Tyson Nash

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Tyson Nash
Born (1975-03-11) March 11, 1975 (age 39)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for St. Louis Blues
Phoenix Coyotes
San Antonio Rampage
Toronto Marlies
Nippon Paper Cranes
NHL Draft 247th overall, 1994
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1995–2008

Tyson Scott Nash (born March 11, 1975) is a former ice hockey left winger. He announced his retirement on September 11, 2008. He last played for the Nippon Paper Cranes in Japan during the 2007–08 season.

Nash spent his first five seasons in the NHL with the St. Louis Blues, primarily in the role of a pest, specializing in drawing penalties from members of opposing teams. He spent the next two seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Coyotes for Mikael Tellqvist and a 4th round draft pick on November 28, 2006.

On November 22, 2007, he signed with the Nippon Paper Cranes in Japan. The Cranes finished the season in second place, behind the Oji Eagles.

He played his junior career with the Kamloops Blazers where he was part of the team which won three Memorial Cups. He is one of only three players to have won three Memorial Cups with the same team (Ryan Huska and Darcy Tucker are the others).

Nash was hired as the Phoenix Coyotes' TV analyst alongside Matt McConnell following his retirement.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1990–91 Kamloops Blazers WHL 3 0 0 0 0
1991–92 Kamloops Blazers WHL 33 1 6 7 62 4 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Kamloops Blazers WHL 61 10 16 26 78 13 3 2 5 32
1993–94 Kamloops Blazers WHL 65 20 38 58 135 16 3 4 7 12
1994–95 Kamloops Blazers WHL 63 34 41 75 70 21 10 7 17 30
1995–96 Raleigh Icecaps ECHL 6 1 1 2 8
1995–96 Syracuse Crunch AHL 50 4 7 11 58 4 0 0 0 11
1996–97 Syracuse Crunch AHL 77 17 17 34 105 3 0 2 2 0
1997–98 Syracuse Crunch AHL 74 20 20 40 184 5 0 2 2 28
1998–99 St. Louis Blues NHL 2 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 2
1998–99 Worcester IceCats AHL 55 14 22 36 143 4 4 1 5 27
1999–00 St Louis Blues NHL 66 4 9 13 150 6 1 0 1 24
2000–01 St Louis Blues NHL 57 8 7 15 110
2001–02 St Louis Blues NHL 64 6 7 13 100 9 0 1 1 2
2002–03 St Louis Blues NHL 66 6 3 9 114 7 2 1 3 6
2003–04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 69 3 5 8 110
2005–06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 50 0 6 6 84
2006–07 San Antonio Rampage AHL 19 6 6 12 48
2006–07 Toronto Marlies AHL 54 10 13 23 134
NHL totals 374 27 37 64 673 23 3 2 5 52

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