Nate Guenin
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 12/10/1982
AGE: 33
DRAFTED: NYR: 2002-127 overall
USHL All-Rookie Team (2001) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005) Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 16, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 3, 2009. Traded to St. Louis by Pittsburgh for Steve Wagner, February 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 2, 2010. Traded to Anaheim by Columbus for Trevor Smith, January 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 5, 2013.
Appeared in his sixth NHL season in 2011-12, his first with Anaheim…collected 2-0=2 points with six PIM in 15 games…established a career best in goals and plus/minus, and tied his career high in points…missed the final seven contests of the season with a fractured orbital bone…suffered the injury after being hit in the face with a puck, Mar. 21 vs. STL…scored his first career game-winner and registered a career-high +3 rating in a 5-3 victory, Mar. 19 @ SJ…scored his first career NHL goal (Miller) in his Ducks debut, Oct. 7 @ BUF in Helsinki, Finland…was a member of Anaheim’s NHL Premiere roster in Helsinki and Stockholm…was recalled from Syracuse (AHL) on five occasions, including Nov. 15, Jan. 18, Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 29…in 27 games with Syracuse, earned 0-5=5 points with 16 PIM as team captain…also played four Calder Cup Playoff games, going scoreless…appeared in his fifth NHL season in 2010-11, going scoreless with two PIM in three games with Columbus…made his Columbus debut, Oct. 16 @ MIN, recording 12:17 TOI…began the season with Springfield (AHL), collecting 0-5=5 points with 21 PIM in 30 games…was acquired by Anaheim on Jan. 4 and played the remainder of the season with Syracuse…scored 2-10=12 points with 44 PIM in 43 games with the Crunch…overall, finished with a career-high 15 assists and career-tying 17 points…tallied a season-high three assists, Feb. 4 @ Adirondack to cap a season-best four-game point streak (1-6=7), Jan. 26-Feb. 4…appeared in two games for Pittsburgh in 2009-10, going scoreless…played the majority of the season in the AHL with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Peoria, earning 5-13=18 points with a +11 rating and 98 PIM in 68 games…established a career high in goals…appeared in his third NHL season with Philadelphia in 2008-09, going scoreless in one game, Mar. 1 @ NJ…also played 62 games for the Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL), scoring 0-14=14 points with 95 PIM…led Phantoms defensemen in PIM and ranked third in assists and points…appeared in his second NHL season with Philadelphia in 2007-08, going scoreless with two PIM in two games…spent a majority of the campaign with the Phantoms, recording 4-13=17 points with 146 PIM…set career highs in goals, points, appearances and PIM…led team defensemen in PIM, ranked fourth in assists and fifth in points…added one point (assist) and 18 PIM in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games…made his NHL debut with Philadelphia in 2006-07, collecting 0-2=2 points with four PIM in nine games…earned the first points of his NHL career with a multi-assist game, Mar. 31 vs. NYR…made his NHL debut, Jan. 18 vs. NYI…2006-07 also marked his first professional season, most of it spent with the Phantoms…in 68 AHL games, earned 3-9=12 points with 92 PIM…played four collegiate seasons with Ohio State (CCHA) from 2002-06, scoring 6-47=53 points with 390 PIM.