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NHL: Philadelphia 5, New York Islanders 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Vincent Lecavalier recorded his fifth career hat trick Saturday, powering the Philadelphia Flyers over the New York Islanders 5-2.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Josh Bailey finished off a New York comeback with a deflection 1:40 from the final horn Friday, giving the Islanders a 4-3 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Vancouver 5, New York Islanders 4 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Brad Richardson scored on a deflection off defenseman Andrew MacDonald's stick in overtime Tuesday, lifting Vancouver over the New York Islanders 5-4.

NHL: Carolina 4, New York Islanders 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Carolina's Jiri Tlusty provided two goals and a pair of assists Saturday, elevating the Hurricanes over the New York Islanders 4-3.

NHL: Buffalo 3, New York Islanders 2 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Tyler Ennis scored and added a shootout game-winner Tuesday, sparking Buffalo to its first win over the season, 3-2 over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Nashville 3, New York Islanders 2

NASHVILLE, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Seth Jones notched his first NHL goal and Ryan Ellis added a go-ahead tally in the third period Saturday, lifting Nashville over the New York Islanders 3-2.

NHL: New York Islanders 6, Phoenix 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- John Tavares scored twice and Josh Bailey contributed a goal and two assists Tuesday, powering the New York Islanders over Phoenix 6-1.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, New Jersey 3 (SO)

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Matt Moulson scored in the sixth round of the shootout Friday to bring the New York Islanders a season-opening, 4-3 win over New Jersey.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, New York Islanders 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, May 11 (UPI) -- Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime Saturday, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins over the New York Islanders 4-3 for a first-round series victory.

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

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 20 (UPI) -- John Tavares' shootout goal Saturday kept the New York Islanders on a roll with a 5-4 win over Winnipeg.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Toronto 3

TORONTO, April 18 (UPI) -- Two goals from John Tavares, one of them the go-ahead tally late in the first period Thursday, helped rally the New York Islanders past Toronto 5-3.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Winnipeg 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 2 (UPI) -- Frans Nielsen notched the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the New York Islanders continued their playoff push with a 5-2 win over Winnipeg Tuesday.

NHL: New York Islanders 3, New Jersey 1

NEWARK, N.J., April 1 (UPI) -- Frans Nielsen set up a pair of first-period goals Monday and the New York Islanders stayed in the playoff hunt with a 3-1 win over slumping New Jersey.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Washington 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 9 (UPI) -- John Tavares scored twice in the third period Saturday, powering the New York Islanders to a 5-2 win over Washington.

NHL: New York Islanders 3, Ottawa 2 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 3 (UPI) -- John Tavares scored the decisive goal in a shootout Sunday, boosting the New York Islanders over Ottawa 3-2.
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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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