Nick Merkley

F

#39

  • DOB: 5/23/1997
  • Ht: 5-10
  • Wt: 194
  • Hometown: Calgary, AB
  • Drafted: 1st round (30th) in 2015 (ARI)

Career Notes: 2021-22: Dressed in 43 games w/ AHL San Jose, scoring 36 point (11 g, 25 a). Second highest point total of AHL career. Traded to NY Rangers in exchange for D Anthony Bitetto on 3/21/22. Skated in nine games w/ NHL San Jose, scoring three points (1 g, 2 a).  Had three-game point streak from 11/2/21 – 11/6/21. Scored lone goal of NHL season on 11/4/21 vs. STL. Had three-game goal scoring streak w/ AHL SJ 2/20/22 – 3/2/22 (3 g). Traded by NJD to SJS in exchange for D Christian Jaros on 7/26/21.…2020-21: Loaned to Assat of Liiga prior to 2020-21 season. Skated in 19 games in Liiga, scoring 13 points (4 g, 9 a). Scored ten points (2 g, 8 a) in 27 GP w/ New Jersey Devils. Scored three points (1 g, 2 a) in 5 GP w/ AHL Binghamton. Scored two assists in two different games (4/4 & 4/20) w/ NJD.… 2019-20: Scored 16 points (3 g, 13 a) in 26 GP w/ AHL Tucson. Traded to NJD by ARI along w/ D Kevin Bahl, F Nate Schnarr, a 2021 third-round pick and 2020 first-round pick in exchange for F’s Taylor Hall and Blake Speers. Scored 19 points (8 g, 11 a) in 28 GP w/ Binghamton. Scored 2 points (1 g, 1 a) in 4 GP w/ NJD. Scored season-high two goals on 1/12/20 Vs. SYR. ...2018-19: Scored 34 points (10 g, 24 a) in 45 GP w/ TUC. Scored first hat-trick on 3/29/19 Vs. COL....2017-18: Scored career-high 39 points (18 g, 21 a) in 38 GP w/ TUC. Career-high 18 goals. Career-high +6 rating. Had career-high five-game goal scoring streak from 12/27/17 – 1/6/18. Named AHL All-Star. Made NHL debut on 12/19/17 Vs. FLA, collecting two PIMs.... Misc.: Won WHL Championship w/Kelowna Rockets in 2014-15. Led WHL playoffs in assists in 2014-15 w/ 22. Named WHL West Second Team All-Star in 2014-15. Named to CHL Top Prospects Game in 2014-15. Named to 2015 CHL Memorial Cup All-Star Team. Named WHL Rookie of the Year following 2013-14 season w/ Kelowna (25 g, 33 a, 58 p).

 

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