February 9, 1958|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
New York Rangers
|National team||United States|
231st overall, 1978|
Christopher John Nilan (born February 9, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American retired professional ice hockey forward. He played 15 seasons and 688 regular season games in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Boston Bruins organizations. He won the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens in 1986. His nickname was "Knuckles" because he was to fight with other players.
References[change | change source]
- Weiner, April. "Rocket, The Great One and Mr. Hockey: Top 50 Nicknames in NHL History". Bleacher Report.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database