Found November 22, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Anders Nilsson
Share Two days after he was recalled from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, Islanders rookie goaltender Anders Nilsson made his first NHL start against the Pittsburgh...

Islanders G Nilsson to make first start vs. Crosby, Pens

New York Islanders goaltender Anders Nilsson will make his first NHL career start on Monday when he faces the returning Sidney Crosby and the Atlantic Division rival Pittsburgh Penguins. Nilsson stopped 14 of 17 shots in relief of Rick DiPietro on Saturday in a 6-0 loss to the Boston Bruins. The 21-year-old Swede was called up from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League on Friday...

Islanders vs Penguins Pregame Report

The hockey world has descended on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for tonight’s Islanders – Penguins. The reason, of course, is the return of superstar Sidney Crosby who’s has not played in a game since January 5. Both the CBC and NBC/Versus altered their original programming to broadcast tonight’s game. Islanders’ head coach Jack Capuano announced this afternoon that Nino Niederreiter...
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