(function (d, t) { var g = d.createElement(t), s = d.getElementsByTagName(t)[0]; g.src = '//tracker.eliteprospects.com/track/hit?id=player_8902'; s.parentNode.insertBefore(g, s); }(document, 'script'));

Canada Nathan Paetsch

Premium Features
Pronunciation Bookmark Add to Roster Compare Player Submit Photo Submit Transfer
Discover premium
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_leaderboard_atf", slotId: "eliteprospects_leaderboard_atf" });
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_right_rail", slotId: "eliteprospects_right_rail" });
Database: 982 377 players
Last added: Simon Stuchal
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Noora Tulus 18 14 21 35
2. Anna Meixner 17 14 17 31
3. Lara Stalder 17 9 21 30
4. Petra Nieminen 18 13 15 28
5. Viivi Vainikka 18 17 9 26
Show More
Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
39
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 2
2-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 2
1-time WHL (East) Second All-Star Team 1

An offensive defenseman, Paetsch is a brilliant skater. Doesn't mind getting involved physically. Can play wing if needed. Could improve defensively.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2010)

Team Staff profile of Nathan Paetsch also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Tisdale Trojans U18 AAA SMAAAHL 44 10 33 43 44 - | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 37 -
Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 2 0 0 0 0 -2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
1999-00 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 68 9 35 44 49 -2 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
Canada Western U17 WHC-17 5 0 1 1 4 - |
2000-01 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 70 8 54 62 118 2 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 6 -3
2001-02 Moose Jaw Warriors “A” WHL 59 16 36 52 86 -9 | Playoffs 12 0 4 4 16 1
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 0 0 |
2002-03 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 59 15 39 54 81 5 | Playoffs 13 3 10 13 6 0
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 4 4 |
2003-04 Rochester Americans AHL 54 5 5 10 49 2 | Playoffs 16 1 1 2 28 -2
2004-05 Rochester Americans AHL 80 4 19 23 150 15 | Playoffs 9 1 1 2 16 -3
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 1 1 0 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Rochester Americans AHL 72 11 39 50 90 3 |
2006-07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 63 2 22 24 50 10 |
2007-08 Buffalo Sabres NHL 59 2 7 9 27 3 |
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 23 2 4 6 25 3 |
2009-10 Buffalo Sabres NHL 11 1 1 2 6 2 |
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 10 0 0 0 6 -5 |
2010-11 Rochester Americans AHL 9 1 2 3 2 -2 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 34 8 9 17 12 -3 |
2011-12 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 52 7 18 25 46 10 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -2
2012-13 Grand Rapids Griffins “A” AHL 70 4 27 31 32 13 | Playoffs 24 0 11 11 21 5
2013-14 Grand Rapids Griffins “A” AHL 68 4 27 31 40 18 | Playoffs 10 0 5 5 4 2
2014-15 Grand Rapids Griffins “A” AHL 75 8 30 38 42 24 | Playoffs 16 0 4 4 2 -2
2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins “A” AHL 73 4 20 24 26 14 | Playoffs 9 1 2 3 4 4
2016-17 Grand Rapids Griffins “C” AHL 73 1 17 18 30 15 | Playoffs 19 2 5 7 8 1
2017-18 Rochester Americans AHL 22 0 9 9 16 1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2018-19 Rochester Americans AHL 11 1 2 3 2 1 |
2019-20 Rochester Americans AHL 10 1 1 2 2 1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Canada U18 Nations Cup 3 1 0 1 2 - |
2011-12 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg Spengler Cup 4 1 0 1 2 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2020-21 Buffalo Sabres NHL Development Coach
2021-22 Buffalo Sabres NHL Development Coach
2022-23 Buffalo Sabres NHL Development Coach
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_incontent_1", slotId: "eliteprospects_incontent_1" });
Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
AHL
2020-02-05T18:00:00-0600 Rochester Americans @ Cleveland Monsters
2020-02-01T18:05:00-0600 Rochester Americans @ Binghamton Devils
