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Anders Nilsson
W GAA Sv%
10 2.67 0.923
Team: Buffalo Sabres Height: 6-6 Born: 3/19/1990
Position: GWeight: 229 Birthplace: Lulea, Sweden

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Apr. 5 7:17 AM PT8:17 AM MT9:17 AM CT10:17 AM ET14:17 GMT22:17 7:17 AM MST9:17 AM EST18:17 UAE10:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson is banged up and won't play Wednesday.
Analysis: As a backup, Nilsson has little fantasy value in this final week.
Jan. 27 7:44 AM PT8:44 AM MT9:44 AM CT10:44 AM ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST19:44 UAE10:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson stopped 33 of 37 shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss at Dallas.
Analysis: Nilsson has seen plenty of playing time in January with Robin Lehner not playing great but has failed to take advantage. In his last five games, Nilsson has lost four of them while posting a 3.31 GAA.
Jan. 19 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST23:40 UAE14:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson helped the Sabres rally for Friday's 3-2 overtime win over Detroit by coming up with 32 saves.
Analysis: Nilsson has now started four of Buffalo's last six games, though his results have been mixed during that stretch. He's 2-2-0 with a 2.71 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage over that time frame.
Jan. 4 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET16:13 GMT0:13 9:13 AM MST11:13 AM EST20:13 UAE11:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson made 24 saves in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Nilsson improved to 6-3-3 with a 2.35 goals-against average and is having a better season statistically over Robin Lehner but remains the backup.
Dec. 23 5:55 PM PT6:55 PM MT7:55 PM CT8:55 PM ET1:55 GMT9:55 6:55 PM MST8:55 PM EST5:55 UAE (+1)20:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson allowed a season-high five goals on 32 shots in Friday's loss in Brooklyn.
Analysis: Nilsson has a 6.72 GAA in two career starts - both losses - against the Islanders, the team that drafted him in 2009.
Dec. 7 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST21:48 UAE12:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson made 34 saves in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over Edmonton.
Analysis: Nilsson allowed three goals for a fourth straight start but has a solid .932 save percentage on the season.
Dec. 1 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)21:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson made 22 saves to beat the Rangers 4-3 on Thursday while subbing for starter Robin Lehner, who is day to day with a hip injury.
Analysis: He's 3-2-2 with a 2.10 GAA in seven starts this season.
Nov. 19 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST7:53 UAE (+1)22:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson was outstanding on Saturday, making 46 saves before stopping all three of Pittsburgh's shootout attempts in a 2-1 win.
Analysis: Nilsson is doing all he can to cut into No. 1 goalie Robin Lehner's playing time, posting a .951 save percentage in five starts while allowing nine goals.
Oct. 29 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST23:47 UAE15:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Nilsson made 33 saves in his second NHL shutout as the Sabres defeated the Panthers 3-0 on Saturday.
Analysis: Nilsson, starting his third straight game in place of Robin Lehner (illness), stopped 13 shots in the third period. He's 1-1-1 with a 1.95 GAA in those three starts.
Oct. 24 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST20:21 UAE12:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Buffalo Sabres starting goalie Robin Lehner is sidelined with an illness, which means backup Nilsson will make his season debut at Philadelphia on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Buffalo gave up a fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft to acquire Nilsson in a trade with St. Louis in July. He has a 19-22-4 record over three NHL seasons split between three teams, including the New York Islanders and Edmonton Oilers.
July 2 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET22:16 GMT6:16 3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST2:16 UAE (+1)18:16 ET19:16 BRT - The Sabres have acquired Nilsson from the Blues in exchange for a 2017 fifth-round pick.
Analysis: Nilsson had a 10-13-3 record and 3.12 goals-against average in 29 games with St. Louis and Edmonton last season and owns a 3.09 GAA in 52 career NHL appearances (44 starts). He's expected to fill the backup role after Buffalo lost Chad Johnson in free agency.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2011-12 NYI 4 217 2.75 1 2 0 - 0 1 10 112 0.911
2013-14 NYI 19 1101 3.11 8 7 2 - 2 0 57 548 0.896
2015-16 Edm 26 1413 3.14 10 12 2 - 5 0 74 745 0.901
2015-16 StL 3 87 2.76 0 1 0 - 1 0 4 44 0.909
2015-16 Tot 29 1500 3.12 10 13 2 - 6 0 78 789 0.901
2016-17 Buf 26 1484 2.67 10 10 4 - 3 1 66 857 0.923
Career 78 4303 2.94 29 32 8 - 11 2 211 2306 0.908


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