb.11 @ ANA)
vs. Dennis Deidenberg (Mar.6 @ CAR)
vs. Nathan Oystrick (Mar.8 @ ATL)