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Frans Nielsen

\FRAHNZ NEEL-sehn\

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 188 lbs. (85 kg)

Born: April 24, 1984 in Herning, Denmark
Draft: NY Islanders, 3rd round (87th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Current salary: $3,500,000
Current cap hit: $2,750,000

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 NYI BUF L-OT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 19 15:41 0 1 0 1 0.0
2 2016-04-07 NYI @ NYR W 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 25 19:21 1 3 4 2 66.7
3 2016-04-05 NYI @ WSH W 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 28 22:10 3 0 5 4 55.6
4 2016-04-04 NYI TBL W 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 28 18:18 0 0 2 2 50.0
5 2016-04-02 NYI PIT L 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 21:02 1 0 15 6 71.4
2015-16: Complete Gamelog | Scoring Log | Advanced Stats | Splits

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2006-07 22 NYI NHL 15 1 1 2 -2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 16 6.3 78 5:13
2007-08 23 NYI NHL 16 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 11.8 30 139 8:42 54 57 48.6 4 8 6 1
2008-09 24 NYI NHL 59 9 24 33 -4 18 5 3 1 2 10 13 1 101 8.9 187 976 16:32 358 400 47.2 29 39 44 34
2009-10 25 NYI NHL 76 12 26 38 4 6 11 0 1 1 17 8 1 136 8.8 248 1308 17:13 583 582 50.0 39 41 60 32 Selke-37
2010-11 26 NYI NHL 71 13 31 44 13 38 6 0 7 1 22 8 1 156 8.3 253 1261 17:46 439 512 46.2 22 62 65 33 Byng-39,Selke-6
2011-12 27 NYI NHL 82 17 30 47 -3 6 12 5 0 1 20 10 0 133 12.8 232 1431 17:27 523 633 45.2 29 66 58 33 Byng-20,Selke-20
2012-13 28 NYI NHL 48 6 23 29 -3 12 3 2 1 1 15 8 0 93 6.5 159 865 18:01 268 290 48.0 23 47 29 24 Byng-53,Selke-11
2013-14 29 NYI NHL 80 25 33 58 -11 8 18 5 2 0 17 15 1 167 15.0 282 1467 18:20 534 550 49.3 39 47 50 35 Byng-5,Selke-17
2014-15 30 NYI NHL 78 14 29 43 8 12 9 4 1 4 13 14 2 157 8.9 310 1293 16:35 506 543 48.2 48 80 56 38 Byng-34,Selke-29
2015-16 31 NYI NHL 81 20 32 52 1 12 11 7 2 2 19 13 0 181 11.0 322 1435 17:43 586 583 50.1 35 92 30 30
Career NHL 606 119 230 349 4 112 78 26 15 13 135 89 6 1157 10.3 2039 10255 16:55 3851 4150 48.1 268 482 398 260

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 23 NYI NHL 16 98 111 46.9 -7.2 71 74 49.0 -4.1 6.9 93.8 100.6 60.6 39.4
2008-09 24 NYI NHL 59 682 670 50.4 2.5 488 507 49.0 0.0 7.2 91.2 98.4 47.4 52.6
2009-10 25 NYI NHL 76 929 867 51.7 4.5 678 626 52.0 3.6 7.7 92.0 99.7 45.3 54.7
2010-11 26 NYI NHL 71 834 813 50.6 3.9 620 586 51.4 4.6 9.9 90.7 100.6 42.2 57.8
2011-12 27 NYI NHL 82 943 964 49.4 1.5 693 678 50.5 1.3 8.6 90.0 98.6 44.2 55.8
2012-13 28 NYI NHL 48 555 617 47.4 -5.2 402 422 48.8 -3.9 7.4 91.2 98.6 48.1 51.9
2013-14 29 NYI NHL 80 950 914 51.0 0.2 687 679 50.3 -0.6 8.6 89.1 97.8 47.3 52.7
2014-15 30 NYI NHL 78 972 878 52.5 -0.6 696 591 54.1 -0.2 8.2 92.2 100.4 47.0 53.0
2015-16 31 NYI NHL 81 1024.4 1032 987 51.1 0.9 742 689 51.9 1.1 8.1 92.0 100.1 48.2 51.8
Career NHL 591 1024.4 6995 6821 50.6 0.6 5077 4852 51.1 0.3 8.3 91.1 99.3 46.4 53.6

