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BROCK NELSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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UNIONDALE, NY – JANUARY 19: Zac Rinaldo #36 of the Philadelphia Flyers looks at Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders at the end of their game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated Flyers 7-4. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Islanders don’t have any games on the schedule, but that doesn’t mean...
Via Islanders Insight
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Niskanen upends Islanders’ Brock Nelson

Two days after losing to the New York Islanders 3-2 in overtime, the two teams are back at it at Verizon Center. Just minutes after putting the Caps up 1-0 and scoring his second goal of the season, Matt Niskanen laid down this huge hit on an unsuspecting Islanders forward Brock Nelson. While skating the puck into the Capitals’ defensive zone, Nelson was upended by Niskanen causing...
Via DC Sports-Kings
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

For Penguins, Early Season Adversity is a Good Thing by @PandaPSU

Brock Nelson scores on the power play Saturday en route to a 4-1 victory for the Islanders (Photo courtesy Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)At the start of the season, many fans predicted the Penguins would struggle a bit out of the gate. After all, the Penguins traded away one of their best forwards, and they were bringing on board an almost entirely new coaching staff and front office...
Via PensInitiative
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Score on Brock Nelson: Fact or Fiction: 3 players to watch using advanced stats

Here's a little blurb on former UND Fighting Sioux forward Brock Nelson that was written by Ian McLaren of the Score. While it is early, Nelson is having a good season. Thinking of which, I might have to add ole Brock to one of my fantasy teams. Seriously, he could probably score more points than some of the stiffs I have on my teams now. Brock Nelson, F, New York Islanders With...
Via Goon's World
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

From Warroad, Minnesota, Number 29 Brock Nelson

As if UND fans needed an introduction to Brock Nelson, the rest of the NHL world is getting a taste, finally, of what UND fans saw in his two seasons representing, the then Fighting Sioux, colors and that is the ability to score goals and help produce them. Tonight was no different, scoring his fourth goal of the season for the Islanders, and the game winning goal in tonight's contest...
Via Goon's World
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Nelson - ESPN story

I found this little article on Brock Nelson over on ESPN.  If you don't remember Brock played for UND in the 2010-11 and 2011-2012 seasons.Sometimes in hockey it appears there's just a "poof" moment when it all falls magically into place.At least that's how it must appear to fans when it comes to a guy such as Brock Nelson.Brock who?Exactly.New York Islanders fans certainly know...
Via Goon's World
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson, Boychuk help Islanders win season opener against Hurricanes

  Brock Nelson had two goals and two assists, Johnny Boychuk added a goal and two assists in his Islanders debut, and New York beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Friday night. Key free-agent acquisition Mikhail Grabovski had a goal, Travis Hamonic also scored one and John Tavares had three assists in his return after injuring his knee during the Olympics. Boychuk -- picked up from...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Nelson scores for the USA against the Czech Republic

Former Fighting Sioux forward Brock Nelson has had an incredible World Championships for team USA. Nelson leads team USA in goals and has scored (5g-2a—7pts) and if my math is correct is tied for third on the team in points. The team USA roster is loaded with good, young talent and looks like an former NCAA All-Star reunion tour.
Via Goon's World
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

USA’s Brock Nelson Scores Off Crazy Stanchion Bounce

USA faced off against Finland in the 2014 IIHF World Championships when this bizarre goal was scored. The puck was dumped in by Seth Jones and Pekka Rinne left his net to play it. The puck took a funny bounce off the stanchion in the corner and Brock Nelson found him in front of a […] The post USA’s Brock Nelson Scores Off Crazy Stanchion Bounce appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson seals Isles 4-3 SO win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Brock Nelson scored with 3:44 left in regulation to force overtime and then netted the decisive shootout goal to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres in a season-ending matchup of non-playoff teams on Sunday night.
Via FOXSports.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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