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Josh Nicholls
Josh Nicholls
Right Wing  - NYR
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 189
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 27, 1992  (Age 22)
Birthplace: Richmond, BC, Canada
Acquired: Signed by the Rangers as a free agent on March 5, 2013
Drafted: TOR / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (182nd overall) PROSPECT BIO
AHL CAREER
2013-14:
Skated in six games with Hartford ... Recorded two shots on goal while making his AHL debut on Nov. 30 vs. Manchester.

ECHL CAREER
2013-14:
Ranked fourth on Greenville in goals (20) and shots on goal (156), fifth in assists (22) and points (42), and tied for fifth in power play goals (three) ... Made his ECHL debut on Oct. 18 at Gwinnett ... Recorded his first career ECHL point with an assist on Oct. 25 vs. South Carolina ... Tallied his first career ECHL goal on Nov. 9 at Gwinnett ... Registered a 13-game point streak from Feb. 17 vs. Toledo to Mar. 23 at South Carolina (10 goals, eight assists over the span), including a six-game goal streak from Feb. 24 vs. Cincinnati to Mar. 8 vs. Orlando (seven goals) ... Tied for seventh in the ECHL – and led all rookies – in game-winning goals (two), tied for eighth in the ECHL – and tied for first among all rookies – in points (15), and tied for 10th in the ECHL – and tied for second among all rookies – in assists (nine) in the playoffs ... Tied for the team lead in game-winning goals, ranked third on Greenville in shots on goal (62), tied for third in goals (six) and points, and finished fourth in assists in the playoffs ... Made his ECHL playoff debut on Apr. 18 at Kalamazoo ... Recorded his first career ECHL playoff point with an assist on Apr. 26 vs. Kalamazoo ... Tallied his first career ECHL playoff goal, which was the game-winning goal at 9:19 of the first overtime, on May 4 at Wheeling ... Registered a point in 12 of 13 playoff games from Apr. 26 vs. Kalamazoo to May 25 vs. Cincinnati (six goals, nine assists over the span) ... Tallied two goals, including the game-winning goal and his first career playoff shorthanded goal on May 20 at Cincinnati.

JUNIOR CAREER
2012-13: Established WHL career-highs in goals (47), shorthanded goals (six) and tied a career-high in games played (71) ... Ranked third in the WHL and led Saskatoon in goals ... Ranked 15th in the WHL and tied for the team-lead in points (85) ... Tied for second in the WHL and led the team in shorthanded goals ... Finished fourth on the team in assists (38) ... Recorded a six-game point streak on two occasions – from Dec. 8 vs. Regina to Dec. 15 vs. Kootenay (seven goals, seven assists over the span) and Mar. 5 vs. Calgary to Mar. 16 at Prince Albert (six goals, six assists over the span) ... Set a career-high with two shorthanded goals in one game on Mar. 8 vs. Medicine Hat ... Posted 11 multi-goal efforts and 24 multi-point efforts ... Named WHL Player of the Week for the week ending on Dec. 16, registering seven goals and two assists for nine points in four games ... Registered playoff one assist and tallied nine penalty minutes in four playoff games.
2011-12
: Ranked second on the team in goals (30) and points (68) and tied for second on the team in assists (38) ... Tallied a career-high four goals and six points on Oct. 18 at Portland ... Registered a six-game point streak from Feb. 17 vs. Swift Current to Mar. 2 at Calgary, tallying nine points (three goals, six assists over the span) ... Led the team in playoff goals (two) and points (three).
2010-11
: Established career-highs in assists (53), points (87) and plus/minus rating (plus-50) ... Matched a career high in games played (71) ... Ranked second on the team and 10th in the WHL in assists ... Finished second on the team and tied for 11th in the WHL in points ... Ranked third on the team and fourth in the WHL in plus/minus rating ... Finished third on the team in goals (34) ... Registered four consecutive multi-assist games (eight assists) from Nov. 12 vs. Portland to Nov. 23 vs. Swift Current ... Recorded 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) over a 13-game span from Jan. 14 at Swift Current to Feb. 12 at Moose Jaw ... Tallied a career-high four assists on Mar. 5 vs. Moose Jaw ... Established a playoff career high in goals (four) and points (six) and matched a playoff career-high in games played (ten) ... Tied for second on the team in playoff goals and tied for sixth in playoff points.
2009-10
: Established career-highs in games played (71) and penalty minutes (55) ... Established playoff career-highs in games played (ten) and assists (five) ... Tied for fifth on the team in playoff assists.
2008-09
: Ranked second among rookies on the team in assists (16) and points (25) and finished third among rookies on the team in goals (nine) ... Made his WHL debut on Sept. 19 vs. Prince Albert ... Tallied his first goal and assist as part of a two-point effort on Oct. 4 vs. Tri-City ... Made his WHL playoff debut on Mar. 20 vs. Lethbridge ... Registered his first career playoff point with a goal on Mar. 30 at Lethbridge.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: June 26, 2010 – Selected by Toronto in the seventh round, 182nd overall of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. March 5, 2013 – Signed by the Rangers as a free agent.