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Nino Niederreiter | Winger | #22

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/8/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 216
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (5) / NYI
Contract: view contract details

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Nino Niederreiter scored a goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Washington.
Niederreiter got Minnesota on the board in the third period after the Capitals established a 3-0 lead. He has two goals in seven games since returning from injury this month. Feb 16 - 11:17 AM

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Nino Niederreiter (lower body) is good to make his return on Friday.

Niederreiter was sidelined for eight straight games. He has 13 goals and 19 points in 31 contests this season.
Feb 1 - 2:16 PM

Nino Niederreiter (lower body) participated in Wednesday's practice.

"I felt pretty good," Niederreiter said. "Just excited to be back. Obviously, I've been skating by myself with (skating coach) Andy Ness. It kind of feels a little lonely. I'’s great to have some guys out there." He could be ready to play Friday night against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Feb 1 - 11:11 AM

Nino Niederreiter (lower body) won't play Tuesday night.

Niederreiter did not travel with the team to Columbus. He skated on his own Monday and could be back at practice Wednesday. That could put him on track to play Friday night.
Jan 29 - 5:53 PM

Nino Niederreiter (lower body) was on the ice Wednesday.

The Wild are hoping to get Niederreiter back on Friday, Feb. 2, which means he's expected to miss two more games. He has 13 goals and 19 points in 31 contests this season.
Jan 25 - 1:34 PM

Nino Niederreiter (lower body) will be out until after the All-Star break.

That means that Niederreiter won't be back in the lineup before Jan. 30. Head coach Bruce Boudreau called the situation "a setback". The Wild forward suffered the injury in Monday's practice and he hasn't played since. He has 13 goals and 19 points in 31 games this season.
Jan 19 - 8:34 PM

Nino Niederreiter (lower body) is expected to miss the next three games.

Niederreiter left Monday’s practice early and wasn't able to play Tuesday night. It's believed that his ankle/foot is giving him problems again. Niederreiter will probably be ready to play on Jan. 20 after Minnesota's bye week.
Jan 10 - 11:04 AM

The Minnesota Wild have announced that Nino Niederreiter will be out for a week with a lower-body injury.

Niederreiter is expected to be back after Minnesota's bye week that ends on Jan. 19. He has 13 goals and 19 points in 31 games so far this season.
Jan 9 - 7:35 PM

Nino Niederreiter scored three goals in a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

It took Niederreiter less than 25 minutes to finish off his hat trick after Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu combined beautifully to set him up for his third of the night. El Nino is up to 13 goals and 19 points in 30 games this season and could definitely be worth picking up in fantasy leagues. He's currently owned in just 43% of Yahoo leagues. The 25-year-old Swiss forward looks fully healthy from his ankle injury that cost him five games.
Jan 4 - 11:41 PM

The Minnesota Wild welcomed back Nino Niederreiter at practice today.

Niederreiter has missed the last five games with a foot injury. He has 10 goals and 16 points in 29 games so far this season and will likely be ready for tomorrow's game against the Buffalo Sabres. The 25-year-old Swiss forward is worth an add to your roster once he returns. He practiced on a line with Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund.
Jan 3 - 12:22 PM

Nino Niederreiter (foot) is slated to skate Tuesday morning.

However, Niederreiter isn't expected to play against Florida. He could practice Wednesday and a return on Thursday is possible if everything goes well.
Jan 1 - 2:20 PM

Nino Niederreiter (foot) could return to action next week.

"From what I gather, he's skating tomorrow," coach Bruce Boudreau said after Thursday's practice. "So I mean, he's out this weekend. But hopefully at some point next week, we’d get him back." Nieddereiter hasn't played since Dec. 22, but it seems like he is close to a return.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 11:03:00 AM

Nino Niederreiter (foot) didn't participate in Thursday's practice.

There was some hope that Niederreiter would be able to join the Wild Thursday morning, but it seems he needs more time. He's missed two straight games and it wouldn't be surprising if he's unavailable for a third on Friday.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 12:44:00 PM

Nino Niederreiter (foot) will miss Wednesday's game.

It will be Niederreiter's second straight game on the sidelines. He has 10 goals and 16 points in 29 contests this season.
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 12:40:00 PM

Nino Niederreiter's status is unclear, but Minnesota is hopeful that he won't be sidelined for long.

Coach Bruce Boudreau doesn't believe it will be a long-term issue. "It wasn't like he broke his foot or anything again," said the Wild bench boss. " ... I don't know if the puck hit him or if his foot banged against the boards." It's suspected that Niederreiter sustained a bruised foot last Friday and he missed Saturday's game against Tampa Bay as a result.
Mon, Dec 25, 2017 11:02:00 AM

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