|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
191 lb (87 kg)
|Teams||St. Louis Blues, |
San Antonio Rampage,
Nippon Paper Cranes
|Born||March 11, 1975,|
Edmonton, AB, CAN
|NHL Draft||247th overall, 1994|
|Pro Career||1995 – 2008|
Tyson Nash (born March 11, 1975 in Edmonton, Alberta) is an ice hockey left winger. He announced his retirement on September 11, 2008. He last played for the Nippon Paper Cranes in Japan during the 2007-08 season.
Former Phoenix Coyotes left wing Tyson Nash has been hired as the team’s new radio color analyst. Nash will join Bob Heethuis, who enters his fourth season as the Coyotes’ radio play-by-play announcer, in the broadcast booth of Radio XTRA 910.
Nash spent his first five season in the NHL with the St. Louis Blues, primarily in the role of a pest, specializing in drawing penalties from members of opposing teams. He spent the next two seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Coyotes for Mikael Tellqvist and a 4th round draft pick on November 28, 2006.
On November 22, 2007, he signed with the Nippon Paper Cranes in Japan. The Cranes finished the season in second place, behind Oji Paper.
He played his junior career with the Kamloops Blazers where he was part of the team which won 3 Memorial Cups. He is one of only three players to have won three Memorial Cups with the same team (Ryan Huska and Darcy Tucker are the others).
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|1998–99||St. Louis Blues||NHL||2||0||0||0||5||1||0||0||0||2|
|1999–00||St Louis Blues||NHL||66||4||9||13||150||6||1||0||1||24|
|2000–01||St Louis Blues||NHL||57||8||7||15||110||-||-||-||-||-|
|2001–02||St Louis Blues||NHL||64||6||7||13||100||9||0||1||1||2|
|2002–03||St Louis Blues||NHL||66||6||3||9||114||7||2||1||3||6|