Cris Nilstorp

G / Dallas Stars / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

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  • Nilstorp Leads AHL Stars To Calder Cup Win

    News: Cris Nilstorp stopped 33 of 36 shots in an OT win over St. John's to win the Calder Cup on Tuesday.
    Analysis: Cris Nilstorp finished the playoffs with a 13-5 record, 2.17 goals against, and .919 save percentage. With the announcement that the NHL Stars will not be re-signing Tim Thomas, the door has opened for Nilstorp to make an impression at camp and earn the backup spot behind Kari Lehtonen.
  • AHL Stars' Nilstorp Wins Another Goaltending Duel

    News: Cris Nilstorp stopped 32 of 35 shots en route to a 4-3 OT win over St. John's on Monday in the Calder Cup finals.
    Analysis: Cris Nilstorp has had a few shaky moments in the playoffs, but has largely been fantastic in the finals. He currently owns a 2.15 GAA and .919 save percentage in the playoffs.
  • Nilstrop Stops 31 In OT Win For AHL Stars

    News: Cris Nilstorp stopped 31 of 32 shots in a Game 3 OT win over St. John's on Wednesday in the Calder Cup finals.
    Analysis: Nilstrop continues an impressive Calder Cup run for the AHL Stars, with a cumulative save percentage of .920.
  • Nilstrop Stops 33 In AHL Stars' Game 2 Loss

    News: Nilstrop stopped 33 of 35 shots in Game 2 of the Calder Cup Finals on Monday, but it wasn't enough as St. John's won 2-1.
    Analysis: Nilstrop has played well under pressure throughout the playoffs. He is making a case for a contract extension and a spot on the Dallas roster next season. He has a 2.20 goals against and a .916 save percentage this postseason.
  • Nilstrop Stop 26 For AHL Stars In Game 1 Win

    News: Nilstrop stopped 26 of 29 shots he faced, garnering a win in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Finals against St. John's.
    Analysis: Nilstrop has been a key factor for the Stars in their run to the AHL championship. They were outshot 29-22 in Game 1 and goaltending was the difference. He wasn't at his best in Game 1 with just a .897 save percentage, but he out-dueled St. John's goaltender Michael Hutchinson and that was good enough for the win.
  • Nilstrop Leading The Way For AHL Stars' Run

    News: Nilstrop stopped 25 of 27 Toronto shots en route to a Game 7 victory on Tuesday.
    Analysis: Nilstrop has been between the pipes for 14 of the team's 16 playoff games. He has a 2.14 goals against average and a .914 save percentage in the postseason.
  • Stars Reassign Nilstorp

    News: Cris Nilstorp was reassigned to AHL Texas on Monday, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.
    Analysis: Cris Nilstorp's demotion suggests Kari Lehtonen (concussion) will be at least ready to serve as the backup goalie Tuesday vs. the Penguins. The 30-year-old saw some action in relief of Tim Thomas in Sunday's loss to the Jets, allowing three goals on 17 shot attempts.
  • Stars' Nilstorp Recalled From AHL

    News: Cris Nilstorp was recalled from AHL Texas on Sunday.
    Analysis: After Kari Lehtonen suffered a head injury Saturday, the Stars went ahead and gave Cris Nilstorp the call to serve as Tim Thomas' backup for the time being. Lehtonen is currently listed as day-to-day, but he took a pretty nasty spill into the crossbar and it wouldn't be all that surprising to see him miss several games. In 39 games with Texas this season, Nilstorp has gone 21-12-4 with a 2.58 GAA and a .915 save percentage.
  • Stars Waive Nilstorp

    News: Cris Nilstorp was waived by the Stars on Saturday, Ren Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
    Analysis: Cris Nilstorp lost out on backup goaltending duties to Dan Ellis and figures to report to AHL Dallas, assuming he clears waivers. His 3.09 GAA and .897 save percentage over five games with the Stars last season aren't likely to attract any NHL suitors.
  • Stars Re-Sign Nilstorp

    News: Cris Nilstorp has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Stars, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Cris Nilstorp will continue to provide the Stars with goaltending depth behind Kari Lehtonen, with RFA Richard Bachman presumably in the mix as well. In five appearances with the Stars this past season, the 29-year-old Nilstorp recorded a 1-3-1 record with a .897 save percentage and a 3.09 GAA.
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