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#26 - Nick Tarnasky - Center Shoots: Left • 6’2”, 230 lbs. • Born: 11/25/84
Birthplace: Rocky Mountain House, Alberta • Years Pro: 7
2010-11 Season: Made his Falcons debut on 11-13-10 at Hartford. Scored his first goal of the year on 11-21-10 at Worcester. Collected one goal and one assist earning the game’s second star on 11-24-10 against Manchester. Scored game-winning goal on 12-3-10 earning the game’s first star. Collected one goal and one assist on 1-29-11.
2009-10 Season: Spent the majority of the season with the NHL’s Florida Panthers before also playing in five games with the Rochester Americans.
2008-09 Season: On September 29, 2008, he was traded by the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Nashville Predators in exchange for a sixth round draft choice. On November 27, 2008, he dealt by the Nashville Predators to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Wade Belak.
Career Notes: Is a veteran of over 400 career pro games, including 245 National Hockey League contests. Played for the Falcons from 2004-2006 where he collected a career high 14 goals and 23 points during the 2005-06 campaign.
DRAFTED: Tampa Bay Lightning round nine (287th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
ACQUIRED: Signed a standard American Hockey League contract on December 9, 2010.