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Chris Nilan
Chris Nilan
Right Wing
Number: 30
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 9, 1958
Birthplace: Boston, MA, United States
Hometown: West Roxbury, Mass.
Acquired: Traded to Rangers by Montreal in exchange for option to switch 1989 first-round picks on January 27, 1988. Montreal exercised option and selected Lindsay Vallis, and Rangers selected Steven Rice.
Drafted: MTL / 1978 NHL Amateur Draft
Round: 19th (231st overall)


Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Montreal's 1st round choice (Steven Rice) in 1989 Entry Draft for NY Rangers' 1st round choice (Lindsay Vallis) in 1989 Entry Draft, January 27, 1988. Missed majority of 1989-90 due to arm injury vs. Montreal, November 4, 1989. Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Greg Johnston and cash, June 28, 1990. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from Boston, February 12, 1992.