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Nick Bonino | Center | #13

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
College: Boston University
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 6 (173) / SJ
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Nick Bonino (illness) returned to action on Saturday.
There was no way Bonino was going to sit out Saturday's outdoor game after missing Tuesday's action with an illness. Bonino potted his ninth goal of the season and now has 23 points in 59 games. Bonino is a third line player and as a result, does not deserve much consideration in fantasy hockey. Feb 26 - 2:56 AM

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Nick Bonino is unlikely to play on Tuesday because of an illness.

He didn't participate in the morning skate due to the ailment and coach Mike Sullivan doesn't expect him to play. Bonino has collected 22 points in 58 matches this season.
Feb 21 - 2:15 PM

Nick Bonino netted his eighth goal of the year in a 4-3 overtime win over Columbus on Friday.

He gave the Penguins a 3-1 lead after two periods, but the Blue Jackets battled back in the third to force overtime. Bonino has one goal and one assist in his past two games after going pointless in his previous five outings. He has 21 points in 50 matches this campaign.
Feb 4 - 9:34 AM

Nick Bonino scored a goal and added an assist in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 7-0 rout of the visiting Arizona Coyotes Monday night.

Bonino's goal was his fourth of the season and his assist was his eighth. He assisted on Justin Schultz's fourth goal. The Pens had seven different goal scorers in this one. Scott Wilson opened the scoring in the first period with his fourth goal of the season. In the second period, Bonino made it 2-0 before Trevor Daley (third), Bryan Rust (seventh) and Sidney Crosby (21st) increased the lead to 5-0. Phil Kessel (10th) preceded Schultz with a third-period goal. Evgeni Malkin assisted on the Crosby and Kessel goals and now has 20 helpers on the season. He was the only Penguin other than Bonino to produce more than one point. But what a mismatch this was -- all Pittsburgh. The Pens are 19-7-3. The Coyotes, 9-14-5.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 09:56:00 PM

Nick Bonino has three goals this season with two coming in his last two games.

The forward has 10 points in 25 games after an outstanding playoff last season where he had 18 points in 24 games playing alongside Phil Kessel and Carl Hagelin. He currently isn't playing with them but his average of .4 points per game is just slightly below his norm.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 09:35:00 AM

Nick Bonino scored his second goal of the season during Thursday's 6-2 win over the Stars.

He's now up to nine points in 24 games this season. The veteran pivot had nine goals and 29 points in 64 games last go-round, but it doesn't seem like he'll hit that mark again.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 12:37:00 AM

Nick Bonino had a pair of assists Wednesday.

Bonino and Phil Kessel seemed to be working some magic on the ice and it paid off in a couple of goals as Kessel and Scott Wilson scored. Bonino has only one goal and seven points this season but if he stays with Kessel, he should be in line for plenty more.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 11:22:00 AM

Nick Bonino had an assist in the Penguins' 7-1 loss to Washington on Wednesday.

Bonino has a goal and five points in 16 games this season. That puts him on pace for 25 points and while he might do a bit better than that, he probably won't surpass that mark by much.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 11:12:00 AM

Nick Bonino wasn't on the ice for Monday's practice.

That comes after Bonino missed Friday's practice, but in between those two skates, he still logged 16:50 minutes of ice time during Saturday's game. It could be that he's playing through an injury.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 11:16:00 AM

Nick Bonino registered an assist in a 3-2 win over Florida on Tuesday.

Bonino has recorded two points in seven games this season. It's a bit of a disappoint start after his productive playoff run where he recorded 18 points in 24 games.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 11:05:00 AM

Nick Bonino had an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to Colorado Monday night.

It was Bonino's first point of 2016-17. He had nine goals and 29 points in 63 contests last season.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 05:38:00 AM

Nick Bonino (foot) returned to game action on Sunday.

Bonino injured his foot in practice a week ago and was well enough to return Sunday but he blocked another shot against the Blue Jackets. Fortunately, he didn't miss a shift. Bonino had only nine goals and 29 points in 63 games last season but shone in the playoffs where he had four goals and 18 points in 24 games as the Penguins marched on to win the Stanley Cup. Look for a 40-45 point season from Bonino this season.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 09:54:00 AM

Nick Bonino (foot) didn't participate in Monday's practice.

Bonino was struck in the foot by the puck on Sunday. The good news is that this doesn't sound like a significant problem. "He came in and was sore, so we held him off," coach Mike Sullivan explained. With that in mind, it sounds like this is just a day-to-day issue.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 05:07:00 PM

Nick Bonino suffered a foot injury in practice.

It is not yet known how serious the injury may be. "We’ll see how he is overnight," coach Mike Sullivan said. "He obviously took a shot in the foot. I don’t think it’s anything serious. I think it just hit him in an unfortunate spot. We’ll have more of an update [Monday]." Stay tuned.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 09:43:00 AM

Nick Bonino had an elbow infection during the Stanley Cup Final.

Bonino was hurt while blocking a shot in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. Despite that he was still in the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. He had four goals and 18 points in 24 playoff games.
Thu, Jun 16, 2016 06:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Jake Guentzel
6Scott Wilson
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Carl Hagelin
3Conor Sheary
4Eric Fehr
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Bryan Rust
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Carter Rowney
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Trevor Daley
4Ron Hainsey
5Olli Maatta
6Ian Cole
7Steven Oleksy
8Brian Dumoulin
9Chad Ruhwedel
10Cameron Gaunce
G1Matt Murray
2Marc-Andre Fleury