Frans Nielsen

Age 35 Apr 24, 1984
Herning DNK
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
188 lbs 85 kg
ELC Signing Age 22
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2011
Agent Marc Levine
Draft Year 2002
Drafted Overall 87
Draft Round 3
Draft Team New York Islanders

Transaction History
Jul 1, 2016 Detroit Red Wings signed C Frans Nielsen to a six-year, $31.5 million contract.
Mar 2, 2014 Activated New York Islanders activated C Frans Nielsen from injured reserve.
Feb 24, 2014 Injured New York Islanders placed C Frans Nielsen on IR.
Oct 9, 2013 Fined NHL fined C Frans Nielsen $5,000 for slashing Martin Hanzal on October 8th.
Feb 8, 2012 New York Islanders (Frans Nielsen) agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

Frans Nielsen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Detroit Red Wings 72 10 25 35 -7 14 882 48.75 43.59 -1.79 44.54 -3.59 0.68 1.63
Frans Nielsen Stats by Elite Prospects Frans Nielsen Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1999-2000 Denmark U18 WJC-18 B 5 3 4 7 0
1999-2000 Herning U20 Denmark U20 36 18 16 34 6
2000-2001 Herning Blue Fox Denmark 38 18 19 37 6
2000-2001 Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1 3 2 1 3 0
2000-2001 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D2 4 2 2 4 2
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Malmö Redhawks SHL 20 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Malmö Redhawks J20 SuperElit 29 15 27 42 8 Playoffs 7 3 7 10 0
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1 3 1 2 3 0
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D2 4 4 10 14 0
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Denmark WC D1 5 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Malmö Redhawks J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 2 2 0
2002-2003 Malmö Redhawks SHL 47 3 6 9 10
2002-2003 Malmö Redhawks J20 SuperElit 2 1 3 4 0 Playoffs 6 5 4 9 0
2002-2003 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1 5 3 7 10 0
2002-2003 Denmark WC 6 0 0 0 4
2003-2004 Malmö Redhawks SHL 50 9 7 16 28
2003-2004 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1 5 8 3 11 4
2003-2004 Denmark WC 6 0 3 3 0
2003-2004 Malmö Redhawks Kvalserien SHL 10 3 5 8 2
2004-2005 Malmö Redhawks SHL 49 8 7 15 6
2004-2005 Denmark WC 6 3 0 3 0
2004-2005 Denmark OGQ 3 2 3 5 0
2004-2005 Malmö Redhawks Kvalserien SHL 10 7 2 9 0
2005-2006 Timrå IK SHL 50 5 13 18 22
2005-2006 Denmark WC 6 3 0 3 4
2006-2007 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 54 20 24 44 10
2006-2007 New York Islanders NHL 15 1 1 2 0
2006-2007 Denmark WC 6 0 3 3 6
2007-2008 New York Islanders NHL 16 2 1 3 0 132 57.14 51.11 -4.23 45.76 -7.20 0.91 1.37
2007-2008 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 48 10 28 38 18
2008-2009 New York Islanders NHL 59 9 24 33 18 634 46.00 49.03 1.83 49.01 4.67 0.47 1.23
2009-2010 New York Islanders NHL 76 12 26 38 6 845 49.25 51.35 2.10 51.48 5.71 0.71 1.70
2009-2010 Denmark WC 7 2 3 5 6
2010-2011 New York Islanders NHL 71 13 31 44 38 818 54.41 54.84 12.40 50.24 6.22 0.37 1.69
2011-2012 New York Islanders NHL 82 17 30 47 6 1,007 51.90 46.69 -1.65 48.78 2.24 0.71 1.85
2011-2012 Denmark WC 7 0 3 3 8
2011-2012 Denmark (all) International 10 2 7 9 8
2012-2013 New York Islanders NHL 48 6 23 29 12 611 46.67 45.78 -8.75 46.82 -4.58 0.29 1.77 Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0
2012-2013 Lukko Liiga 27 4 20 24 10
2013-2014 New York Islanders NHL 80 25 33 58 8 949 44.19 52.19 4.91 49.84 1.30 0.95 1.96
2014-2015 New York Islanders NHL 78 14 29 43 12 874 53.85 54.10 -1.20 53.15 -0.75 0.55 1.44 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 New York Islanders NHL 81 20 32 52 12 977 52.24 49.79 1.59 51.31 1.94 0.49 1.35 Playoffs 11 3 2 5 0
2016-2017 Team Europe WCup 6 0 2 2 0
2016-2017 Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 17 24 41 18 956 43.75 49.53 2.64 48.96 1.49 0.69 1.44
2016-2017 Denmark OGQ 3 0 3 3 0
2016-2017 Denmark (all) International 4 1 3 4 0
2017-2018 Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 16 17 33 14 968 46.88 47.83 -1.05 48.33 -0.45 0.50 1.12
2017-2018 Denmark (all) International 9 3 4 7 2
2017-2018 Denmark WC 7 3 3 6 0
2018-2019 Detroit Red Wings NHL 72 10 25 35 14 882 48.75 43.59 -1.79 44.54 -3.59 0.68 1.63
2019-2020 Detroit Red Wings NHL 0 0 0 0 0
Frans Nielsen Stats by Elite Prospects | Frans Nielsen Advanced Stats by Offside Review

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Marc Levine
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $31,500,000 6.44% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000
UFA
AAV $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $2,500,000 $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,500,000 $1,500,000
Total Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date February 6, 2012
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $11,000,000 4.58% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
UFA
AAV $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
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Signing Team
Signing Date July 19, 2008
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $2,100,000 0.93% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $525,000 $525,000 $525,000 $525,000
UFA
AAV $525,000 $525,000 $525,000 $525,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $500,000 $500,000 $550,000 $550,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $500,000 $500,000 $550,000 $550,000
Minors Salary $500,000 $500,000 $550,000 $550,000
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Signing Date May 15, 2006
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,245,000 1.22% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008
Cap Hit $535,000 $535,000
RFA
AAV $622,500 $622,500
Performance Bonuses $25,000 $150,000
Base Salary $450,000 $500,000
Signing Bonuses $60,000 $60,000
Total Salary $510,000 $560,000
Minors Salary $60,000 $60,000
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