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Cedric McNicoll
Cedric McNicoll
Number: 56
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 28, 1988
Birthplace: Longueuil, QC, Canada
Acquired: Acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes along with a sixth-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft (Tyler Stahl) in exchange for Stephane Yelle and Harrison Reed, March 3, 2010
2010-11 SEASON
Split the season between Charlotte (AHL) and Florida (ECHL), earning 14 points (6g, 8a) in 15 games on the AHL level… Had 23 points (7g, 16a) in 29 ECHL contests… Scored his first two Charlotte goals and was named first star vs. Manchester (1/14)… Skated in each of the Checkers’ final nine games of the regular-season, earning nine points (4g, 5a) in those contests… Did not see game action for the Checkers in the Calder Cup playoffs.

Acquired by the Hurricanes on 3/3/10 along with a sixth-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Stephane Yelle and Harrison Reed… Had totaled 29 points (13g, 16a) in 67 career AHL games entering the 2011-12 season… Completed his Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) career in 2009 with 264 points (110g, 154a) in 249 games played, all with Shawinigan… Notched 44 points (20g, 24a) in 41 games with C.C. Lemoyne (QAAA) in 2004-05, prior to making his debut in the QMJHL… Played his first full QMJHL season in 2005-06, leading Shawinigan rookies in goals (13), assists (17) and points (30)… Ranked third on the Cataractes with 46 points (16g, 30a) in 2006-07, despite playing in just 47 games… Was tied for fourth in the QMJHL in goals (43) in 2007-08, leading Shawinigan in goals, assists (40) and points (83)… Was sixth among QMJHL skaters in power-play goals (18) and was named the QMJHL’s and Canadian Hockey League’s (CHL) 2007-08 Sportsman of the Year… Named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team in 2008-09 after recording 104 points (38g, 66a) in 65 games with Shawinigan… Finished third in the QMJHL in points, tied for second in assists and eighth in goals… Posted a league-best plus-61 plus/minus rating and tied for third with nine game-winning goals… Earned both the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the QMJHL’s most sportsmanlike player and the CHL’s Sportsman of the Year award for the second consecutive season… Completed his first professional season in 2009-10, splitting the year between the AHL and ECHL… Scored his first professional goal for Lake Erie (AHL) vs. Peoria (10/30/09).