May 31, 1987 |
Granby, QC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Charlotte Checkers (AHL)
|NHL Draft||192nd overall, 2005
Nicolas Blanchard (born May 31, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Charlotte Checkers in the American Hockey League. He was selected in the 6th round, 192nd overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Blanchard was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Hurricanes on March 4, 2007.
Blanchard while on the Albany River Rats was involved in a bus crash which injured five members of the team while he was taken into serious condition
Career statistics 
|2006–07||Albany River Rats||AHL||7||1||2||3||2||5||0||0||0||2|
|2007–08||Albany River Rats||AHL||64||11||12||23||70||7||0||2||2||2|
|2008–09||Albany River Rats||AHL||55||7||12||19||132||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Albany River Rats||AHL||76||14||8||22||171||8||0||0||0||13|