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Sweden Anders Nilsson

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Last added: Claudia Cuchran
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Joshua Roy 22 15 27 42
2. Xavier Simoneau 20 10 29 39
3. William Dufour 23 18 20 38
4. Félix Lafrance 20 16 21 37
5. Simon Pinard 23 18 16 34
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
31
Height
6'6" / 197 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
229 lbs / 104 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1

A huge goaltender that is technically skilled. Nilsson has good hockey smarts plays with calmness and has good mental strength. Challenges the shooters and has been very consistent during his career, rarely having bad games. Furthermore, he is athletic and quite agile.

Family Relations
Father: Peder Nilsson, Brother: Jens Nilsson, Nephew: Fabian Nilsson

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2004-05 Luleå HF J18 J18 Elit - - - |
Luleå HF J20 J20 SuperElit 1 1 9.90 .692 4 9 0 25 |
2005-06 Luleå HF J18 J18 Elit - - - |
Luleå HF J20 J20 SuperElit 0 2 - - 0 |
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 2 5 2.95 .891 6 49 0 122 |
2006-07 Luleå HF J18 J18 Elit - - - |
Luleå HF J20 J20 SuperElit 0 2 - - 0 |
2007-08 Luleå HF J18 J18 Elit 5 2.68 .888 |
Luleå HF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 6 3.36 .897 |
Luleå HF J20 J20 SuperElit 16 32 2.07 .926 31 388 2 898 | Playoffs 1 2 6.00 .786 6 22 0 60
Luleå HF Elitserien 0 1 - - 0 |
2008-09 Luleå HF J20 J20 SuperElit 37 39 2.05 .927 75 958 4 2199 | Playoffs 6 6 2.35 .935 14 203 1 358
Luleå HF Elitserien 1 2 0.00 1.000 0 10 0 0-0-0 28 |
Kalix UHC Division 1 1 3.05 .930 |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 2 4 1.98 .941 4 64 1 2-0-0 122 |
2009-10 Luleå HF J20 J20 SuperElit 4 4 2.95 .899 12 107 0 245 |
Luleå HF Elitserien 27 48 2.65 .897 61 530 2 10-12-0 1383 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 1 6 3.00 .875 3 21 0 1-0-0 60 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 5 11 2.27 .919 8 91 0 3-0-0 212 |
2010-11 Luleå HF Elitserien 31 54 1.82 .922 57 675 6 18-13-0 1877 | Playoffs 13 13 1.96 .931 27 364 0 6-7-0 827
Sweden WC 0 1 - - |
Sweden (all) International 1 4 5.00 .875 5 35 0 0-1-0 60 |
2011-12 New York Islanders NHL 4 2.75 .911 10 102 1 1-2-0 218 |
Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 25 2.42 .921 58 673 1 15-8-2 1441 |
2012-13 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 21 2.98 .899 60 536 1 8-11-0 1209 |
2013-14 New York Islanders NHL 19 3.11 .896 57 491 0 8-7-2 1101 |
Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 29 2.81 .901 79 719 2 12-14-2 1684 |
Sweden WC 9 9 1.54 .938 14 210 2 6-2-0 546 |
Sweden (all) International 11 12 1.61 .932 17 231 2 8-3-0 633 |
2014-15 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 38 59 1.71 .936 64 933 5 20-9-8 2248 | Playoffs 20 20 1.54 .935 31 444 6 13-7-0 1207
Sweden WC 3 8 2.73 .899 7 62 0 1-2-0 155 |
Sweden (all) International 6 14 3.14 .882 18 135 0 3-1-0 345 |
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL 26 3.14 .901 74 671 0 10-12-2 1413 |
Bakersfield Condors AHL 2 2.01 .935 4 58 0 2-0-0 120 |
St. Louis Blues NHL 3 2.75 .909 4 40 0 0-1-0 87 |
Chicago Wolves AHL 0 - - |
2016-17 Buffalo Sabres NHL 26 2.67 .923 66 791 1 10-10-4 1484 |
2017-18 Vancouver Canucks NHL 27 3.44 .901 84 766 2 7-14-4 1464 |
Sweden WC 7 10 1.09 .954 8 166 3 6-0-0 440 |
Sweden (all) International 9 13 1.18 .949 11 205 3 7-1-0 559 |
2018-19 Vancouver Canucks NHL 12 3.09 .895 37 316 0 3-8-1 718 |
