“Nick uses his size well and provided us with steady play over the final two months of the season. We are extremely excited about Nick being back with us for the 2012-13 season.” Tuzzolino attended Heat Training Camp last September before playing sixty games with the Utah Grizzlies (Abbotsford’s ECHL affiliate) where he served as captain, The 6’5”, 225 pound rear-guard recorded seven goals, twenty-six points, and one hundred seventy-six penalty minutes in the East Coast Hockey League and earned three goals, six points, and thirty penalty minutes in sixteen regular season AHL games during two callup
stints with Abbotsford and one with the Lake Erie Monsters. Tuzzolino also appeared in seven of the Heat’s eight Calder Cup Playoff Games last Spring.
NICK TUZZOLINO – DEFENSE
BORN: Buffalo, NY, USA DATE: January 19, 1986
HEIGHT: 6’5’’ WEIGHT: 225 lbs.