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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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Erik Johnson for two games

Erik Johnson has received a two-game suspension for slashing the Islanders' Frans Nielsen on Saturday.Nielsen has a broken bone in his hand as a result of Johnson's two-handed slash. The timing of this suspension in particularly inopportune for Johnson because he was already set to go two and a half weeks without playing because of the Olympic break. Now he won't be eligible...
Via Hockey Fan Land
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs’ Johnson suspended two games for ‘violent’ Nielsen slash

On Tuesday, the National Hockey League suspended Colorado defenseman Erik Johnson two games for slashing — and breaking the hand of — Islanders forward Frans Nielsen. “After Nielsen attempts to rim the puck behind the net to a teammate, Johnson chokes up on his stick and delivers a reckless two-handed slash, catching Nielsen across the thumb and injuring him,” the NHL...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 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

Islanders' Nielsen fined $5,000 for slashing

New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen has been fined $5000 for slashing Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal in NHL Game No. 38 on Long Island on Tuesday October 8 the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 13:42 of the third period. Nielsen was assessed a minor penalty for slashing. The fine money goes to the Players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Frans Nielsen Fined For Slash

NEW YORK (October 9, 2013) -- New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen has been fined $5,000 for slashing Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal in NHL Game No. 38 on Long Island on Tuesday, October 8, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 13:42 of the third period. Nielsen was assessed a minor penalty for slashing....
Via Kukla's Korner
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders' Nielsen agrees to four-year extension

New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $11 million, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported on Tuesday. The Islanders confirmed Nielsen signed an extension and detailed that an official announcement will be made on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Nielsen was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in July. Prior to Tuesday's contest...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Frans Nielsen Re-signed for 4 Years, $11 Million

The Islanders have locked up Frans Nielsen to 4-year, $11 million deal according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie. Last month a Danish website reported they were close to re-signing the Danish center. According to McKenzie, Nielsen’s cap annual cap hit will only be $2.75 million.  With his year-by-year salary breaking down as follows: $2 million, $2.5 million, $3 million and $3.5 million...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Nielsen pushes Islanders past Hurricanes in SO

Frans Nielsen scored the deciding goal in a shootout, and the Islanders earned their third straight win by beating the Hurricanes 4-3 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's bottom two teams.
Via ESPN
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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