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Niagara Falls Cataracts
Played in the Canadian Professional Hockey League 1926-29, the International-American Hockey League 1929-30 and the Ontario Professional Hockey League in 1930-31.
Home ice :
Team colours : 
Head coach :
Edouard 'Newsy' Lalonde 1928-29
Honours :
Won the Ontario Professional Hockey League Play-off Championship in 1931.
Niagara Falls Flyers
Played in the Ontario Hockey League until 1976 .
Home ice :
Team colours :
Niagara Falls Thunder
Formerly the Hamilton Steelhawks. Played in the Ontario Hockey League 1988-1996 .
Home ice :
Team colours : Black, red and white
Nicklin, Percy H (- )
Club Career : Coach of the Moncton Hawks 1933-34.
Medals : Won the Allan Cup in 1934.
Honours : Elected to the British Hall of Fame in 1988.
Nichol, Scott (1974- )
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Nashville Predators 2005- .
Nicholas, John (1928- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Australia in the 1960 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Blackhawks IHC, Melbourne.
Nicholls, Roger (- )
Forward.
Club Career : Played for Ayr Bruins 1975-76.
Medals : Won the Icy Smith Cup in 1976.
Nicholson, Billy (- )
Club Career : Played for Montreal AAA.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1902.
Nicholson, Denis (- )
President of the South African Ice Hockey Association 1996-97.
Nicholson, Ken (- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1950-51.
Nicholson, Robert (- )
General Manager of Canada at the 2002 Olympics.
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 2002 (general manager).
Nickolov, Peter (1986- )
Born in Bulgaria. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Bulgaria (Junior) 2003- . 
Club Career : Played for Iceberg Sofia.
Nickulas, Eric (1975- )
Born in Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins 2005- .
Nicolescu, Viorel (1970- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Romania in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Club Career : Played for Steua Bucarest.
Nicoud, Benoit (- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for France in the 1987 Olympic Qualification Tournament and the 1987 World Championships Pool A.
Nieckar, Barry (1967- )
Born in Rama, Saskatchewan, Canada. Forward.
Club Career : Played for Phoenix Roadrunners & Raleigh Ice Caps 1991-92, Hartford Whalers (two games) & Springfield Indians 1992-93, Springfield Indians & Raleigh Ice Caps 1993-94, Saint John Flames & Calgary Flames (three games) 1994-95, Utah Grizzlies & Peoria Rivermen 1995-96, Anaheim Mighty Ducks (two games) & Long Beach Ice Dogs 1996-97, Anaheim Mighty Ducks (one game) & Cincinnati Mighty Ducks 1997-98, Springfield Falcons 1998-99, London Knights (UK) 1999-00 and Nottingham Panthers 2000- .
Medals : Won the British Championship in 2000.
Niedermayer, Rob (1974- )
Born in Cassiar, British Columbia, Canada. Left-wing. Florida Panthers 1st pick (5th overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. (he was Florida Panthers first ever draft pick). Brother of Scott Niedermayer - they played against each other in the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals and with each other in the 2007 Final.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in the 1993 Junior World Championships and for Canada in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Florida Panthers 1993-01, Calgary Flames 2001-02 and Calgary Flames & Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2002-06 and Anaheim Ducks 2006- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 2007.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 44
Niedermayer, Scott (1973- ) 
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Defenceman. New Jersey Devils 1st pick (3rd overall) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. Brother of Rob Niedermayer - they played against each other in the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals and with each other in the 2007 Final.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1990-91 & 1991-92. Played for Canada in the 1996 & 2004 World Cup of Hockey and the 2002 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Kamloops Blazers 1989-91, Kamloops Blazers & New Jersey Devils 1991-92, New Jersey Devils 1992-04, Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2005-06 and Anaheim Ducks 2006- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1995, 2000, 2003 & 2007.
Won Olympic gold in 2002.
Won the World Cup of Hockey in 2004.
Honours : Won the James Norris Memorial Trophy 2003-04.
Won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2007.
NHL All-Star First Team defenceman 2003-04.
NHL All-Star Second Team defenceman 1997-98.
NHL All-Star Roster 1998 & 2001.
Captain of the New Jersey Devils 2003-04, Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2005-06, Anaheim Ducks 2006-07
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 27
Nieforth, Joseph (1963- )
A Toronto-based hockey author and researcher. A member of the Society for International Hockey Research, he has written for legendsofhockey.net, has contributed material to Stats, Inc., and to the editors of Total Hockey.  He is involved in television productions and operations in Toronto. Co-author, with Morey Holzman, of Deceptions and Doublecross: How the NHL Conquered Hockey. Honoured in 2004 by the SIHR with the Brian McFarlane Award for his research work on the book.
Nielsen, Chris (1980- )
Born in Moshi, Tanzania. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1999-00.
Club Career : Played for Calgary Hitmen 1996- .
Nielsen, Frits (- )
Club Career : Played for Herning IK
Honours : Denmark Player of the Year in 1985.
Nielsen, Jens (1969- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for Denmark in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Niemi, Antti-Jussi (1977- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Finland in the 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2001 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Jokerit Helsinki.
Medals : Won World Championship silver in 1998, 1999 & 2001.
Won World Championship bronze in 2000.
Niemi, Esko (- )
Born in Finland.
Club Career :
Played for Tappara Tampere
Honours : Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985 (player).
Won the Best Hockey Player of Finland Trophy in 1959.
Nieminen, Kari (- )
Born in Finland. Finnish SM-liiga referee.
Honours : Won the Unto Wiitala Trophy in 1994.
Nieminen, Mika (- ) 
Born in Finland. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Ilves Tampere
Honours : Won the Jarmo Wasama Trophy in 1987-88. 
Won the Matti Keinonen Trophy in 1989-90.
SM-liiga All Star Team centre 1990. 
Nieminen, Pertti (- )
Born in Finland.
Honours : Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985 (player).
Nieminen, Riikka (- )
International Career : Played for Finland (Women) in the 1998 Olympics.
Nieminen, Ville (1977- )
Born in Tampere, Finland. Left-wing. Colorado Avalanche 4th pick (78th overall) in 1997 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Finland (Junior) 1996-97. Played for Finland in the 2002 & 2006 Olympics and the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Tappara Tampere 1996-97, Hershey Bears 1997-99, Hershey Bears & Colorado Avalanche 1999-01, Pittsburgh Penguins 2001-03, Chicago Blackhawks & Calgary Flames 2003-04, Tappara Tampere 2004-05 and New York Rangers & San Jose Sharks 2005- .
Medals : Won the Presidents' Trophy in 2000-01.
Won the Stanley Cup in 2001.
Won Olympic silver in 2006.
Nienhuis, Kraig (1961- )
Born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Team Canada 1988-89 and Austria in the 1996 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins 1985-88 and Nottingham Panthers 1997-98.
Nieuwendyk, Joe (1966- )
Born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1985-86. Played for Team Canada 1986-87. Played for Canada in the 1990 World Championships and the 1998 & 2002 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Calgary Flames 1986-95, Dallas Stars 1995-01, Dallas Stars & New Jersey Devils 2001-02, New Jersey Devils 2002-03, Toronto Maple Leafs 2003-04 and Florida Panthers 2005- .
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 2002.
Won the Stanley Cup in 1989, 1999 & 2003.
Honours : Won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1999.
NHL All-Star Roster 1988, 1989, 1990 & 1994.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 18 25
Nighbor, Frank (1893-1966)
Born in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
Club Career :
Played for Vancouver Millionaires 1913-15, Ottawa Senators 1915-29 and Ottawa Senators & TML 1929-30.
Medals :
Won the Stanley Cup in 1915, 1920, 1921, 1923 & 1927.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1947.
Won the Hart Trophy in 1924.
NIHA
Northern Ice Hockey Association. Operated the Northern League, at times there were two levels - the Northern League and the NIHA Second League. Also operated the NIHA Junior League during the 1970s.
