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Islanders Cruise to 8-1 Victory Against Oilers

Anders Nilsson was hoping to have a strong performance in his first career game against the team that drafted him. But the New York Islanders scored three first period goals sending Nilsson to the bench and routing the Edmonton Oilers, 8-1 at Barclays Center. Johnny Boychuk scored the opening goal with a blast to kick off the scoring. It was No. 55’s first goal in his second game...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers @ Edmonton

The New York Rangers (18-8-3) faceoff against the Edmonton Oilers (12-15-2) at Rexall Place tonight starting at 9:30 pm. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Hayes-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Lindberg-Nash Miller-Moore-Fast Glass-Stoll-Etem McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-McIlrath Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist –...
Via NY Rangers Blog
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nilsson makes 42 saves, Oilers beat Stars 2-1 in OT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Jordan Eberle scored 45 seconds into overtime and Anders Nilsson made 42 saves to lift the last-place Edmonton Oilers over the first-place Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night. The Oilers won their second straight game but remained tied for last in the Pacific Division with Calgary. The league-leading Stars lost for the second time in three games and fell to...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars wrap up road trip with OT loss to Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Jordan Eberle scored 45 seconds into overtime and Anders Nilsson made 42 saves to lift the last-place Edmonton Oilers over the first-place Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night. The Oilers won their second straight game but remained tied for last in the Pacific Division with Calgary. The league-leading Stars lost for the second time in three games and fell to...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes fire blanks in 4-0 loss to Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Anton Lander's hat trick led the Oilers to a 4-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored Edmonton's other goal. Anders Nilsson and Ben Scrivens combined to make 20 saves for the shutout. Nilsson made 11 saves in 29:21, and Scrivens stopped nine shots in 29:25. Arizona goaltender Anders Lindback made 28 saves. Box score
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers get G Anders Nilsson in trade with Blackhawks

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. The 25-year-old Nilsson has a 9-9 record and a 3.05 goals-against average in 23 career NHL games with the New York Islanders. He played in the Kontinental Hockey League last season. Nilsson was traded from New York to Chicago last October in the deal that sent...
Via Associated Press
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Islanders will be good this year, for real this time

Last season the Islanders were a good team whose playoff hopes were torpedoed by shoddy goaltending. They had the 3rd worst combined save percentage 5 on 5 thanks to the underwhelming efforts of Evgeni Nabokov, Anders Nilsson, and Kevin Poulin. All three goaltenders had a GSAA (goals saved above average) of -9.5 or worse; that’s continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders announce new ownership structure

The New York Islanders announced Tuesday that a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and London based investor Scott Malkin has reached a definitive agreement to purchase a substantial minority interest in the team. The Islanders team website: Under the terms of the agreement, Charles Wang will continue as majority shareholder and Governor of the Islanders...
Via Sports-Glory
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

On the Losing End: Islanders rally in 3rd, beat Flyers in shootout

Anders Nilsson stops Sean Couturier to seal a shootout win for the Islanders over the Flyers. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) So many times this season, the Philadelphia Flyers were trying to come from behind. Finally, on Monday, they were protecting a third-period lead. But the New York Islanders fierce rally showed the Flyers what it's like on the other side. Two power-play goals...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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