Nicolas Blanchard

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Nicolas Blanchard
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Born (1987-05-31) May 31, 1987 (age 27)
Granby, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Centre/Right Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Carolina Hurricanes
Charlotte Checkers (AHL)
NHL Draft 192nd overall, 2005
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2007–present

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.[1]

Blanchard while on the Albany River Rats was involved in a bus crash which took him to hospital in a serious condition and injured five members of the team.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 69 13 26 39 31 17 2 2 4 10
2005–06 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 60 15 29 44 51 9 1 2 3 4
2006–07 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 62 22 35 57 41 4 0 2 2 2
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
2010–11 Charlotte Checkers AHL 72 8 10 18 101 16 2 3 5 16
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 68 9 12 21 103
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 61 4 5 9 124 3 0 1 1 7
2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 9 0 0 0 20
2013–14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 65 7 8 15 111
NHL totals 9 0 0 0 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hurricanes sign center Nicolas Blanchard". Carolina Hurricanes. 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 

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