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Nino Niederreiter

Born:September 8, 1992Draft:2010 Islanders, 5th Overall
Hometown:Chur, SUIPosition:RW/LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Switzerland

Nino Niederreiter (born 8 September 1992) is a Swiss professional ice hockey winger for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected fifth overall by the New York Islanders in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, making him the highest-drafted Swiss hockey player in NHL history at the time (until Nico Hischier was drafted first overall in 2017). Niederreiter made his NHL debut with the Islanders early in the 2010–11 season before being returned to his junior club, the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Prior to coming to North America, Niederreiter had played in the junior system of the Swiss team HC Davos and appeared in three playoff games for the senior club in 2010.

Carolina Hurricanes Nino Niederreiter
Nino Niederreiter with the Carolina Hurricanes. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Nino Niederreiter Statistics

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Achievements

  • Elite Novizen Champion (Davos U17) — 2006-07
  • Elite Novizen Most Goals (39) — 2007-08
  • Elite Novizen Most Points (65) — 2007-08
  • EYOF Silver Medal — 2008-09
  • NLA Champion (Davos) — 2008-09
  • U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2008-09
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2009-10
  • NL Youngster of the Year — 2009-10
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team — 2009-10
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2009-10
  • WHL (West) Second All-Star Team — 2009-10
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2012-13
  • World Championship Silver Medal — 2012-13
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team — 2015-16
  • World Cup Runner Up — 2016-17
  • World Championship Silver Medal — 2017-18
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team — 2017-18

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