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Nick Cousins | Center | #52

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/20/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 188
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 3 (68) / PHI
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Nick Cousins picked up his first point in the NHL in Sunday's loss to the Washington Capitals.
He picked up the second assist on Michael Del Zotto's first period goal. It took Cousins 17 games to register his first point. The 22-year-old has played in six contests in 2015-16. Cousins is getting a chance to center Philadelphia's second line because of the injury to Sean Couturier. Feb 8 - 9:38 AM

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Nick Cousins has been called up by the Philadelphia Flyers.

This roster move was likely in response to the fact that Sean Couturier will miss the next four weeks with a lower-body injury. Cousins has 12 goals and 38 points in 38 AHL contests this season.
Feb 5 - 5:10 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forward Nick Cousins was sent to the American Hockey League.

Cousins had zero points in four games with the Flyers. He and Colin McDonald were demoted to make room for R.J. Umberger and Ryan White who were activated from IR.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 01:39:00 PM

Philadelphia coach Dave Hakstol was impressed with call up Nick Cousins in training camp.

The Flyers need scoring and they recalled their third round pick in the 2011 Draft as he had 18 points in 15 AHL games. "I thought Nick picks things up very quickly," Hakstol said. "Nick makes a lot of little plays. What you want to see in your centerman is he is pretty patient inside the dots. He’s available in terms of breakouts and transition. He’s smart with that next play on our side of the red line and he is competitive as hell." Cousins was a plus-one in the Flyers win on Friday and could be a sneaky pickup in deeper leagues if he can stick with the big club.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 09:17:00 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have summoned Nick Cousins.

Cousins will also be in the lineup for Philadelphia's contest on Friday, which starts at 3:30 p.m. ET. The hope is he might provide the offensively anemic Flyers with a boost as Cousins has five goals and 18 points in 15 AHL contests.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 10:56:00 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have sent Nick Cousins to the minors.

The third round pick in 2010, Cousins played 11 games with the Flyers last season with nary a point. He did have 22 goals and 56 points in the AHL last season and will likely be recalled from the minors if he continues his offensive prowess. Robert Hag was also sent to the minors by the Flyers.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 08:43:00 AM

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.
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 09:41:00 AM

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.
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 08:45:00 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.
Sun, Mar 15, 2015 06:34:00 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.
Sun, Mar 15, 2015 09:26:00 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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Scott Laughton
4Jordan Weal
5Nick Cousins
LW1Matt Read
2Brayden Schenn
3Michael Raffl
4R.J. Umberger
5Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Sam Gagner
5Ryan White
D1Mark Streit
2Michael Del Zotto
3Nick Schultz
4Andrew MacDonald
5Evgeny Medvedev
6Radko Gudas
7Shayne Gostisbehere
8Brandon Manning
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth