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Nathan Gerbe

Born:July 24, 1987Draft:2005 Sabres, 142nd Overall
Hometown:Oxford, MI, USAPosition:C/LW/RW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:USA

Nathan David Gerbe (born July 24, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played with Genève-Servette HC of the National League (NL) and for the Carolina Hurricanes and the Buffalo Sabres in the National Hockey League (NHL). At 5 feet and 4 inches tall, Gerbe is the shortest skater in NHL history, and the second shortest player in NHL history behind goaltender Roy Worters.

Nathan Gerbe Columbus Blue Jackets
Nathan Gerbe with the Columbus Blue Jackets (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Nathan Gerbe Statistics

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Achievements

  • U18 WJC Silver Medal — 2003-04
  • U18 WJC Gold Medal — 2004-05
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Champion — 2006-07
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team — 2006-07
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2006-07
  • NCAA (Championship) Tournament MVP — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Championship) Winner — 2007-08
  • NCAA (East) First All-American Team — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Champion — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Hockey East) First All-Star Team — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Tournament MVP — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Overall) Most Goals (35) — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Overall) Most Points (68) — 2007-08
  • NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist — 2007-08
  • AHL All-Rookie Team — 2008-09
  • AHL Rookie of the Year (Red Garrett Memorial Award) — 2008-09
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2009-10
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2019-20

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