Better Know a Penguin: Nick Bonino

Get to know Nick Bonino

Nick Bonino is next on the list of Tommy Wingels revenge tour from the 2009 NCAA national title where BU beat Miami of Ohio. Wingels has already had revenge on Colin Wilson and Kevin Shattenkirk. Bonino came from Vancouver in 63 games in PIT Bonino has had 29 points (9 goals and 20 assists). He has had the benefit of playing center for Phil Kessel. This playoffs Bonino has the second most points behind Phil Kessel with 15 points (3 goals and 12 assists). He has exceeded expectations since arriving in Pittsburgh.

Name: Nick Bonino

Number/Position: #13 / Center

Born: April 20, 1988

Birthplace: Hartford, CT, USA

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 196

Shoots: Left

Drafted: Drafted by San Jose Sharks 6th round number 173


Displays solid two-way instincts, as well as leadership skills. Works hard to improve his game. He has the ability come up big with the game on the line. Can contribute on both special teams.


Has skating concerns that can limit his impact at the highest level. Needs to become more consistent on offense since he can run hot and cold.

Career Potential

Quality two-way center

(Assets, Flaws and Career Potential via The Hockey News)

Hero Page


(From Own the Puck)

Team Possession Page


(From War on Ice)