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Michael Nylander
Michael Nylander
Center
(NEE-lan-duhr)
Number: 92
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 3, 1972
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Acquired: Signed with Rangers as an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 10, 2004.
Drafted: HFD / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (59th overall)


2007 Playoffs: * Led the team in goals (six), points (13), and plus/minus (plus-nine) in the postseason. * Tied for first on the team in game-winning goals (two) and tied for second on the club in power play goals (two) in the playoffs. * Notched two goals, including one on the power play, posted a plus-one rating and won 13 of 24 faceoffs (54%) on May 6 vs. Buffalo. * Recorded one blocked shot and one takeaway in 22:47 of total icetime on May 4 at Buffalo; His 22:47 of icetime was a team-high among forwards. * Registered an assist on Jaromir Jagr's second period power play goal and logged 18:11 of total icetime on May 1 vs. Buffalo. * Picked up an assist on Michal Rozsival's game-winning goal in double overtime, posted a plus-two rating and won 11 of 20 faceoffs (55%) in 30:04 of total icetime on Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo. * Logged 21:00 of total icetime on Apr. 27 at Buffalo. * Posted a three-game point/assist streak from Apr. 17 vs. Atlanta to Apr. 25 at Buffalo (three goals and four assists). * Has appeared in six career playoff games vs. Buffalo, registering two goals and four assists. 2007 Playoff-Highs: Goals: 3 (Apr. 17 vs. Atlanta) ... Assists: 2 (Apr. 12 at Atlanta) ... Points: 4 (Apr. 17 vs. Atlanta) ... Penalty Minutes: None ... Shots: 4 (three times) ... Time on Ice: 30:04 (Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo) ... Hits: None ... Blocked Shots: 2 (Apr. 17 vs. Atlanta) ... Plus/Minus: +3 (twice). Career Playoff Notes: * Collected one assist in four postseason games with the Rangers last season. * During the 2004 Stanley Cup Playoffs, he skated in six games with the Bruins and collected three goals and three assists. * In 1994-95, appeared in six games with Calgary, registering six assists. 2006-2007 Regular Season vs. Buffalo: * Has appeared in 31 career regular season games vs. Buffalo, registering six goals and 19 assists … Collected two goals and five assists in four games vs. the Sabres this season. 2006-2007 Regular Season Missed Game Information: 3 - Flu. 2006-2007 Postseason Missed Game Information: None.