Nick Duff played four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League from 2002-03 to 2005-06. He began his OHL career with the Kitchener Rangers and midway through his second season, he was shipped off to the Brampton Battalion, where he finished out his OHL playing days.
A stay at home defenseman, Duff topped out at three goals in each of his final two seasons with the Battalion. In that final season, his three goals all came in one game. Nick became only the second defenseman in the history of the Brampton franchise to accomplish this feat.
Duff spent four seasons in the Canadian university system with the University of British Columbia upon graduating from the Ontario Hockey League.
Duff began his first season in professional hockey this year with the Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League. At one point, he was released by the team and the Newcastle Vipers of Great Britain’s Elite Ice Hockey League were anticipating his arrival. The Walleye decided they wanted him back and Nick abandoned his move across the Atlantic.
Duff has appeared in just nine games so far this season with Toledo, contributing a point in the form of an assist.
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