Patrik Nilsson

Patrik Nilsson (born 15 March 1982) is a Swedish bandy player, currently with Sandvikens AIK in the Swedish Elitserien.

Patrik Nilsson
Patrik Nilsson 2012.jpg
Patrik Nilsson playing for Hammarby IF in February 2012.
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-03-15) 15 March 1982 (age 40)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
AIK Bandy
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Söderfors GoIF
2000–2008 Borlänge-Stora Tuna BK
2008–2009 Dynamo Kazan
2009–2012 Hammarby IF
2012–2013 Zorky
2013–2014 Hammarby IF
2014–2016 Sandvikens AIK
2016–2019 Bollnäs GIF

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

CareerEdit

Nilsson started playing bandy at Söderfors GoIF but left to play in the top division at Sandvikens AIK. He has played for the Swedish national bandy team. All of his appearances have been while he was a Sandvikens AIK player. Nilsson was a member of the Sandvikens AIK squads that won the Swedish Championship in the 2001–02 and 2002–03 seasons and he was also a member of the Bandy World Cup winning squad in 2001–02 season.

He was the top scorer in the 2006–07 and the 2007–08 top division seasons with 70 and 94 goals respectively. On 26 February 2008, after scoring five goals in a playoff game against Motala, Nilsson set a milestone by exceeding 100 goals in one season.[1]

After the great season with SAIK he went on playing in the Russian League for Kazan. After a season with trouble in Russia he returned to Sweden but this time to Hammarby IF Bandy. Nilsson signed a one-year contract with the club with an option for a second.

On 8 February 2022, he announced his retirement from bandy following the 2021–2022 season.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Swedish Bandy Federation
  2. ^ Stefan Holm (8 February 2022). "Patrik Nilsson avslutar bandykarriären" (in Swedish). Sportbladet. Retrieved 8 February 2022.

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