Ottawa Senators NHL 24 2.90 .914 64 681 2 11-11-0 1322 |
2019-20 Ottawa Senators NHL 20 3.18 .908 58 570 0 9-9-2 1094 |
2020-21 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 0 0 - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2005-06 Norrbotten TV-Pucken 3 3.51 .896 |
2006-07 Norrbotten TV-Pucken 5 3.90 .886 |
2010-11 Sweden EHT 0 - - |
2013-14 Sweden EHT 2 2.05 .885 |
2014-15 Sweden EHT 4 3.36 .860 |
2017-18 Sweden EHT 2 1.51 .928 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2021-22 New Jersey Devils NHL Scout European Goalie Scout
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
NHL
Tue 17/12 Ottawa Senators @ Florida Panthers
Sat 14/12 Ottawa Senators vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Thu 12/12 Ottawa Senators @ Montréal Canadiens
Tue 10/12 Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins
Sat 07/12 Ottawa Senators @ Philadelphia Flyers
Wed 04/12 Ottawa Senators @ Vancouver Canucks
Fri 29/11 Ottawa Senators @ Minnesota Wild
Thu 28/11 Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins
Sat 23/11 Ottawa Senators vs New York Rangers
Wed 20/11 Ottawa Senators @ Detroit Red Wings
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 77 2.71 .908 201 1986 4 37-33-4 4453 | 0
EHT 4 8 | 0
Division 1 (HockeyEttan) 1 1 3.05 .930 | 0
International 4 27 43 1.92 .922 51 606 5 18-6-0 1596 | 0
International-Jr 3 9 20 2.37 .919 18 204 1 5-0-0 455 | 0
J18 Allsvenskan 1 6 3.36 .897 | 0
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 4 5 | 0
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 6 58 80 2.18 .923 122 1462 6 3365 | 2 7 8 2.88 .918 20 225 1 418
KHL 1 38 59 1.71 .936 64 933 5 20-9-8 2248 | 1 20 20 1.54 .935 31 444 6 13-7-0 1207
NHL 8 161 0 3.06 .907 454 4428 6 59-74-15 8901 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 4 59 105 2.15 .911 118 1215 8 28-25-0 3287 | 1 13 13 1.96 .931 27 364 0 6-7-0 827
TV-Pucken 2 8 | 0
WC 4 19 28 1.53 .938 29 438 5 13-4-0 1140 | 0
WJC-20 1 1 6 3.00 .875 3 21 0 1-0-0 60 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Magnus Pääjärvi (F) 2005-2019 6 Chicago Wolves, Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, Sweden, Sweden, Sweden (all), Sweden U16 (all), Sweden U20, Sweden U20 (all)
Linus Omark (F) 2004-2018 6 Luleå HF, Luleå HF J20, Sweden, Sweden (all)
Mattias Modig (G) 2004-2010 6 Luleå HF, Luleå HF J20
Mikael Lidhammar (F) 2004-2010 6 Luleå HF, Luleå HF J20

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/08/2021
08/08/2021 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Retired
12/28/2020
12/28/2020 Confirmed Ottawa Senators Tampa Bay Lightning
05/29/2019
05/29/2019 Extension Ottawa Senators Ottawa Senators
01/02/2019
01/02/2019 Confirmed Vancouver Canucks Ottawa Senators
07/01/2017
07/01/2017 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Vancouver Canucks
07/02/2016
07/02/2016 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Buffalo Sabres
02/27/2016
02/27/2016 Confirmed Edmonton Oilers St. Louis Blues
07/07/2015
07/07/2015 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks Edmonton Oilers
07/07/2015 Confirmed Ak Bars Kazan Edmonton Oilers
10/04/2014
10/04/2014 Confirmed New York Islanders Chicago Blackhawks
05/28/2014
05/28/2014 Confirmed Bridgeport Sound Tigers Ak Bars Kazan
05/27/2014
05/27/2014 Confirmed Dynamo Minsk Ak Bars Kazan
05/27/2011
05/27/2011 Confirmed Luleå HF New York Islanders
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Drafted 2011, 1 #10 overall by Dynamo Minsk in the KHL Draft

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