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Ottawa Senators defeat New York Islanders 4-1

Jason Spezza scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday.

Tampa Bay beats NY Islanders 3-2

Sami Salo scored the winner in the 13th round of the shootout as the Tampa Bay Lightning took a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday.
NY Islanders come out over Vancouver

NY Islanders come out over Vancouver

Anders Lee, Frans Nielsen and Josh Bailey had a goal and an assist as the New York Islanders scored seven times in the third period to grab a 7-4 victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
Avalanche's Erik Johnson suspended two games for slash

Avalanche's Erik Johnson suspended two games for slash

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson was slapped with a two-game suspension Tuesday, the result of a slash to the New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen.

NHL: Boston 6, New York Islanders 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Brad Marchand scored and distributed three assists Monday and the Boston Bruins netted three answered goals to overcome the New York Islanders 6-3.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, New York Rangers 3

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Thomas Vanek scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period Tuesday and the surging New York Islanders rallied to knock off the New York Rangers 5-3.

NHL: New York Islanders 2, Tampa Bay 1 (SO)

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Frans Nielsen scored in the first round of the shootout Thursday and that goal stood up to bring the New York Islanders a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Toronto 3

TORONTO, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Calvin de Haan notched his first NHL goal during a third-period outburst that sent the surging New York Islanders past Toronto 5-3 Tuesday.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Boston 3

BOSTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- John Tavares capped a New York comeback with two third-period goals Tuesday, helping rally the Islanders over Boston 5-3.

NHL: New Jersey 2, New York Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Travis Zajac put New Jersey ahead with a third-period deflection Saturday, sending the Devils over the New York Islanders 2-1.

NHL: Tampa Bay 3, New York Islanders 2 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Valterri Filppula rallied Tampa Bay with two late goals and the Lightning went on to overcome the New York Islanders 3-2 in a shootout.

NHL: Toronto 5, New York Islanders 2

TORONTO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Phil Kessel scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season Tuesday, propelling the Toronto Maple Leafs over the New York Islanders 5-2.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Detroit 4 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout Saturday and the New York Islanders extended their dominance of reeling Detroit with a 5-4 victory.

NHL: Columbus 5, New York Islanders 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Ryan Johansen and Brandon Dubinsky each supplied a goal and two assists Saturday and the Columbus Blue Jackets logged a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Ottawa 4 (SO)

OTTAWA, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Frans Nielsen produced the only shootout goal Friday, one that gave the New York Islanders a 5-4 win over Ottawa.
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Frans Nielsen
New York Islanders Frans Nielsen (51) scores his teams second goal against Washington Capitals goal Jose Theodore during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on April 1, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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Frans Nielsen (born April 24, 1984) is a Danish professional ice hockey player currently playing with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the first Danish citizen to play in the NHL.

Nielsen was drafted by the New York Islanders in the third round, 87th overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. After playing in the Swedish Elitserien since 2001, Nielsen signed a two-year contract with the New York Islanders on May 15, 2006. He has also played for the Danish national team.

With over 216 games in the Elitserien, Nielsen recorded 25 goals and 34 assists for 59 points and 66 penalty minutes.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Frans Nielsen."
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