Nick Palmieri

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Nick Palmieri
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Born (1989-07-12) July 12, 1989 (age 30)
Utica, New York, U.S.
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 230 lb (104 kg; 16 st 6 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New Jersey Devils
Minnesota Wild
EHC München
Schwenninger Wild Wings
HC Bolzano
National teamFlag of the United States.svg  United States
NHL Draft 79th overall, 2007
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 20082017

Nicholas Palmieri (born July 12, 1989) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the third-round of the 2007 NHL Draft. [1]

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Playing career

As a youth, Palmieri played in the 2002 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Syracuse, New York. [2]

Palmieri played his first National Hockey League game with the New Jersey Devils on January 20, 2010, against the Florida Panthers, [3] during which he scored his first NHL point, an assist on a Travis Zajac goal. [4] His first NHL goal was an empty-net goal scored on January 9, 2011, against the Tampa Bay Lightning. His first game-winning goal was scored against the Dallas Stars.[ citation needed ]

On February 24, 2012, Palmieri was involved in a multiplayer trade by the Devils along with Stephane Veilleux and Kurtis Foster and additional draft picks to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Marek Zidlicky. [5]

On February 4, 2013, Palmieri was traded by the Wild, along with forward Darroll Powe, to the New York Rangers in exchange for veteran forward Mike Rupp. [6] In August 2013, Palmieri signed with EHC München of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. [7]

After two seasons in Germany, Palmieri left the Schwenninger Wild Wings as a free agent, signing a one-year deal in the Neighboring Austrian EBEL on a one-year deal with Italian outfit, HCB South Tyrol on October 16, 2015. [8] In the 2015–16 season, Palmieri made an immediate impression in Italy, contributing with 10 goals and 25 points in 43 games. On May 19, 2016, Palmieri opted to extend his tenure with the foxes in agreeing to a further one-year deal. [9]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

   Regular season   Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
2005–06 Erie Otters OHL 6813102379
2006–07 Erie OttersOHL5624214599
2007–08 Erie OttersOHL50281846122
2007–08 Lowell Devils AHL 91014
2008–09 Erie OttersOHL18751241
2008–09 Belleville Bulls OHL432092975171431727
2009–10 Lowell DevilsAHL692115363651342
2009–10 New Jersey Devils NHL 60110
2010–11 Albany Devils AHL26651128
2010–11 New Jersey DevilsNHL4398176
2011–12 New Jersey DevilsNHL2943712
2011–12 Albany DevilsAHL25561124
2011–12 Minnesota Wild NHL90002
2011–12 Houston Aeros AHL133368401118
2012–13 Houston AerosAHL4010112135
2012–13 Connecticut Whale AHL3036919
2013–14 EHC München DEL 471319326032130
2014–15 Schwenninger Wild Wings DEL35731088
2015–16 HC Bolzano EBEL 431015252463142
2016–17 HC BolzanoEBEL4614142822
NHL totals8713122520

International

YearTeamEventResult GPGAPtsPIM
2011 United States WC 8th62130
Senior totals62130

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References

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