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Nathan Oystrick

Nathan Oystrick  #39

Defenseman
NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: December 17, 1982
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (198th overall)
Career as a Blue: 9GP, 1-2-3, 9 PIM
10'-11' at Home: 3GP, 0-1-1
10'-11' on Road: 6GP, 1-1-2
 
Quick Hits
--Scored his first goal as a Blue, 3/16 at ANA
--In 56 games with Peoria, 13-28-41 -- third on team in points
--Spent the majority of last season with the AHL's Chicago Wolves totaling 7-16-23 in 43 games
--Has made stints with NHL team's (ATL, ANA) in the previous two seasons...his longest came in 2008-09 when he played 53 games with ATL (4-8-12)
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2004) CCHA First All-Star Team (2005, 2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2006) AHL All-Rookie Team (2007) AHL Second All-Star Team (2007) Traded to Anaheim by Atlanta with future considerations for Evgeny Artyukhin, March 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 12, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), June 2, 2012.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center