Kent Nilsson

PROFILE

Number: 14
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Birth Date: 1956-08-31
Birth Place: Nynäshamn,

BIOGRAPHY

Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHA), July 29, 1977. Reclaimed by Atlanta from Winnipeg prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to Minnesota by Calgary with Calgary's 3rd round choice (Brad Turner) in 1986 Entry Draft for Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Joe Nieuwendyk) in 1985 Entry Draft and 2nd round choice (Stephane Matteau) in 1987 Entry Draft, June 15, 1985. Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota for cash, March 2, 1987. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, January 26, 1995. Lou Kaplan Trophy (Rookie of the Year - WHA) (1978)Paul Deneau Trophy (Most Gentlemanly Player - WHA) (1979)Swedish World All-Star Team (1985, 1989, 1990)Swedish Player of the Year (1989) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980, 1981) 

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