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Nathan Horton

Born:May 29, 1985Draft:2003 Panthers #3 Overall
Hometown:Welland, ONPosition:RW
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Canada

Nathan Russell Horton (born May 29, 1985) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. During his career, Horton played for the Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins, and Columbus Blue Jackets. He was drafted third overall by the Panthers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He won the Stanley Cup in 2011 with the Bruins.

Horton has not played in an NHL game since April 2014 due to a back injury. Though he did not officially retire, the surgery required to fix Horton’s back would end his career.

Nathan Horton
Nathan Horton (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Nathan Horton Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
June 22, 2004Florida PanthersGregory CampbellBoston Bruins
2010 1st-Round Pick
(Derek Forbert)
2011 3rd-Round Pick
(Kyle Rau)
Dennis Wideman
Feb. 26, 2015Columbus Blue Jackets
Toronto Maple LeafsDavid Clarkson

Deeper Dive


  • Stanley Cup Champion with the Bruins (2011)
  • CHL Top Prospects Game (2003)
  • CHL All-Rookie Team (2002)
  • OHL First All-Rookie Team (2002)