NIHA All Star Coach
Northern Ice Hockey Association All Star Coach selected most seasons between 1967-68 and 1980-81.

1967-68 : Johnny Carlyle
1968-69 : Johnny Carlyle
1969-70 : Marshall Key
1970-71 : Johnny Carlyle
1971-72 : Johnny Carlyle
1972-73 : not selected
1973-74 : not selected
1974-75 : not selected
1975-76 : Lawrie Lovell
1976-77 : John Milne
1977-78 : Terry Matthews
1978-79 : Ake Alm
1979-80 : Alex Dampier
1980-81 : Alex Dampier
NIHA Goalie of the Year
 See the Pete Smith Bowl
NIHA Junior League
Organised by the Northern Ice Hockey Association and contested during the 1970s.

1975-76 : Glasgow Mustangs
1976-77 :
Ayr Aces
NIHA Leading Points Scorer
See Earl Carlson Trophy
NIHA Player of the Year
Northern Ice Hockey Association Player of the Year awarded between 1969-70 and 1980-81.

1969-70 : Gordon Inglis
1970-71 : Les Lovell
1971-72 : Terry Matthews
1972-73 : Alastair Brennan
1973-74 : no award
1974-75 : Jackson McBride
1975-76 : Billy Miller
1976-77 : Gordon Latto
1977-78 : Gordon Latto
1978-79 : Gordon Latto
1979-80 : Robin Andrew
1980-81 : Alfie Miller
NIHA Rookie of the Year
See the Montford Trophy
NIHA Second League
Organised by the Northern Ice Hockey Association and contested during the 1970s.

1968-69 : Dundee Rockets
1969-70 : not contested
1970-71 : not contested
1971-72 : Murrayfield Raiders
1972-73 : Murrayfield Raiders
1973-74 : Kirkcaldy Kestrals
1974-75 : Kirkcaldy Kestrals
1975-76 : Kirkcaldy Kestrals
1976-77 : Murrayfield Raiders
Niinimaa, Janne (1975- )
Born in Raahe, Finland. Defenceman. Philadelphia Flyers 1st pick (36th overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Finland (Junior) 1991-95. Played for Finland in the 1998 Olympics, the 1995, 1996 & 2000 World Championships and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Jokerit Helsinki 1993-96, Philadelphia Flyers 1996-97, Philadelphia Flyers & Edmonton Oilers 1997-98 and  Edmonton Oilers 1998- .
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1994-95.
Won World Championship gold in 1995.
Won Olympic bronze in 1998.
Won World Championship bronze in 2000.
Niiralan monttu
Nickname for the Kuopion jäähalli.
Niittymaki, Antero (- )
Born in Finland. Netminder.
Honours : Won Olympic Best Goalie Award in 2006.
Nijland, Marcel (1972- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for the Netherlands in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Nijmegen Tigers [web site]
Nijmegen, Holland. The Tigers are one of the top teams in the Dutch Elite Division.
Home ice : Triavium
Team colours : white & blue
Honours : Won the Dutch Championship in 1983-84, 1987-88, 1992-93, 1996-97 and 1997-98.
Won the Dutch Cup in 1988-89, 1995-96 and 1998-99.
Nikander, Harry (- ) 
Club Career : Played for Ässät Pori
Honours : Won the Matti Keinonen Trophy in 1985-86.
Nikkilä, Seppo (- )
Born in Finland. Forward.
Club Career : Played for TK-V Tampere.
Honours : Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1986 (player).
SM-liiga All Star Team
winger 1964
Nikolishin, Andrei (1973- )
Born in Vorkuta, Russia. Centre.
International Career : Played for Russia in the World Championships 1993-97 winning gold in 1993. Played in the Olympics in 1994 (scored 5 goals for Russia).
Club Career :
Played for Dynamo Moscow 1990-95 (won championship gold medals in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and the IHL Cup in 1993), for Hartford Whalers 1995-97, for Washington Capitals 1997-98 and Dynamo Moscow 1998- .
Nikolov, Emiylian (1983- )
Born in Bulgaria. Forward.
