New Jersey Devils Playoff Hopes Slipping Away After Another Shootout Shutout

The New Jersey Devils’ playoffs hopes are slowly fading (via photos.nj) For the ninth time in 10 shootouts this season, the New Jersey Devils were shutout. This time, it came at the hands of a New York Islanders team that had 10 rookies dressed in it’s lineup including goaltender Anders Nilsson.  Dating back to last season, the Devils have now lost an NHL record 14 consecutive...
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Dan Petriw: Isles looking to bounce back tonight

The Islanders were in the game against a very talented San Jose squad last night. However bad teams do what bad teams do; every mistake winds up in the back of the net. The Sharks did just enough to come away with a 4-3 win over the Isles. The Islanders will be looking to bounce back tonight against the Sabres as the square off at the Coliseum. Anders Nilsson will get the start...
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March 15, 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 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 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...
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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...
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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...
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March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dee Karl: Nilsson May Have a DEVIL of a Time

That's right, it's Bridgeport call-up Anders Nilsson who gets the nod today between the pipes for the Isles vs. Devils 3 pm start. Anders isn't the only Sound Tiger to get the call either. Aaron Ness has been recalled on emergency basis as Mark Eaton and Dylan Reese are both questionable for today's tilt. Also sitting again is most likely Michael Grabner. ...
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March 04, 2012  |  Discuss


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...
December 21, 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...
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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...
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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