Tom Nilsson

Pat Quinn

2015-09-11

 

Tom Nilsson

 

Tom Nilsson, D

Shoots: R

Height: 6-0

Weight: 176

Born: 1993-08-19

Hometown: Tyresö, Sweden

Drafted: 2011 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 100th Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

 

September 2015 – Tom Nilsson was traded to the New York Islanders, along with four other Maple Leafs prospects, for forward Michael Grabner. Brendan Ross

February 2015 – Nilsson has come into the Leaf organization pretty much as advertised. Strong, physical, responsible, risk free and capable, as stable as he is, there is no outstanding feature to his game to vault him forward but he will continue to be a staple in the AHL lineup. He will be held down to grow for the foreseeable future until he is ready to stand up to the stronger opponents. With others that provide the same role in the organization, Nilsson will need to add offensive upside to his game. Jason Banks

 

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April 2014 – With his Swedish season complete, it was expected that he will join the Toronto Marlies for the playoff run, but it currently looks like he will be in the mix to possibly represent Sweden in the World Hockey Championships. His production was extremely unimpressive with four points in 50 games, he was a very va