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Anders Nilsson

27-Year-Old Goalie – Buffalo Sabres

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2.67

SV%

.923

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Nilsson hasnít fared very well during his brief stops with the Islanders, Oilers and Blues; in 52 career NHL appearances, has a woeful .900 save percentage and 3.09 GAA. The Sabres have a few promising goaltenders in the system, but none of them are ready for the big time. N...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 229   DOB: 3/19/1990   BORN: Lulea, Sweden   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #62 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Anders Nilsson Contract Information:

Signed a one-year (one-way), $1 million contract with the Oilers in July 2015.

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Anders Nilsson NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2011-12 21 NHL NYI 4 1 2 0 1 2.75 10 112 102 .911
2013-14 23 NHL NYI 19 8 7 2 0 3.11 57 548 491 .896
2015-16 25 NHL STL 3 0 1 0 0 2.76 4 44 40 .909
2015-16 25 NHL EDM 26 10 12 2 0 3.14 74 745 671 .901
2016-17 26 NHL BUF 26 10 10 4 1 2.67 66 857 791 .923
2016-17 Proj 26 NHL BUF 15 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Anders Nilsson

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Anders Nilsson – Playing Time Overview

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#2Goalie
  1. Robin Lehner
  2. Anders Nilsson
Buffalo Sabres

2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

57:05

Average Time On Ice

On average, Anders Nilsson was on the ice for 57:05.

Year Ice Time
2015-16 29:06
2015-16 54:21
2016-17 57:05

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Anders Nilsson
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr 9 @TAM Did Not Play
Apr 8 @FLA Did Not Play
Apr 5 MON Did Not Play
Apr 3 TOR 0 0 0 1.11 1 40 39 .975
Apr 2 NYI Did Not Play
Mar 28 @CLM 0 1 0 2.07 2 28 26 .929
Mar 27 FLA Did Not Play
Mar 25 TOR Did Not Play
Mar 21 PIT Did Not Play
Mar 20 @DET Did Not Play
Mar 17 @ANA 1 0 0 0.94 1 40 39 .975
Mar 16 @LOS Did Not Play
Mar 14 @SAN Did Not Play
Mar 11 CLM 0 0 0 9.47 3 12 9 .750
Mar 10 @CLM Did Not Play
Mar 7 PHI Did Not Play
Mar 5 @PIT 0 1 0 4.07 4 45 41 .911
Mar 4 TAM Did Not Play
Mar 2 ARI Did Not Play
Feb 28 NAS Did Not Play
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Feb 26 @ARI 0 1 0 3.05 3 29 26 .897
Feb 25 @COL Did Not Play
Feb 19 CHI Did Not Play
Feb 18 STL Did Not Play
Feb 16 COL Did Not Play
Feb 14 @OTT Did Not Play
Feb 12 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 11 @TOR Did Not Play
Feb 9 ANA Did Not Play
Feb 7 SAN 1 0 0 3.93 4 40 36 .900
Feb 6 @NJD Did Not Play
Feb 4 OTT Did Not Play
Feb 2 NYR Did Not Play
Jan 31 @MON Did Not Play
Jan 26 @DAL 0 1 0 4.07 4 37 33 .892
Jan 24 @NAS Did Not Play
Jan 21 @MON Did Not Play
Jan 20 DET 1 0 0 1.88 2 34 32 .941
Jan 17 @TOR 0 1 0 2.14 1 16 15 .938
Jan 16 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 13 @CAR 0 1 0 5.00 5 38 33 .868
Jan 12 @TAM 0 1 0 3.05 3 28 25 .893
Jan 10 PHI 1 0 0 1.00 1 40 39 .975
Jan 7 WPG Did Not Play
Jan 5 @CHI 0 0 1 4.00 4 43 39 .907
Jan 3 @NYR 1 0 0 1.02 1 25 24 .960
Dec 31 @BOS Did Not Play
Dec 29 BOS Did Not Play
Dec 27 @DET Did Not Play
Dec 23 @NYI 0 1 0 5.00 5 32 27 .844
Dec 22 CAR Did Not Play
Dec 20 @FLA Did Not Play
Dec 17 @CAR 0 0 1 0.92 1 22 21 .955
Dec 16 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 13 LOS Did Not Play
Dec 9 WAS Did Not Play
Dec 6 EDM 1 0 0 3.00 3 37 34 .919
Dec 5 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 3 BOS Did Not Play
Dec 1 NYR 1 0 0 3.00 3 25 22 .880
Nov 29 @OTT 1 0 0 4.39 3 29 26 .897
Nov 25 @WAS 0 1 0 3.10 3 32 29 .906
Nov 23 DET Did Not Play
Nov 21 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 19 PIT 1 0 0 0.92 1 47 46 .979
Nov 17 TAM Did Not Play
Nov 15 @STL Did Not Play
Nov 12 @NJD Did Not Play
Nov 11 NJD 0 0 1 2.00 2 43 41 .953
Nov 9 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 7 @BOS Did Not Play
Nov 5 @OTT Did Not Play
Nov 3 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 1 @MIN Did Not Play
Oct 30 @WPG Did Not Play
Oct 29 FLA 1 0 0 0.00 0 33 33 1.000
Oct 27 MIN 0 1 0 3.05 3 21 18 .857
Oct 25 @PHI 0 0 1 2.81 3 41 38 .927
Oct 20 @VAN Did Not Play
Oct 18 @CGY Did Not Play
Oct 16 @EDM Did Not Play
Oct 13 MON Did Not Play

