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Frans Nielsen | Center

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/24/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
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Frans Nielsen will indeed play on Tuesday night against Arizona.
Originally seen as questionable due to a leg injury, Nielsen managed to take the morning skate and is slated to center the Islanders' second line between Michael Granber and Ryan Strome. Nielsen is having another strong season as an all-around player. He has 11 goals, 36 points, 44 hits, 65 blocks, and has won 48% of his faceoffs through 61 games thus far. Feb 24 - 6:34 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2006NYI15112-200000116.063
2007NYI16213100000017.118
2008NYI5992433-418313112101.089
2009NYI761226384608111136.088
2010NYI71133144133808711156.083
2011NYI82173047-36510001133.128
2012NYI4862329-3122810193.065
2013NYI80253358-118515210167.150

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Mikhail Grabovski
3Frans Nielsen
4Ryan Strome
5Casey Cizikas
6Kael Mouillierat
7Anders Lee
LW1Michael Grabner
2Matt Martin
3Brock Nelson
4Eric Boulton
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Josh Bailey
3Nikolay Kulemin
4Cal Clutterbuck
5Colin McDonald
D1Lubomir Visnovsky
2Johnny Boychuk
3Nick Leddy
4Calvin De Haan
5Travis Hamonic
6Thomas Hickey
7Brian Strait
8Matt Donovan
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Chad Johnson