International Career : Played for Bulgaria (Junior) 1998-00 & 2001-03. 
Club Career : Played for Iceberg, Slavia Sofia and Lions 99.
Nikolov, Kaloyan (1982- )
Born in Bulgaria. Played both defence & forward.
International Career : Played for Bulgaria (Junior) 1998-02. 
Club Career : Played for Levsky Sofia, Etro 92 Tarnova and Levsky Sofia
Nikolov, Nikolay (- )
International Career : Assistant coach for Bulgaria in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Nikolov, Petar (1986- )
Born in Bulgaria. Forward.
International Career : Played for Bulgaria (Junior) 2002-03. 
Club Career : Played for Slavia Sofia .
Nik's Brih (Nik's Brih Riga)
Riga, Latvia.
The team was founded in 1987. Play in the Latvian Championship 1999-2000.
Home ice : 
Team colours : Black, yellow and white
Honours : Won the Latvian Championship in 1994-95, 1997-98 & 1998-99.
Nilan, Chris (1958- )
Born Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Right-wing. One of the top NHL penalty leaders - 3,043 PIMs.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1987 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1979-87, Montreal Canadiens & New York Rangers 1987-88, New York Rangers 1988-90, Boston Bruins 1990-91 and Boston Bruins & Montreal Canadiens 1991-92. Coach of the ECHL Chesapeake Icebreakers 1997- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1986.
Honours : ECHL Coach of the Year 1997-98.
'Ni-line'
Famous forward line for Switzerland - Hans Cattini, Pic Cattini and Bibi Torriani. One of the best forward lines in Europe between 1933 and 1947.
Nill, Jim (- )
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1980 Olympics.
Nilon, Robert (- ) 
Forward.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1934 World Championships.
Nilsen, Sjur (1967- )
Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Norway in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Nilsson, Kent (1956- )
Born in Nynashamn, Sweden. Centre.
International Career : Played for Sweden (Junior) 1973-76. Played for Sweden in the 1985, 1989 & 1990 World Championships and the 1981, 1984 & 1987 Canada Cups.
Club Career :
Played for Winnipeg Jets 1978-79.
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1973-74.
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze 1974-75.
Won the Stanley Cup in 1987.
Honours : Won the Lou Kaplan Trophy 1977-78.
Won the Paul H Deneau Trophy 1978-79.
NHL All-Star Roster 1980 & 1981.
Nilsson, Nisse (- )
Born in Sweden. Forward.
International Career : Played for Sweden 205 times (161 goals) in 9 World Championships and 3 Olympics.
Medals : Won World Championship gold in 1957 & 1962.
Won European Championship gold in 1957 & 1962.
Honours : Elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2002 (player).
Won Olympic Best Forward Award in 1960.
Nilsson, Ulf 'Lill-pröjsarn' (- )
Club Career : Played for Winnipeg Jets.
Honours : Won the AVCO World Trophy MVP Award 1976.
WHA All-Star A Team centre 1975-76.
WHA All-Star A Team right-wing 1977-78
WHA All-Star B Team centre 1976-77.
Ninz, Elena (1975- )
Played defence. 
International Career : Played for Italy (Women) in the 2000 & 2001 World Championships (Women).
Club Career : Played for HC Eagles.
Niskala, Janne (1981- )
Born in Finland. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Manchester Storm 2000- .
Nissan Cup
Annual tournament in Switzerland.
Nitra (AC Nitra)
Nitra, Slovakia, Czechoslovakia. Played in the Czechoslovakia Elite Hockey League 1990-91.
Home ice : 
Team colours :
Nitra (HKm Nitra) [web site]
Logo © HKm Nitra
Nitra, Slovakia. Play in the Slovakian Extraliga.
Home ice : Zimny Stadion
Team colours :
 dark blue, light blue & white
Nizhni Novgorod (Torpedo Nizhni Novgorod)
See Torpedo Nizhni Novgorod
Nizivijs, Aleksandrs (1976- )
Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Latvia in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.

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