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ANDERS NILSSON RUMORS

The Islanders will be good this year, for real this time

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...
Via Save By Richter
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

On the Losing End: Islanders rally in 3rd, beat Flyers in shootout

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...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders grind out win over Devils

Anders Nilsson made Islanders history and got his team an important victory. The 21-year-old Swedish goalie kept his team in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday. He also became the first goalie in Islanders history to record a shutout for his first win. ''This is what your dream about, so it feels amazing,'' said...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Anders Nilsson & Islanders Shut Out Devils, 1-0

The Islanders head into a three-day break with a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils. Islander rookie goaltender Anders Nilsson earned his first career NHL win and stopped 25 shots in the shootout. It would take until the second period for either side to put a point on the board. At the 2:39 mark of the second period, Kyle okposo was able to fire a shot past the glove of Martin Brodeur...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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