Alain Nasreddine

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Alain Nasreddine
Born (1975-07-10) July 10, 1975 (age 39)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
Montreal Canadiens
New York Islanders
Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 135th overall, 1993
Florida Panthers
Playing career 1995–2010

Alain Jean-Paul Mohammed Nasreddine (born July 10, 1975 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey Defenseman who played in the National Hockey League. He is currently an assistant coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Nasreddine played junior ice hockey with Drummondville Voltigeurs and Chicoutimi Saguenéens in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He was selected in the sixth round, 135th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.

Nasreddine has played in six different NHL organizations, but has mostly played in the minor leagues. He saw very limited NHL duty with the Chicago Blackhawks (7 games), Montreal Canadiens (8 Games), New York Islanders (3 Games), and the Pittsburgh Penguins (56 games). He signed in 2008 for the Sinupret Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga[1] and after two seasons in the DEL was released on June 12, 2010, following the 2009–10 season.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

On August 20, 2010, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League named Nasreddine their new assistant coach.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alain Nasreddine from Penguins to Ice Tigers". eishockey.info (in German). 2008-07-01. Retrieved 2008-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Ice Tigers plan without Nasreddine and Mosienko". nz-online.de (in German). 2010-04-12. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  3. ^ "Nasreddine returns to WBS as asst. coach". American Hockey League. 2010-08-20. Archived from the original on August 24, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Rob Scuderi
Captain of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
2004-06
Succeeded by
Micki Dupont