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Nick Bonino | Center | #13

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
College: Boston University
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 6 (173) / SJ
Contract: view contract details

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Nick Bonino scored in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Bonino picked up the third of three Predators goals in a row. His tally gave Nashville their first lead of the game (3-2). He's now found the back of the net three times in his last five games, which is good considering he only had three goals on the season before this five-game stretch. Bonino now has seven points in 18 contests in 2017-18. Dec 9 - 10:00 AM

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Nick Bonino (lower body) will return to action on Tuesday night.

Bonino has missed the last 11 games with a lower-body injury. He may start between Cody McLeod and Austin Watson, which is where he practiced on Monday.
Nov 14 - 11:59 AM

Nick Bonino (lower body) is close to being ready to return.

Bonino has been skating with his teammates and could be back in the lineup shortly. He has missed the last 10 games with a lower-body injury. Nashville will have to make a player move when Bonino is ready to come off injured reserve.
Nov 8 - 10:48 AM

Nick Bonino (lower body) may not drop to the third-line center role when he is able to return to the lineup.

The Predators acquired Kyle Turris from Ottawa on Sunday night in a three-way trade with the Senators and Colorado Avalanche. Turris is expected to center the second line for Nashville, but GM David Poile said that Bonino could be looked at for a role on the wing on the first or second unit.
Nov 6 - 6:08 PM

Nick Bonino (lower body) skated with his teammates on Wednesday.

It marked his first session with the team since he suffered a lower-body injury Oct. 14 against Chicago. Bonino is still listed as day-to-day after missing his seventh consecutive game Wednesday night.
Nov 2 - 10:52 AM

The Nashville Predators have placed Nick Bonino on injured reserve.

Bonino has been dealing with a lower-body injury that will keep him out of the lineup for the next couple of weeks. The Predators forward has one goal in five games this season. He doesn't need to be owned in standard fantasy leagues.
Oct 21 - 1:34 AM

Nick Bonino's lower-body injury is going to sidelined him for a couple of weeks, according to agent Peter Fish.

Bonino missed Tuesday's contest and the Predators have described him as day-to-day. He has a goal in five contests this season.
Oct 18 - 5:39 PM

Nick Bonino (undisclosed) didn't play Tuesday night.

The Predators did not update his status, so consider him day-to-day for now. Bonino was seen wearing a brace on his left ankle Monday after he left Saturday's game against Chicago. Frederick Gaudreau was called up to replace him in the lineup.
Oct 18 - 10:48 AM

Nick Bonino (undisclosed) didn't practice Monday.

Bonino is "undergoing further evaluation" after he didn't finish Saturday's game against Chicago. He appeared to be limping afterward, but the Predators didn't update his status.
Oct 16 - 1:35 PM

Nick Bonino got his first goal with the Predators on Tuesday night.

Bonino also had four shots, two blocks and a plus-2 rating in Nashville's 6-5 victory over Philadelphia. He didn't have a point in his first two outings this year.
Oct 11 - 9:53 AM

Nick Bonino (broken tibia) is on the Predators' active roster.

It's all-but certain that Bonino is fine for the Predators' season opener on Thursday. Look for him to play on a line with Scott Hartnell and Kevin Fiala.
Oct 5 - 4:56 PM

Nick Bonino's Nashville debut is expected to come in Thursday's regular-season opener.

He missed the entire preseason, while recovering from a broken tibia, but he barring any setbacks he feels good and ready to play against Boston. Bonino decided to rest rather than play in Saturday's preseason finale. He may play between Scott Hartnell and Kevin Fiala on the team's second line.
Oct 2 - 6:46 PM

The reports that Nick Bonino (broken tibia) would not play in any preseason games may have been premature.

Bonino was on the ice skating Sunday and was active in drills. The two-way pivot seems to be ahead of his original recovery schedule from a broken leg sustained in last season's playoffs. That's good news for the Predators and Bonino owners everywhere.
Sep 17 - 11:27 AM

Nick Bonino, who sustained a broken left tibia in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, isn't expected to play in any preseason contests.

Bonino might still be able to join the Predators for the season opener though. He signed a four-year, $16.4 million contract with Nashville on July 1. When he's healthy he'll likely slot in as the team's second-line center.
Sep 7 - 3:58 PM

Nick Bonino elected not to have surgery from the broken left tibia he sustained in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Bonino was seen wearing a walking boot on Thursday, but he is making progress in his recovery. He signed a four-year, $16.4 million contract with the Predators on July 1, which potentially sets him up as the team's second-line center. "I'm not coming here thinking I'll be the guy to bring (a Stanley Cup)," Bonino said. "I'm just coming here to help a team that was really good the last few years maybe get a little better, and do anything I can to help."
Jul 7 - 5:03 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Colton Sissons
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Kevin Fiala
3Scott Hartnell
4Cody McLeod
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Miikka Salomaki
5Pontus Aberg
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Matt Irwin
5Alexei Emelin
6Yannick Weber
7Anthony Bitetto
8Ryan Ellis
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros