Nolan Pratt is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Falcons following a 14-year playing career as a defenseman that included 11 NHL seasons.
Hartford’s fifth-round pick (115th overall) in the 1993 Entry Draft, he registered 9g-56a-65p and 537 penalty minutes in 592 career NHL games with Hartford/Carolina, Colorado, Tampa Bay and Buffalo from 1996-08. He helped both the 2003-2004 Lightning and the 2000-2001 Avalanche win the Stanley Cup. After spending the 2007-08 season with the Sabres, Pratt played in the KHL for Amur Khabarovsk from 2008-10 before wrapping up his career with Lukko in Finland in 2010-2011.
Pratt started his pro playing career with the Springfield Falcons during the 1995-1996 season, helping the Falcons earn a Northern Division championship that season. Pratt returned to the Falcons for the 1996-97 campaign as well helping Springfield reach the Calder Cup Semifinal round.