Eric Nystrom

Ice Hockey Player
Born Feb 14, 1983

Eric Nystrom is an American ice hockey left winger for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was a first round selection by the Flames, 10th overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. In addition to the Flames, Nystrom was a member of the Minnesota Wild before joining the Stars. He played four seasons of college hockey with the Michigan Wolverines before turning pro in 2005. He is the son of former NHL player Bob Nystrom.… Read More

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1983 Birth Born on February 14, 1983.


1999 16 Years Old Nystrom established a hard-working style similar to his father's, which helped earn him an invite to play with the US National Development Program (USDP). He played 55 games for USDP in the North American Hockey League in 1999–2000, scoring seven goals and 23 points.
2000 17 Years Old He split the 2000–01 season with the national under-18 program and the junior team in the United States Hockey League, also representing the United States at the 2001 IIHF World U18 Championships.
…  He was a first round selection of the Calgary Flames, taken 10th overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, and made his NHL debut with Calgary in 2005. Nystrom has also played for the Minnesota Wild, Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators. He played four seasons of college hockey with the Michigan Wolverines before he turned professional. On four occasions, Nystrom has played with the United States national team, most recently at the 2010 World Championship. … Read More


2004 - 2005 2 More Events
2006 23 Years Old Nystrom missed most of the 2006–07 after suffering a tear in his right shoulder during a pre-season game. … Read More
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Nystrom split the 2007–08 season between the Calgary and the Quad City Flames.
2008 25 Years Old Nystrom played his first full NHL season with the Flames in 2008–09, playing in 76 games and scoring five goals, three of them game-winning.
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He added a fourth game-winning goal in the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Chicago Blackhawks.
2010 27 Years Old He was invited to play with the American team at the 2010 IIHF World Championships. … Read More
2012 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Nystrom signed with Stavanger Oilers late November and made his debut in the Norwegian GET-ligaen in a match against Vålerenga on December 20. … Read More


2014 31 Years Old He recorded the first hat trick of his NHL career on January 24, 2014, against the Calgary Flames and finished with a franchise record four goals. … Read More
2016 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 29, 2016, Nystrom's three-year tenure with the Predators was brought to an end, as he was placed on waivers for the intent to buy-out the remaining year of his contract.
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