Pacific Division RANK: 5
Record: 3-3-0 NHL rank: 21

Anders Nilsson

#31 • G
  • Status: On roster
  • Height: 6'6
  • Weight: 229 lbs.
  • Catches: L
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Birthdate: Mar 19, 1990
  • Birthplace: Lulea, SWE
  • Drafted: Drafted by NY Islanders in 2009 (3/62).
  • Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2017.
10/20/2017 4:47am
Nilsson was pulled from Thursday's loss to the Bruins after he gave up four goals on 17 shots. (rotowire.com)
10/19/2017 12:13pm
Nilsson will get the starting nod against Boston on Thursday. (rotowire.com)
10/17/2017 11:32pm
Nilsson made 32 saves in a 3-0 shutout win over Ottawa on Tuesday. (rotowire.com)
10/17/2017 4:18pm
Nilsson will make his season debut in the crease against Ottawa on Tuesday, Chris Stevenson of NHL.com reports. (rotowire.com)
07/01/2017 1:08pm
Nilsson signed a two-year, million contract with the Canucks on Saturday, TSN's Pierre LeBrun reports. (rotowire.com)
06/20/2017 12:00pm
Nilsson is exposed for Wednesday's expansion draft. (rotowire.com)
04/06/2017 10:47am
Nilsson's undisclosed injury wasn't believed to be serious, hence Linus Ullmark heading back to AHL Rochester on Thursday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
04/05/2017 11:30am
Nilsson (undisclosed) sustained a practice injury Tuesday and is considered day-to-day, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
04/03/2017 11:23pm
Nilsson saved 39 of 40 shots after entering 5:09 into the first period of Monday's loss to Toronto. (rotowire.com)
04/03/2017 11:06am
Despite an earlier report suggesting Nilsson would likely start Monday, Robin Lehner will actually start between the pipes, Mark Masters of TSN reports. (rotowire.com)
04/03/2017 10:48am
Nilsson appears the heavy favorite to start in goal Monday against the Maple Leafs, Paul Hendrick of the Leafs' official site reports. (rotowire.com)
03/29/2017 12:01am
Nilsson made 26 stops on 28 shots in a 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday. (rotowire.com)
03/28/2017 5:22pm
Nilsson will make his first start in four games Monday against the Blue Jackets. (rotowire.com)
03/18/2017 10:36am
Nilsson saved 39 of 40 shots and eight of 10 shootout attempts during Friday's win over Anaheim. (rotowire.com)
03/17/2017 8:08pm
Nilsson will be the starting goalie for Friday night's contest in Anaheim, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
03/11/2017 11:56pm
Nilsson allowed three goals on just 12 shots in a period during a 5-3 victory over the Blue Jacket on Saturday. (rotowire.com)
03/11/2017 4:50pm
Nilsson will start in goal Saturday versus the visiting Blue Jackets. (rotowire.com)
03/06/2017 12:35am
Nilsson stopped 41 of 45 shots but was unable to hold down the Penguins, losing 4-3 on Sunday. (rotowire.com)
03/05/2017 2:57pm
Nilsson will be in the crease for Sunday's tilt in Pittsburgh, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. (rotowire.com)
02/27/2017 10:34am
Nilsson surrendered three goals on 29 shots in Sunday's loss to the Coyotes. (rotowire.com)
02/26/2017 6:46pm
Nilsson will be in goal for the start of Sunday night's game against the Coyotes, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
02/07/2017 10:42pm
Nilsson gave up four goals on 40 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win against San Jose. (rotowire.com)
02/07/2017 1:00pm
Nilsson gets the nod and will make his first start in five games, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
01/27/2017 3:02am
Nilsson allowed four goals on 37 shots, including three at even strength, in a 4-3 loss to Dallas on Thursday. (rotowire.com)
01/26/2017 2:40pm
Nilsson will start between the pipes in Thursday's road game against the Stars. (rotowire.com)
01/21/2017 12:05am
Nilsson saved 32 of 34 shots during Friday's win over Detroit. (rotowire.com)
01/20/2017 11:16am
Nilsson (illness) will command the crease Friday as the home starter versus the Red Wings. (rotowire.com)
01/19/2017 2:14pm
Nilsson missed practice Thursday with an illness. (rotowire.com)
01/18/2017 1:01am
Nilsson gave up just one goal on 16 shots in relief of Robin Lehner against the Leafs on Tuesday, but that was enough to get stuck with the loss. (rotowire.com)
01/14/2017 12:23am
Nilsson allowed five goals on 38 shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes. (rotowire.com)
01/13/2017 5:52pm
Nilsson will be in the crease for Friday's game in Carolina, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio reports. (rotowire.com)
01/12/2017 11:11pm
