Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Nick Holden
Nick Holden was born on May 15, 1987 in St. Albert, Alberta. He playted his junior hockey with the Chilliwack Bruins of the Western Hockey League and though undrafted by the NHL, he signed as a free agent with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

After two seasons with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, Holden made his NHL debut with the Blue Jackets during the 2010-11 NHL season. In total, he would appear in five games for Columbus during the 2010-11 season.

On July 5, 2013, Holden left the Blue Jackets organization and signed a two-year contract as a free agent with the Colorado Avalanche. In his first season with the Avalanche, Holden scored 10 times and added 15 assists for 25 points.

On June 25, 2016, Holden's time with the Avalanche would come to an end. He was traded to the New York Rangers in exchange for a fourth round draft pick.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2003-04
2003-04 St. Albert Raiders AMHL 2 0 0 0 0
2004-05 St. Albert Raiders AMHL 35 7 15 22 24
2004-05 Camrose Kodiaks AJHL 4 0 0 0 0
2005-06 Camrose Kodiaks AJHL 29 5 8 13 27
2005-06 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 28 2 15 17 19
2006-07 Chilliwack Bruins WHL 67 8 23 31 62 -8 5 1 1 2 6
2007-08 Chilliwack Bruins WHL 70 22 38 60 54 +5 4 1 3 4 0
2007-08 Syracuse Crunch AHL 1 0 0 0 2 +1
2008-09 Syracuse Crunch AHL 61 4 18 22 46 -11
2009-10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 68 6 17 23 52 -9
2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 5 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Springfield Falcons AHL 67 4 21 25 63 +2
2011-12 Springfield Falcons AHL 25 3 6 9 14 -2
2012-13 Springfield Falcons AHL 73 9 30 39 58 +24 8 0 3 3 6
2012-13 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 2 0 0 0 0 +1
2013-14 Colorado Avalanche NHL 54 10 15 25 22 +12 7 3 1 4 8
2014-15 Colorado Avalanche NHL 78 5 9 14 28 -11
2015-16 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 6 16 22 24 -1
2016-17 New York Rangers NHL 80 11 23 34 35 +13 11 2 2 4 4
NHL Totals 301 32 63 95 109 18 5 3 8 12


Signed as a free agent by Columbus, March 28, 2008. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to shoulder injury vs. Portland (AHL), January 13, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 6, 2013. Traded to NY Rangers by Colorado for NY Rangers' 4th round pick (Petr Kvaca) in 2017 NHL Draft, June 25, 2016.
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