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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 scored his 12th goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Calgary.
Kadri gave the Leafs a 3-0 lead early in the first period. His nine-game point streak came to an end this past Saturday, but he bounced back with a strong performance against the Flames. Kadri also finished the contest with a plus-3 rating, two shots and one block. He now has 22 points in 26 contests. Nov 29 - 10:18 AM
Source: Toronto Sun

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Nazem Kadri scored a goal in Wednesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers.

Kadri tied the game at one at the 13:58 mark of the third period, but the Leafs ended up losing in the shootout. Connor Brown and Patrick Marleau picked up the assists on Toronto's only goal. Kadri now has 11 goals and nine assists in 23 games this season. He's on pace to score 39 goals in 2017-18.
Nov 22 - 11:33 PM

Nazem Kadri is on a four-game point streak.

Kadri kept that run going by registering an assist in Toronto's 4-1 win over Boston on Saturday. He has nine goals and 16 points in 19 contests this season. After recording a career-high 61 points in 2016-17, he might set another personal best this season.
Source: Toronto Sun
Nov 12 - 7:55 AM

Nazem Kadri found the back of the net in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Kadri scored the first goal of the game at the 12:56 mark of the opening period. The Leafs forward finished the game with a plus-2 rating, one shot and one hit in 16:53 of ice time. Kadri has tallied three goals in his last two outings. He has nine goals and 14 points in 17 games this season. Kadri is on pace to score a career-high 43 goals, but expect that number to come down as the season goes on.
Nov 8 - 10:25 PM

Nazem Kadri scored a pair of goals in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Vegas Golden Knights.

Kadri did all of his damage in the first period, as he scored a power play goal to give Toronto a 1-0 lead and an even-strength goal to make it 3-1 for the Leafs. The Maple Leafs allowed the Golden Knights to tie the game up at three before the end of regulation before Mitch Marner scored the game-winner in the shootout. Kadri is up to eight goals and 13 points in 16 games this season. He's on pace to surpass the 41-goal mark, but don't expect that to happen.
Nov 6 - 10:43 PM

Nazem Kadri scored two goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.

Kadri had gone three straight games without a goal, so he woke up in a big way with a two-goal effort against Philadelphia on Saturday. Albeit in a losing effort, it was his fourth multi-point effort of the season.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 28 - 10:18 PM

Nazem Kadri recorded his fourth goal of the season and added an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 win over Detroit.

Kadri opened the scoring nearly six minutes into the first period. He has generated two goals and two assists over a three-game point streak. Kadri has accounted for eight points in seven matches this season.
Oct 19 - 9:54 AM

Nazem Kadri opened the scoring in Wednesday's 7-2 win over Winnipeg.

Kadri had a career year in 2016-17 with 32 goals and 61 points and he's off to a good start this year with one goal and one assist. He got a power-play marker in the first period and set up Patrick Marleau's second goal early in the third.
Oct 5 - 9:12 AM

Coach Mike Babcock isn't satisfied with the trio of Nazem Kadri, Patrick Marleau and Leo Komarov.

"I thought early (in camp) they were going good. But that line's got to be better," said Babcock. "That group can be way better, way quicker, a lot more diligent. They've got to upgrade. We need Kadri to be real good for us to be effective. That group has got to find some chemistry and get going." Kadri and Komarov are still adjusting to Marleau, just like he is adjusting to them. Kadri feels like he is getting an understanding of how to play with Marleau. They will get another opportunity to work out the kinks before the regular season starts.
Sep 29 - 10:02 AM

Nazem Kadri was back on the ice at the Maple Leafs' practice on Saturday.

He had missed Friday's practice with a minor injury. Kadri is skating between Patrick Marleau and Leo Komarov, a line which could be kept intact once the season starts.
Sep 16 - 11:25 AM

Nazem Kadri didn't skate on Friday, but he is expected to be back on the ice Saturday.

Coach Mike Babcock said he was dealing with an upper-body injury, but it's not believed to be anything serious. Kadri had the best season of his NHL career in 2016-17 with 32 goals and 61 points in 82 contests.
Sep 15 - 2:58 PM

Nazem Kadri didn't think his hip-check on Alex Ovechkin in Game 5 was dirty.

"It’s not like I stuck my knee out or got my arms high or anything like that," Kadri said, per the Toronto Sun. "It happened pretty quick. I thought it was okay. Glad he came back, but he was running around a little bit when he came back so he must have been fine." Ovechkin was forced to leave the game late in the first period, but he returned in the second frame. You can watch the hit by clicking the link below.
Source: NBC Sports
Apr 22 - 10:50 AM

Nazem Kadri generated a goal and an assist in Toronto's 4-3 overtime win against Washington on Monday night.

Kadri turned up the intensity in the game after Toronto fell behind 2-0 early with a physical shift. He scored his first goal of the postseason in the second period and added a helper on Tyler Bozak's game winner to complete the comeback victory. Kadri finished the match with six hits.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 18 - 11:21 AM

Nazem Kadri has made quite the impression on head coach Mike Babcock.

Kadri had a terrific regular season that saw him put up a career-high 32 goals and 61 points. But beyond what he brings offensively, Kadri has also found a way to become an effective player without the puck. "It’s just a different person," Babcock said. "(My team) played against Toronto a lot and nothing against Naz, but we wouldn’t concern ourselves too much with him. Naz is now a guy who can play really well without the puck and he’s nasty. That helps him be the player he is and he scored some goals this year as well."
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 15 - 9:17 AM

Name Kadri scored the only goal for the Leafs in a 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Kadri tipped home Matt Hunwick's shot from the half boards for his 32nd goal of the year. Kadri has really exploded offensively and continues to score for the Leafs. He has set career highs for both goals and points (61) this season. The Leafs need a win or a Lightning loss to clinch a playoff berth.
Apr 6 - 10:30 PM

Depth Charts

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