2010-11: Selected by NY Islanders in the 1st round (5th overall) of the NHL Draft; Made NHL debut...2013-14: Traded to Minnesota for Cal Clutterbuck and a 3rd round pick, June 30th.
Swiss forward playing for Portland of the WHL is ranked as the 12th-best North
American skater by NHL Central Scouting...Had a strong rookie season in
2009-10 for the Winterhawks, posting a team-high 36 goals in 65 games...Also
finished fourth on Portland with 60 points...Niederreiter also led Portland
with eight goals in 13 playoff games and finished second on the team with 16
points...Recorded 10 points (6 goals, 4 assists) in seven games for Team
Switzerland at the 2010 World Junior Championships and made the tournament