Nick Tuzzolino (D)
Career Notes: 2015-16… Began the season by playing 11 games for Binghamton (AHL). 2014-15… Spent the majority of the season with Elmira, serving as an alternate captain, playing 55 games with two goals and 21 assists. His 21 assists, 23 points, and 110 penalty minutes ranked second among defensemen on the Jackals. Also played 14 AHL games with Utica, Binghamton, and Rochester, with two assists. 2013-14… Played the majority of the year with Rochester, with one goal and two assists in 36 games. Also played four games for Elmira and 16 games for Fort Wayne, with a total of one goal and six assists. 2012-13… Played 44 games for Utah, while serving as an alternate captain, with five goals and 31 assists. Named ECHL Second Team All-Star, ranked fifth among ECHL defensemen in assists, led ECHL defensemen with 21 power play assists, and ranked tenth in the ECHL with 160 penalty minutes. Also appeared in 14 games for Abbotsford (AHL) with one goal. 2011-12… Split season between Utah (ECHL), Lake Erie (AHL) and Abbotsford (AHL). Led Utah defensemen with 19 assists and 26 points. Ranked tenth in ECHL with 176 penalty minutes. 2010-11… Traded from Wheeling to Utah after three games. Led Grizzlies defensemen with seven goals, 18 assists and 25 points. Set a career high seven-game point streak (2G, 8A) 11/24-12/4. Made his first AHL appearance with Portland with one goal and one assist in 20 games. 2009-10… Played 70 games for Alaska with nine goals and 22 assists. Finished tied for sixth on the team with 31 points. Ranked second on Aces with 117 penalty minutes. 2008-09… Made his ECHL debut with Alaska. Skated in 61 games. Finished third among Alaska defensemen with six goals, 21 assists and 27 points. Ranked third on Aces with 134 penalty minutes. 2007-08… Played first full pro season with Flint (IHL) appearing in 76 games with career highs in goals (10), assists (34) and points (44). 2006-07… Appeared in six games for Fort Wayne (UHL). Juniors… Played for the Buffalo Lightning (OPJHL), Lincoln Stars (USHL), Sarnia Sting (OHL), and Sudbury Wolves (OHL) over the course of six years with 21 goals, and 72 assists in 292 games. Misc… Teammate of Shane Owen in Utah, 2011-12 – 2012-13.
Season Notes: Assigned by BNG 2/16. Made season debut for ELM 2/17. Recorded a hat trick 3/4 at BRM, his first multi-goal game in the ECHL.