February 16, 1984 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)|
Undrafted, Nilstorp's youth team was the Malmö Redhawks. After helping Rögle BK gain promotion to the then Swedish Elite League and later capturing a Championship title with Färjestads BK, on June 5, 2012, Nihlstorp signed a one year, two-way contract with the Dallas Stars. In the 2012–13 season, Nilstorp made his NHL debut with the Stars, appearing in 5 games for 1 win.
In his second season within the Stars organization, Nilstorp failed to establish a NHL roster spot however he helped lead affiliate, the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL), to their first Calder Cup Championship in the 2013–14 season.
Two day's after capturing the Calder Cup, Nilstorp opted to return to Sweden in search of a first choice goaltending role on a two-year contract with Växjö Lakers of the SHL on June 23, 2014.
Awards and honors
|Calder Cup Champion||2014|
- "Dallas Stars' Nilstorp leads AHL prospects into second round". rantsports.com. 2013-05-07. Retrieved 2013-05-07.
- "Nilstorp ready for Vaxjo Lakers" (in Swedish). Växjö Lakers. 2014-06-23. Retrieved 2014-06-23.
- Cristopher Nilstorp's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Cristopher Nilstorp's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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