Pacific Division RANK: 7
Record: 31-40-6 NHL rank: 26

Anders Nilsson

#31 • G
  • Status: Off season
  • Height: 6'6
  • Weight: 229 lbs.
  • Catches: L
  • Experience: 5 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.
04/29/2018 3:06pm
Nilsson will play for Sweden in the IIHF World Championships in Denmark. (rotowire.com)
04/07/2018 2:39pm
Nilsson will defend the net Saturday when the Canucks face the Oilers in Edmonton, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports. (rotowire.com)
04/02/2018 2:54pm
Nilsson (illness) was back at practice Monday, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports. (rotowire.com)
03/31/2018 3:09pm
Nilsson (illness) won't start against the Blue Jackets on Saturday as originally planned, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet650 reports. (rotowire.com)
03/30/2018 7:52pm
Nilsson is suffering from an illness ahead of Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports. (rotowire.com)
03/23/2018 11:52pm
Nilsson allowed four goals on just 25 shots during Friday's 4-1 loss to St. Louis. (rotowire.com)
03/23/2018 6:12pm
Nilsson will be the road starter for Friday's game against the Blues. (rotowire.com)
03/12/2018 2:58pm
Nilsson will be the road starter against the Kings on Monday, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports. (rotowire.com)
03/10/2018 7:56am
Nilsson allowed four goals on 35 shots during a 5-2 loss to the Wild on Friday. (rotowire.com)
03/01/2018 4:32am
Nilsson stopped 19 of 22 shots after coming in to replace Jacob Markstrom midway through the first period of a 6-5 overtime loss to the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
02/23/2018 3:33pm
Nilsson will be the road starter in Friday's game against the Golden Knights. (rotowire.com)
02/21/2018 4:24am
Nilsson gave up five goals on 34 shots in Tuesday's overtime loss to the Avalanche. (rotowire.com)
02/20/2018 2:52pm
Nilsson was designated as Tuesday's home starter versus the Avalanche. (rotowire.com)
02/18/2018 12:10pm
Nilsson stopped 44 of 45 shots in Saturday's win over the Bruins. (rotowire.com)
02/17/2018 9:38pm
Nilsson led the team onto the ice for warmups, indicating he will get the surprise start against the Bruins, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports. (rotowire.com)
02/16/2018 4:41am
Nilsson allowed four goals on 30 shots in Thursday's loss to the Sharks. (rotowire.com)
02/15/2018 8:18pm
Nilsson will patrol the crease in San Jose Thursday. (rotowire.com)
02/08/2018 10:16pm
Nilsson allowed five goals on 36 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Lightning. (rotowire.com)
02/08/2018 12:03pm
Nilsson will get the starting nod against the Lightning on Thursday. (rotowire.com)
01/21/2018 5:39pm
Nilsson will be the road starter against Winnipeg on Sunday. (rotowire.com)
01/07/2018 10:53pm
Nilsson allowed four goals on 44 shots in a 5-2 loss to the Canadiens on Sunday. (rotowire.com)
01/07/2018 4:47pm
Nilsson will man the crease for Sunday's game against Montreal, Dan Murhpy of Sportsnet reports. (rotowire.com)
12/20/2017 11:04am
Nilsson gave up six goals on 31 shots in Tuesday's loss to Montreal. (rotowire.com)
12/19/2017 9:43pm
Nilsson will tend the twine against the Canadiens on Tuesday night, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports. (rotowire.com)
12/17/2017 11:36pm
Nilsson was brought in from the bench Sunday for the third period after Jacob Markstrom was pulled. He stopped 18 of the 19 shots he faced in the 6-2 loss to Calgary. (rotowire.com)
12/14/2017 1:26am
Nilsson allowed seven goals on 48 shots in a 7-1 loss to the Predators on Wednesday. (rotowire.com)
12/10/2017 9:49am
Nilsson turned away 31 of 34 shots in Saturday's loss to Calgary. (rotowire.com)
12/09/2017 2:10pm
Nilsson will suit up as the road starter versus the Flames on Saturday night. (rotowire.com)
11/30/2017 12:55pm
Nilsson will patrol the blue paint versus Nashville on Thursday. (rotowire.com)
11/28/2017 1:03pm
Nilsson's been named the road starter for Tuesday's game against the Islanders, Dan Murphy of Sportsnet reports. (rotowire.com)
11/22/2017 1:19pm
Nilsson will be the road starter against the Penguins on Wednesday. (rotowire.com)
11/19/2017 9:38am
Nilsson gave up four goals on 27 shots in Saturday's overtime loss to the Blues. (rotowire.com)
11/18/2017 2:25pm
Nilsson will guard the goal in Saturday's home game against the Blues, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports. (rotowire.com)
11/15/2017 7:12am
Nilsson stopped 30 of 32 shots in Saturday's win over the Kings. (rotowire.com)
11/14/2017 3:59pm
Nilsson will start between the pipes in Tuesday's road game against the Kings, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports. (rotowire.com)
11/09/2017 3:54pm
Nilsson will be regrouping with his teammates for the Canucks' California road trip following the birth of his child. (rotowire.com)
11/06/2017 9:42pm
Nilsson (personal) won't dress for Monday's game against Detroit, Dan Murhpy of Sportsnet reports. (rotowire.com)
11/04/2017 2:02pm
Nilsson's wife is expecting to go into labor soon, so the Canucks called up Thatcher Demko from AHL Utica on Saturday for "precautionary reasons," ahead of the night contest against the visiting Penguins. (rotowire.com)
10/26/2017 2:34pm
Nilsson will defend the cage for Thursday's contest with Washington. (rotowire.com)
10/25/2017 10:19am
Nilsson stopped all 29 shots he faced in Tuesday's win over the Wild. (rotowire.com)
10/24/2017 12:57pm
Nilsson was designated as Tuesday's road starter versus the Wild. (rotowire.com)
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)