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FRANS NIELSEN RUMORS

Would You Trade Brandon Sutter For Frans Nielsen? by @ChicksDigHockey

I am a Brandon Sutter fan. I’ll always love Crosby and Malkin but give me a good bottom six guy any day. I guess I’m just partial to the gritty blue collar player who adds character as well as skill.  Give me a role player like Sutter or Max Talbot or Mike Rupp any day! Role players are as essential to a team’s success as goal scorers are. They won’t appear as such on...
Via PensInitiative
4 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Top Shelf: 1/14/15- Top of the Conference Edition

In case you were wondering, last night seriously happened. The New York Islanders went into Madison Square Garden and beat their biggest rival by a score of 3-0, and with a Tampa Bay Lightning loss, have climbed to the top of the standings in the Eastern Conference. With a (little) bit of early-minute luck, the Islanders managed to escape the first period without giving up a goal...
Via Islanders Insight
January 14, 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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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