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Eric Nystrom  #24

NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: February 14, 1983  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Syosset, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 193 DRAFTED: CGY / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
NHL Playoff Notes: - Has two goals and two assists in 13 career playoff games (with the Calgary Flames from 2008-09). - Scored his first career playoff goal in Calgary s 4-2 win over Chicago in the 2009 Western Conference Quarterfinal. Additional Playoff/Championship Notes: - Played in all six of Team USA s games at the 2010 World Championship. - Won three CCHA titles (2002, 2003 and 2005) and advanced to the Frozen Four twice (2002 and 2003) during his four seasons at the University of Michigan. - Represented Team USA at both the 2002 and 2003 World Junior Championships.
Son of Bob CCHA All-Rookie Team (2002) Missed majority of 2006-07 due to pre-season shoulder injury. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2010. Traded to Dallas by Minnesota for future considerations, October 12, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Stavanger (Norway), November 30, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2013.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5