NIEDERREITER AND NIELSEN PLAY EXHIBITIONS

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2012 IIHF World Championship
NIEDERREITER AND NIELSEN PLAY EXHIBITIONS

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Nino Niederreiter joined the Swiss National Team for a pair of exhibition games last week against Sweden. The Islanders forward did not record a point in his first warm-up, a 4-2 Swiss victory on April 18, but scored two goals in a 5-2 win on April 20.

Switzerland has two more exhibition games scheduled before their first World Championship game on May 5 vs. Kazakhstan. They'll face John Tavares and Team Canada on April 29 and May 1. Expect Swiss Captain Mark Streit to be in the lineup for the final two tune-ups.

Frans Nielsen has already played in two exhibition games for Denmark, recording a goal in his first international action of the summer on April 21 against Germany and an assist the next day against the same opponent. Denmark's final exhibition game is on May 1 against Italy. They'll face the Czech Rep. on May 4 to open the tournament.

Kyle Okposo and Team USA play an exhibition game on May 1 against Sweden before playing their first game of the tournament on May 4 against France.

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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