Height 1.91 m
Weight 94 kg
|Name Nolan Pratt|
Career start 1995
Role Ice hockey player
|Born August 14, 1975 (age 40)
Fort McMurray, AB, CAN (1975-08-14) |
NHL Draft 115th overall, 1993 Hartford Whalers
Played for Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes
Ryan craig vs gary roberts nolan pratt vs nathan horton nov 22 2006
Nolan William Pratt (born August 14, 1975) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently an assistant coach for his former club, the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Nolan Pratt was selected in the 5th round, 115th overall, in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Hartford Whalers from the Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Hockey League. Pratt made his NHL debut in the 1996–97 season with the Hartford Whalers, in the last year of the franchise. Pratt would then move with the team to the Carolina Hurricanes.
On June 24, 2000, he was traded along with a 2000 1st round pick (Vaclav Nedorost), a 2000 2nd round pick (Jared Aulin), and Philadelphia's 2nd round pick in 2000 (Argis Saviels) to Colorado for Sandis Ozolinsh and a second round pick (Tomas Kurka).
After the 2000–01 season, on June 24, 2001, Pratt was traded by the newly crowned Stanley Cup champions, the Colorado Avalanche, to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2001 NHL Entry Draft 6th round pick (Scott Horvath).
Pratt would help the Lightning, in the 2003–04 season, win the Stanley Cup. This marked Pratt's second Cup win.
Pratt was signed as a free agent by the Buffalo Sabres on November 1, 2007. With the Sabres, Pratt was most often paired with Dmitri Kalinin.
On September 23, 2008, Pratt, a free agent, was invited to the Dallas Stars training camp however was released just three days later. With no other NHL opportunities, Pratt signed with Russian team Amur Khabarovsk of the KHL on October 10, 2008.
After two seasons with Khabarovsk, Pratt left as a free agent and on November 8, 2010, signed a one-year contract with Lukko of the Finnish SM-Liiga.
Pratt is the older brother of Harlan Pratt, a professional ice hockey defenseman who was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft who has played over 900 games across North America and Europe.