Nolan William Pratt (born August 14, 1975) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently an assistant coach for his former club, the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL).
August 14, 1975|
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
Tampa Bay Lightning
115th overall, 1993|
Nolan Pratt was selected in the 5th round, 115th overall, in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Hartford Whalers from the Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Hockey League. Pratt made his NHL debut in the 1996–97 season with the Hartford Whalers, in the last year of the franchise. Pratt would then move with the team to the Carolina Hurricanes.
On June 24, 2000, he was traded along with a 2000 1st round pick (Vaclav Nedorost), a 2000 2nd round pick (Jared Aulin), and Philadelphia's 2nd round pick in 2000 (Argis Saviels) to Colorado for Sandis Ozolinsh and a second round pick (Tomas Kurka).
After the 2000–01 season, on June 24, 2001, Pratt was traded by the newly crowned Stanley Cup champions, the Colorado Avalanche, to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2001 NHL Entry Draft 6th round pick (Scott Horvath).
Pratt would help the Lightning, in the 2003–04 season, win the Stanley Cup. This marked Pratt's second Cup win.
On September 23, 2008, Pratt, a free agent, was invited to the Dallas Stars training camp however was released just three days later. With no other NHL opportunities, Pratt signed with Russian team Amur Khabarovsk of the KHL on October 10, 2008.
Pratt is the older brother of Harlan Pratt, a professional ice hockey defenseman who was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft who has played over 900 games across North America and Europe.
|1991–92||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||22||2||9||11||13||6||1||3||4||12|
|1992–93||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||70||4||19||23||97||16||2||7||9||31|
|1993–94||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||72||4||32||36||105||10||1||2||3||14|
|1994–95||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||72||6||37||43||196||9||1||6||7||10|
|1997–98||Beast of New Haven||AHL||54||3||15||18||135||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||46||0||3||3||51||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||67||1||7||8||35||4||0||1||1||0|
|2003–04||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||58||1||3||4||42||20||0||0||0||8|
|2005–06||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||82||0||9||9||60||5||0||0||0||7|
|2006–07||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||81||1||7||8||44||6||0||0||0||5|
Awards and honoursEdit
- "Avalanche adds to coaching staff". Colorado Avalanche. 2016-07-15. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
- Jenkins, Lee (2000-06-25). "Avs send Ozolinsh south to Carolina". thegazette(coloradosprings). Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- "Sabres agree to terms with Nolan Pratt". sabres.nhl. 2007-11-01. Archived from the original on 2008-10-06. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
- Harringotn, Mike (2008-02-20). "Sabres' blue-liners serve as deceptive duo". The Buffalo News. Retrieved 2008-02-20.[dead link]
- "Stars cut roster to 35". andrewstarspage.com. 2008-09-26. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- Klein, Jeff Z. (2008-10-10). "Hockey night in Europe:update". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- "Nolan Pratt locks defense" (in Finnish). Lukko. 2010-11-08. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-12-13.