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Sweden Michael Nylander
#92 AIK / HockeyAllsvenskan - 14/15
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1. Marcel Hascak 48 38 31 69
2. Patrik Svitana 49 20 36 56
3. Michal Chovan 45 12 44 56
4. Marek Tvrdon 50 23 31 54
5. Dávid Skokan 49 18 34 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
48
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
192 lbs / 87 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time World Championship Gold Medal 2
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
3-time World Championship Silver Medal 3
3-time World Championship Bronze Medal 3
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Brothers: Peter Nylander, Thommy Nylander
Sons: William Nylander, Alexander Nylander

Michael Nylander was selected 59th overall in 1991 after scoring 34 points with Huddinge IK. In 1992, he won World Championship gold with Sweden and scored 33 points in 59 games as a rookie for the Whalers. He later won a 2nd World Championship in 2006 and set career highs with 26 goals and 83 points in 2007. Michael reached the 60-point mark 5 times over his career and played his last NHL season in 2009. He retired with 209 goals and 679 points.

Team Staff profile of Michael Nylander also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1987-88 RA 73 J18 J18 Div.1 - - - - - |
RA 73 Division 1 3 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 3 1 6 7 0 |
1988-89 Huddinge IK J20 Juniorserien - - - - - |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 6 3 7 10 0 |
1989-90 Huddinge IK Division 1 31 7 15 22 4 | Playoffs 5 3 0 3 0
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 2 4 6 0 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 9 2 6 8 - |
1990-91 Huddinge IK Division 1 33 14 20 34 10 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 6 5 11 8 4 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 10 6 5 11 - |
1991-92 AIK Elitserien 40 11 17 28 30 | Playoffs 3 1 4 5 4
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 8 9 17 6 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 9 10 19 - |
Sweden WC 8 0 1 1 0 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 12 0 3 3 0 |
1992-93 Hartford Whalers NHL 59 11 22 33 36 -7 |
Springfield Indians AHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 3 3 6 2
Sweden WC 7 1 7 8 4 6 |
Sweden (all) International 7 1 7 8 4 |
1993-94 Hartford Whalers NHL 58 11 33 44 24 -2 |
Springfield Indians AHL 4 0 9 9 0 0 |
Calgary Flames NHL 15 2 9 11 6 10 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
1994-95 JyP HT SM-liiga 16 11 19 30 63 18 |
Calgary Flames NHL 6 0 1 1 2 1 | Playoffs 6 0 6 6 2 -3
Sweden (all) International 6 1 2 3 0 |
1995-96 Calgary Flames NHL 73 17 38 55 20 0 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -4
Sweden WC 3 2 3 5 0 2 |
Sweden (all) International 3 2 3 5 0 |
1996-97 HC Lugano NLA 36 12 43 55 28 | Playoffs 8 3 8 11 8
Sweden WCup 4 2 1 3 0 0 |
Sweden WC 11 6 5 11 6 1 |
Sweden (all) International 35 12 21 33 16 |
1997-98 Calgary Flames NHL 65 13 23 36 24 10 |
Sweden OG 4 0 0 0 6 1 |
Sweden (all) International 4 0 0 0 6 |
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 9 2 3 5 2 1 |
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 24 2 7 9 6 -10 |
Sweden WC 10 2 4 6 8 4 |
Sweden (all) International 12 3 5 8 8 |
1999-00 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 11 1 2 3 4 -3 |
Chicago Blackhawks NHL 66 23 28 51 26 9 |
Sweden WC 7 1 5 6 6 0 |
Sweden (all) International 9 2 6 8 6 |
2000-01 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 82 25 39 64 32 7 |
2001-02 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 82 15 46 61 50 28 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 2 2
Sweden OG 4 1 2 3 0 1 |
Sweden WC 8 1 6 7 0 4 |
Sweden (all) International 12 2 8 10 0 |
2002-03 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 4 4 4 0 |
Washington Capitals NHL 71 17 39 56 36 3 | Playoffs 6 3 2 5 8 0
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 3 0 2 2 8 1 |
Boston Bruins NHL 15 1 11 12 14 3 | Playoffs 6 3 3 6 0 2
Sweden WC 7 2 4 6 8 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 7 2 4 6 8 -1 |
2004-05 Kärpät SM-liiga 23 5 15 20 22 9 |
SKA St. Petersburg Russia 8 2 5 7 0 -9 |
Ak Bars Kazan Russia 5 0 1 1 2 -1 |
2005-06 New York Rangers NHL 81 23 56 79 76 31 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -3
Sweden WC 6 1 8 9 4 5 |
Sweden (all) International 6 1 8 9 4 5 |
2006-07 New York Rangers NHL 79 26 57 83 42 12 | Playoffs 10 6 7 13 0 9
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 40 11 26 37 24 -19 |
2008-09 Washington Capitals NHL 72 9 24 33 32 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -1
