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Lawrence Nycholat
Lawrence Nycholat
Defenseman
Number: 3
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: May 7, 1979
Birthplace: Calgary, AB, Canada
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Acquired: Acquired from Calgary, along with Ryan Wilson and a second-round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (originally Montreal?s choice) from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Jordan Leopold.
CAREER
2007-08:
Named to the AHL First All-Star Team after ranking fifth among league defensemen with 49 points (12g/37a) for the Binghamton Senators…Led all Binghamton blueliners in goals, assists, points and power-play goals (8)…Selected to his fourth AHL All-Star Game, registering an assist for the Canadian All-Stars. 2006-07: Began the season with the Hershey Bears (AHL), totaling 28 points (3g/25a) in 29 games…Selected to the AHL All-Star Game, but did not participate due to recall…Appeared in 18 games for the Washington Capitals and notched eight points (2g/6a)…Scored his first NHL goal (Martin Brodeur) and added an assist at New Jersey on Dec. 29…Was traded to the Ottawa Senators on Feb. 26…Appeared in one game with Ottawa. 2005-06: Played 73 games for Hershey and finished fifth among AHL defensemen in goals (13), assists (44) and points (57)…Led Hershey in assists and finished third in points…Played for the Canadian team at the AHL All-Star Game…Named the CCM Vector AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 22…Ranked fourth among AHL blueliners in playoff scoring with 14 points (2g/12a) while helping the team to the 2006 Calder Cup title. 2004-05: Played 79 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)…Finished first on the team in assists (38) and ranked fourth in points (43)…Made his first appearance at the AHL All-Star Classic. 2003-04: Appeared in nine games with the New York Rangers (no points), making his NHL debut on Jan. 20 vs. Boston…Skated in 72 AHL contests with Hartford, registering 32 points (6g/26a)…Notched five assists in 16 playoff games. 2002-03: Split the season between the Houston Aeros (AHL) and Hartford…Combined for 50 points (13g/37a) in 81 games. 2001-02: Posted 14 points (3g/11a) in 72 contests during his first season with Houston. 2000-01: Spent the majority of his first professional season with Cleveland of the International Hockey League, totaling 10 points (3g/7a) in 42 games…Also skated in five contests with Jackson of the East Coast Hockey League, notching a goal and two assists.

Other
Played four seasons with the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League, totaling 209 points (59g/150a) in 280 career games.
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