Frans Nielsen

Age 34 April 24, 1984
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
Date Details
July 1, 2016 Signed C Frans Nielsen to a six-year, $31.5 million contract.
Activated March 2, 2014 Activated C Frans Nielsen from injured reserve.
Injured February 24, 2014 Placed C Frans Nielsen on IR.
Fined October 9, 2013 NHL fined C Frans Nielsen $5,000 for slashing Martin Hanzal on October 8th.
February 8, 2012 (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 16 0 10 10 -4 2 177 47.06 40.93 -6.26 45.31 -4.06 0.00 2.04
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
Herning U20 Denmark U20 36 18 16 34 6
2000-2001 Herning Blue Fox Denmark 38 18 19 37 6
Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1 3 2 1 3 0
Denmark U20 WJC-20 D2 4 2 2 4 2
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Malmö Redhawks SHL 20 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr Malmö Redhawks J20 SuperElit 29 15 27 42 8 Playoffs 7 3 7 10 0
Draft Yr Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1 3 1 2 3 0
Draft Yr Denmark U20 WJC-20 D2 4 4 10 14 0
Draft Yr Denmark WC D1 5 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 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
Malmö Redhawks J20 SuperElit 2 1 3 4 0 Playoffs 6 5 4 9 0
Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1 5 3 7 10 0
Denmark WC 6 0 0 0 4
2003-2004 Malmö Redhawks SHL 50 9 7 16 28
Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1 5 8 3 11 4
Denmark WC 6 0 3 3 0
2004-2005 Malmö Redhawks SHL 49 8 7 15 6
Denmark WC 6 3 0 3 0
Denmark OGQ 3 2 3 5 0
Malmö Redhawks Kvalserien SHL 10 7 2 9 0
2005-2006 Timrå IK SHL 50 5 13 18 22
Denmark WC 6 3 0 3 4
2006-2007 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 54 20 24 44 10
New York Islanders NHL 15 1 1 2 0
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
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
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
Denmark WC 7 0 3 3 8
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
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
Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 17 24 41 18 956 43.75 49.53 2.64 48.96 1.49 0.69 1.44
Denmark OGQ 3 0 3 3 0
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
Denmark (all) International 9 3 4 7 2
Denmark WC 7 3 3 6 0
2018-2019 Detroit Red Wings NHL 16 0 10 10 2 177 47.06 40.93 -6.26 45.31 -4.06 0.00 2.04
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Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Marc Levine
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Standard Contract | 6 Years $31,500,000 6.60% 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
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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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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
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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 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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