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Chris Nilan
Born February 9, 1958 (1958-02-09) (age 62)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Montreal Canadiens
New York Rangers
Boston Bruins
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 231st overall, 1978
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1979–1992

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.

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