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Kent Nilsson

International Nicknamed "Magic Man" ... Played in 94 games for the Swedish National Team ... Participated at 1985 and 1989 World and European Championships ... Played at the 1981, 1984 and 1987 Canada Cup tournaments ... Sweden was a finalist in 1984.

Career Began his hockey career with Djurgardens IF Stockholm in 1975-76 ... Next season played for AIK Solna ... Joined the Winnipeg Jets (World Hockey Association) in 1977-78 and played two seasons with the team ... Winnipeg won the AVCO Cup in 1978 ... Made his debut in the NHL in 1979-80 ... Played eight seasons with Atlanta, Calgary, Minnesota and Edmonton ... Won the Stanley Cup with the Oilers in 1987 ... Later played for HC Bolzano (Italy) and HC Lugano (Switzerland) in 1987-88, Djurgarden in 1988-89, Swiss club EHC Kloten from 1989 to 1992, back with Djurgarden in 1992-93, ATSE Graz (Austria) in 1993-94, Valerengens IF Oslo (Norway) and the Edmonton Oilers in 1994-95 ... In his NHL career, played in 553 games, accumulating 264 goals and 422 assists for 686 points.

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