Frans Nielsen

New York Islanders #51 - Center

  • Born: 04/24/84
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 180

[Bits] Bridgeport finale; sad Frans; playoff notes

The New York Islanders' youngest pros prepare for the AHL season's final weekend with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Sens 4 (EN), Isles 1: Home slate mercifully over

The New York Islanders will finish the 2013-14 season with 13 home wins, the fewest since the 2000-01 season. That's about all you need -- plus gifs! -- from their 4-1 loss to the Senators.

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.

Okposo, Bailey Near Exclusive Isles 400 Games Club

Not many forwards have heard their names called on draft day by the New York Islanders and later found themselves playing a 400th game in an Isles jersey. By season's end, the short list may grow by two.

Why is the Isles PK so awful?

The New York islanders have one of the worst penalty kills in the league, but the source of the problem might not be what you think.

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.

Isles vs. Lightning: Martinek has 10 lives

Radek Martinek returns (again), Brock Nelson plays center, Peter Regin lines up on Frans Nielsen's wing.

Diagram: Subtle Brilliance of JT's Hat Trick Goal

John Tavares hat trick: Sometimes a goal comes not from how hard a player shoots nor how pretty the setup, but rather the location and the timing of when he chooses to do it.

A Look Into a Night of Islanders Shift Management

Some fans have a problem with how Jack Capuano and the Islanders deploy their forward lines. This is a look into how Capuano actually used the forwards for one night.

Pens 3, Isles 2 (OT): Endless cycle of pain

Facing the prospect of taking a seven-game winless streak out on to the toughest road trip of the season, the New York Islanders found yet another way to break sticks and shatter hearts with a fall-from-ahead 3-2 overtime loss to the Penguins.

Efficiency, Thy Name Is Eric Boulton.

Eric Boulton needs not gobs of games nor ice time to make his presence felt on the scoresheet.

[Bits] What Ails the Islanders?

With the New York Islanders suffering a few mistakes per game that their goalies can't rescue, er stinking it up, the natural off day topic has become: What's ailing them?

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