|Born||July 12, 1989|
Utica, New York, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||230 lb (100 kg; 16 st 6 lb)|
| EBEL team|
| HC Bolzano |
New Jersey Devils
Schwenninger Wild Wings
|NHL Draft|| 79th overall, 2007 |
New Jersey Devils
Nicholas Palmieri (born July 12, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently under contract with HCB South Tyrol of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the third-round of the 2007 NHL Draft.
Americans are nationals and citizens of the United States of America. Although nationals and citizens make up the majority of Americans, some dual citizens, expatriates, and permanent residents may also claim American nationality. The United States is home to people of many different ethnic origins. As a result, American culture and law does not equate nationality with race or ethnicity, but with citizenship and permanent allegiance.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team.
The Austrian Hockey League is the top-tier ice hockey league in Austria, although it currently features additional teams from the Czech Republic, Italy, Croatia and Hungary.
As a youth, Palmieri played in the 2002 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Syracuse, New York.
The Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament is an annual minor ice hockey event in Quebec City. The event was founded in 1960 to coincide with the Quebec Winter Carnival, and give an opportunity to players under 12 years of age to have international competition. The tournament raises funds for the local Patro Roc-Amadour foundation, and is mostly run by volunteers and a few staff. The event takes place each year in February at the Videotron Centre, and previously spent 56 seasons at the Quebec Coliseum. As of 2018, the event has showcased the talent of over 1,200 future professionals in the National Hockey League or the World Hockey Association.
Minor hockey is an umbrella term for amateur ice hockey which is played below the junior age level. Players are classified by age, with each age group playing in its own league. The rules, especially as it relates to body contact, vary from class to class. In North America, the rules are governed by the national bodies, Hockey Canada and USA Hockey, while local hockey associations administer players and leagues for their region. Many provinces and states organize regional and provincial championship tournaments, and the highest age groups in Canada and USA also participate in national championships.
Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, United States. It is the fifth-most populous city in the state of New York following New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, and Yonkers.
Palmieri played his first National Hockey League game with the New Jersey Devils on January 20, 2010, against the Florida Panthers, [ citation needed ]during which he scored his first NHL point, an assist on a Travis Zajac goal. 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.
The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the league playoff champion at the end of each season.
The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club was founded as the Kansas City Scouts in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1974. The Scouts moved to Denver, Colorado in 1976 and became the Colorado Rockies. In 1982, they moved to East Rutherford, New Jersey and took their current name. For their first 25 seasons in New Jersey, the Devils were based at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford and played their home games at Brendan Byrne Arena. Before the 2007–08 season, the Devils relocated to Newark and now play their home games at Prudential Center.
The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in the Miami metropolitan area. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team's local broadcasting rights has been held by Fox Sports Florida since 1996. The team initially played their home games at Miami Arena, before moving to the BB&T Center in 1998. Located in Sunrise, Florida, the Panthers are the southernmost team in the NHL.
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.
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The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Wild are the only Minneapolis–Saint Paul area major professional sports league franchise to play in Saint Paul until Minnesota United FC move to their new home, Allianz Field, in 2019. The other three teams play in Minneapolis.
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.In August 2013, Palmieri signed with EHC München of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
Darroll Bradley Powe is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played six seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota Wild, and New York Rangers.
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Michael Ryan Rupp is an American former professional ice hockey centre. He has previously played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New Jersey Devils, Phoenix Coyotes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild.
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.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.
The Schwenninger Wild Wings are a professional German ice hockey team from Schwenningen am Neckar in Baden-Wuerttemberg that was founded on 31 July 1904 and currently plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). The greatest success of the association was to reach the play-off semi-finals of the first Bundesliga in 1990. In 1994 the Wild Wings were a founding member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
The 2015–16 Austrian Hockey League season began on 11 September 2015 and ended on 12 April 2016. EC Red Bull Salzburg defended their title, beating Orli Znojmo 4-2 in the finals.
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