|Date of birth||March 23, 1976|
|place of birth||Calgary , Alberta , Canada|
|NHL Entry Draft||
1994 , 1st round, 10th position
Nolan Baumgartner (* 23. March 1976 in Calgary , Alberta ) is a former Canadian ice hockey player and current - trainer , who during his playing career, including for the Washington Capitals , Chicago Blackhawks , Vancouver Canucks , Pittsburgh Penguins , Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas Stars from the National Hockey League was active. Since June 2017 he has been the assistant coach of the Vancouver Canucks.
The 1.88 m tall defender began his professional career with the Kamloops Blazers in the Canadian Junior Western Hockey League . With the Blazers, the right-shooter won the 1994 Memorial Cup , the Canadian Junior Championship, and was selected in the subsequent NHL Entry Draft as tenth in the first round by the Washington Capitals . First, however, Baumgartner stayed in the WHL, where he won his second Memorial Cup in 1995 and was elected to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team for the second time in a row . He was also named the WHL's Most Valuable Player and best defender in the league with the Bill Hunter Trophy .
In the 1995/96 season , the Canadian was on the ice for the Capitals in the NHL for the first time, but a serious shoulder injury initially hampered his further career in the highest North American professional league, so that Baumgartner in the following years mostly with the Portland Pirates , the farm team of the Washington Capitals in the American Hockey League . On July 20, 2000, the defender was finally transferred to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Rémi Royer , but they also used him almost exclusively with their cooperation partner, the Norfolk Admirals , in the AHL.
On July 11, 2002, Nolan Baumgartner was hired as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks . After only one season, however, the Canadian was put on the waiver list and then signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins . However, these also put him on the waiver list after a few weeks, so that the defender returned to Vancouver. Baumgartner was used by the Canucks in the following years with the Manitoba Moose in the AHL. After the lockout in the 2004/05 season , Baumgartner made the jump into the Canucks' NHL squad, with 34 scorer points he was the team's best defender in the season . In July 2007 the Canadian signed a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers , but here he lost his regular place after only six appearances and from then on played with the Philadelphia Phantoms in the American Hockey League. After an equally unsuccessful involvement with the Dallas Stars of the defenders returned in 2008 again returned to the Canucks, of which he was, however, mostly used by the end of the season 2010/11 in the AHL with the Manitoba Moose. In the 2011/12 season Baumgartner played for the Canucks' new farm team, the Chicago Wolves . In October 2011, the defender was named the eighth team captain in the history of the Wolves. After completing this season, he ended his active career and then worked for the Chicago Wolves as an assistant coach under Scott Arniel . After a season there, he moved to the Utica Comets in the same role before being promoted to their NHL cooperation team, the Vancouver Canucks, in June 2017.
With the Canadian junior national team , Nolan Baumgartner won the gold medal at the U20 World Championships in 1995 and 1996 . He played a total of 13 Junior World Cup games, scoring one goal and two assists .
Achievements and Awards
- 1995 gold medal at the Junior World Championship
- 1996 gold medal at the Junior World Championship
- 1996 All-Star-Team of the Junior World Championship
( Legend for player statistics: Sp or GP = games played; T or G = goals scored; V or A = assists scored ; Pkt or Pts = scorer points scored ; SM or PIM = penalty minutes received ; +/− = plus / minus balance; PP = overpaid goals scored ; SH = underpaid goals scored ; GW = winning goals scored; 1 play-downs / relegation )
Thatcher Demko |
Defender: Jordie Benn | Alexander Edler ( A ) | Oscar Fantenberg | Quinn Hughes | Tyler Myers | Troy engraver | Christopher Tanev ( A )
attacker: Jay Beagle | Brock Boeser | Loui Eriksson | Micheal Ferland | Adam Gaudette | Bo Horvat ( C ) | Josh Leivo | JT Miller | Tyler Moth | Tanner Pearson | Elias Pettersson | Antoine Roussel | Brandon Sutter ( A ) | Tyler Toffoli | Jake Virtanen
Head Coach: Travis Green Assistant Coach : Nolan Baumgartner | Newel Brown | Manny Malhotra General Manager: Jim Benning
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Canadian ice hockey player and coach|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 23, 1976|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Calgary , Alberta , Canada|