|Born:||May 25, 1962||Draft:||1980 Canadiens, Rd 2, 27th overall|
|Known For:||Stanley Cup Winner [Flames]||Shoots:||Right|
Eric James Nattress (born May 25, 1962) is a former National Hockey League defenceman. He was drafted in the second round, 27th overall, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft.
Nattress played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Brantford Alexanders before making his NHL debut for Montreal in the 1982–83 season, appearing in 40 games. Nattress would appear in 34 games with the Canadiens in 1983–84, and five more the next season, before being traded to the St. Louis Blues for cash before the 1985–86 season.
Nattress played two seasons for the Blues, who traded him to the Calgary Flames after the 1986–87 season for two draft picks. He played four-plus seasons with the Flames before being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the ten-player deal on January 2, 1992, which also sent Doug Gilmour to Toronto.After joining the Philadelphia Flyers for the 1992–93 season, Nattress retired.
Ric was inducted into the Hamilton Ontario Sports Hall of Fame
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