Brock Nelson

New York Islanders logo
Age 30 Oct 15, 1991
Warroad USA
Center shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
212 lbs 96 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2019
Agent Ben Hankinson
Draft Year 2010
Drafted Overall 30
Draft Round 1
Draft Team New York Islanders logo

Transaction History
May 16, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson set career highs in goals with 37 and points with 59 this season.
Apr 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over Washington.
Apr 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson (illness) will return to action Thursday against the Capitals.
Apr 26, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson (illness) will not be available against the Capitals on Tuesday.
Apr 21, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored two goals -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Rangers.
Apr 15, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored an empty-net goal on two shots, dished and assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 3-0 win over the Canadiens.
Apr 5, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Stars.
Mar 30, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
Mar 24, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored two goals -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Red Wings.
Mar 22, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson assisted on all three of New York's goals in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Senators.
Mar 19, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored three times in the third period, with one goal coming on the power play and another being the game-winner, during Saturday's 4-2 victory over the Stars.
Mar 16, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Capitals.
Mar 11, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal on three shots, dished an assist and blocked two shots in Friday's 5-2 win over the Jets.
Mar 7, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on four shots in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Avalanche.
Mar 5, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored the game-winning goal on the power play in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Blues.
Mar 4, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson has been moved to the top line along with Anders Lee and Anthony Beauvillier for the Islanders, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Feb 22, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Kraken.
Feb 17, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson finished with a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over the Bruins on Thursday.
Feb 9, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Canucks.
Jan 30, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Wild.
Jan 27, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson added an assist in a 3-2 loss to the Kings on Thursday.
Jan 21, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson netted a pair of goals in a 4-0 win over the Coyotes on Friday.
Jan 17, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist, levied three hits, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
Jan 3, 2022 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson (COVID-19 protocols) will practice with the team Monday after clearing the league's COVID-19 protocols, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 28, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson was designated for the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.
Dec 11, 2021 Activated New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson (lower body) has been activated off injured reserve and will return to action Saturday against the Devils.
Dec 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson (lower body) has started skating but his return is not imminent, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 23, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson (lower body) will be out for the next 2-4 weeks. In addition, Nelson has been placed on injured reserve, per the (NHL) media site.
Nov 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson suffered a lower-body injury Sunday against Toronto, Brian Compton of (NHL).com reports.
Nov 20, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored twice in a 5-2 loss to the Flames on Saturday.
Nov 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on a team-leading six shots Saturday in a 2-0 victory over Winnipeg.
Nov 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored four goals Thursday in a 6-2 win over Montreal.
Oct 23, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal on three shots, dished an assist and blocked two shots in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Coyotes.
Oct 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson may find himself with new linemates when the Islanders next play on Saturday in Arizona, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots and had two PIM in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Hurricanes. He also had a pair of hits.
Jun 15, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal on his lone shot and went 8-3 (72.7 percent) on faceoffs in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 2.
Jun 9, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a pair of goals on four shots Wednesday in a 6-2 victory over the Bruins in Game 6.
Jun 7, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on two shots Monday in a 5-4 win over the Bruins in Game 5.
May 31, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson notched a power-play assist and four hits in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Bruins in Game 2.
May 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored twice and added an assist Wednesday in a 5-3 win over Pittsburgh in Game 6. He finished with four shots and three hits.
May 16, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on two shots and dished out four hits in a 4-3 overtime win over Pittsburgh in Game 1 on Sunday.
May 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored twice Saturday in a 5-1 win over the Devils.
Apr 29, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson dished out a pair of assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Rangers.
Apr 11, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson posted a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Rangers.
Apr 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on his lone shot in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over Philadelphia. He also scored the only goal in the shootout.
Apr 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on four shots Tuesday in a 1-0 win over Washington.
Apr 1, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on five shots and doled out two hits in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Capitals.
Apr 1, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson has three points, all assists, in his past seven games.
Mar 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on a game-high six shots Sunday in a 3-2 shootout win over New Jersey. He also had two PIM and two hits.
Mar 9, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson collected a power-play goal on two shots in a 2-1 shootout win over the Bruins on Tuesday.
Mar 7, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored two goals in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Sabres.
Feb 27, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal and added an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Feb 20, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a goal on three shots and won nine of 14 faceoffs (64.3 percent) in Saturday's 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh.
Feb 18, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal on three shots in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Penguins.
Feb 15, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson registered a power-play goal on three shots in Monday's 3-1 win over Buffalo.
Feb 7, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson delivered an assist in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Penguins.
