2014-15: Won 127-of-236 faceoffs (53.8 percent) to post the best faceoff percentage of any Kings center in 2014-15...Tallied an assist (0-1=1) March 30 at CHI...Scored his first NHL goal (1-0=1) March 26 at NYI...Had a career- high two-game assist streak (0-2=2), March 10- 12...Had an assist (0-1=1) March 3 at EDM... Tallied an assist Feb. 16 vs. TBL...Recorded his first NHL point Jan. 21 at SJS...Made his NHL debut Jan. 17 vs. ANA...Registered 42 points (20-22=42) in 38 regular season games with Manchester...Among Manchester players, his postseason rankings were the following: first in assists (14), fourth in points (18), tied for fourth in plus/minus (plus-12) and
second in shots on goal...helped lead Manchester to the franchises’ first Calder Cup Championship.
2013-14: Led all Manchester rookies in goals, assists, points and PPG (three), and ranked second in plus-minus (plus-18)...Rankings among Manchester skaters were the following: tied for third in assists, fifth in points, tied for sixth in goals and sixth in plus-minus... Made his professional debut Oct. 5 vs. Springfield...Recorded his first multi-point game Dec. 20 vs. Portland (1-2=3)...Appeared in all four Manchester playoff games...
Made his postseason debut on April 25 vs. Norfolk.
2012-13: Played junior year at the University of Denver, recording 34 points (14-20=34) and 47 penalty minutes in 39 games played...His rankings on the University of Denver were the following: first in points, second in goals, tied for first in assists, tied for second in PPG (five) and tied for first in GWG (four, tied for eighth overall in the WCHA)...Named to All-WCHA Academic Team.
2011-12: Rankings on the University of Denver were the following: third in points, third in goals, second in assists, third in PPG (five), tied for second in GWG (three) and first in faceoff winning pct (54 percent)...17 of his points came in the final 14 games (6-11=17)...Named to All-WCHA Academic Team.
2010-11: Among University on Denver freshman he ranked: third in goals, fourth in points, fourth in assists and second in GWG (2)…Recorded for multi-point games…Named WCHA Rookie of the Week Feb. 8, 2011…Helped Denver to a 25-12-15 and advancement to the Midwest Regional Final.
2009-10: With the U.S. National Team Development Program in USHL play he was tied four fourth in team assists…Had a +14 rating.
2008-09: With the U.S. National U18 Development Program in NAHL play he tied for the team lead in games played.
LAST AMATEUR CLUB: University of Denver, NCAA.
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team USA at the following tournament: World U18 Championships (2010, 7 GP, 3-7=10, gold medal, tied for team lead in points).
PERSONAL: Older brother Drew was drafted by Florida (second round, 44th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft…Nick and Drew both currently play at the University of Denver…They both played in the U.S. National Team Development Program in 2008-09, becoming the first set of siblings to be in the program at the same time.