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Nick Bjugstad

22-Year-Old Center – Florida Panthers

2014-15 NHL Stats

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Would you have guessed that Bjugstad was Panthers' leading scorer in 2013-14? The fact he had only 38 points makes it a difficult trivia question to get right, but don't dismiss the young pivot -- Bjugstad put up strong shot (185) and hit (117) totals in addition to a respec...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 215   DOB: 7/17/1992   BORN: Minneapolis, Minnesota   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #19 Overall in 2010  

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The Panthers signed Bjugstad to an entry-level contract in April of 2013.

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Bjugstad, who has been held pointless through the first five games of the season, is now practicing on a line with Jonathan Huberdeau and Scottie Upshall, the Miami Herald reports.

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Nick Bjugstad NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2012-13 20 NHL FLA 11 1 0 1 -8 2 17 5.9 0 0 15:13 0 0 0 0:59 17 2
2013-14 21 NHL FLA 76 16 22 38 -14 16 185 8.6 4 1 16:13 0 3 3 2:09 117 23
2014-15 22 NHL FLA 6 0 1 1 1 8 16 0.0 0 0 15:19 0 0 0 2:26 11 1
2014-15 Proj 22 NHL FLA 78 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nick Bjugstad

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Nick Bjugstad was on the ice for 15:19.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Nick Bjugstad was on the ice for 2:26 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 15:13 0:59
2013-14 16:13 2:09
2014-15 15:19 2:26

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Nick Bjugstad 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Oct 25 at ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 14:24 0:28
Oct 21 at COL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0 15:43 1:16
Oct 18 at WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 18:42 3:25
Oct 17 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 4 0 14:10 2:20
Oct 13 OTT 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 13:58 1:02
Oct 11 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:14 5:01
Oct 9 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 15:08 1:32

Nick Bjugstad: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bjugstad, who was held off the scoresheet Saturday, finished the season as the Panthers' leading scorer with 38 points. This set an NHL record for the fewest points to lead a team in a full season.

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Bjugstad scored two goals and tacked on an assist in Thursday night's 4-2 victory over Toronto.

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Bjugstad handed out a pair of assists in Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay.

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Bjugstad scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's loss to the Blue Jackets. He has four points (two goals, two assists) on his current three-game streak.

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Bjugstad is expected to fill in as the Panthers' top-line center while Aleksander Barkov (knee) remains sidelined indefinitely, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Bjugstad registered his 12th goal of the season in the Panthers' 6-3 loss to Toronto, Thursday night.

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Bjugstad had the lone goal for the Panthers in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Devils on Saturday night.

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Bjugstad tallied his eigth goal of the year in the Panthers' 4-3 loss to Detroit on Saturday night.

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Bjugstad scored his seventh goal of the season during the third period of Friday's 5-2 loss to the Jets.

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Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal Sunday against the Canadiens.

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Bjugstad's solid play this season has made it likely that he will stick with the Panthers for the entire season, reports the Miami Herald.

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Bjugstad scored his second goal of the season in Saturday's loss to the Senators.

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2014-15

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2013-14

Bjugstad played 11 games with the Panthers after his season ended at the University of Minnesota, but managed to notch just one goal. The Panthers are relying on the 19th overall pick from the 2010 draft to turn into the hulking power forward he's supposed to be this season, but only time will tell if he's worth fantasy consideration. If his production doesn't pick up, he doesn't warrant a second glance, but his numbers with the Gophers (21/15/36 in 40 games last year) suggest that he has the potential to be the top-line center of the future in Sunrise, Florida.

2010-11

Florida scooped up Bjugstad, one of the best American prospects in the 2010 NHL Entry draft, with their 19th overall pick. At 18 years young, this kid has a quick motor strapped to his feet and his 6-4 frame is a warning for the opposition to get out of his way or pay the price. However, the highest competition he's dealt with so far are high school skaters. Bjugstad is headed for much greater competition at the University of Minnesota in 2010-11.