Anders Nilsson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nilsson's undisclosed injury isn't believed to be serious and Linus Ullmark is heading back to AHL Rochester on Thursday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

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Nilsson (undisclosed) sustained a practice injury Tuesday and is considered day-to-day, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

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Nilsson saved 39 of 40 shots after entering 5:09 into the first period of Monday's loss to Toronto.

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Despite an earlier report suggesting Nilsson would likely start Monday, Robin Lehner will actually start between the pipes, Mark Masters of TSN reports.

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Nilsson appears the heavy favorite to start in goal Monday against the Maple Leafs, Paul Hendrick of the Leafs' official site reports.

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Nilsson made 26 stops on 28 shots in a 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

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Nilsson will make his first start in four games Tuesday against the Blue Jackets.

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Nilsson saved 39 of 40 shots and eight of 10 shootout attempts during Friday's win over Anaheim.

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Nilsson will be the starting goalie for Friday night's contest in Anaheim, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

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Nilsson allowed three goals on just 12 shots in a period during a 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets on Saturday.

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Nilsson will start in goal Saturday versus the visiting Blue Jackets.

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Nilsson stopped 41 of 45 shots but was unable to hold down the Penguins, losing 4-3 on Sunday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Donít look now, but Nilsson could become the backup goalie in Oil Country, replacing Ben Scrivens. And if it doesnít happen right out of camp, it could come before the season is too old. The Oil acquired his rights from the Blackhawks and promptly signed him to a one-year, one-way deal for $1 million. His overall NHL numbers -- 9-9-0, 3.05 GAA, and .898 save percentage -- donít inspire confidence. But he played much better in the KHL in 2014-15, turning in a 20-9-8 record with a 1.71 GAA and .936 save percentage in 36 games. Sure, it's a lesser league, but Nilsson looked every part of the profile of todayís money goalies. His size (6-foot-5, 227 pounds), raw skill, and age means he could be a true diamond in the rough. Watch the battle in camp carefully.

2014-15

Nilsson played pretty awfully when given a chance to start last season. Seeing the writing on the wall that he was going to be playing in the AHL this season, Nilsson elected to sign a contract and play in the KHL.

2013-14

Nilsson posted subpar numbers last season in the AHL but is still currently third on the depth chart for the organization. A strong camp for Nilsson and a weak one by Kevin Poulin could find Nilsson on Long Island in October but more than likely he will be the first goaltender called up should Poulin or Evgeni Nabokov suffer an injury.

2012-13

Nilsson is currently second or third on the Isles depth chart behind Evgeni Nabokov, but is certainly a young netminder to monitor. Nilsson recorded a 1-2-1 record in four starts and a shutout last season while with the big club. Depending upon how this season goes for the Islanders, either Nilsson or Kevin Poulin could be ready to take over the reigns as starting goalie as early as the 2013-14 campaign. Remember his name in keeper leagues and expect him to see a few starts if the Isles suffer any injuries to their netminders.

2011-12

At 6-foot-5 and 220-pounds, Nilsson is a huge netminder, but also athletic and agile. The Islanders are loaded in net and Nilsson has little to no chance of playing for the Isles this season. Even a starting job in Bridgeport of the AHL is unlikely as that may be Kevin Poulin's job.

2010-11

Nilsson was the Islanders third round choice in the 2008 draft. A curious move by the Isles as they have Rick DiPietro under contract until the end of time and drafted a goalie in the second round of that draft as well. Nilsson still could make the NHL next season if he performs well and/or DiPietro continues his history of injury problems.

2009-10

Taken in the third round of the 2009 Entry Draft, Nilsson is a big netminder the Islanders will wait to develop and adapt to North American hockey. He is expected to return to Sweden for the 2009-10 season.