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Robert Nilsson

Robert Nilsson  #12

Center
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: January 10, 1985
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: NYI / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (15th overall)
Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders with Ryan O'Marra and NY Islanders' 1st round choice (Alex Plante) in 2007 Entry Draft for Ryan Smyth, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), July 26, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Novgorod (KHL), October 31, 2011.
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I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition