Chris Nilan has joined the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer team!
Chris Nilan’s NHL odyssey began in 1980 as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. There, he established himself (along with his ‘Knuckles’ nickname), enjoying a career season in 1984-85 with 21 goals, 37 points and 358 penalty minutes. Chris won the Stanley Cup with the Canadiens in 1986. His career included stops with the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers before concluding back in Montreal in 1991-92. Playing the game hard and protective of his teammates, Chris collected 3,043 minutes in penalties in his 688 regular season NHL games. Chris was the subject of the outstanding 2011 documentary, ‘The Last Gladiators.’ Today, Chris Nilan hosts a radio show on TSN 690 in Montreal.