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Niclas Wallin | Defenseman

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (43) / 2/20/1975
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 220
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 4 (97) / Car
Contract: view contract details

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Niclas Wallin has reportedly signed with Lulea in the Elitserien league.
The Boden, Sweden native was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 after skating in 74 games with the San Jose Sharks this past season. It is being reported that Wallin will be the team's captain next year. Wed, Jun 15, 2011 04:19:00 PM

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Niclas Wallin (head) returned to action on Thursday March 24.

Wallin was checked headfirst into the boards on March 15 and missed three games with the injury. He played 17:35 minutes without any stats. Wallin has no fantasy value with only three goals and seven points in 67 games this season.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 02:36:00 AM

Niclas Wallin (head) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.

San Jose might decide to go with seven blueliners if Wallin makes his return, which would allow the Sharks to ease him back into the lineup. He was checked headfirst into the boards on March 15th.
Wed, Mar 23, 2011 03:47:00 PM

Niclas Wallin (head) didn't skate on Friday.

Wallin left Tuesday's game after being checked headfirst into the boards. He should be considered very doubtful for Saturday's contest. It is suspected that he has a concussion.
Fri, Mar 18, 2011 05:46:00 PM

Niclas Wallin (head) sat out Thursday's game.

Wallin left Tuesday's game after being hit headfirst into the boards by the Stars Jamie Langenbrunner. Although the Sharks claim the injury is an upper body one, it is to his head and looks like it may be a concussion.
Fri, Mar 18, 2011 10:01:00 AM

Niclas Wallin left Tuesday's game after being hit headfirst into the boards by Dallas' Jamie Langenbrunner.

Wallin is expected to be evaluated on Wednesday and we don't know if he suffered a concussion. Consider him day-to-day for now, but if he does have a concussion than he could be out for a while.
Wed, Mar 16, 2011 11:15:00 AM

Niclas Wallin (undisclosed) scored a goal in his return to the Sharks' lineup on Monday.

Wallin was on the ice for 11:19 minutes and spent two minutes in the sin bin after missing three straight games. He also had a plus-one rating and two shots on gaol.
Tue, Dec 7, 2010 09:08:00 AM

Niclas Wallin is recovering fine for the San Jose Sharks.

Wallin is not as far along as fellow blue-liner Jason Demers but he could be back in action next week. Stay tuned.
Sat, Dec 4, 2010 12:06:00 PM

Niclas Wallin (undisclosed) will miss Tuesday's game versus Detroit.

Wallin was on the ice for just two shifts on Saturday before he left the game. He didn't play on November 17th and 18th because of a neck injury, but we don't know if his current problem is related to that. Stay tuned.
Tue, Nov 30, 2010 04:09:00 PM

Niclas Wallin suffered an undisclosed injury on Saturday in the first period and did not return.

Wallin played only two shifts before calling it a night. It could be a recurrence of the neck injury he suffered a couple of weeks ago that forced him to miss two games, but that is only speculation at this point. Stay tuned and look for Derek Joslin to return to the lineup.
Sun, Nov 28, 2010 09:30:00 AM

Niclas Wallin (neck) returned to action on Saturday November 20.

Wallin played 13:51 minutes after missing two games with the neck injury that he suffered when he crashed into the boards. He has no fantasy value as he has one goal and is a minus-five in 17 games with the Sharks this season.
Sun, Nov 21, 2010 02:09:00 AM

Niclas Wallin (undisclosed) and Doug Murray (lower body) missed Thursday's game against Dallas.

Both Wallin and Murray give the Sharks some toughness on the blueline and that has been lacking the last couple of games as San Jose has given up two goal leads in both contests, losing each in overtime. While they have little in the way of fantasy value, it has been costing their goaltenders wins in fantasy hockey. Both are day-to-day for now.
Fri, Nov 19, 2010 10:00:00 AM

Niclas Wallin may miss Wednesday's game with an undisclosed injury now.

He took part in the morning skate after getting Tuesday's session off, but it is unlikely that he will dress. Mike Moore was summoned from the minors to play against the Avalanche in his place.
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 06:07:00 PM

Niclas Wallin had a maintenance day on Tuesday, but he is expected to play on Wednesday against Colorado.

Just an FYI as Wallin has no fantasy value.
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 09:14:00 AM

Niclas Wallin (ankle) is expected to play a much more prominent role on the San Jose blueline this season.

"I don't believe we saw the real Nick Wallin last year," coach Todd McLellan said. "It's hard to play at that time of year in a new system with a new team when you're injured and can't skate. We expect him to play a really big role on the blueline, play significant minutes and be really effective." The veteran defender has participated in every Sharks' practice despite being bothered by a sore ankle at camp. "I still have a little bit of swelling there, but I should be OK as long as it doesn't get any worse," he said.
Mon, Sep 27, 2010 09:27:00 AM

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