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Nils Ekman a.k.a. "Nisse Ekman"

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    185 lbs / 84 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

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 +/-
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 |
1994-95 Hammarby IF J20 SuperElit 2 2 1 3 0 |
Hammarby IF Division 1 32 10 8 18 18 |
1995-96 Hammarby IF 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 |
1996-97 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga 50 24 19 43 60 3 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 4 -1
1997-98 Kiekko-Espoo 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 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 SHL 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 WCup 0 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 |
2004-05 Djurgårdens IF SHL 44 18 27 45 106 2 | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 20 -3
Sweden EHT 3 1 0 1 14 -2 |
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 EHT 9 3 3 6 18 0 |
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 SHL 20 4 5 9 33 -3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
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) Asst. Coach
2015-16 Djurgårdens IF SDHL (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
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 57 30 36 66 1.16 73 6 | 3 0 2 2 0.67 6 1
Division 1 76 26 17 43 0.57 75 | 3 0 0 0 0.00 2
EHT 12 4 3 7 0.58 32 -2 |
EJC-18 4 1 1 2 0.50 4 0 |
ET 7 0 5 5 0.71 18 0 |
IHL 70 40 28 68 0.97 97 1 | 5 3 3 6 1.20 2 2
International 40 5 15 20 0.50 46 0 |
Juniorallsvenskan 11 4 5 9 0.82 14 |
KHL 83 21 41 62 0.75 86 22 | 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1
Liiga 145 58 47 105 0.72 242 12 | 14 5 3 8 0.57 37 0
NHL 264 60 91 151 0.57 188 13 | 28 2 5 7 0.25 16 -4
Russia 57 21 23 44 0.77 87 27 | 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 -1
SHL 102 38 47 85 0.83 196 12 | 16 5 5 10 0.63 52 -2
SuperElit 12 7 10 17 1.42 6 |
WC 9 0 6 6 0.67 4 0 |
WCup 0 0 0 0 - 0 |
WJC-20 7 2 1 3 0.43 4 2 |
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
Player Biography and Trivia

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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