|Assets:||Has versatility--he can play both center and wing--and is both a scorer and solid defensive player at lower levels. Can also be a decent playmaker.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't play with enough consistency, which he will need in order to become successful at the National Hockey League level. Lacks ideal size.|
|Career Potential:||Depth forward.|
|12/21/2015||Signed with the San Antonio Rampage (AHL) to a professional try-out contract.|
|10/10/2014||Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|9/24/2014||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|7/01/2014||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year two-way contract.|
|1/16/2014||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|1/14/2014||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|9/22/2013||Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins for the purpose of being assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|4/01/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|3/31/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|3/14/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|3/08/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|3/06/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|2/23/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|2/20/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|2/15/2013||Placed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|2/13/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|1/13/2013||Placed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|4/25/2012||Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year two-way contract.|
|9/27/2011||Placed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets and assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year, two-way contract.|
|11/16/2010||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|11/10/2010||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|11/08/2010||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|11/06/2010||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|10/05/2010||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|7/12/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues to a one-year contract.|
|6/23/2010||St. Louis Blues tendered a qualifying offer.|
|9/21/2009||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|9/24/2008||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|9/19/2007||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|5/23/2007||Signed by the St. Louis Blues to an entry-level contract.|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|7/30/2005||Drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 6th round (171st overall) in 2005.|
Pens re-signed Drazenovic to 2 yr. deal | 07/01/2014 2:16 PM
NewsThe Penguins have re-signed Nicholas Drazenovic to a two-year deal.
ImpactHe had some success in limited action in the AHL last season registering 27 points in 26 games, but will be hard pressed to play a fantasy-draft worthy role in Pittsburgh in 2014-15.
Penguins return Nicholas Drazenovic to AHL | 01/17/2014 10:07 AM
NewsPittsburgh has demoted Nicholas Drazenovic.
ImpactDrazenovic ended up spending just a couple days with Pittsburgh. He has seven goals and 20 points in 26 AHL contests this season.
Pittsburgh promotes Nicholas Drazenovic | 01/14/2014 10:24 AM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic has been summoned by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ImpactDrazenovic has seven goals and 20 points in 26 AHL games this season. He's searching for his first NHL point after participating in 11 career contests with the Columbus Blue Jackets and St. Louis Blues.
Niholas Drazenovic sent to the minors | 09/23/2013 10:30 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have sent Nicholas Drazenovic, Steve MacIntyre and Brendan Mikkelson to the minors.
ImpactThe trio will have to pass through waivers before they are able to play for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.
Nicholas Drazenovic in tough to make Pens | 09/19/2013 8:23 AM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic will have a tough time cracking the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup.
ImpactDrazenovic was inked during the first day of free agency back in July and is likely headed to the AHL as the Penguins are strong up the middle with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Brandon Sutter and Joe Vitale ahead of him. However, the 26-year-old plays a good defensive game and if he manages to stick with the Penguins, it could be as a winger. He is not worth taking in fantasy pools.
Blue Jackets send Drazenovic to the minors | 04/01/2013 7:56 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets sent Nicholas Drazenovic to the minors after Sunday's game.
ImpactDrazenovic started the game on the fourth unit but ended the game playing alongside Ryan Johansen and R.J. Umberger. He had no points and was minus-one in 9:42 minutes of action. The Blue Jackets do not play again until Thursday so perhaps they expect either Jared Boll or Nick Foligno back in the fold.
Blue Jackets recall Drazenovic from minors | 03/31/2013 10:17 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled center Nicholas Drazenovic from Springfield of the AHL.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactThe fact the team has called him up is probably an indication neither Nick Foligno or Jared Boll will be ready to return from injury for the contest against Anaheim today.
Nicholas Drazenovic rejoins the Blue Jackets | 03/08/2013 5:19 PM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic has been summoned by the Columbus Blue Jackets on an emergency basis.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactDrazenovic only ended up spending a couple days in the minors. He has 16 goals and 46 points in 47 games this season.
Nicholas Drazenovic heads back to AHL | 03/06/2013 4:48 PM
NewsColumbus has reassigned Nicholas Drazenovic to the AHL.
ImpactHe has skated in four games with Columbus this season, where he had no points and three shots.
Columbus calls up Nicholas Drazenovic | 02/23/2013 1:20 PM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic has been summoned by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Rob Mixer on Twitter
ImpactDrazenovic has 16 goals and 46 points in 47 games this season. That being said, he's 26 years old now and has no points in five NHL contests.
Jackets return Nicholas Drazenovic to AHL | 02/20/2013 5:12 PM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic has been returned to the minors by the Blue Jackets.
ImpactIn two games with Columbus, he had no points, zero shots and a minus-1 rating. He was demoted to make room on the roster for the return of Cam Atkinson from an ankle injury.
| 02/17/2013 3:02 AM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic was claimed off waivers by CLM on Saturday February 16.
Nicholas Drazenovic is placed on waivers | 01/13/2013 2:57 PM
NewsNicholas Drazenovic has been waived by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactDrazenovic has 10 goals and 30 points in 35 AHL contests. He isn't expected to have any fantasy value this season.
|Penalty Minutes||4||2012-13 (CBJ)|
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