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FRANS NIELSEN RUMORS

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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 8/10/2015

Kyle Okposo has gotten a lot of the attention due to the fact that he is able to become a unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, but he is not the only one. Frans Nielsen‘s contract also expires and he puts the Islanders in a bit of a tricky situation. The Danish forward has often been relied upon to matchup with opponents’ top line and provide consistent offensive...
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25 days ago  |  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

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...
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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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