|Assets:||Has plenty of abrasiveness in his game, and is always willing to stir the pot. Can also play a sound two-way game. Adds plenty of versatility to a roster.|
|Flaws:||Must prove he can continue to play his rambunctious style as he climbs the ladder. Also, the jury is out on his point-producing ability at the NHL level.|
|Career Potential:||Agitating forward with some upside.|
|9/24/2014||Assigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL).|
|4/22/2014||Recalled from the Adirondack Phantoms (AHL).|
|9/18/2013||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|4/06/2013||Re-assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Returned to his junior team (Sault Ste. Marie-OHL).|
|3/27/2012||Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/19/2011||Returned to his junior team (Sault Ste. Marie-OHL).|
|6/25/2011||Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round (68th overall) in 2011.|
Nick Cousins struggling in first pro season | 03/02/2014 9:09 AM
NewsNick Cousins has only one goal in his last 26 games for the Adirondack Phantoms.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
ImpactCousins is playing in his first professional season and has 14 points this season in 51 games in the AHL after a 103 point season in the OHL in 2012-13. "He's got to mature physically," Adirondack coach Terry Murray said. "There's a lot of strength and power that needs to be added to his body, and that's going to be an off-ice, summertime [mission]. He has a special ability, though, to make plays and find people in very tight spaces. A lot of guys can't make those little plays he can make, so I think it's just a matter of a process and going through the playing and the development - and it's going to take a couple years, and then we'll see where he's at." The former third round selection in the 2010 draft is a feisty player as well and could be a nice addition in fantasy pools in a few years.
Nick Cousins earns 2 points in preseason game | 09/16/2013 2:35 PM
NewsNick Cousins had a goal and an assist in Philadelphia's 4-3 loss to Toronto in pre-season play Sunday.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
ImpactHe's a long shot to make the Flyers' roster this year, but his performance should be encouraging to those of you in keeper formats.
Cousins is the OHL Player of the Week | 02/18/2013 3:55 PM
NewsNick Cousins has been selected as the OHL Player of the Week.
ImpactCousins had two goals and nine points in just two games last week. That gives the Flyers' prospect 93 points in just 56 OHL contests in 2012-13.
Nick Cousins reaches the 60-point milestone | 01/05/2013 11:00 PM
NewsNick Cousins had a goal and an assist in the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds' 6-2 loss to the Belleville Bulls.
ImpactCousins has now reached the 60-point mark for the third consecutive OHL season. It took him 40 games to do that in 2012-13, putting him on pace to surpass his career-high of 88 points.
|Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||64||27||76||103||19||83||6||3||4||-||-||1.61|
|Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||65||35||53||88||1||88||10||1||-||-||-||1.35|
|2010-11||Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||68||29||39||68||-14||56||12||0||-||-||-||1.00|
|2009-10||Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||67||11||21||32||-7||34||3||0||-||-||-||0.48|
|Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||6||3||3||6||-2||12||2||0||-||-||-||1.00|
|Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.0|
|2010-11||Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.0|
|2009-10||Sault Ste. Marie||OHL||5||0||1||1||-5||2||0||0||-||-||-||0.20|
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