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Sweden Canada Robert Nilsson
ZSC Lions / NLA - 17/18
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Johnson 52 29 50 79
2. Jonathan Dahlén 51 36 41 77
3. Patrik Karlkvist 52 30 38 68
4. Albin Lundin 52 26 42 68
5. Adam Tambellini 37 28 35 63
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
35
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
183 lbs / 83 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time KHL Gagarin Cup Champion 1
1-time NLA Champion 1

Robert Nilsson was a winger known as one of Sweden's top prospects as a youngster. He was a great skater blessed with terrific stickhandling ability and on-ice vision. In the end, concussion woes put a stop to his career.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

Brother: Anders Nilsson
Father Kent Nilsson
Cousin: Niklas Persson
Father in law: Nikolai Khabibulin

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Leksands IF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 4 6 3 9 6 | -
Leksands IF J20 SuperElit 18 11 25 36 20 | Playoffs 5 3 3 6 6
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 6 5 2 7 2 | -
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 4 3 3 6 4 | -
Sweden U18 WJC-18 6 2 0 2 0 1 | -
2001-02 Leksands IF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 0 5 5 8
Leksands IF J20 SuperElit 21 13 18 31 24 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Leksands IF Allsvenskan 14 1 4 5 8 4 | -
Sweden U18 WJC-18 8 2 3 5 8 0 | -
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 19 5 6 11 14 | -
2002-03 Leksands IF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 2
Leksands IF SHL 41 8 13 21 10 11 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2 -1
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 4 2 6 4 2 | -
2003-04 Leksands IF J20 SuperElit 4 2 8 10 4 | -
Leksands IF SHL 34 2 4 6 6 -5 | -
HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 7 1 3 4 2 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 2
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 2 5 7 6 2 | -
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 11 2 8 10 8 | -
2004-05 Djurgårdens IF J20 SuperElit 8 8 4 12 12 | -
Djurgårdens IF SHL 23 2 4 6 6 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
Hammarby IF Allsvenskan 7 0 4 4 4 2 | -
Almtuna IS Allsvenskan 3 0 1 1 2 -1 | -
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 1 3 4 8 4 | -
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 14 7 6 13 12 | -
2005-06 New York Islanders NHL 53 6 14 20 26 -6 | -
Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 29 8 20 28 12 -1 | Playoffs 7 1 4 5 0 -3
2006-07 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 50 12 34 46 34 -2 | -
Edmonton Oilers NHL 4 1 0 1 4 -1 | -
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 19 6 14 20 14 -2 | Playoffs 11 3 12 15 8 3
2007-08 Edmonton Oilers NHL 71 10 31 41 22 8 | -
Springfield Falcons AHL 5 2 2 4 4 4 | -
Sweden WC 9 2 4 6 6 4 | -
Sweden (all) International 14 3 6 9 6 1 | -
2008-09 Edmonton Oilers NHL 64 9 20 29 26 1 | -
2009-10 Edmonton Oilers NHL 60 11 16 27 12 -17 | -
2010-11 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 41 5 22 27 28 6 | Playoffs 21 3 7 10 2 9
Sweden WC 9 1 6 7 0 5 | -
Sweden (all) International 16 6 7 13 4 5 | -
