Cristoval Nieves

C

#15

  • DOB: 1/23/1994
  • Ht: 6-3
  • Wt: 214
  • Years on Team: 3
  • Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Career Notes:   2018-19:  Had lone assist on Ryan Strome's OT-GWG 3/23 @ Toronto...Recalled by NY Rangers 1/27 and spent balance of season in NHL...Had been assigned to Wolf Pack 1/19...Had assists in three straight games (0-4-4) for NY Rangers 1/12-1/15, including a pair of helpers in 6-2 win vs. Carolina 1/15...Scored for a second time in three games (2-0-2) for NY Rangers 12/31 @ St. Louis, netting his first career NHL GWG in 2-1 victory (Second Star)...Posted his first NHL point of the season with a goal 12/23 vs. Philadelphia...Recalled by NY Rangers 12/15...Skated in his 100th career AHL game 12/13 @ Charlotte...Struck for his first three-point game as a pro, with 1-2-3, in First-Star performance 11/17 vs. Utica (6-3 win)...Notched his first points of the year, with 1-1-2, in 4-3 overtime victory vs. Bridgeport 11/14...Made season debut with Wolf Pack 11/10 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, after being assigned by NY Rangers 11/8...2017-18:  Netted PP-GWG vs. Providence 2/24 (First Star in 2-1 victory), in his 100th pro game...Returned to Wolf Pack by NY Rangers 1/14...Had assists in three straight games (0-3-3) for NY Rangers 12/29-1/3, a personal best for longest NHL point-scoring streak...Had first career NHL point-scoring streak (1-1-2) 12/1-12/5, including first NHL goal 12/5 @ Pittsburgh...Notched first career NHL points with three assists in NHL season debut 10/26 vs. Arizona, after being recalled by NY Rangers 10/24...Scored for a second straight AHL game 10/14 @ Springfield (Second Star in 4-3 win), for his first career pro goal-scoring streak (2-1-3)...Posted his first points of the season with 1-1-2 (GWG) in First-Star performance 10/13 vs. Toronto (First Star)...2016-17:  Missed last 12 games of season due to injury...Returned to action, and scored a goal, 3/18 @ Hershey, after missing previous 19 games due to injury (injured 1/25 vs. Hershey)...Struck for his first multiple-goal game of the season with two tallies, including his first pro SHG, 1/20 vs. Toronto...Returned to action 1/11 @ Rochester, and had an assist in 3-1 win, after missing previous four games due to injury...Scored his second goal of the season, and second GWG, in 3-2 win @ Toronto 12/3...Returned to Wolf Pack by NY Rangers 11/17, after making NHL debut 11/15 @ Vancouver...Recalled by NY Rangers 11/14...Netted first career pro GWG, and added an assist, in Wolf Pack's season-opening 6-3 win vs. St. John's 10/14...2016-17:  Missed last 12 games of season due to injury...Returned to action, and scored a goal, 3/18 @ Hershey, after missing previous 19 games due to injury (injured 1/25 vs. Hershey)...Struck for his first multiple-goal game of the season with two tallies, including his first pro SHG, 1/20 vs. Toronto...Returned to action 1/11 @ Rochester, and had an assist in 3-1 win, after missing previous four games due to injury...Scored his second goal of the season, and second GWG, in 3-2 win @ Toronto 12/3...Returned to Wolf Pack by NY Rangers 11/17, after making NHL debut 11/15 @ Vancouver...Recalled by NY Rangers 11/14...Had two assists in Third-Star performance 10/29 vs. Utica...Netted first career pro GWG, and added an assist, in Wolf Pack's season-opening 6-3 win vs. St. John's 10/14...2015-16:  Posted a point for a fourth straight game 4/9 vs. Springfield, with an assist in 6-2 Wolf Pack win…Scored his first two pro goals, for his first pro multiple-point game, in Second-Star performance 4/8 @ Springfield (7-3 win)…Posted an assist for a second time in two pro games 4/2 vs. Portland…Notched primary assist on Chris Brown’s GWG in pro debut 4/1 vs. Hershey…Helped U. Michigan to a Big 10 championship…Had fifth-most assists (21) on U. Michigan squad…2014-15:  Had fourth-most assists (21) on U. Michigan (Big-10) team and finished fifth on squad in points (28)…2013-14:  Finished second on U. Michigan (Big-10) team in assists (19)…2012-13:  Topped U. Michigan (CCHA) squad in assists (21)…Tied for third on team in points (29), tying for the lead among freshmen…Transactions:  Signed Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement with Wolf Pack 3/31/16…Agreed to terms on NHL contract with NY Rangers 3/28/16...Drafted by NY Rangers 2nd rd. (59th ov.) 2012.

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