Marcus Nilson

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    196 lbs / 89 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Able to play all forwards positions with aplomb, Marcus Nilson was a well-rounded player who excelled as a checking liner in the NHL. Always a hard worker and physical presence.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

Brother: Patrik Nilson

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Djurgårdens IF J20 SuperElit 24 7 8 15 22 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 5 4 4 8 0 |
1995-96 Djurgårdens IF J20 SuperElit 25 19 17 36 46 |
Djurgårdens IF SHL 12 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Sweden U18 EJC-18 5 3 5 8 10 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 5 8 12 9 |
1996-97 Djurgårdens IF J20 SuperElit 12 10 8 18 - |
Djurgårdens IF SHL 37 0 3 3 33 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 0 4 4 29 |
1997-98 Djurgårdens IF SHL 41 4 7 11 18 10 | Playoffs 15 2 1 3 16 4
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 5 8 4 1 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 7 9 16 4 |
1998-99 Florida Panthers NHL 8 1 1 2 5 2 |
Beast of New Haven AHL 69 8 25 33 10 -14 |
1999-00 Florida Panthers NHL 9 0 2 2 2 2 |
Louisville Panthers AHL 64 9 23 32 52 3 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -2
2000-01 Florida Panthers NHL 78 12 24 36 74 -3 |
2001-02 Florida Panthers NHL 81 14 19 33 55 -14 |
2002-03 Florida Panthers “A” NHL 82 15 19 34 31 2 |
Sweden WC 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 52 |
2003-04 Florida Panthers “A” NHL 69 6 13 19 26 -9 |
Calgary Flames NHL 14 5 0 5 14 3 | Playoffs 26 4 7 11 12 0
Sweden WCup 4 1 0 1 4 |
Sweden (all) International 6 1 0 1 4 |
2004-05 Djurgårdens IF SHL 48 17 22 39 110 11 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 10 -3
Sweden EHT 2 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Sweden (all) International 5 0 0 0 14 0 |
2005-06 Calgary Flames NHL 70 6 11 17 32 13 |
2006-07 Calgary Flames NHL 63 5 10 15 27 7 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -3
2007-08 Calgary Flames NHL 47 3 2 5 4 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden WC 9 4 2 6 2 1 |
Sweden (all) International 10 4 2 6 4 1 |
2008-09 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 36 5 3 8 30 -4 | Playoffs 15 3 1 4 28 0
Sweden EHT 9 1 4 5 14 1 |
Sweden WC 9 3 3 6 6 2 |
Sweden (all) International 18 4 7 11 20 3 |
2009-10 Djurgårdens IF SHL 53 24 27 51 32 25 | Playoffs 16 4 9 13 6 4
Sweden EHT 5 2 1 3 2 0 |
Sweden WC 9 1 1 2 2 3 |
Sweden (all) International 15 3 2 5 4 4 |
2010-11 Djurgårdens IF “A” SHL 38 7 16 23 38 -7 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 2 2
2011-12 Djurgårdens IF “C” SHL 51 11 21 32 45 -9 | Kvalserien SHL 10 1 5 6 2 4
2012-13 HV71 “A” SHL 53 18 16 34 37 13 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 -5
2013-14 HV71 “A” SHL 54 5 12 17 22 -18 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 HV71 SHL 22 3 2 5 20 -5 |
Djurgårdens IF SHL 7 1 2 3 2 0 |
2017-18 Bålsta HC Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 | Relegation 3 0 4 4 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 Djurgårdens IF ET 8 3 4 7 20 |
2012-13 HV71 ET 6 1 3 4 27 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2013-14 HV71 ET 8 2 5 7 4 |
2014-15 HV71 Champions HL 3 3 0 3 25 2 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 133 17 48 65 0.49 62 -11 | 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2
Champions HL 3 3 0 3 1.00 25 2 |
Division 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 | 3 0 4 4 1.33 2
EHT 16 3 5 8 0.50 16 -1 |
EJC-18 10 7 9 16 1.60 10 0 |
ET 22 6 12 18 0.82 51 0 | 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
International 57 12 11 23 0.40 98 8 |
International-Jr 12 7 9 16 1.33 4 0 |
KHL 36 5 3 8 0.22 30 -4 | 15 3 1 4 0.27 28 0
NHL 521 67 101 168 0.32 270 5 | 34 4 7 11 0.32 14 -3
SHL 416 90 128 218 0.52 357 20 | 67 8 21 29 0.43 36 6
SuperElit 61 36 33 69 1.13 68 0 |
WC 28 8 6 14 0.50 10 6 |
WCup 4 1 0 1 0.25 4 0 |
WJC-20 20 6 14 20 1.00 45 10 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/12/2015
01/12/2015 Confirmed HV71 Djurgårdens IF
03/26/2014
03/26/2014 Extension HV71 HV71
06/19/2012
06/19/2012 Confirmed Djurgårdens IF HV71
06/15/2012
06/15/2012 Confirmed MODO Hockey Unknown
06/08/2012
06/08/2012 Confirmed Djurgårdens IF MODO Hockey
10/05/2010
10/05/2010 Extension Djurgårdens IF Djurgårdens IF
09/29/2010
09/29/2010 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Unknown
09/10/2010
09/10/2010 Confirmed Djurgårdens IF New Jersey Devils
07/10/2009
07/10/2009 Confirmed Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Djurgårdens IF
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Djurgårdens IF

Cult/Star player for Djurgårdens IF J20

Official Games Team Sweden: 23 A, 2 B, 21 J

Career transactions
- 2015-01-12 • Signed by Djurgården
- 2014-03-26 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by HV71
- 2012-06-19 • Signed to a two-year contract by HV71
- 2010-10-05 • Re-signed to a four-year contract by Djurgården
- 2009-07-10 • Signed to a one-year contract by Djurgården
- 2008-09-19 • Signed to a one-year contract by Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
- 2008-06-27 • Bought out of his contract by the Calgary Flames
- 2007-06-01 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Calgary Flames
- 2004-03-08 • Traded to the Calgary Flames for a 2004 2nd round pick (David Booth)
- 1998-07-24 • Signed to an entry-level contract by the Florida Panthers

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