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Born March 9, 1989 (1989-03-09) (age 21),
Consort, AB
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
173 lb (78 kg; 12 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Edmonton Oilers
Cornell Big Red (NCAA)
NHL Draft 21st overall, 2007
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career TBA – present

Riley Nash (born March 9, 1989 in Consort, Alberta) is a Canadian ice hockey centre, who currently plays for Cornell University of ECAC Hockey League after playing for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BCHL.


Playing career

Nash was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers with the 21st pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. As was the case at Salmon Arm, Riley plays with his older brother Brendan, a defenceman at Cornell. Riley is not a cousin of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash.

Awards and achievements

  • 2006–2007 Salmon Arm Silverbacks Top Scorer
  • 2006–2007 Salmon Arm Silverbacks Rookie of the Year
  • 2006–2007 Salmon Arm Silverbacks MVP
  • 2006–2007 BCHL Interior Conference Rookie of the Year
  • 2007–2008 Cornell University Hockey Rookie of the Year
  • 2007–2008 Ivy League Hockey Rookie of the Year
  • 2007–2008 ECAC All-Rookie Team
  • 2007–2008 ECAC Rookie of the Year
  • 2007–2008 College Hockey News All-Rookie Team

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 55 38 46 84 87
2007–08 Cornell University ECAC 36 12 20 32 28
2008–09 Cornell University ECAC 36 13 22 35 34
ECAC totals 72 25 44 67 52

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Preceded by
Alex Plante
Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Jordan Eberle


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