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flag Nikita Gusev (F)
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Last team: Minnesota Wild - 2018

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BIRTHYEAR 1984-10-29 BIRTHPLACEThunder Bay, ON, CAN
AGE 33 NATION Canada
POSITION C/LW SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 193 cm / 6'4" WEIGHT 93 kg / 205 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Thunder Bay Kings CONTRACT 18/19
NHL DRAFT 2003 round 1 #2 overall by Carolina Hurricanes
CAP HIT $3,500,000 powered by
SOCIAL Eric Staal  
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Brothers: Marc Staal, Jordan Staal, Jared Staal
Cousin: Jeff Heerema

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1999-00 Thunder Bay Kings Bantam AAA Bantam 59 48 5210033 |            
 2000-01 Peterborough Petes OHL 63 19 304923 17 | Playoffs 7 2 574
  Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 - - --- |            
 2001-02 Peterborough Petes OHL 56 23 396240 8 | Playoffs 6 3 6910
  Canada U18 WJC-18 8 2 574 -6 |            
 2002-03 Peterborough Petes  OHL 66 39 599836 20 | Playoffs 7 9 5146
 2003-04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 11 203140 -6 |            
 2004-05 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 77 26 517788 37 | Playoffs 11 2 81012
 2005-06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 45 5510081 -8 | Playoffs 25 9 19288
 2006-07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 30 407068 -6 |            
  Canada WC 9 5 5106 6 |            
 2007-08 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 82 38 448250 -2 |            
  Canada WC 8 4 376 5 |            
 2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 82 40 357550 15 | Playoffs 18 10 5154 -3 
 2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 70 29 417068 4 |            
  Canada OG 7 1 566 6 |            
 2010-11 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 81 33 437672 -10 |            
 2011-12 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 82 24 467048 -20 |            
 2012-13 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 48 18 355354 5 |            
  Canada  WC 8 0 334 0 |            
 2013-14 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 79 21 406174 -13 |            
 2014-15 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 77 23 315441 -13 |            
 2015-16 Carolina Hurricanes  NHL 63 10 233332 -3 |            
  New York Rangers NHL 20 3 362 1 | Playoffs 5 0 004 -7 
 2016-17 Minnesota Wild  NHL 82 28 376534 17 | Playoffs 5 0 110 -1 
 2017-18 Minnesota Wild NHL 61 29 295832 9 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2001-02 Canada U18 Nations Cup 5 0 007 |            
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CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
      Postseason
  AHL: 77 26 51 77 1.00 88  37  | 11 2 8 10 0.91 12 
  Bantam: 59 48 52 100 1.69 33  |    
  Nations Cup: 5 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  NHL: 1072 382 522 904 0.84 746  -30  | 53 19 25 44 0.83 16  -11 
  OG: 7 1 5 6 0.86 |    
  OHL: 185 81 128 209 1.13 99  45  | 20 14 16 30 1.50 20  12 
  WC: 25 9 11 20 0.80 16  11  |    
  WHC-17: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  WJC-18: 8 2 5 7 0.88 -6  |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2002-2003 CHL First All-Star Team
  CHL Top Prospects Game
  OHL Second All-Star Team
2004-2005 AHL All-Star Game
  AHL Best Plus/Minus (+37)
2005-2006 NHL Playoffs Most Assists (19)
  NHL Playoffs Most Points (28)
  NHL Second All-Star Team
  NHL Stanley Cup Champion
2006-2007 NHL All-Star Game
  World Championship Gold Medal
2007-2008 NHL All-Star Game
  NHL All-Star Game MVP
  World Championship Silver Medal
2008-2009 NHL All-Star Game
2009-2010 Olympic Gold Medal
  Triple Gold Club
2010-2011 NHL All-Star Game (”C”)
2017-2018 NHL All-Star Game
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- AHL All-Star Game 04/05
- AHL Best Plus/Minus 04/05
- CHL First All-Star Team 02/03
- CHL Top Prospects Game 02/03
- NHL All-Star Game 10/11, 17/18, 06/07, 07/08, 08/09
- NHL All-Star Game MVP 07/08
- NHL Playoffs Most Assists 05/06
- NHL Playoffs Most Points 05/06
- NHL Second All-Star Team 05/06
- NHL Stanley Cup Champion 05/06
- OHL Second All-Star Team 02/03
- Olympic Gold Medal 09/10
- Triple Gold Club 09/10
- World Championship Gold Medal 06/07
- World Championship Silver Medal 07/08



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-07-01 Confirmed New York Rangers Minnesota Wild 3 years 
2016-02-28 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes New York Rangers Traded 
2008-09-11 Extension Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes 7 years 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
- Drafted 2000, round 1 #13 overall by Peterborough Petes in the OHL Priority Selection
 
 
Cult/Star player for Carolina Hurricanes
Cult/Star player for Peterborough Petes
 
Career transactions
- 2008-09-11 • Signed to a seven-year contract extension by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2006-07-01 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2003-10-06 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Carolina Hurricanes

Other memorable dates
- 2010-01-20 • Named Captain by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2008-01-27 • Named NHL All-Star Game MVP
- 2005-10-28 • Scored first career NHL hat trick (vs Philadephia)