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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...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders G Nilsson draws return start vs. Devils

New York Islanders goaltender Anders Nilsson will start Saturday's game against the Atlantic Division rival New Jersey Devils, coach Jack Capuano said. Nilsson certainly fared well in his last start - turning aside all 24 shots he faced to record both his first win and shutout against the Devils on Sunday. The Swede, who will turn 22 on March 19, is 1-1-0 with a 3.01 goals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2012  |  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

Nilsson named Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month for February

The American Hockey League announced today that Anders Nilsson of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers has been named the Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month for February. In seven appearances, Nilsson went 6-0-1 with a 1.26 goals-against average, a .955 sa...
Via nhl.com
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

ISLANDERS RECALL HALEY AND NILSSON

The New York Islanders announced today that forward Micheal Haley and goalie Anders Nilsson have been recalled on emergency loan from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. The transactions followed injuries to forward David Ul...
Via nhl.com
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Nilsson says he still has lots to learn

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...
Via nhl.com
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Islanders Recall Nilsson

Share The New York Islanders announced today that goaltender Anders Nilsson has been recalled from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. Nilsson’s first NHL call-up...
Via nhl.com
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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