Frans Nielsen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Detroit Red Wings sign Frans Nielsen

    Winging It In Motown "The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Frans Nielsen to a six year deal, at $5.25 million AAV. The 32 year old, 6'1" Dane has played his entire 10 season career with the New York Islanders, scoring 119 goals and adding 230 assists in 606 games. As I noted in my free agent profile of him,..." July 01

  • Failing Nielsen offer only start of Isles’ alarming free-agent issue

    New York Post "Sweepings from the Entry Draft floor in Buffalo: The Islanders, who have already bade goodbye to top-six winger Kyle Okposo on his way to the July 1 bazaar, appear to be on the verge of losing a second top-six forward in Frans Nielsen to free agency. And you thought John Tavares was light in..." June 27

  • Islanders GM, Nielsen’s agent talking long-term deal

    Newsday "A pivotal block of time begins on Monday for the Islanders and general manager Garth Snow, who head into next weekend’s NHL draft and the following week’s free agency period with many questions about where the team is headed. The Isles own the 19th pick in Friday’s first round in Buffalo, but..." June 19

  • Islanders’ Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen, Matt Martin now free

    Newsday "With the Islanders’ playoff elimination at the hands of the Lightning, a summer of uncertainty now begins for three free-agent forwards — all of them drafted by the club and two of them alternate captains — who may have played their last game for the Isles: Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt..." May 09

  • Islanders can’t let Frans Nielsen get away in free agency

    New York Post "The Islanders do not need a road map to find where the purse strings are, nor how to tighten them. Yet as that grip has eased with the transition to new ownership and the first year of their cash-laden deal with Barclays Center, priorities have shifted back to fielding the best team they can, with..." March 30

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