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Nazem Kadri | Center | #43

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/6/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (7) / TOR
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Nazem Kadri had an assist in Monday's 3-1 win against Boston in Game 6.
Kadri set up a goal by William Nylander in the contest. He has recorded an assist in each of his two games since returning from a suspension. Apr 24 - 10:38 AM

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Nazem Kadri was back between Mitch Marner and Patrick Marleau at Monday's morning skate

Kadri played alongside Andreas Johnsson and William Nylander in Saturday's Game 5 win over Boston. Toronto did not show that combination before it was formed in the contest, but right now it seems like Tomas Plekanec will play with Johnsson and Nylander in Game 6.
Apr 23 - 11:17 AM

Nazem Kadri chipped in an assist in the Maple Leafs' 4-3 win over Boston in Game 5.

Kadri was making his return after serving a three-game suspension for boarding Boston's Tommy Wingels. The Leafs missed Kadri during his absence and they need more out of him now that he's back. While Toronto did win on Saturday, the Leafs are still down in their first round series 3-2.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 22 - 11:25 AM

Nazem Kadri spoke to the media for the first time since being suspended by the NHL's Department of Player Safety last week.

Even though he's finished serving his three-game suspension, Kadri admitted that he though the suspension was harsh. "I was not expecting that," Kadri said. "That particular play, I just felt like a liberty had been taken on Mitch (Marner) and I’m always going to stand up for my teammates and stand up for myself. That part is not going to change about me. Was it worthy of a suspension? I definitely think so. But I think the three games is definitely a little harsh." The Leafs find themselves down 3-1 in this best-of-seven series, so they'll have to dig deep in Boston on Saturday night to extend this to Game 6.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 21 - 10:24 AM

Nazem Kadri has finished serving his three-game suspension for boarding Boston's Tommy Wingels.

Kadri will be available to return to the lineup in Game 5 on Saturday night at Boston. Tomas Plekanec has played well on Toronto's second line for the last two games, but Kadri will probably reclaim his spot in the lineup.
Apr 20 - 9:59 AM

Nazem Kadri has been suspended three games for boarding Tommy Wingels on Thursday night.

Kadri was also tossed from Game 1 of Toronto's first-round series against Boston. That's a big suspension, but one that's definitely deserved. The Maple Leafs use Kadri as their primary shutdown center, so not having in the lineup for the next three games is going to be a big loss. He'll be eligible to return in Game 5, assuming the series goes that long.
Apr 13 - 7:56 PM

Nazem Kadri will have a disciplinary hearing on Friday for boarding Boston's Tommy Wingels.

Kadri was ejected from Game 1 on Thursday night after he hit a vulnerable Wingels from behind. The fact that he was actually tossed from the game might lighten a potential suspension. Don't be surprised if he still gets a game for dishing out that hit. After dropping the first game of the series, this is the last thing Toronto needed.
Apr 13 - 12:09 AM

Nazem Kadri was ejected from Game 1 against the Boston Bruins for hitting Tommy Wingels into the boards from behind.

Kadri walks a fine line often times, but he went over it here and could be facing a potential suspension as a result. It would be a tough loss for the Leafs, who will be looking for some goals after getting completely neutralized by the Bruins in Game 1. Kadri finished the game with 14:08 of ice-time and a game-high 17 penalty minutes.
Apr 12 - 10:12 PM

Nazem Kadri scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-4 win over the New York Islanders.

Kadri's power-play goal at the 16:22 mark of the first period tied the game one. He then helped set up Mitch Marner's game-tying goal late in the second frame. Kadri has four points in his last four games. He's up to 31 goals and 54 points in 76 games this season.
Source: Toronto Sun
Mar 31 - 10:55 AM

Nazem Kadri potted his 30th goal of the season in Monday's 3-2 loss to Buffalo.

This marks the second straight year that Kadri has hit 30-goal plateau. He has scored seven goals in his past 10 games. Kadri has 52 points in 74 contests this campaign.
Mar 27 - 11:09 AM

Nazem Kadri scored the game-winning goal in a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.

Kadri is one goal away from his second straight 30-goal season. He snapped a 3-3 tie at the 12:34 mark of the third period on a great play set up by Patrick Marleau. Kadri has 29 goals and 51 points in 73 games this season.
Mar 24 - 11:19 PM

Nazem Kadri has scored four goals in his last four games.

Kadri netted a power-play goal in Saturday's 4-0 win over Montreal for his 28th marker of the season. He finished the contest with five shots on target. Kadri has produced 49 points in 70 outings this campaign.
Mar 18 - 10:23 AM

Nazem Kadri scored two goals, registered four shots on goal, three hits, two shot blocks, and an even rating in 15:46 of ice-time in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

Kadri inches closer and closer to a second straight 30-goal season for the Leafs. The center was recognized as Saturday night's first star as he led Toronto to victory with his two goals, including a power play marker. He scored his goals in the first and second period of Saturday's contest. Kadri now has 26 goals and 47 points in 67 games this year.
Mar 10 - 10:47 PM

Nazem Kadri scored his 24th of the season in a 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.

Kadri also had three shots on goal and four hits in 16:47 of ice time in the contest. He is now six goals away from having back-to-back 30-goal seasons for the first time in his career. The only other Leafs player to score Saturday was Zach Hyman. Kadri has 45 points in 65 games this year.
Mar 3 - 11:24 PM

Nazem Kadri scored a pair of goals in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins.

Both of Kadri's goals were scored on the power play. His first one gave the Leafs a 2-1 lead in the first frame, while his second tied the game at three late in the second period. The Leafs forward now has nine points in his last six games. He's up to 23 goals and 44 points in 62 games this season.
Source: Toronto Sun
Feb 25 - 11:07 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Tomas Plekanec
5Dominic Moore
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Patrick Marleau
3Zach Hyman
4Matt Martin
5Josh Leivo
6Kasperi Kapanen
7Joffrey Lupul
RW1William Nylander
2Mitch Marner
3Connor Brown
4Leo Komarov
5Andreas Johnsson
6Nathan Horton
D1Morgan Rielly
2Jake Gardiner
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Ron Hainsey
5Connor Carrick
6Travis Dermott
7Roman Polak
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney