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Okposo, Nielsen Face Uncertainty with Islanders

Forwards Future with Islanders Uncertain General Manager Garth Snow knows that his New York Islanders could look quite different heading into the 2016-17 season after returning the same group that made the playoffs in 2015 after missing out the previous year. Then again, there was some good news when it was announced earlier today that top-pairing defenseman Travis Hamonic had rescinded...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nielsen, Tavares lead Islanders to 4-1 win against

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) John Tavares and Frans Nielsen kept the New York Islanders surging on the road. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Wild had their first letdown under their new coach. Nielsen scored twice, Tavares had a goal and an assist and New York beat Minnesota 4-1 on Tuesday night. Matt Martin also scored for the Islanders, who have won six of eight. Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/19/15

After being significantly outplayed in the second and third periods of last night’s game, the Islanders managed to squeak out a point in an overtime loss to Washington, courtesy of Frans Nielsen‘s goal with 1:44 remaining in regulation. The point earned was huge as it kept New York in third-place of the Metropolitan Division. The Islanders are right back to business today, visiting...
Via Islanders Insight
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Over/Under: Nielsen, Grabovski, Kulemin

Our August over/under series continues as we plow through the Islanders top 13 forwards and discuss whether they can surpass or will underwhelm across a statistical category. First three: Tavares, Okposo, Lee Round two: Strome, Nelson, Bailey Frans Nielsen: Over/Under 45 points Over: A reasonable expectation of about a point every two games shouldn’t be too difficult for, arguably...
Via Islanders Insight
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Summer Report Card: Frans Nielsen

Frans Nielsen Season: 78 GP – 14 G – 29 A – 43 PTS – 12 PIM – +8 Career: 525 GP – 99 G – 198 A – 297 PTS – 1o0 PIM Contract: 3.5mm cap hit through 2015-16 – UFA 2014-15 Season Recap Frans Nielsen is a favorite amongst New York Islanders fans. Homegrown, the 31-year old veteran has spent all nine seasons of his NHL career with the Islanders, while becoming...
Via Islanders Insight
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 5

No Matt Martin or Frans Nielsen  as the Islanders took their bus trip to Philadelphia yesterday (If you haven’t seen the Islanders’ tweet about it, here it is) with a chance to clinch a playoff spot tonight. I always think it’s better to clinch the spot yourself. There’s no pride in relying on other teams to lose for you. It helps build confidence when you do things on your...
Via Islanders Insight
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Nielsen's late goal lifts Isles over Coyotes

  Frans Nielsen scored the lone goal with 2:31 left in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves, and the New York Islanders held on for a 1-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. The Islanders finished their five-game Western trip with three consecutive wins. Arizona had its three-game winning streak snapped. Nielsen took a centering pass from Mikhail Grabovski...
Via Associated Press
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders' forward Frans Nielsen placed on injured reserve with broken hand

New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to February 8th due to a broken hand, according to New York Newsday.Nielsen broke his hand on a slash from the Colorado Avalanche's Erik Johnson right before the Olympic break. Nielson was initially expected to miss about a month with the injury while Johnson was suspended two games for the incident...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nielsen leads Islanders past Lightning in shootout

Frans Nielsen scored the only shootout goal and assisted on a second-period score by Thomas Vanek in a 2-1 victory for the New York Islanders against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Nielsen snapped a wrist shot between the pads of Ben Bishop moments after Valtteri Filppula rang a shot off the post to the right of Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin at the other end. The Islanders...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nielsen leads Isles past Lightning 2-1 in SO

Frans Nielsen scored the only shootout goal and assisted on a second-period score by Thomas Vanek in a 2-1 victory for the New York Islanders against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Nielsen snapped a wrist shot between the pads of Ben Bishop moments after Valtteri Filppula rang a shot off the post to the right of Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin at the other end. The Islanders...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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