Nicolas Blanchard (LW)
2012-13: Named one of the assistant captains for the 2012-13 season…
2011-12: Completed his fifth professional season, all with Carolina's top minor-league affiliate ... Served as one of the team's two alternate captains ... Tied his career high with 12 assists and fell two points short of his career high with 21 points ... Ranked second on the team with 103 penalty minutes ... Scored his first goal of the season and took a season-high five shots, a mark he would go on to match three more times, vs. PEO (10/15) ... Registered his first assist of the campaign on Michal Jordan's goal vs. NOR (10/23) ... Tied the game with his second goal of the season at GR (11/5) ... Had the primary assist a Brett Sutter goal for the second game in a row vs. TEX (12/3) ... Opened the scoring at the 5:45 mark of the first period at CHI (12/31) ... Scored his fifth goal of the season at CHI (1/8), giving him goals in consecutive games for the only time during the season ... Scored on his first career shootout attempt in the 11th round vs. HER (1/11) ... Found the back of the net at ABB (1/20), giving him a four-game point streak (1g, 3a) that was his longest since a five-game run in his rookie season ... Scored six points in seven games (3g, 3a) from 1/7-1/20 ... Assisted on Zac Dalpe's goal at Returned from an upper-body injury on April 13 and posted points in two of the Checkers' last three games (1g, 1a) ... Helped set up Sean Dolan's goal for his second assist in as many games and picked up a fighting major at MIL (2/10) ... Tied the game with 1:37 remaining in regulation to force overtime at LE (3/3) ... Notched the Checkers' first goal that held up as his only game-winner of the season vs. CHI (3/11) ... Set up Dalpe's goal and dropped the gloves vs. PEO (3/20) ... Returned from a seven-game absence (upper-body) and recorded the primary assist on Justin Krueger's goal to tie his career high at PEO (4/13) ... Scored Charlotte's first goal, his ninth of the season, at RFD (4/10) ... Games missed due to injury: 7 (upper body: 3/25-4/10) ... Longest goal streak: 2 games (1/7-1/8: 2g, 0a) ... Longest assist streak: 3 games (1/12-1/17: 0g, 3a) ... Longest point streak: 4 games (1/12-1/20: 1g, 3a).
2010-11:Earned 18 points (8g, 10a) in 72 games for Charlotte, serving as an alternate captain for the Checkers... Ranked third on the team with 101 penalty minutes... Charlotte was 7-0-1 when he scored a goal in the regular season and 2-0 when he found the net in the playoffs... Earned three assists vs. Manchester (1/14)... Netted game-winning goals at Norfolk (1/11) and at Hershey (2/20)... Had 10 points (2g, 8a) in 10 January games... Took Charlotte's first-ever penalty shot at home vs. Albany (2/13)... Reached the 100-penalty minute mark for the third consecutive season vs. Norfolk (4/4)... Earned five points (2g, 3a) and 16 penalty minutes in 16 Calder Cup Playoff games for the Checkers... Netted the series-clinching goal in overtime at Hershey (4/24).
2009-10: Completed third full professional season with Albany and scored 22 points, including a career-high 14 goals and 171 penalty minutes in 76 games...Attended Carolina (NHL) training camp…Received a three-game suspension for elbowing (12/30)…Had a three game goal scoring streak from 1/30 at HER 2/5 at BNG…Played in his 200th career pro game, all with the River Rats, vs. ADK (4/3).
2008-09: Completed second full professional season with Albany (AHL), scoring 19 points (7g, 12a) in 55 games…Ranked second on the team with 132 penalty minutes…Suffered season-ending injury in Albany’s bus crash (2/19).
Juniors: Scored 140 points (50g, 90a) in 191 regular season games with Chicoutimi (QMJHL) from 2004-2007.
Miscellaneous: Signed a 3-year contract with Carolina (NHL) on 4/3/07…Made his professional debut on 4/4/07 with Albany (AHL) and notched his first AHL goal on 4/11/07...Signed a two-year two-way contract with the Hurricanes on 7/7/10.
View Game By Game Stats Player Stats
|Regular Season Stats|
|2012-13 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||61||4||5||9||-13||75||124||0||0||0||0.000|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||68||9||12||21||-7||128||103||1||1||0||1.000|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||72||8||10||18||-13||111||101||0||0||0||0.000|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||76||14||8||22||-6||149||171||0||0||0||0.000|
|2008-09 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||55||7||12||19||-19||115||132||0||0||0||0.000|
|2007-08 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||64||11||12||23||4||83||70||0||0||0||0.000|
|2006-07 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||7||1||2||3||2||15||2||0||0||0||0.000|
|2013 Calder Cup Playoffs||Charlotte Checkers||3||0||1||1||-1||7||7||0||0||0||0.000|
|2011 Calder Cup Playoffs||Charlotte Checkers||16||2||3||5||-3||34||16||0||0||0||0.000|
|2010 Calder Cup Playoffs||Albany River Rats||8||0||0||0||0||9||13||0||0||0||0.000|
|2008 Calder Cup Playoffs||Albany River Rats||7||0||2||2||0||15||2||0||0||0||0.000|
|2007 Calder Cup Playoffs||Albany River Rats||5||0||0||0||-2||6||2||0||0||0||0.000|