|NUMBER:||24||BIRTHDATE:||February 14, 1983 (AGE 31)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Syosset, NY, United States|
|WEIGHT:||193||DRAFTED:||CGY / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (10th overall)|
- Tied a career high in points (21).
- Finished the season with the second-highest goal total of his career (15).
- Ranked second on the team and first among team forwards with 154 hits.
- Tallied his 100th career point with his goal on March 10 at Ottawa.
- Posted his first career hat trick with a four-goal performance on Jan. 24 at Calgary. He is the first player in club history to score four goals in a game.
- Converted his first career penalty shot on Oct. 8 vs. Minnesota to post his first goal in a Preds sweater.
- His father, Bob, has his No. 23 retired by the Islanders. The elder Nystrom was known as “Mr. Islander” in the early 1980s after recording the 1980 Stanley Cup-clinching goal at 7:11 of OT in Game 6 vs. the Flyers. It was the first Stanley Cup in club history and first of four straight for the Isles.
- On Twitter: @enystrom23
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