Brock Nelson

New York Islanders #29 - Center

  • Born: 10/15/91
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 196
2013-14 Islanders 72 14 12 26 -10 12 3 0 1 132

McDonald to Join Nelson, Donovan with Team USA

Colin McDonald is the 14th NCAA product to be named to USA Hockey's 2014 entry to the IIHF World Championship in Belarus.

[Bits] Lottery luckless; AMac paid; Brock to USA

The lottery is over, but the NHL playoffs are just beginning.

World Championship: Nelson, Donovan chosen for USA

USA Hockey has named its first slate of players for this spring's IIHF World Championship in Belarus, and it includes Brock Nelson and Matt Donovan of the New York Islanders.

Isles 2, Canadiens 0: Ha.

Two New York Islanders rookies scored, Evgeni Nabokov grabbed his 59th shutout, while Johan Sundstrom grabbed a trip to the hospital courtesy of the glacial Douglas Murray.

Isles 2*, Devils 1 (*SO): Much quicker this time.

With playoff implications for one team, the New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils played a low-scoring game that reached extra time, because that's what the Devils do.

[Bits] Back to practice, under Tavares injury pall

Now that the men's semifinals are set for Friday, today at the Olympics it's the women's turn to shine as the U.S. and Canada renew their monopolist rivalry for the gold medal at noon EST. Here is a taste of reading for the sombre Isles fan.

Johnson Gets 2 Games for Breaking Nielsen's Hand

If you were surprised Erik Johnson would get a phone hearing for his slash late in Saturday night's loss to the Avalanche, Newsday's Arthur Staple provides key context: It broke Frans Nielsen's hand.

[Gameday Bits] Bridgeport's 1000th; Games Begin

And so we come to the final game day before the Olympic break, and Travis Hamonic is off of IR and set to play tonight for the New York Islanders against the Colorado Avalanche.

Vanek Plan B: What to do the morning after

The widely expected next decision for the New York Islanders is to pull the trigger on a Thomas Vanek trade and recoup some assets. But then what? Who gets a crack at his spot on the first line?

[Gameday Bits] Brock's blessings; JT's papa; Vanek

The Islanders face the Calgary Flames at the Coliseum tonight, a matchup of two teams who rarely see each other because the collective smell is too funky.

Isles vs. Rangers Preview: The rubber match

The historic New York rivals meet for the fifth and final time with the 2013-14 series tied at 2-2.

Isles 2, Avalanche 1 (OT): Grabner's luck turns

Thomas Vanek and John Tavares had point streaks broken, but a more important streak grew: The New York Islanders won their sixth consecutive road game thanks to Michael Grabner's overtime winner over the Colorado Avalanche.

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