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Anders Nilsson

Anders Nilsson  #39

NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: March 19, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Lulea, Sweden
WEIGHT: 227 DRAFTED: NYI / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 3rd   (62nd overall)    Prospect Bio
-Played in 38 games with Kazan in the KHL last seson, posting a 20-9-8 record and a 1.71 GAA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Has appeared in 23 career NHL games with a record of 9-9-2, a .898 save percentage and 3.05 GAA INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: -Represented Sweden at the 2014 and 2015 World Hockey Championships
Signed as a free agent by Kazan (KHL), May 26, 2014. Traded to Chicago by NY Islanders with T.J. Brennan and Ville Pokka for Nick Leddy and Kent Simpson, October 4, 2014. Traded to Edmonton by Chicago for Liam Coughlin, July 6, 2015.
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I don't know the room very well yet. I don't know how we're going to react in certain situations. We've had a couple of minor tests throughout the [preseason] ... We'll get to know each other as the year goes on. We'll figure it out.

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