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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 logged 10:04 minutes in his NHL debut on Tuesday.
Cousins was credited with a shot on goal and a hit. "Fast game out there tonight and he looked like he had the pace for it," Flyers coach Craig Berube said of Cousins. "Competitive guy. Strong on the puck. He played a real solid game." Cousins has 21 goals and 55 points in 60 AHL games this season. Mar 18 - 9:41 AM

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Nick Cousins will make his NHL debut on Tuesday night against the Vancouver Canucks.

When Cousins was called up to the Flyers on Sunday, he was leading AHL Lehigh Valley with 55 points and was also fifth in the league through 60 games. He's expected to center the third line between Ryan White and Zac Rinaldo. Not to be outdone physically, Cousins has 71 PIMs himself down on the farm.
Mar 17 - 8:45 PM

Nick Cousins and Brandon Manning will be scratched on Sunday night against the Ottawa Senators.

The 21 year old rookie Cousins has yet to suit up for an NHL game, but that may be coming soon as he leads AHL Lehigh Valley with 55 points and was fifth in the league. Manning meanwhile has yet to make his mark through 14 sporadic games with just three points and 26 hits.
Mar 15 - 6:34 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled Nick Cousins from the minors.

The Flyers needed a replacement for R.J. Umberger who is out for the season and Cousins got the call over Scott Laughton who has been up this season with Philadelphia. Cousins led Lehigh Valley with 55 points and was fifth in the AHL before his recall. He is also chippy as his 70 penalty minutes in 60 games will attest to.
Mar 15 - 9:26 AM

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.
Sun, Mar 2, 2014 09:09:00 AM

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Ryan White
4Chris VandeVelde
5Nick Cousins
6Vincent Lecavalier
LW1Brayden Schenn
2Matt Read
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Zac Rinaldo
5R.J. Umberger
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Jason Akeson
5Jay Rosehill
6Aaron Palushaj
D1Mark Streit
2Andrew MacDonald
3Nicklas Grossmann
4Michael Del Zotto
5Luke Schenn
6Nick Schultz
7Carlo Colaiacovo
8Radko Gudas
9Brandon Manning
10Evgeni Medvedev
11Chris Pronger
G1Steve Mason
2Ray Emery