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Sweden Nils Ekman
a.k.a. "Nisse Ekman"
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Database: 858 141 players
Last added: Daniel Kartalov
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Dahlén 45 25 46 71
2. Jens Lööke 52 23 39 62
3. Henrik Björklund 52 26 30 56
4. Anton Svensson 51 23 33 56
5. Albin Lundin 51 19 37 56
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
45
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1

Ekman was a good skater that played an aggressive game. He was skilled offensively and had a nose for the net. He also had a good work ethic and played with determination and heart.

Team Staff profile of Nils Ekman also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Hammarby IF J18 J18 Elit - - - - - |
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 3 0 1 1 - |
1993-94 Hammarby IF J20 Juniorallsvenskan 11 4 5 9 14 |
Hammarby IF Division 1 18 7 2 9 4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2
Sweden U18 EJC-18 4 1 1 2 4 0 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 12 6 2 8 - |
1994-95 Hammarby IF J20 J20 SuperElit 2 2 1 3 0 |
Hammarby IF Division 1 32 10 8 18 18 |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 3 1 0 1 - |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 4 2 0 2 - |
1995-96 Hammarby IF J20 J20 SuperElit 10 5 9 14 6 |
Hammarby IF Division 1 26 9 7 16 53 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 1 3 4 2 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 5 2 7 - |
1996-97 Kiekko-Espoo SM-liiga 50 24 19 43 60 3 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 4 -1
Sweden B (all) International 2 2 0 2 - |
1997-98 Kiekko-Espoo SM-liiga 43 14 14 28 86 6 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 27 -1
Saint John Flames AHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2 0
1998-99 Blues SM-liiga 52 20 14 34 96 3 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 6 2
1999-00 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 28 2 2 4 36 -8 |
Detroit Vipers IHL 10 7 2 9 8 -2 |
Long Beach Ice Dogs IHL 27 11 12 23 26 0 | Playoffs 5 3 3 6 2 2
2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 43 9 11 20 40 -15 |
Detroit Vipers IHL 33 22 14 36 63 3 |
2001-02 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 38 16 15 31 57 13 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 32 1
Sweden (all) International 9 1 1 2 2 |
2002-03 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 57 30 36 66 73 6 | Playoffs 2 0 2 2 4 1
2003-04 San Jose Sharks NHL 82 22 33 55 34 30 | Playoffs 16 0 3 3 8 -2
Sweden (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 |
2004-05 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 44 18 27 45 106 2 | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 20 -3
Sweden WCup 0 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden (all) International 6 1 0 1 18 -2 |
2005-06 San Jose Sharks NHL 77 21 36 57 54 20 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 8 -2
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 34 6 9 15 24 -14 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 Khimik Mytishchi Russia 57 21 23 44 87 27 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -1
Sweden WC 9 0 6 6 4 0 |
Sweden (all) International 23 3 14 17 26 2 |
2008-09 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 46 12 20 32 50 9 |
2009-10 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 37 9 21 30 36 13 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -1
2010-11 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 20 4 5 9 33 -3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Sweden EHT 3 1 0 1 14 -2 |
2007-08 Sweden EHT 9 3 3 6 18 0 |
2010-11 Djurgårdens IF ET 7 0 5 5 18 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 Djurgårdens IF Division 1 (W) General Manager
Djurgårdens IF Division 1 (W) Asst. Coach
2015-16 Djurgårdens IF Riksserien (W) General Manager
2016-17 Djurgårdens IF SDHL (W) General Manager
2017-18 Djurgårdens IF SDHL (W) General Manager
2018-19 Djurgårdens IF SDHL (W) General Manager
2020-21 Brynäs IF SHL Asst. Coach Appointed prior to play-out round
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 57 30 36 66 1.16 73 6 | 2 3 0 2 2 0.67 6 1
Division 1 3 76 26 17 43 0.57 75 - | 2 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -
EHT 2 12 4 3 7 0.58 32 -2 | 0
EJC-18 1 4 1 1 2 0.50 4 0 | 0
ET 1 7 0 5 5 0.71 18 - | 0
IHL 2 70 40 28 68 0.97 97 1 | 1 5 3 3 6 1.20 2 2
International 5 42 7 15 22 0.52 46 0 | 0
International-Jr 4 34 14 5 19 0.56 - - | 0
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 1 - - - - - - - | 0
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 2 12 7 10 17 1.42 6 - | 0
Juniorallsvenskan 1 11 4 5 9 0.82 14 - | 0
KHL 2 83 21 41 62 0.75 86 22 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1
SM-liiga (Liiga) 3 145 58 47 105 0.72 242 12 | 3 14 5 3 8 0.57 37 0
NHL 5 264 60 91 151 0.57 188 13 | 3 28 2 5 7 0.25 16 -4
Russia 1 57 21 23 44 0.77 87 27 | 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 -1
Elitserien (SHL) 3 102 38 47 85 0.83 196 12 | 2 16 5 5 10 0.63 52 -2
WC 1 9 0 6 6 0.67 4 0 | 0
WCup 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 0
WJC-20 1 7 2 1 3 0.43 4 2 | 0
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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/10/2011
08/10/2011 Confirmed Djurgårdens IF Retired
05/29/2010
05/29/2010 Confirmed SKA St. Petersburg Djurgårdens IF
01/04/2009
01/04/2009 Extension SKA St. Petersburg SKA St. Petersburg
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
02/05/2017 Old School Hockey - Nisse Ekman Hockeysverige.se
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Cult/Star player for Blues

Cult/Star player for Detroit Vipers

Cult/Star player for Djurgårdens IF

Cult/Star player for Hammarby IF

Career transactions
- 2011-08-10 • Announced his retirement
- 2010-05-29 • Signed to a three-year contract by Djurgården
- 2009-01-04 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by SKA St. Petersburg
- 2008-08-15 • Signed by SKA St. Petersburg
- 2007-08-12 • Signed by HK Atlant
- 2006-07-20 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins w/ Patrick Ehelechner for a 2007 2nd round pick (later traded to Pittsburgh, then Carolina, then Philadelphia - Kevin Marshall)
- 2005-08-09 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the San Jose Sharks
- 2004-09-16 • Signed to a lockout contract by Djurgården
- 2004-08-10 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the San Jose Sharks
- 2003-08-12 • Traded to the San Jose Sharks for Chad Wiseman
- 2002-07-09 • Signed to a one-year contract by the New York Rangers
- 2001-09-14 • Signed by Djurgården
- 2001-06-30 • Traded to the New York Rangers w/ Kyle Freadrich for Tim Taylor
- 1999-11-20 • Traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning w/ a 2000 4th round pick (Vladimir Gorbunov) for Andreas Johansson

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