Jan 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson scored a power-play goal on four shots and added two PIM in a 4-1 win over the Devils on Thursday. He also went 9-for-11 (81.8 percent) in the faceoff circle.
Jan 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Brock Nelson | Nelson has become one of the better number two centers in the league under Barry Trotz, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
May 23, 2019 New York Islanders | signed C Brock Nelson to a six-year, $36 million contract extension.
Jul 23, 2018 New York Islanders | re-signed C Brock Nelson to a one-year, $4.25 million contract.
Oct 21, 2013 Recalled New York Islanders | recalled C Brock Nelson from Bridgeport (AHL).
Apr 28, 2013 Recalled New York Islanders | recalled C Brock Nelson from Bridgeport (AHL).
Sep 14, 2012 Assigned New York Islanders | assigned C Brock Nelson to Bridgeport (AHL).
Apr 3, 2012 New York Islanders | (Brock Nelson) has been signed to a three-year entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Brock Nelson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New York Islanders New York Islanders logo 72 37 22 59 -5 33 973 51.70 48.10 1.00 46.30 0.50 1.29 2.22
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 Warroad High USHS-MN 24 12 7 19 2 Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0
2008-2009 Warroad High USHS-MN 25 35 23 58 14 Playoffs 3 6 5 11 0
2008-2009 Warroad High MN State 3 4 3 7 6 Playoffs 3 6 5 11 0
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Warroad High USHS-MN 25 39 34 73 38 Playoffs 3 8 4 12 0
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Team Sanford Power UMHSEHL 24 16 16 32 12
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Warroad High MN State 3 6 4 10 2 Playoffs 3 8 4 12 0
2010-2011 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 42 8 13 21 27
2010-2011 USA U20 WJC-20 5 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 42 28 19 47 4
2011-2012 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 4 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 66 25 27 52 34
2013-2014 New York Islanders NHL 72 14 12 26 12 794 42.42 52.07 3.66 52.96 4.91 0.76 1.36
2013-2014 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 1 0 1 1 2
2013-2014 USA WC 8 5 2 7 20
2014-2015 New York Islanders NHL 82 20 22 42 24 949 56.58 57.41 2.79 54.02 0.79 0.63 1.64 Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0
2014-2015 USA WC 10 6 4 10 8
2015-2016 New York Islanders NHL 81 26 14 40 30 1,050 53.16 47.19 -1.94 49.10 -1.00 1.20 1.77 Playoffs 11 1 4 5 0
2015-2016 USA WC 6 1 3 4 2
2016-2017 New York Islanders NHL 81 20 25 45 36 1,019 48.28 46.59 -4.50 45.49 -3.38 0.94 1.88
2016-2017 USA WC 8 4 3 7 2
2017-2018 New York Islanders NHL 82 19 16 35 43 969 48.68 41.07 -6.02 45.50 -1.96 0.74 1.49
2018-2019 New York Islanders NHL 82 25 28 53 28 1,134 59.74 52.11 1.32 47.65 -0.27 1.01 1.90 Playoffs 8 4 0 4 0
2019-2020 New York Islanders NHL 68 26 28 54 32 949 50.60 47.40 -2.10 45.10 -1.80 0.95 2.09 Playoffs 22 9 9 18 0
2020-2021 New York Islanders NHL 56 18 15 33 14 765 51.80 49.90 -2.20 48.10 -0.40 0.78 1.72 Playoffs 19 7 5 12 0
2021-2022 New York Islanders NHL 72 37 22 59 33 973 51.70 48.10 1.00 46.30 0.50 1.29 2.22
Brock Nelson Stats by Elite Prospects | Brock Nelson Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date May 23, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 6 Years $36,000,000 7.27% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $5,200,000 $8,000,000 $5,200,000 $5,600,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $8,000,000 $5,200,000 $8,000,000 $5,200,000 $5,600,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $8,000,000 $5,200,000 $8,000,000 $5,200,000 $5,600,000 $4,000,000
Clauses NTC NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date July 23, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $4,250,000 5.35% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $4,250,000
UFA
AAV $4,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $4,250,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $4,250,000
Minors Salary $4,250,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date September 16, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 3 Years $7,500,000 3.50% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
RFA
AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date April 3, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $8,475,000 1.50% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $900,000 $900,000 $900,000
RFA
AAV $2,825,000 $2,825,000 $2,825,000
Performance Bonuses $1,925,000 $1,925,000 $1,925,000
Base Salary $810,000 $810,000 $810,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000 $90,000
Total Salary $900,000 $900,000 $900,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year