Frans Nielsen
Height / Weight 6' 1" / 180 lbs
Birthdate 1984-04-24 (30)
Birthplace Herning, Denmark
Drafted '02 - 3rd round, 87th pick
Shoots left
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June 6, 10:42 AM
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Apr 16, 12:54 PM
Frans Nielsen scored in regulation and in the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 2-1 win over the Devils on Saturday night. He has nine points, including five goals, in his last 10 games.
Mar 29, 10:47 PM
Frans Nielsen posted a goal and an assist for the second-consecutive game, factoring into two goals in Friday's loss to San Jose.
Mar 14, 10:42 PM
Frans Nielsen scored a goal and added an assist against the Canucks on Monday.
Mar 11, 1:09 AM
Frans Nielsen (hand) was activated off of IR on Sunday, according to Newsday.
Mar 3, 12:15 AM
Frans Nielsen (hand) practiced with the Islanders on Friday, according to Newsday.
Mar 1, 12:02 AM
Frans Nielsen (hand) was officially placed on IR Sunday, according to Newsday.
Feb 24, 12:05 AM
Frans Nielsen (hand) skated on his own after at Wednesday's practice.
Feb 19, 3:53 PM
GM Garth Snow said Nielsen could miss up to a month with the broken hand, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
Feb 11, 6:19 PM
Avalanche D Erik Johnson suspended two games for slashing Frans Nielsen
Feb 11, 3:45 PM 2
Frans Nielsen sustained a broken hand after being slashed during Saturday's game against the Avs, NHL.com reports.
Feb 11, 1:21 PM
Islanders F Frans Nielsen sustains broken hand, likely to miss first week after Olympic break
Feb 11, 12:57 PM
VIDEO: Frans Nielsen roofs his own rebound past Johnson
Jan 27, 8:12 PM
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Jan 8, 3:01 PM
VIDEO: From his knees, Islanders' Okposo places it on a tee for Nielsen
Dec 28, 10:33 PM
Frans Nielsen News: Nielsen grabbed a pair of assists in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Predators.
Nov 12, 11:14 PM
VIDEO: Frans Nielsen scores short-handed backhander
Oct 26, 11:00 PM
Frans Nielsen News: Nielsen scored a shorthanded goal, but finished minus-3 in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Flyers. The goal extended his goal streak to four games and four goals, and his…
Oct 26, 10:41 PM
Frans Nielsen News: Nielsen had a goal and two assists -- including a helper on the game-winner -- in Friday's victory over Pittsburgh.
Oct 25, 10:39 PM