Columbus Blue Jackets
Colorado Avalanche
Nick Holden
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NickHolden
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 207
BIRTHDATE: 05/15/1987
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: St. Albert, AB, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted

2008-09: Collected 4-18-22 and 46 penalty minutes in 61 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Played his first professional season… Ranked second among club defensemen in points… Scored two power play goals… Recorded first professional point with an assist Dec. 19 at Binghamton… Registered 0-5-5 during a five-game point streak Jan. 22-Feb. 18… Missed eight games Jan. 30-Feb. 14 due to a leg injury… Tallied his first professional goal, the game-winner, Feb. 22 at Hamilton… Notched 0-5-5 during a four-game point streak Mar. 13-21…

2007-08: Collected 22-38-60, 54 penalty minutes and was +5 in 70 games with Chilliwack (WHL)… Led WHL defensemen in goals and ranked third in points… Ranked second on the club in power play goals (14) and fourth in points… Served as Bruins team captain… Added 1-3-4 in four playoff games… Made his professional debut with Syracuse (AHL)… Recorded two penalty minutes and was +1 Apr. 6 at Rochester…

2006-07: Notched 8-23-31 and 62 penalty minutes in 67 games with Chilliwack (WHL)… Led club defensemen in goals, assists and points… Added 1-1-2 and six penalty minutes in five playoff games.

2009-10: Registered 6-17-23 and 52 penalty minutes in 68 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Missed the first seven games of the season due to mononucleosis… Tallied an assist on Oct. 24 vs. Rochester in his first game back in the lineup and was named the second star of the game… Scored a game-tying shorthanded goal with 14 seconds left in regulation to help the Crunch earn a point in a three goal third period comeback on Nov. 6 at Rochester and was named the game’s third star… Appeared in 100th AHL and Crunch game on Feb. 3 at Albany.