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Eric Nystrom | Winger | #39

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (35) / 2/14/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 1 (10) / CAL
Contract: view contract details

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Eric Nystrom retired earlier this week.
According to Sportsnet's Elliott Friedman, Nystrom is doing online courses with the Business of Hockey Institute to earn a Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation. Nystrom skated in 593 career NHL contests in his career and he totaled 123 points. Fri, Oct 28, 2016 01:48:00 PM

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The St. Louis Blues have released Eric Nystrom fro his PTO.

The 33-year-old may be coming to the end of the line, unfortunately. Nystrom, a former 10th overall pick in 2002 by Calgary, hasn't put up double-digit points in two seasons. He's also posted double-digit goals just three times in his career as well. Suffice it to say, even if he does catch on with another team, his fantasy value is low.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 02:27:00 PM

Eric Nystrom will attend St. Louis' camp on a tryout basis.

He had seven goals and no assists in 46 games with the Nashville Predators last season. Nystrom was bought out by the Preds during the off-season.
Thu, Sep 8, 2016 06:14:00 PM

Eric Nystrom went unclaimed on waivers.

Nashville will now buy out his contract. He had seven goals and no assists in 46 contests last season.
Thu, Jun 30, 2016 12:57:00 PM

Eric Nystrom has been put on buyout waivers.

Nashville wanted to trade Nystrom rather than use a buyout on him, but they were unsuccessful in that quest. He potted seven goals in 46 games with the Predators last campaign.
Wed, Jun 29, 2016 01:05:00 PM

Nashville GM David Poile is still trying to trade Eric Nystrom.

If he is unsuccessful then he said a buyout was possible. The buyout period opens 48 hours after the playoffs.
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 12:02:00 PM

The Predators will need to handle the Eric Nystrom situation soon.

Nashville wants to part ways with him and while that might involve a buyout, a trade is still a possibility. "It has to happen pretty soon," Predators GM David Poile said. "The buyout period starts 48 hours after the Stanley Cup playoffs, and I want to be in position to know whether we can trade him or whether we'd keep him or whether we'd buy him out." The Stanley Cup Final would end on Thursday if Pittsburgh wins Game 5.
Wed, Jun 8, 2016 06:43:00 PM

Nashville will try to part ways with Eric Nystrom this off-season.

That could come in the form of a trade, but a buyout is probably the more likely scenario. He has one more season left on his contract. Nystrom had seven goals and no assists in 46 games with Nashville during the 2015-16 season.
Wed, May 18, 2016 11:58:00 AM

Eric Nystrom has a chance of being bought out by the Predators.

He has one year remaining on his contract and he is owned $3 million. Nystrom's $2.5 million cap hit would save Nashville $2 million, according to, and it would allow the team to fill his roster spot with younger talent within the organization.
Tue, May 17, 2016 01:45:00 PM

The Nashville Predators have announced Eric Nostrum as one of their scratches for game 5 against the Sharks.

Nystorm will sit for the fourth straight game. Joining him as scratches for the Preds are Petter Granberg, Cody Bass, Pontus Aberg, Marek Mazanec, Austin Watson and Gabriel Bourque.
Sat, May 7, 2016 10:00:00 PM

Eric Nystrom will lead Nashville's scratches for Game 3 on Tuesday night against San Jose.

Joining Nystrom will be Austin Watson and Petter Granberg. Neither of whom have made their postseason debuts yet.
Tue, May 3, 2016 07:54:00 PM

Eric Nystrom is one of the Predators scratches Sunday night against the Sharks.

Nystrom played Friday, recording two penalty minutes in 9:22. In 46 regular-season games, he had seven goals. Craig Smith is rejoining the lineup.
Sun, May 1, 2016 08:18:00 PM

Eric Nystrom tags in for Craig Smith in Game 1 against San Jose on Friday.

It's Nystrom's first playoff game since 2009 with Calgary. Through 49 games with Nashville this season, he posted seven points in 120 hits. He has four career playoff points in 13 games as well.
Fri, Apr 29, 2016 09:16:00 PM

Eric Nystrom will lead Nashville's scratches for Game 5 on Saturday night against Anaheim.

Nystrom will be joined by Petter Granberg, Colton Sissons, Austin Watson, Craig Smith and Gabriel Bourque once again.
Sat, Apr 23, 2016 05:48:00 PM

Eric Nystrom will be a healthy scratch in Game 4 against the Anaheim Ducks.

The 33-year-old finished the regular season with seven goals in 46 games. He hasn't played in a single playoff game in 2016. Austin Watson and Petter Granberg will also watch the game from the press box. Colton Sissons will come into the lineup for the injured Craig Smith.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 07:47:00 PM

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