Nilsson stopped 25 of 28 shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Lightning. (rotowire.com)
01/12/2017 1:05pm
Nilsson will guard the cage in Thursday's road game against the Lightning, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
01/11/2017 12:11am
Nilsson stopped 39 of 40 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Philadelphia. (rotowire.com)
01/10/2017 11:17am
Nilsson was designated as Tuesday's home starter against the Flyers, Bill Hope of the Olean Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
01/06/2017 3:51am
Nilsson stopped 39 of 43 Blackhawks shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss. (rotowire.com)
01/05/2017 2:30pm
Nilsson will start in net as Thursday's road starter against the Blackhawks, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
01/03/2017 10:06pm
Nilsson marched into Madison Square Garden and held the Rangers to one goal on 25 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win. (rotowire.com)
01/03/2017 12:11pm
Nilsson will guard the crease Tuesday against the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
12/23/2016 10:48pm
Nilsson allowed five goals on 32 shots in a 5-1 loss to the Islanders on Friday. (rotowire.com)
12/23/2016 5:29pm
Nilsson will get the nod for Friday's contest with the Islanders, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
12/17/2016 11:08pm
Nilsson allowed just one goal on 22 shots in a shootout loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday. (rotowire.com)
12/17/2016 5:16pm
Nilsson will start between the pipes in Saturday's road game against the Hurricanes. (rotowire.com)
12/06/2016 11:38pm
Nilsson turned away 34 of 37 shots before triumphing in overtime against the Oilers on Tuesday. (rotowire.com)
12/06/2016 12:59pm
Nilsson will guard the goal in Tuesday's home game against the Oilers, Bill Hoppe of the Times Herald reports. (rotowire.com)
12/01/2016 11:46pm
Nilsson allowed three goals on 25 shots in Thursday's 4-3 victory over the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
11/30/2016 2:03pm
Nilsson will man the crease for Thursday's meeting with the Rangers, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
11/29/2016 10:24pm
Nilsson entered Tuesday's contest in the first period, stopping 26 of 29 shots en route to a 5-4 victory over the Senators. (rotowire.com)
11/25/2016 7:55pm
Nilsson saved 29 of 32 shots during Friday's 3-1 loss to the Capitals. (rotowire.com)
11/25/2016 3:02pm
Nilsson will work between the pipes as Friday's road starter against the Capitals, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
11/19/2016 10:31pm
Nilsson was excellent Saturday, stopping 46 shots through overtime in a 2-1 shootout win over the Penguins. He was not beaten in the shootout. (rotowire.com)
11/19/2016 11:09am
Nilsson will guard the crease for Saturday's home matchup against the Penguins, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
11/11/2016 10:26pm
Nilsson saved 41 of 43 shots during a loss to the Devils on Friday. (rotowire.com)
11/10/2016 2:02pm
Nilsson will start the first game of the team's back-to-back with New Jersey on Friday, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports. (rotowire.com)
10/29/2016 8:58pm
Nilsson delivered a 33-save shutout of the Panthers on Saturday afternoon. (rotowire.com)
10/29/2016 11:32am
Nilsson will guard the net in Saturday's home game against the Panthers. (rotowire.com)
10/27/2016 11:28pm
Nilsson surrendered three goals on 21 shots in Thursday's 4-0 loss to the Wild. (rotowire.com)
10/27/2016 10:57am
Nilsson will start in goal Thursday night, fielding shots from the Wild on home ice, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. (rotowire.com)
10/26/2016 3:21am
Nilsson played well in his Sabres debut Tuesday, allowing three goals on 41 shots in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Flyers. (rotowire.com)
10/24/2016 12:54pm
Nilsson will make his Sabres debut Tuesday against the Flyers. (rotowire.com)
07/02/2016 6:39pm
The Blues traded Nilsson to the Sabres on Saturday in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick in 2017. (rotowire.com)
06/27/2016 6:22pm
Nilsson was given a qualifying offer Monday from the Blues, Dhiren Mahiban of The Canadian Press reports. (rotowire.com)
04/09/2016 11:52pm
Nilsson relieved Brian Elliott at the start of the third period, saving 9 of 10 shots in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Capitals. (rotowire.com)
04/03/2016 11:08pm
