Buffalo Sabres Acquire Anders Nilsson

The Buffalo Sabres made a move to address the hole Chad Johnson – is it enough? Yesterday afternoon the Buffalo Sabres acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson from the St. Louis Blues. The Sabres traded a fifth round 2017 draft pick to get Nilsson. Nillson drafted by the New York Islanders in the third round of the […] Buffalo Sabres Acquire Anders Nilsson - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise...
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July 03, 2016

NHL Free Agency: Buffalo Sabres trade for goalie Anders Nilsson

GMTM finally gets a goalie The Swedish revolution at the Buffalo Sabres continues in earnest, as the Buffalo Sabres yesterday traded a 5th Round 2017 Draft pick to the St. Louis Blues for goaltender Anders Nilsson. A big-bodied goalie in the Tim Murray mold was what we had expected, and is exactly what we got too. The 6'5", 227lbs player is signed through till the end of the 2016...
Via Die By The Blade
July 03, 2016

Sabres acquire goalie Anders Nilsson in trade with Blues

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have addressed their backup goalie situation by acquiring the rights to Anders Nilsson in a trade with the St. Louis Blues. The Sabres dealt a 2017 fifth-round draft pick to St. Louis on Saturday. Buffalo must still sign Nilsson, who is a restricted free agent. Nilsson had a 10-13-3 record and 3.12 goals-against average in 29 games split...
Via Associated Press
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Sabres acquire goalie Anders Nilsson for draft pick

BUFFALO – After a goalie reneged on a verbal agreement with the Sabres on Friday, general manager Tim Murray said he was open to anything – a trade, landing another free agent or even using prospect Linus Ullmark – to fill the backup role. With most of the established goalies in the Sabres’ price range already signed, Murray went the trade route today, sending a 2017 fifth...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
July 02, 2016

Blues acquire Anders Nilsson from the Oilers

The Blues made a rather insignificant, potentially unneccessary trade on Saturday morning by acquiring goaltender Anders Nilsson from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for goaltender Niklas Lundstrom and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick. The trade was made by the Blues for one simple reason: NHL experience. Nilsson has NHL experience while the team’s current backup options behind...
Via Frozen Notes
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Cruise to 8-1 Victory Against Oilers

Anders Nilsson was hoping to have a strong performance in his first career game against the team that drafted him. But the New York Islanders scored three first period goals sending Nilsson to the bench and routing the Edmonton Oilers, 8-1 at Barclays Center. Johnny Boychuk scored the opening goal with a blast to kick off the scoring. It was No. 55’s first goal in his second game...
Via Islanders Insight
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Nilsson makes 42 saves, Oilers beat Stars 2-1 in OT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Jordan Eberle scored 45 seconds into overtime and Anders Nilsson made 42 saves to lift the last-place Edmonton Oilers over the first-place Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night. The Oilers won their second straight game but remained tied for last in the Pacific Division with Calgary. The league-leading Stars lost for the second time in three games and fell to...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers get G Anders Nilsson in trade with Blackhawks

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...
Via Associated Press
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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 goals...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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