2011-12 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 15 0 5 5 6 -3 | -
Toros Neftekamsk VHL 2 1 3 4 0 -2 | -
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 35 12 12 24 30 -4 | Playoffs 13 2 6 8 2 1
2012-13 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 17 5 7 12 2 -2 | -
2013-14 ZSC Lions NLA 31 10 24 34 12 8 | Playoffs 18 2 2 4 4 -3
2014-15 ZSC Lions NLA 44 11 20 31 18 7 | Playoffs 18 5 8 13 4 -1
2015-16 ZSC Lions NLA 48 12 40 52 16 22 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0 -1
2016-17 ZSC Lions NLA 46 14 37 51 14 30 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 0
2017-18 ZSC Lions NLA 21 7 19 26 0 9 | -
Sweden (all) International 2 0 1 1 0 -1 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Stockholm 1 “A” TV-Pucken 8 3 15 18 6 | -
2007-08 Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 0 -2 | -
2010-11 Sweden EHT 7 5 3 8 4 -1 | -
2013-14 ZSC Lions ET 4 1 1 2 6 | -
2014-15 ZSC Lions Champions HL 5 2 4 6 8 3 | -
ZSC Lions Swiss Cup 3 1 1 2 0 | -
2015-16 ZSC Lions Champions HL 6 0 7 7 4 2 | -
ZSC Lions Swiss Cup 5 1 5 6 0 | -
2016-17 ZSC Lions Champions HL 9 2 5 7 2 0 | -
ZSC Lions Swiss Cup 1 1 0 1 0 | -
2017-18 ZSC Lions Champions HL 8 1 9 10 0 6 | -
ZSC Lions Swiss Cup 2 1 3 4 0 | -
Sweden EHT 2 0 1 1 0 -1 | -
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 103 28 70 98 0.95 64 -1 | 2 18 4 16 20 1.11 8 0
Allsvenskan 2 24 1 9 10 0.42 14 5 | 0
Champions HL 4 28 5 25 30 1.07 14 11 | 0
EHT 3 12 5 5 10 0.83 4 -4 | 0
ET 1 4 1 1 2 0.50 6 0 | 0
International 3 32 9 14 23 0.72 10 5 | 0
International-Jr 4 54 22 25 47 0.87 40 0 | 0
J18 Allsvenskan 3 4 6 3 9 2.25 6 | 2 6 1 6 7 1.17 10
KHL 3 108 22 46 68 0.63 66 -3 | 2 34 5 13 18 0.53 4 10
NHL 5 252 37 81 118 0.47 90 -15 | 0
NLA 6 197 55 143 198 1.01 62 76 | 5 45 9 12 21 0.47 10 -5
SHL 3 98 12 21 33 0.34 22 6 | 2 8 0 1 1 0.13 2 -2
SuperElit 4 51 34 55 89 1.75 60 | 2 6 3 3 6 1.00 6
Swiss Cup 4 11 4 9 13 1.18 0 0 | 0
TV-Pucken 1 8 3 15 18 2.25 6 0 | 0
VHL 1 2 1 3 4 2.00 0 -2 | 0
WC 2 18 3 10 13 0.72 6 9 | 0
WJC-18 2 14 4 3 7 0.50 8 1 | 0
WJC-20 3 18 7 10 17 0.94 18 8 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/20/2019
12/20/2019 Confirmed ZSC Retired
10/20/2017
10/20/2017 Extension ZSC ZSC
09/30/2014
09/30/2014 Extension ZSC ZSC
01/08/2013
01/08/2013 Confirmed Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod ZSC
11/30/2012
11/30/2012 Confirmed Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Unknown
05/02/2012
05/02/2012 Extension Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
10/31/2011
10/31/2011 Confirmed Salavat Yulaev Ufa Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
07/26/2010
07/26/2010 Confirmed Edmonton Oilers Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Cult/Star player for Leksands IF

Cult/Star player for Leksands IF J20

Cult/Star player for ZSC

Career transactions
- 2019-12-20 • Announced his retirement
- 2013-01-08 • Signed by ZSC (for 2013-14)
- 2012-11-30 • Released by Torpedo Nizhny Nogorod
- 2011-10-31 • Signed by Torpedo Nizhny Nogorod
- 2010-07-26 • Signed by Salavat Yulayev Ufa
- 2010-06-29 • Bought out by the Edmonton Oilers
- 2007-02-27 • Traded to the Edmonton Oilers w/ Ryan O'Marra & a 2007 1st round pick (Alex Plante) for Ryan Smyth
- 2005-08-30 • Signed by the New York Islanders

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