Nilsson stopped 19 of 20 shots after entering at the start of the second period of Sunday's win over the Avalanche. (rotowire.com)
03/15/2016 11:25am
Nilsson entered Monday night's loss to the Flames after starter Jake Allen had allowed four goals in 17 shots. The 25-year-old Swede fared slightly better, giving up two goals in 14 shots while getting tagged with the loss. (rotowire.com)
02/27/2016 9:42pm
Nilsson was called up from Chicago of the American Hockey League on Saturday. (rotowire.com)
02/27/2016 10:16am
Nilsson was traded to the Blues on Saturday for goalie Niklas Lundstrom and a fifth-round pick in 2016, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports, adding that Nilsson will be sent to AHL Chicago. (rotowire.com)
02/26/2016 3:49pm
Nilsson will be the backup to Cam Talbot in Anaheim on Friday. (rotowire.com)
02/26/2016 3:35pm
Nilsson will start in the crease Friday against the Ducks. (rotowire.com)
02/25/2016 5:13pm
Nilsson is expected to start Friday in Anaheim. (rotowire.com)
02/17/2016 12:24pm
Nilsson was recalled by the Oilers on Wednesday. (rotowire.com)
02/10/2016 2:21pm
Nilsson was reassigned to AHL Bakersfield on Wednesday, Jason Gregor of the Edmonton Journal reports. (rotowire.com)
02/07/2016 11:43pm
Nilsson allowed four goals on just 11 shots in Sunday's loss to the Islanders. (rotowire.com)
02/07/2016 2:15pm
Nilsson will start in the crease Sunday against the Islanders. (rotowire.com)
01/19/2016 11:30pm
Nilsson stopped just 25 of 30 shots in Tuesday's 6-4 defeat to Tampa Bay. (rotowire.com)
01/19/2016 3:11pm
Nilsson will be in the crease in Tuesday's game against the Lightning, Sportsnet's John Shannon reports. (rotowire.com)
12/30/2015 12:11pm
Nilsson stopped 17 of 19 shots in relief of Cam Talbot Tuesday against the Kings. (rotowire.com)
12/28/2015 7:47am
Nilsson was pulled Sunday against Calgary after giving up four goals on 30 shots. (rotowire.com)
12/27/2015 2:22pm
Nilsson will start in goal Sunday against the Flames, play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports. (rotowire.com)
12/20/2015 12:44am
Nilsson gave up five goals on 29 shots in Saturday's loss to the Avalanche. (rotowire.com)
12/19/2015 2:56pm
Nilsson will be between the pipes in Saturday's game against the Avalanche. (rotowire.com)
12/15/2015 10:14pm
Nilsson faced only 20 shots Tuesday against the Rangers, but gave up three goals and took a 4-2 loss. (rotowire.com)
12/15/2015 3:16pm
Nilsson will be between the pipes in Tuesday's game against the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
12/12/2015 8:35am
Nilsson stopped 29 of 34 shots in Friday's win over the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
12/11/2015 12:30pm
Nilsson gets the start Friday against the Rangers, Jason Gregor of the Edmonton Journal reports. (rotowire.com)
12/10/2015 2:15am
Nilsson picked up his ninth win of the season while stopping 25-of-28 shots Wednesday against the Sharks. (rotowire.com)
12/09/2015 1:07pm
Nilsson will be between the pipes against San Jose on Wednesday. (rotowire.com)
12/06/2015 11:30pm
Nilsson denied 32 of 34 shots in Sunday's win over the Sabres. (rotowire.com)
12/05/2015 10:12am
Nilsson was sensational Friday, stopping 42 of 43 shots in an overtime win over the Stars. (rotowire.com)
12/04/2015 1:35pm
Nilsson has received the starting nod for Friday's tilt with Dallas. (rotowire.com)
12/03/2015 12:56am
Nilsson stopped 38 of the 40 shots he faced, plus three more in the shootout, en route to a 3-2 shootout win over the Bruins on Wednesday (rotowire.com)
12/02/2015 1:16pm
Nilsson will start in goal Wednesday against Boston, Oilers' play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports. (rotowire.com)
11/30/2015 10:58pm
Nilsson turned aside 23 of 25 shots in Monday's loss to the Maple Leafs. (rotowire.com)
11/30/2015 12:54pm
Nilsson will be Monday's starter in Toronto. (rotowire.com)
11/29/2015 1:27am
Nilsson picked up the win Saturday in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Penguins. He made 39 saves. (rotowire.com)
11/28/2015 6:47pm
Nilsson will start in goal Saturday against the Penguins. (rotowire.com)
11/26/2015 12:02am
Nilsson allowed three goals on 26 shots in Wednesday's loss to the Hurricanes. (rotowire.com)
11/24/2015 4:32pm
Nilsson will be in the crease Wednesday night for a road start against the Hurricanes. (rotowire.com)
11/23/2015 10:27pm
Nilsson stopped 29 of 30 shots in Monday's loss to the Capitals. (rotowire.com)
11/23/2015 1:29pm
Nilsson will be in between the pipes for Monday's tilt with Washington. (rotowire.com)