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April 20, 1988 |
Hartford, CT, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL Draft||173rd overall, 2007
San Jose Sharks
Bonino began his high school career at Farmington High School in Connecticut, where he amassed 91 points in 24 games as a junior and led the school to its first state championship. He then transferred to Avon Old Farms, playing for legendary coach John Gardner. While at Avon Old Farms, Bonino captained a New England Championship hockey team in 2007.
Bonino played his collegiate career at Boston University. While a sophomore at Boston University, Bonino led the team to a NCAA National Championship over Miami University by first providing an assist to Zach Cohen to bring the Terriers within 1 goal and then by scoring the game-tying goal with 17.4 seconds left in the third period to force overtime.
He was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 6th round, 173rd overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. His rights were traded to the Ducks with goaltender Timo Pielmeier in exchange for Travis Moen and Kent Huskins on March 4, 2009. On March 21, 2010 Bonino signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Ducks. After signing with the Ducks Bonino immediately joined the team making his NHL debut on March 26, 2010, in a game versus the Edmonton Oilers. He scored his first NHL goal in Anaheim's next game, three nights later, against the Dallas Stars, the goal was assisted by Teemu Selänne. He finished the year playing in 9 games and registering 1 goal and 1 assist for 2 points and 6 PIMs. In the 2012–13 NHL season, he scored a hat trick in his team's 7-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings on February 2, 2013.
On June 27, 2014, Bonino was traded to the Vancouver Canucks along with teammate Luca Sbisa, a 1st & 3rd round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Ryan Kesler and a 3rd round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Awards and honors
|NCAA All-Tournament Team||2009|||
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- Nick Bonino's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Nick Bonino's player profile at NHL.com
- Nick Bonino's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database