2020-01-31T18:05:00-0600 Rochester Americans vs Syracuse Crunch
2020-01-19T16:00:00-0600 Rochester Americans @ Hershey Bears
2019-12-21T18:05:00-0600 Rochester Americans vs Utica Comets
2019-12-14T14:00:00-0600 Rochester Americans @ Laval Rocket
2019-11-30T18:00:00-0600 Rochester Americans @ Cleveland Monsters
2019-11-29T18:05:00-0600 Rochester Americans vs Toronto Marlies
2019-11-16T18:00:00-0600 Rochester Americans @ Utica Comets
2019-11-15T18:05:00-0600 Rochester Americans vs Cleveland Monsters
$(function() { $('.daterange').daterangepicker({ 'linkedCalendars': false, 'showCustomRangeLabel': false, 'opens': 'center', 'drops': 'auto', 'locale': { 'cancelLabel': 'Clear' }, }, function (start, end, label) { let container = $('#game-logs'); $('input[name="from"]', container).val(start.format('YYYY-MM-DD')); $('input[name="to"]', container).val(end.format('YYYY-MM-DD')); changeGameLogsFilter(); }).on('cancel.daterangepicker', function(ev, picker) { let container = $('#game-logs'); $('input[name="from"]', container).val(''); $('input[name="to"]', container).val(''); changeGameLogsFilter(); }); $('.daterange-opener').click(function() { $('.daterange').click(); }); });
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_incontent_2", slotId: "eliteprospects_incontent_2" });
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 12 651 52 207 259 0.40 493 102 | 8 104 5 29 34 0.33 83 5
DEL 1 52 7 18 25 0.48 46 10 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -2
Nations Cup (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 2 - | 0
NHL 5 167 7 35 42 0.25 114 12 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
SMAAAHL 1 44 10 33 43 0.98 44 - | 1 10 1 3 4 0.40 37 -
Spengler Cup 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 2 - | 0
WHC-17 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 4 - | 0
WHL 5 258 48 164 212 0.82 334 -6 | 5 34 4 17 21 0.62 28 -4
WJC-20 2 13 1 1 2 0.15 4 4 | 0
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_incontent_2", slotId: "eliteprospects_incontent_2" });
Player Connections
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/18/2020
12/18/2020 Confirmed Rochester Americans Retired
07/05/2019
07/05/2019 Extension Rochester Americans Rochester Americans
06/21/2018
06/21/2018 Extension Rochester Americans Rochester Americans
09/12/2017
09/12/2017 Confirmed Grand Rapids Griffins Rochester Americans
07/06/2015
07/06/2015 Extension Grand Rapids Griffins Grand Rapids Griffins
07/09/2013
07/09/2013 Extension Grand Rapids Griffins Grand Rapids Griffins
07/09/2012
07/09/2012 Confirmed Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg Grand Rapids Griffins
06/22/2011
06/22/2011 Confirmed Syracuse Crunch Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
11/02/2010
11/02/2010 Loan Vancouver Canucks Syracuse Crunch
10/07/2010
10/07/2010 Confirmed Florida Panthers Vancouver Canucks
07/07/2010
07/07/2010 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets Florida Panthers
03/03/2010
03/03/2010 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Columbus Blue Jackets
Not Activated Sections
Endorsements
Videos
Referrals
Education
Attachments
Contract & Eligibility
Preferred Equipment
Housing & Billeting
Expected Compensation & Benefits
Injury Records
Player Description
Fitness Results
Are you Nathan Paetsch?
Upgrade to EP Premium and verify your profile to customize the page further. See example here.
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 1 #5 overall by Moose Jaw Warriors in the WHL Bantam Draft

Cult/Star player for Moose Jaw Warriors

Career transactions
- 2011-06-22 • Signed to a one-year contract by EHC Wolfsburg
- 2010-07-07 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Floria Panthers
- 2010-03-03 • Traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 2010 2nd round pick (Petr Straka) for Raffi Torres
- 2007-07-31 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2006-07-14 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2003-10-17 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Buffalo Sabres

Post a scouting report/trivia/player comment in English (visible here)
var playerCommentEndpoint = " https://www.eliteprospects.com/premiumApi/getPlayerCommentsAnon/8902/player "; var deletePlayerCommentEndpoint = " '' ";