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Nick Tarnasky | Winger

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/25/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 224

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Nick Tarnasky has signed on with the New York Rangers.
He registered 22 points and 144 penalty minutes in 76 games last season with the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs. Tarnasky hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 campaign when he skated in 31 games with Florida. Jul 3 - 4:39 PM

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Nick Tarnasky was placed on waivers by Montreal after Sunday's practice.

If he clears then he'll down to the minors. The Canadiens also assigned goaltender Dustin Tokarski to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Sunday.
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 10:12:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with Montreal.

Tarnasky can earn up to $550k at the NHL level. He had 26 points and 138 penalty minutes in 74 AHL games in 2012-13.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 08:40:00 PM

Nick Tarnasky has signed a one-year deal with the Buffalo Sabres.

The financial terms of the deal were not available. He had 11 points and 173 penalty minutes in 36 KHL games last season.
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 11:49:00 AM

The Florida Panthers have not extended an offer to Nick Tarnasky.

Tarnasky is expected to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. If Tarnasky can find a team that will play him consistently, he could end up with 100-150 penalty minutes next season.
Mon, Jun 28, 2010 06:43:00 AM

If you are looking for a penalty minute boost, consider starting Nick Tarnasky.

He has fought in 11 of the Panthers' last 17 games. That puts him at better than even money to engage in fisticuffs in one of the Cats' two games this weekend against rival Tampa.
Sat, Apr 10, 2010 10:10:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky recorded five penalty minutes in an otherwise listless 3-0 Panthers' loss to Vancouver Thursday night.

Tarnasky's tilt with Tanner Glass in the first period was the most any Panthers' player showed in an otherwise listless loss to Canucks. Florida has been woeful offensively, scoring just four goals total on a five-game losing streak, including getting shutout twice.
Thu, Feb 11, 2010 10:31:00 PM

Nick Tarnasky played in Monday's 3-0 loss to Anaheim.

Tarnasky spent eight of his previous nine games in the press box. With no points in eight games this season, it's safe to say that he has no fantasy value.
Tue, Feb 2, 2010 10:03:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky (knee) is expected to play in Saturday's game against Toronto.

Tarnasky missed Thursday's contest because of the injury. He has no fantasy value.
Sat, Jan 23, 2010 03:23:00 PM

Nick Tarnasky didn't play in Thursday's game due to a knee injury

Tarnasky had his knee evaluated on Thursday, but the extent of his injury has not been revealed. Coach Pete DeBoer said Tarnasky injured his knee when it was banged against the boards on Wednesday. He has no points in six games this season.
Fri, Jan 15, 2010 09:30:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky left Wednesday's game in the first period with a lower body injury, according to the Miami Herald.

Not much else is known. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Thu, Jan 14, 2010 06:52:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky was a healthy scratch on Tuesday.

The Panthers needed to make room in the lineup for Steve MacIntyre, who they called up Tuesday. Tarnasky has no fantasy value.
Wed, Jan 6, 2010 09:28:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky returned to action on Sunday.

Tarnasky has been out since the preseason after breaking an orbital bone off the fist of Ottawa's Chris Neil. He was held pointless in 5:52 of ice time and has little fantasy value.
Mon, Dec 28, 2009 01:29:00 AM

Nick Tarnasky will make his season debut Sunday against the Bruins.

He missed the entire season thus far after suffering a broken orbital bone in a fight with Ottawa's Chris Neil during the preseason. Tarnasky is really only good for penalty minutes in fantasy terms.
Sun, Dec 27, 2009 02:09:00 PM

Nick Tarnasky has been recalled from his conditioning stint in the minors.

He will join the team in New York on Wednesday night, but will not dress against the Rangers. Tarnasky has not played in a game yet this season after breaking his orbital bone in a pre-season fight with Ottawa's Chris Neil.
Wed, Dec 23, 2009 04:07:00 PM

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