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Position
C
 
Jersey
51
Name  Frans Nielsen
Born  4/24/1984
Height  6-1
Weight  180
Shoots  L
3/14/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen has recorded five points (three goals) in his last four games after going seven games without one.
Insight: The 29-year-old had two points Friday against the Sharks to set a career high with 48. He has 21 goals, four more than any other season in his eight-year career.
 
3/5/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen hasn't produced a point since Jan. 27.
Insight: Nielsen, who returned from a broken hand two games ago, is on a seven-game drought. He has 18 goals, 43 points and 120 SOG in 62 games, but his numbers probably will take a hit with John Tavares out for the season and Thomas Vanek traded.
 
2/24/2014 8:02:00 PM
Description: The Islanders have officially placed center Frans Nielsen on injured reserve. He broke his hand prior to the Olympic break. SOURCE: Newsday
Insight: He's probably still a few weeks away from returning. Before the injury, Nielsen had 18 goals and 25 assists. Fantasy owners with extra roster space can definitely afford to stash him.
 
2/11/2014 6:14:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen suffered a broken bone in his left hand when he was slashed by Colorado's Erik Johnson on Sunday. SOURCE: Arthur Staple, Newsday
Insight: Nielsen will have the luxury of healing during the Olympic break, but there's a chance he'll still miss some time when the NHL resumes its schedule.
 
11/19/2013 9:44:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored his 10th goal of the season Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Nielsen has produced three goals and seven points in 10 games this month after putting up seven goals and 15 points over 12 games in October. Expect production closer to November the rest of this season.
 
11/12/2013 9:40:00 PM
Description: New York center Frans Nielsen played the role of distributor Tuesday in a win over Nashville.
Insight: He assisted on two of the Islanders' three goals for his 11th and 12th assists of the season. The 29-year-old is now tied for fifth in the league in scoring (21 points in 19 games).
 
Hot10/25/2013 9:47:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen added three more points to his total Friday night against the Penguins.
Insight: He had a goal and two assists, giving him six goals and eight assists in the first 10 games this season. Six of his points have come with the man advantage.
 
Hot10/22/2013 10:35:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen had a goal and two assists Tuesday against Vancouver.
Insight: After finishing strong in 2012-13, Nielsen has five goals and 11 points in the first nine games this season. He has been skating with the top power-play unit consisting of John Tavares, Matt Moulson, Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky and is a must-add if he's still available.
 
Hot10/19/2013 10:24:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored his fourth goal of the season Saturday against the Hurricanes.
Insight: It's time to buy into Nielsen's hot start. He has eight points in the first eight games after finishing strong last season and has been skating with the top power-play unit consisting of John Tavares, Matt Moulson, Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky.
 
Hot10/15/2013 10:03:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen has scored a goal in two straight games.
Insight: Nielsen finished strong last season, putting up four goals and 19 points in his last 27 games, and he has picked up where he left off by scoring three goals with seven points in the first seven games this season.
 
Hot4/20/2013 9:57:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen has three goals and 10 points in 10 games this month.
Insight: Nielsen had a goal and an assist Saturday against Winnipeg. He's on a three-game scoring streak.
 
1/31/2013 10:33:00 PM
Description: Islanders center Frans Nielsen distributed a pair of assists Thursday in an overtime win against New Jersey.
Insight: Nielsen has missed all 11 of his shots on goal this season but he's made up for it by producing a team-high seven assists. Five of those assists have come over his last three games.
 
4/5/2011 11:01:00 AM
Description: Frans Nielsen and Milan Jurcina will not play in the Islanders' remaining games because of injuries. TSN
Insight: Nielsen has concussion symptoms, while Jurcina has a hip injury. Look for another option if either player happens to be on your team.
 
3/31/2011 1:00:00 AM
Description: Nielsen tallied a pair of goals in the Islanders' Wednesday night victory, including his league-leading seventh short-handed score.
Insight: It was the first two-goal game of the season for Nielsen, who has 13 goals and 44 points for the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
3/31/2011 12:58:00 AM
Description: Frans Nielsen scored both Islanders' goals with a +2 in their 3-2 loss to New Jersey on Wednesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Nielsen has had his best career NHL season with 44 points (13g-31a) in 70 games this season.
 
12/27/2010 4:04:00 PM
Description: Nielsen picked up two assists on Sunday against Montreal.
Insight: Nielsen now has 18 points in 33 games so far this season for the Islanders. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/24/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Nielsen scored his fifth goal of the season on Thursday night in a win over the Devils.
Insight: Nielsen now has five goals and 11 assists in 32 games so far this season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/6/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Nielsen scored his third goal of the season on Sunday against the Flyers.
Insight: Nielsen is now up to 14 points in 25 games with three goals and 11 assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/22/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Nielsen recorded an assist on Sunday against Atlanta.
Insight: Nielsen had gone six straight games without a point. With the assist, he now has nine points in 20 games so far this season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
10/12/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Nielsen scored his first goal of the season and added an assist on Monday against the Rangers.
Insight: Nielsen now has three points in two games with a goal and two assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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