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Rob Niedermayer
Rob Niedermayer
Center
Number: 20
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 203
Shoots: Left
Born: Dec 28, 1974
Birthplace: Cassiar, BC, Canada
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Drafted: FLA / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (5th overall)
2009-10: Joined New Jersey after signing free-agent contract on September 25… Finished second on the team with a faceoff percentage of 50.6, winning 478 of 945 draws… Made Devils’ debut in season opener vs. Philadelphia (10/3)… Missed 11 games with upper body injury (11/6-28)… Recorded points in season-high four straight games Oct. 5-12 (2g-2a-4pts)… Scored first goal of season vs. NY Rangers (10/5)… 2010 Playoffs: Played in all five Devils’ postseason games but held pointless during first-round loss to Philadelphia.

2008-09: Finished 10th in team scoring (21 points), and tied for sixth in goals (14)… Goal totals included one SH and two GWG… Scored two goals @ EDM (3/31) including GWG… Skated in all 13 Ducks playoff games, and finished with three points (0+3)…

2007-08: Tied his career high (12th time) with two goals vs. STL (3/15)… Recorded an assist, his 100th point as a Duck, Mar. 9 vs. MTL (3/9)… Collected an assist for his 400th career NHL point @ DET (2/10)…played in his 900th career NHL game @ MIN (1/18)... Missed three games with a groin strain, Oct. 23-28…2008 Playoffs: Was limited to two games during the CQF vs. DAL due to concussion-like symptoms… Missed Games 3-6 due to his injury…

2006-07: Won his first Stanley Cup in 2007 with Anaheim…with brother Scott, became first set of brothers to win the Stanley Cup together since Brent and Duane Sutter won with the NY Islanders in 1983 (they also won Cup with Islanders in 1982)… Among playoff leaders, ranked tied for second in SHG (1) and tied for fourth in plus/minus (+9)… Tied postseason career highs in goals (5, also 1996 w/FLA) and points (10, also 2003 w/ANA)… Collected 8 points (4+4) with a +8 rating combined in the WCF vs. DET and SCF vs. OTT… Scored a goal with a game-high +3 rating in the series-clinching Game 5 of the SCF vs. OTT (6/6)… Scored a SHG (third of his playoff career) and collected an assist in Game 6 of the WCF vs. DET (5/22)… Had a goal and assist with a game-high +3 rating in Game 2 of the WCF @ DET (5/13)… Scored GWG in Game 3 of CQF @ MIN (4/15)…

2005-06: Led all Anaheim forwards in avg. TOI in the playoffs with 19:35… In the regular season, led all team forwards in avg. TOI (17:52)… Missed six games with a concussion (1/6-19)…

2003-04: Missed 15 games with a groin injury (1/30-2/29)… Earned his 200th NHL assist vs. LA (1/28)… Scored his fourth career OT goal vs. PHI (10/22)...

2002-03: Played in all 21 postseason games with Anaheim…finished tied for fifth on the team in playoff scoring with 10 (3+7) points… Two of his three goals were shorthanded… Assisted on Adam Oates’ series-clinching GWG in Game 4 of the WCF vs. MIN (5/16)… Scored a SHG in Game 2 of WCF @ MIN (5/12)… Scored SHG in a 4-3 five-OT victory in Game 1 of the CSF @ DAL (4/24)… Assisted on Steve Rucchin’s OT series-clinching goal in Game 4 of the CQF vs. DET (4/16)…

2001-02: Appeared in his first season with Calgary, scoring 20 (6+14) points in 57 games…finished tied for first in SHG (2) and eighth in points (20)…

2000-01: Finished tied for third on Florida in goals (12), fourth in points (32) and PPG (3)…scored his 100th career NHL goal vs. MTL (3/28)… Appeared in his 500th career NHL game @ BOS (1/22)… Missed 15 games due to injury during the course of the season…

1999-00: Ranked first in faceoffs taken (1,632) and faceoffs won (782), as well as second in GWG (4) and seventh in assists (23) with Florida… Played in his 400th NHL game @ BUF (12/17)…

1998-99: Ranked among team leaders in goals (tied for fourth with 18), assists (third with 33), points (tied for second with 51), PPG (second with 6) and shots (fifth with 142)… Appeared in his 300th NHL game vs. NJ (11/7)… Earned his 200th career NHL point (assist) @ OTT (4/12)…

1997-98: Finished among team leaders in PPG (third with 5)…missed 10 games with a concussion (10/4-28)… Missed eight games recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee (1/21-2/3)… Missed the last 16 games of the season with post-concussion syndrome (3/19-4/18)…

1996-97: Notched his 100th career NHL point (assist) vs. HFD (10/12)… Appeared in his 200th NHL game @ SJ (10/16)…missed 17 games with a sprained right knee (11/24-12/30)…

1995-96: Set career highs in goals (26), assists (35) and points (61)…broke a 3-3 tie in the third period with the GWG in Game 6 of WCF vs. PIT (5/30)… Notched series-clinching goal in Game 6 of the CSF vs. PHI (5/14)…

1994-95: Played both with Florida and Medicine Hat due to the NHL work stoppage…

1993-94: Made his NHL debut at the age of 18, and earned an assist in his and the Panthers’ first-ever game @ CHI (10/6)… Scored his first NHL goal vs. OTT (10/14)… Missed 15 games with a right shoulder separation… MISCELLANEOUS: Won the gold medal with Canada at the World Junior Championships in 1993 and was named the WHL’s top prospect that season.

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