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Nick Cousins | Center

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (21) / 7/20/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 170
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Nick Cousins has only one goal in his last 26 games for the Adirondack Phantoms.
Cousins is playing in his first professional season and has 14 points this season in 51 games in the AHL after a 103 point season in the OHL in 2012-13. "He's got to mature physically," Adirondack coach Terry Murray said. "There's a lot of strength and power that needs to be added to his body, and that's going to be an off-ice, summertime [mission]. He has a special ability, though, to make plays and find people in very tight spaces. A lot of guys can't make those little plays he can make, so I think it's just a matter of a process and going through the playing and the development - and it's going to take a couple years, and then we'll see where he's at." The former third round selection in the 2010 draft is a feisty player as well and could be a nice addition in fantasy pools in a few years. Mar 2 - 9:09 AM

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Nick Cousins had a goal and an assist in Philadelphia's 4-3 loss to Toronto in pre-season play Sunday.

He's a long shot to make the Flyers' roster this year, but his performance should be encouraging to those of you in keeper formats.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 02:35:00 PM

Nick Cousins will report to the Flyers' AHL affiliate after avoiding trial on sexual-assault charges.

Cousins and two other Ontario Hockey League players were charged with sexual assault in August 2012 after a woman alleged she was forced to have sex. Cousins finished this season third in the OHL in scoring with 27 goals and 103 points.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 11:36:00 AM

Nick Cousins has been selected as the OHL Player of the Week.

Cousins had two goals and nine points in just two games last week. That gives the Flyers' prospect 93 points in just 56 OHL contests in 2012-13.
Source: OHL.com
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 02:55:00 PM

Nick Cousins had a goal and an assist in the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds' 6-2 loss to the Belleville Bulls.

Cousins has now reached the 60-point mark for the third consecutive OHL season. It took him 40 games to do that in 2012-13, putting him on pace to surpass his career-high of 88 points.
Sat, Jan 5, 2013 10:00:00 PM

Nick Cousins picked up four assists in a 7-4 win for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds versus Saginaw on Monday.

Cousins is currently fourth in the OHL scoring race with 56 points, including 40 helpers, in 38 games so far this season. Toronto prospect David Broll finished the match with three assists.
Mon, Dec 31, 2012 06:34:00 PM

Nick Cousins scored twice in the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds' 2-1 overtime win against the Saginaw Spirit.

Cousins has seven points in his last four contests. That gives him 14 goals and 47 points in 34 OHL games this season.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 09:39:00 PM

Nick Cousins is tied for the OHL's lead in the scoring race.

Cousins has seven goals and 22 points in 15 games. That puts him into a tie with Mark Scheifele, although Scheifele has one extra goal and has played in one less contest. With 88 points, Cousins finished in a tie for fifth place in the OHL's 2011-12 scoring race.
Sat, Oct 27, 2012 02:30:00 PM

Nick Cousins scored the game-winning goal in Sault Ste. Marie's 3-2 win over Sudbury on Wednesday night.

The 19-year-old is picking up where he left off. Last season, he scored 35 goals and had 53 assists in 65 games. This year, he already has seven and 10, respectively. It would appear that the Flyers got a nice bargain by taking him in the third round of the 2011 draft, but then again, you never know how a player's game will translate on the big stage.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 09:37:00 PM

Nick Cousins finished Thursday's 7-4 loss to Windsor with two helpers.

The Philadelphia draft pick has accounted for 14 points in eight games with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. He trails Oshawa's Boone Jenner by just two points for the OHL scoring lead.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 09:33:00 PM

Nick Cousins had a goal and an assist in the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds' 6-5 victory over the Saginaw Spirit.

Cousins now has four goals and 10 points in just four OHL games. He's looking to build off of his 88-point 2011-12 campaign.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012 09:54:00 PM

Nick Cousins had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 loss to the OHL's Windsor Spitfires.

Cousins has a goal and three points in two games with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. He had 35 goals and 88 points in 65 games last season.
Source: OHL.com
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 09:52:00 PM

Philadelphia prospect Nick Cousins, and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Greyhounds teammates Mark Petaccio and Andrew Fritsch, were charged with sexual assault on Saturday against "a female known to them."

"We are aware of the unfortunate situation involving Nick Cousins," said Flyers GM Paul Holmgren in a statement. "Due to lack of information available to us, we will not comment at this time." Cousins has been released into the custody of a surety, who is in charge of monitoring several conditions. The 19-year-old was signed by Philadelphia back in March to an entry-level deal. Cousins and Fritsch, who is a sixth-round pick of the Phoenix Coyotes, have a court date set for Oct. 1, while Petaccio will appear in bail court on Monday.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 10:56:00 AM

Although Nick Cousins is coming off an 88-point season at the OHL level, he knows that he'll be more of an agitator in the NHL.

"That's a huge part of my game," Cousins said. "I grew up doing it. I just know how to get under people's skin - the kind of guy you love to have on your team, but hate to play against." He probably won't be able to make the Philadelphia Flyers' opening game roster.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 10:40:00 AM

Philadelphia has signed prospect Nick Cousins to an entry-level deal.

The third-round pick of the Flyers in 2010 amassed 35 goals, 88 points and 88 penalty minutes in 65 games during his third season with the OHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in 2011-12.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 09:22:00 AM

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