2009-10 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 24 2 16 18 14 -8 |
Jokerit SM-liiga 14 3 4 7 58 -8 | Playoffs 3 2 1 3 0 -1
Sweden WC 8 1 2 3 4 2 |
Sweden (all) International 14 2 2 4 8 1 |
2010-11 Rochester Americans AHL 7 4 2 6 8 -3 |
2011-12 ZSC Lions NLA 15 5 5 10 8 -4 |
Kloten Flyers NLA 8 0 5 5 4 3 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 2 -1
2012-13 HC Vita Hästen HockeyEttan 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
HC Bolzano Italy 1 0 0 0 0 |
Södertälje SK HockeyAllsvenskan 18 5 14 19 4 7 | Kvalserien SHL 10 3 4 7 20 -5
2013-14 Rögle BK HockeyAllsvenskan 25 3 6 9 22 2 |
HC Vita Hästen HockeyEttan 1 1 1 2 0 1 |
AIK SHL 8 0 1 1 4 -7 | Kvalserien SHL 9 2 3 5 4 3
2014-15 AIK HockeyAllsvenskan 11 1 1 2 8 -3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1987-88 Stockholm TV-Pucken - - - - - |
2009-10 Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 4 0 |
2011-12 Kloten Flyers Spengler Cup 3 0 1 1 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 AIK HockeyAllsvenskan Asst. Coach
2015-16 Mississauga Steelheads OHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 35 6 27 33 0.94 22 -11 | 1 3 3 3 6 2.00 2 -
Division 1 3 67 21 35 56 0.84 14 - | 2 7 3 0 3 0.43 0 -
EHT 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 | 0
EJC-18 1 6 2 4 6 1.00 0 - | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 3 54 9 21 30 0.56 34 6 | 1 10 3 4 7 0.70 20 -5
HockeyEttan 2 2 1 1 2 1.00 0 1 | 0
International 12 127 28 69 97 0.76 60 5 | 0
International-Jr 5 40 21 34 55 1.38 0 - | 0
Italy 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
J18 Div.1 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Juniorserien 1 - - - - - - - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 3 53 19 38 57 1.08 143 19 | 1 3 2 1 3 1.00 0 -1
NHL 15 920 209 470 679 0.74 468 75 | 9 47 12 22 34 0.72 14 1
NLA (NL) 2 59 17 53 70 1.19 40 -1 | 2 10 3 9 12 1.20 10 -1
OG 2 8 1 2 3 0.38 6 2 | 0
Russia 1 13 2 6 8 0.62 2 -10 | 0
SHL (Elitserien) 2 48 11 18 29 0.60 34 -7 | 2 12 3 7 10 0.83 8 3
Spengler Cup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 - | 0
TV-Pucken 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 10 75 17 45 62 0.83 40 22 | 0
WCup 1 4 2 1 3 0.75 0 0 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 14 14 28 2.00 14 4 | 0
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09/06/2014
09/06/2014 Extension AIK AIK
02/10/2014
02/10/2014 Extension AIK AIK
02/05/2014
02/05/2014 Confirmed HC Vita Hästen AIK
02/01/2014
02/01/2014 Confirmed No team HC Vita Hästen
12/13/2013
12/13/2013 Confirmed Rögle BK Unknown
08/05/2013
08/05/2013 Confirmed Södertälje SK Rögle BK
01/03/2013
01/03/2013 Confirmed HC Bolzano Södertälje SK
12/21/2012
12/21/2012 Confirmed HC Vita Hästen HC Bolzano
11/27/2012
11/27/2012 Confirmed No team HC Vita Hästen
01/21/2012
01/21/2012 Confirmed ZSC Kloten
11/11/2011
11/11/2011 Extension ZSC ZSC
10/07/2011
10/07/2011 Confirmed No team ZSC
09/25/2011
09/25/2011 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Unknown
08/17/2011
08/17/2011 Confirmed No team Philadelphia Flyers
09/29/2010
09/29/2010 Loan Washington Capitals Rochester Americans
01/28/2010
01/28/2010 Loan Washington Capitals Jokerit
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Career transactions
- 2014-02-05 • Signed by AIK
- 2014-02-01 • Signed by Vita Hästen
- 2013-08-05 • Signed by Rögle
- 2013-01-03 • Signed by Södertälje
- 2012-12-21 • Signed by HC Bolzano
- 2012-11-27 • Signed by Vita Hästen
- 2012-01-21 • Signed by Kloten
- 2011-10-07 • Signed by ZSC
- 2010-09-30 • Loaned to the Rochester Americans
- 2010-01-28 • Loaned to Jokerit
- 2007-07-02 • Signed by the Washington Capitals
- 2005-02-14 • Signed to a lockout contract by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2004-12-30 • Signed to a lockout contract by SKA St. Petersburg
- 2004-09-25 • Signed to a lockout contract by Kärpät
- 2004-08-10 • Signed by the New York Rangers
- 2004-03-04 • Traded to the Boston Bruins for a 2006 2nd round pick (François Bouchard) & future considerations
- 2002-11-01 • Traded to the Washington Capitals with a 2003 3rd round pick (Stephen Werner) & future considerations for Andrei Nikolishin & Chris Simon
- 1999-11-12 • Traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for Bryan Muir & Reid Simpson
- 1999-01-19 • Traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Andrei Nazarov
- 1994-03-10 • Traded to the Calgary Flames with Zarley Zalapski & James Patrick for Gary Suter, Paul Ranheim & Ted Drury
- 1991-06-09 • Selected 59th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Hartford Whalers

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