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Thursday, March 01, 2012

Nilsson Named AHL Goalie of the Month

For the second straight month a Sound Tiger goalie is the AHL Goalie of the Month.

This time, it's Anders Nilsson, who will back up Evgeni Nabokov in Philadelphia tonight.


<<SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League announced today that Anders Nilsson of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers has been named the Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month for February. In seven appearances, Nilsson went 6-0-1 with a 1.26 goals-against average, a .955 save percentage and one shutout as the Sound Tigers remained the hottest team in the AHL.>>

Nilsson in 10-0-1 in his last 11 games.

Complete release: http://theahl.com/nilsson-named-top-goalie-for-february-p176353

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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