NHL

New York Islanders
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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Schedule

Wednesday, April 16Full Scoreboard
Montreal 4/16 7:00 PM ET
Tampa Bay CNBC, CBC, RDS, SunSports
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
Columbus 4/16 7:30 PM ET
Pittsburgh NBCSN, CBC, FS-OH, ROOT
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
Dallas 4/16 10:00 PM ET
Anaheim NBCSN, TSN
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
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Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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