NHL

Nils Ekman # - LW

  • Age: 38
  • DOB: 1976/03/11
  • POB: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 185lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 5
  • Drafted by Calgary in 1994 (5/107).

Honours and Awards

1999-00IHL - Gary F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2007/08/12Signed with the Khimik Moscow of the Russian League.
2007/03/06Missed 28 games (elbow injury).
2006/12/30Elbow injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2006/12/15Missed 3 games (virus).
2006/12/09Virus, day-to-day.
2006/07/20Acquired from the San Jose Sharks.
2006/03/18Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2006/03/16Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2005/08/09Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks.
2004/09/16NHL lockout: Signed with the Djurgardens IF of the Elitserien Hockey League (Sweden).
2004/08/10Re-signed by the San Jose Sharks to a one-year contract.
2004/07/16Filed for salary arbitration.
2003/08/12Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2003/04/05Recalled from Hartford (AHL).
2002/09/17Assigned to Hartford (AHL).
2002/07/09Signed by the New York Rangers to a one-year contract.
2001/09/14Signed as a free agent by the Djurgardens IF of the Elitserien Hockey League (Sweden).
2001/06/30Acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning.
2001/01/15Recalled from Detroit (IHL).
2001/01/05Assigned to Detroit (IHL).
2001/01/04Recalled from Detroit (IHL).
2000/12/19Assigned to Detroit (IHL).
2000/12/16Recalled from Detroit (IHL).
2000/11/25Assigned to Detroit (IHL).
2000/11/20Recalled from Detroit (IHL).
2000/11/04Assigned to Detroit (IHL).
2000/10/30Recalled from Detroit (IHL).
2000/09/22Assigned to Detroit (IHL).

Trades

2006/07/20San Jose Sharks traded Nils Ekman and Patrick Ehelechner to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2nd round selection in 2007.
2003/08/12New York Rangers traded Nils Ekman to the San Jose Sharks for Chad Wiseman.
2001/06/30New York Rangers traded Tim Taylor to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Nils Ekman and Kyle Freadrich.
1999/11/20Tampa Bay Lightning traded Andreas Johansson to the Calgary Flames for Nils Ekman and a 4th round selection in 2000.
1994/06/28Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 5th round (107th overall) in 1994.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2010-11DjurgardenSwe20459-32-0-1333312.12-
2009-10St. PetersburgKHL3792130130-1-3365815.52-
2008-09St. PetersburgKHL46162036------50---
2007-08MytischiRus57212344------87---
2007-08SwedenWC9066------4---
2006-07PittsburghNHL346915-142400024698.70-
2005-06San JoseNHL77213657205140025417611.93-
2004-05DjurgardenSwe4418274527-1-310612114.88-
2004-05SwedenW-Cup--------------
2003-04San JoseNHL8222335530184153414714.97-
2002-03HartfordAHL5730366669-3-47318116.57-
2001-02DjurgardenSwe3816153113-----57---
2000-01Tampa BayNHL4391120-1524101407212.50-
2000-01DetroitIHL3322143637-0-26313016.92-
1999-00Tampa BayNHL28224-8110-036424.76-
1999-00Long BeachIHL2711122303-1-2266716.42-
1999-00DetroitIHL10729-23-0-083023.33-
1999-00Total Det/LBIHL37181432-26-1-2349718.56-
1998-99K-EspooFin52201434------96---
1997-98Saint JohnAHL--------------
1997-98K-EspooFin43141428------86---
1996-97K-EspooFin50241943------60---
1995-96HammarbySwe2269716------53---
1994-95HammarbySwe22910717------18---
1994-95HammarbySwe Jr.2213------0---
1993-94HammarbySwe218729------4---
1993-94HammarbySwe Jr.11459------14---
TotalNHL26460911511311-5-818850611.86-
TotalAHL5730366669-3-47318116.57-
TotalIHL70402868113-1-49722717.62-
TotalSwe10238478512-----196---
TotalFin1455847105------242---
TotalRus57212344------87---
TotalSwe273261642------75---
TotalKHL83254166------86---
TotalSwe Jr.136612------14---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2010-11DjurgardenSwe--------------
2009-10St. PetersburgKHL3000-10-0-023.00-
2008-09St. PetersburgKHL--------------
2007-08MytischiRus4011------0---
2006-07PittsburghNHL10000000-002.00-
2005-06San JoseNHL11224-2110008248.33-
2004-05DjurgardenSwe12459-31-0-0203112.90-
2003-04San JoseNHL16033-201000829.00-
2002-03HartfordAHL202210-0-044.00-
2001-02DjurgardenSwe4101------32---
2000-01Tampa BayNHL--------------
2000-01DetroitIHL--------------
1999-00Tampa BayNHL--------------
1999-00Long BeachIHL5336-4-2-021421.43-
1998-99K-EspooFin3112------6---
1997-98Saint JohnAHL100000-0-025.00-
1997-98K-EspooFin7224------27---
1996-97K-EspooFin4202------4---
1995-96HammarbySwe21000------0---
1994-95HammarbySwe2--------------
1994-95HammarbySwe Jr.--------------
1993-94HammarbySwe2--------------
1993-94HammarbySwe Jr.--------------
TotalNHL28257-41-0-016553.64-
TotalAHL302210-0-069.00-
TotalIHL5336-4-2-021421.43-
TotalSwe165510------52---
TotalFin14538------37---
TotalRus4011------0---
TotalSwe21000------0---
TotalKHL3000-10-0-023.00-

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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