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Brock Nelson | Center | #29

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/15/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 206
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (30) / NYI
Contract: view contract details

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Brock Nelson will return to the Islanders' lineup on Thursday against the Jets.
Through 68 games this season Nelson has posted 16 goals and 38 points along with 30 PIMs with 43 hits and blocks. Mar 16 - 6:42 PM

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Brock Nelson is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

He won't be available to play on Tuesday night as a result. Nelson has generated three goals and four assists in the last 10 games.
Mar 14 - 6:39 PM

Brock Nelson found the back of the net in Friday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Nelson scored the game's first goal at the 13:27 mark of the second period. Unfortunately for the Islanders, Artemi Panarin tied the game with less than two minutes remaining. The 'Hawks ended up scoring two goals in the shootout. Nelson finished the game with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 17:43 of ice time. Nelson has 14 goals and 35 points in 63 games this season.
Mar 3 - 11:23 PM

Brock Nelson scored two goals -- including the game winner in overtime -- and chipped in with an assist to help the New York Islanders edge the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 in exciting NHL action Monday night.

Nelson delivered his 13th goal of the season at 2:42 of overtime. He scored his 12th at 13:48 of the second period. The Isles sent the game into OT on an Andrew Ladd deflection at 18:31 of the third period. Josh Bailey picked assists on Ladd's goal and Bailey's game winner and has 28 on the season. Bailey also scored his 13th to tie the game at 4-4 at 13:30 of the third. Ryan Strome had a goal (his eighth) and an assist (12th). Nelson collected his 13th assist on Strome's goal. Also producing a goal for New York was Nikolay Kulemin (ninth). Anders Lee had two assists to bring his season total to 13.
Feb 6 - 10:21 PM

Brock Nelson did something very special at home during Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Wild.

The Warroad, MN native scored a pair of goals in front of his hometown crowd. Which you could tell meant a lot to him. Nelson is now up to nine goals and 21 points in 35 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:33:00 AM

Brock Nelson found the back of the net in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.

Nelson opened the scoring at the 9:32 mark of the first period. Unfortunately for the Islanders, that's the only time they'd hold the lead in the game. The 25-year-old has seven goals and 11 assists in 28 games this season. Nikolay Kulemin also scored for the Islanders tonight.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 10:04:00 PM

Brock Nelson registered an assist in a 3-2 victory over St. Louis.

Nelson has only been held off the scoresheet in one of his last five games. That gives him six goals and 17 points in 26 contests in 2016-17.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Brock Nelson scored his first goal in five games during Thursday's 3-0 win over the Capitals.

Nelson now has points in three of his last four games, giving him six goals and 15 points in 23 games.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 01:02:00 AM

Brock Nelson (lower body) was fine to play on Thursday night.

He logged 13:53 of ice time in the Islanders' 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay. Nelson sustained a suspected leg injury during Monday's contest against Vancouver, but he didn't miss any additional action.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 05:01:00 AM

Brock Nelson (leg) might participate in Wednesday's practice.

Nelson was injured in the third period of Monday's contest, but he's reportedly feeling better. He has three goals and 10 points in 13 games this season.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 10:22:00 AM

Brock Nelson sustained a leg injury during Monday's game.

Nelson was struck by a stick during the third period and briefly exited the game. When he attempted to return, he only lasted one shift before he was shutdown for the night.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 09:44:00 AM

Brock Nelson has gotten off to a great start this season.

Nelson has three goals and nine points in nine games so far. He accomplished that by recording a point in each of his first five contests and then registering two points in each of the Islanders' last two contests. We don't expect him to keep up this pace or anything close to it, but he might be able to reach the 50-point mark for the first time in his career.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 10:55:00 AM

Brock Nelson will play for Team USA in the 2016 World Championships.

Nelson had a goal and five points in 11 playoff games with the Islanders. Prior to that he had 26 goals and 40 points in 81 regular season contests. This will mark the fourth time that Nelson is playing for the United States in an international competition.
Thu, May 12, 2016 10:35:00 AM

Brock Nelson had two assists in a 5-3 win over the Lightning in Game 1 on Wednesday.

Nelson has a goal and five points in seven postseason contests in 2015-16. He had 26 goals and 40 points in 81 games during the regular season.
Thu, Apr 28, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Brock Nelson registered an assist in the Islanders' 2-1 loss to Florida on Wednesday.

Nelson has a goal and three points in four playoff games. During the regular season, he scored 26 goals and 40 points in 81 contests.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 11:28:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Alan Quine
4Casey Cizikas
5Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Shane Prince
RW1Ryan Strome
2Josh Bailey
3Cal Clutterbuck
4Jason Chimera
5Stephen Gionta
6Joshua Ho-Sang
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Scott Mayfield
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jaroslav Halak
3Jean-Francois Berube