After two stellar seasons in the Swedish Elite League, Christopher Nihlstorp decided it was time for the next challenge in his hockey career. Nihlstorp, who falls into the ‘late-bloomer’ category, is taking his shot at making the NHL at age 28.

“After the season, I was talking to Joe Nieuwendyk and Mike Valley (Stars goaltending coach), and it felt right to come over here,” Nihlstorp said. “I want to compete with the best players in the world. Now I am here, and I am excited to be here.”

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