August 10, 1999|
London, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
13th overall, 2017|
Vegas Golden Knights
Nicholas Suzuki (born August 10, 1999) is a Canadian junior ice hockey center. He currently plays for the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) as a prospect to the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Suzuki was drafted in the 1st round, 14th overall, in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection by the Owen Sound Attack. In his 2016–17 OHL season he placed second in goals scored (45) and fifth in points (96), placed on the OHL All-Star second team and won the William Hanley Trophy for Most sportmanlike player. On June 23, 2017 Suzuki was drafted in the 1st round, 13th overall, in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by the Vegas Golden Knights. On July 16, 2017, Suzuki agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Vegas Golden Knights. Suzuki was invited to the Knights training camp before the 2017–18 season, however he was cut and reassigned to the OHL before the final roster was announced. At the conclusion of the 2017–18 season, Suzuki was nominated for the Red Tilson Trophy and the William Hanley Trophy. After Owen Sound Attack were eliminated from the 2018 OHL playoffs, Suzuki was reassigned to the Knights AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.
Regular season and playoffs
|2015–16||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||63||20||18||38||4||6||2||0||2||0|
|2016–17||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||65||45||51||96||10||17||8||15||23||10|
|2017–18||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||64||42||58||100||18||11||3||9||12||2|
- News Staff, Bayshore. "Attack Picks in 2015 OHL Draft". Bayshore Broadcasting. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
- Walker, Bill. "Suzuki named OHL most sportsmanlike player". Owen Sound Sun Times. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
- "Golden Knights sign three first round picks to entry-level contracts". Vegas Golden Knights. 2017-07-16. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
- "Glass, Suzuki among eight players released from Golden Knights' camp". sportsnet.ca. September 22, 2017. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
- "OHL Announces 2017-18 Awards Finalists". ntariohockeyleague.com. April 4, 2018. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
- "SUZUKI, KYROU JOIN WOLVES FOR CALDER CUP RUN". chicagowolves.com. April 20, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
- "Golden Knights Acquire Max Pacioretty From The Montreal Canadiens". NHL.com. September 10, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
- "Team Cherry Profiles – Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game". sherwin-williamstopprospects.ca. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Nick Suzuki player profile at Ontario Hockey League
|Awards and achievements|
| Vegas Golden Knights first round draft pick
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