EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. The 25-year-old Nilsson has a 9-9 record and a 3.05 goals-against average in 23 career NHL games with the New York Islanders. He played in the Kontinental Hockey League last season. Nilsson was traded from New York to Chicago last October in the deal that sent...
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Last season the Islanders were a good team whose playoff hopes were torpedoed by shoddy goaltending. They had the 3rd worst combined save percentage 5 on 5 thanks to the underwhelming efforts of Evgeni Nabokov, Anders Nilsson, and Kevin Poulin. All three goaltenders had a GSAA (goals saved above average) of -9.5 or worse; that’s continue reading...
The New York Islanders announced Tuesday that a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and London based investor Scott Malkin has reached a definitive agreement to purchase a substantial minority interest in the team. The Islanders team website: Under the terms of the agreement, Charles Wang will continue as majority shareholder and Governor of the Islanders...
Anders Nilsson stops Sean Couturier to seal a shootout win for the Islanders over the Flyers. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) So many times this season, the Philadelphia Flyers were trying to come from behind. Finally, on Monday, they were protecting a third-period lead. But the New York Islanders fierce rally showed the Flyers what it's like on the other side. Two power-play goals...
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