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Nielsen, Okposo lift Islanders to shootout win over Blues

NEW YORK -- Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.Mikhail Grabovski tied it early in the third period for the Islanders, and Thomas Greiss, making his third start in four games, stopped 31 shots through overtime. He also denied both St. Louis shooters in the tiebreaker.The Islanders...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nielsen scores twice in 3rd as Islanders beat Ducks 4-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Frans Nielsen scored twice in the third period, backup goalie Thomas Greiss stopped 24 shots, and the New York Islanders beat the Anaheim ducks 4-1 Friday night. Brock Nelson and Cal Clutterbuck also had goals for the Islanders, who won two of three on a California road trip. Nelson, who had the Islanders' only goal in a 2-1 loss at Los Angeles on Thursday...
Via Associated Press
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 10/13/15

The Islanders finally got their first win of the season yesterday against the Winnipeg Jets with a 4-2 victory. “Its only been a few games but you want to get that first win,” Frans Nielsen told Islanders Insight. “Nice to get that first one and have that feeling back in the room now.” A big takeaway from yesterday’s game was the fact the first line consisting of Anders...
Via Islanders Insight
October 13, 2015  |  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

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

Lightning drop shootout to Islanders, 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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