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Anders Nilsson | Goalie | #39

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/19/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 227
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (62) / NYI

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Anders Nilsson has been demoted to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL.
He has had an up and down season with the Oilers, but he hasn't won a game since Dec. 11. Edmonton has brought up Laurent Brossoit to take Nilsson's spot on the roster. Feb 10 - 2:19 PM

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Anders Nilsson couldn't make it out of the first period against his former club on Sunday.

Nilsson surrendered four goals on 16 shots in just 16 minutes of work, a deficit Edmonton would not overcome as they fell 8-1 to the Islanders. He's now 10-12-2 on the season.
Feb 7 - 6:13 PM

Anders Nilsson will face the Islanders on Sunday afternoon.

Nilsson hasn't won a game since Dec. 11th, a span of seven games and five starts where he earned just a single standings point. He's rocking a .903 save percentage and 71 goals against in 25 games and 23 starts this season, which does not inspire much confidence in a start against the team that drafted him 62nd overall in 2009.
Feb 7 - 1:59 PM

Anders Nilsson allowed five goals 30 shots in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Cam Talbot has taken a hold on the starting gig and Nilsson's effort tonight won't help him get between the pipes more often. The 25-year-old has a 10-11-2 record with a 3.04 goals-against-average and a .903 save percentage in '15-16.
Jan 19 - 11:12 PM

Anders Nilsson will face Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

Nilsson has yet to taste the sweet, sweet sensation of victory since his five game win streak to begin December. That ended on the 11th, so it's been five weeks and a 0-3-1 record since with 16 goals against in that time. So you may wish to find a more favorable matchup.
Jan 19 - 7:12 PM

Anders Nilsson allowed four goals on 31 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to Arizona on Tuesday.

After winning five straight to end November and start December, it has been a real struggle for Nilsson. He hasn't earned a win since Dec.11 and has allowed three or more goals in four of his last five appearances. With Cam Talbot's underwhelming season you can expect Nilsson to get more starts but it's start at your own risk right now. He has a 2.95 GAA and .906 save percentage in 23 games.
Jan 13 - 3:45 AM

Anders Nilsson will face Arizona on Tuesday night.

Through 21 games and 22 starts this season, Nilsson has not posted numbers to write home about. His 10-10-2 record with a .908 save percentage with 61 goals against, or only viable in reverse leagues.
Jan 12 - 8:07 PM

Anders Nilsson stopped 26 of 30 shots before being pulled in favor of Cam Talbot.

Nilsson is having a roller-coaster type of season and is now 10-10-1 on the year. Both Oilers goaltenders have struggled with consistency this season and neither of them is recommended for fantasy purposes.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 11:38:00 PM

Anders Nilsson will face Calgary on Sunday night.

After a pretty good November when Nilsson went 4-5-1 with 24 goals against in 10 games, he's returned to prior form in December. Sure he's 5-2-0 in seven games this month but he's allowed 21 goals in that time. All we're saying is that there's only a curious amount of confidence to be derived here.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 03:16:00 PM

Anders Nilsson made 24 saves as Edmonton fell to Colorado 5-1 on Saturday night.

Nilsson has now alternated three and five-goal efforts over his last four starts, stopping just 97 of his last 111 shots faced. With a 10-9-1 record, a .910 save percentage, and a 2.79 GAA, Nilsson can still be seen as the Oilers' primary starter. For now.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 01:46:00 AM

Anders Nilsson will be between the pipes for Saturday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Nilsson's five-game winning streak was snapped in Tuesday's loss to the Rangers. He has a 10-8-1 record with a 2.67 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage for the Oilers this season.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 03:14:00 PM

Anders Nilsson and Cam Talbot will share the net in the four games before and after Christmas.

The netminders will each play two games according to coach Todd McLellan. "We’d like to get each of them a game before the Christmas break and then the back-to-back so they don’t go extended periods without playing," McLellan said. That’s what the plan is now. But it can definitely change, don’t hold me to it." Nilsson is 10-8-1 with a 2.67 GAA and a .914 save percentage.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 08:24:00 AM

Anders Nilsson allowed three goals on 20 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers.

The 25-year-old had a rough night, stopping just 17 of the 20 shots he faced against the Rangers. Following the loss Nilsson's record sits at 10-8-1 with a 2.67 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage. The loss was his first in his last six starts (5-1).
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 10:10:00 PM

Anders Nilsson will face the Rangers on Tuesday night.

Just four nights ago Nilsson allowed five goals on 34 shots to the Rangers, though the Oilers managed to pull off the 7-5 win anyway. Then again, he allowed two goals or fewer in seven of the previous 10 games. With his .917 overall save percentage and the Rangers struggling, this might be a nice stealthy quality game for Nilsson.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 06:19:00 PM

Anders Nilsson turned aside 29 of 34 shots in a 7-5 win against the New York Rangers.

Nilsson allowed five goals Friday night but came away with a victory. The 25-year-old benefited from an offensive outburst from his team for his fifth consecutive win and sixth win in his last seven starts. Nilsson has really made the most of his opportunity as Edmonton's starting goaltender and now sports a 10-7-1 record with a 2.65 goals-against-average and a .917 save percentage. Look for Nilsson to continue to get starts as the Oilers continue to find success with the Swede in goal.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 01:08:00 AM

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