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Nicholas Baptiste
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Born August 4, 1995 (1995-08-04) (age 23)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Buffalo Sabres
Rochester Americans (AHL)
NHL Draft 69th overall, 2013
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 2015–present

Nicholas Baptiste (born August 4, 1995) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was drafted by the Sabres in the third round (69th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Prior to being drafted, Nicholas played major junior hockey for the Sudbury Wolves and the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).

He was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Sabres on May 31, 2014.

Nicholas made his NHL debut in the 2016–17 NHL season with the Sabres in a game against the Calgary Flames on October 18, 2016.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 Sudbury Wolves OHL 64 8 19 27 42 4 0 0 0 2
2012–13 Sudbury Wolves OHL 66 21 27 48 44 9 3 1 4 6
2013–14 Sudbury Wolves OHL 65 45 44 89 59 5 1 4 5 8
2014–15 Sudbury Wolves OHL 12 6 5 11 8
2014–15 Erie Otters OHL 41 26 27 53 18 20 12 11 23 10
2015–16 Rochester Americans AHL 62 13 15 28 30
2016–17 Rochester Americans AHL 59 25 16 41 34
2016–17 Buffalo Sabres NHL 14 3 1 4 6
NHL totals 14 3 1 4 6

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Canada Ontario U17 Template:Brca 6 1 3 4 2
2013 Canada WJC18 Template:Goca 7 3 5 8 4
Junior totals 13 4 8 12 6