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Anders Nilsson | Goalie | #31

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/19/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 229
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (62) / NYI
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Anders Nilsson is dealing with an illness.
Nilsson has a 2.56 GAA and .924 save percentage in 17 contests in 2016-17. Linus Ullmark has been called up to help fill the void. Jan 19 - 12:57 PM

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Anders Nilsson allowed five goals on 38 shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

The Sabres gave Nilsson back-to-back starts on Thursday and Friday, and he ended up going 0-2-0, while allowing eight goals in the process. He has a 7-5-4 record with a 2.58 goals-against-average and a .924 save percentage this season. He isn't worth owning in standard fantasy leagues.
Jan 13 - 11:49 PM

Anders Nilsson will face Carolina on Friday night.

Nilsson played well versus the Hurricanes earlier in the season, stopping 21 of 22 shots in the victory. He's played especially well against Eastern foes as well, posting a 6-3-3 record with a .935 save percentage and just 26 goals against.
Jan 13 - 6:12 PM

Anders Nilsson allowed three goals on 28 shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Lightning forward Ondrej Palat got the better of Nilsson tonight, as he scored two of Tampa's four goals in this one. Nilsson has dropped two of his last three games, but he's looked relatively good when called upon. He'll enter his next start with a 7-4-4 record, a 2.41 goals-against-average and a .928 save percentage. He's still not worth owning in standard fantasy leagues.
Jan 12 - 11:41 PM

Anders Nilsson will be the Sabres' starter on Thursday.

Nilsson is making his fourth start in Buffalo's last five games. He has a 7-3-4 record, 2.37 GAA, and .930 save percentages in 14 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 12 - 1:05 PM

Anders Nilsson stopped 39 of 40 shots in Buffalo's 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

It looked like Nilsson was going to come away with the shutout tonight, but Brayden Schenn scored a power play goal with just over two minutes remaining in regulation. Nilsson is 2-0-1 in his last three contests, and he's allowed just two goals combined in those two victories. He'll enter his next apperance with a 2.37 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage. He's played well when called upon, but that doesn't make him a good fantasy asset.
Jan 10 - 10:12 PM

Anders Nilsson will start Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.

Robin Lehner is dealing with the flu, so a backup goalie will be called up from Rochester of the AHL. Nilsson has a 6-3-4 record with a 2.47 GAA and a .926 save percentage.
Jan 10 - 11:46 AM

Anders Nilsson allowed four goals on 43 shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Sabres held a late lead in the third period, but Nilsson gave up the game-tying goal to Artem Anisimov with just over two minutes remaining before Patrick Kane gave Chicago the win in OT. Nilsson's record drops to 6-3-4 on the season. He owns a 2.48 goals-against-average and a .926 save percentage in 2016-17.
Jan 5 - 11:55 PM

Anders Nilsson will get the nod Thursday night.

Nilsson is making his second straight start. That can be seen as a reward for turning aside 24 of 25 shots in the Sabres' 4-1 victory over the Rangers.
Jan 5 - 3:14 PM

Anders Nilsson allowed one goal on 25 shots in Buffalo's 4-1 win over the New York Rangers.

This was Nilsson's first victory since Dec. 6. He has a 6-3-3 record with a 2.35 goals-against-average and a .928 save percentage this season. Nilsson isn't on the fantasy radar.
Jan 3 - 10:11 PM

Anders Nilsson will start Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers.

He made 22 saves in a 4-3 win over the Rangers back Dec. 1 in Buffalo. Nilsson has gone 3-1-1 over his last five games, but he owns a 3.14 GAA and an .897 save percentage during that time.
Jan 3 - 2:25 PM

Anders Nilsson allowed five goals on 32 shots in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Nilsson has dropped each of his last two starts and now has a 5-3-3 overall record. He'll enter his next start with a 2.47 goals-against-average and a .925 save percentage. His not worth adding in standard fantasy leagues.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 10:09:00 PM

Anders Nilsson will take on his original club, the New York Islanders on Friday night.

This will be his first start against the team, having already played a bit over half a period of play already. He let in three goals on 10 shots, by the way. In 10 games this season, Nilsson is rocking a .933 save percentage and jut 22 goals against.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 06:13:00 PM

Anders Nilsson gave up only one goal in regulation and two in a shootout as the Buffalo Sabres lost a 2-1 contest to the Carolina Hurricanes Saturday night.

Nilsson gave up his one regulation goal late in the first period to Joakim Nordstrom and then shut out the Canes on six shots in the second, three in the third, and another six in overtime. He lost steam in the shootout, however, and let the first two shooters fire pucks past him. Nilsson’s save percentage of .955 Saturday night was notably better than his season mark of .932.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 01:57:00 AM

Anders Nilsson will face Carolina on Saturday night.

Nilsson has a 5-2-2 record, 2.38 GAA, and .932 save percentage in nine games this season. He's also allowed exactly three goals against over each of his last four starts, winning the last three of them somehow.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 04:16:00 PM

Depth Charts

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Johan Larsson
4Zemgus Girgensons
5William Carrier
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5Cal O'Reilly
6Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Justin Falk
8Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson
3Linus Ullmark