Levi Nelson

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Center
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.00
Weight: 
176
Born: 
04/28/1988
Age: 
23
Hometown: 
Calgary, ALTA
Acquired: 
Acquired in a trade with Boston Bruins on December 9, 2010 for Juraj Simek
Last Team: 
Norfolk (AHL)
Projects As: 
Reserve forward
Depth Chart Weight: 
7

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
2006
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Boston Bruins
Round: 
6
Pick No.: 
158
Draft Team: 
Swift Current (WHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Exempt
Signing Date: 
04/23/2008
Contract Type: 
Two-way
Contract Length: 
3 years
Cap Number: 
$538 333
Contract Start Year: 
2008
Contract End Year: 
2011
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$505 000
Salary: 
$530 000
Salary: 
$555 000

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Is tenacious, abrasive and feisty. Has also proven capable of producing at lower levels.

Weaknesses: 

Is undersized for his style, which can lead to injuries and ineffectiveness in the NHL

Projection: 

Reserve center

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