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2006-07 22 NYI NHL 15 1 0.07 0.07 0.13 0.05 0.00 1.07 1 1 2 1 2 0 4 0 -2 0.1 0.0 0.1
2007-08 23 NYI NHL 16 1 0.13 0.06 0.19 0.09 0.00 1.06 2 1 3 1 4 0 3 0 1 0.2 0.2 0.4
2008-09 24 NYI NHL 59 11 0.15 0.41 0.56 0.19 0.31 1.71 9 24 33 11 56 25 46 11 -4 1.6 1.0 2.6
2009-10 25 NYI NHL 76 13 0.16 0.34 0.50 0.18 0.08 1.79 13 27 40 14 58 18 52 16 4 1.7 1.5 3.2 Selke-37
2010-11 26 NYI NHL 71 16 0.18 0.44 0.62 0.22 0.54 2.20 14 33 47 17 69 16 61 21 13 2.7 1.9 4.7 Byng-39,Selke-6
2011-12 27 NYI NHL 82 17 0.21 0.37 0.57 0.21 0.07 1.62 19 33 52 19 74 29 68 20 -3 3.0 1.7 4.8 Byng-20,Selke-20
2012-13 28 NYI NHL 48 9 0.13 0.48 0.60 0.20 0.25 1.94 12 43 55 18 34 11 41 15 -3 1.5 0.8 2.3 Byng-53,Selke-11
2013-14 29 NYI NHL 80 22 0.31 0.41 0.73 0.28 0.10 2.09 28 36 64 25 81 35 85 27 -11 5.2 1.1 6.3 Byng-5,Selke-17
2014-15 30 NYI NHL 78 16 0.18 0.37 0.55 0.20 0.15 2.01 16 32 48 17 73 30 60 25 8 4.7 2.9 1.5 4.4 Byng-34,Selke-29
2015-16 31 NYI NHL 81 20 0.25 0.40 0.64 0.24 0.15 2.23 23 36 59 22 75 30 57 13 1 3.6 4.2 1.6 5.8
Career NHL 606 126 0.20 0.38 0.58 0.21 0.18 1.91 137 266 403 147 526 194 477 148 4 8.3 23.1 11.4 34.5

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2012-13 28 NYI NHL 6 0 2 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 24 108 17:00 34 42 44.7 4 5 3 4
2014-15 30 NYI NHL 7 1 1 2 -1 0 1 0 0 0 11 9.1 26 113 16:11 36 42 46.2 5 18 3 4
2015-16 31 NYI NHL 8 3 2 5 0 2 1 2 0 0 18 16.7 33 181 22:36 53 50 51.5 17 9 1 5
Career NHL 21 4 5 9 -3 2 2 2 0 0 45 8.9 83 402 19:09 123 134 47.9 26 32 7 13

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2012-13 28 NYI NHL 6 91 53 63.2 14.0 63 39 61.8 10.6 4.3 81.5 85.8 54.9 45.1
2014-15 30 NYI NHL 7 86 114 43.0 -15.0 61 71 46.2 -12.6 8.6 91.8 100.4 52.3 47.7
2015-16 31 NYI NHL 8 114.9 135 152 47.0 -0.7 105 112 48.4 -0.8 6.8 92.9 99.6 52.9 47.1
Career NHL 21 114.9 312 319 49.4 -2.4 229 222 50.8 -2.4 6.5 90.4 96.9 53.2 46.8

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1999-00 15 Herning IK Jr. Den-Jr. 36 18 16 34 6
1999-00 15 Denmark WJ18-B 5 3 4 7 -1 0 1 1 1 0
2000-01 16 Herning IK Denmark 38 18 19 37 6
2000-01 16 Denmark WJC-C 4 2 2 4 4 2 2 0 0 0
2000-01 16 Denmark WJ18-B 3 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0
2001-02 17 MIF Redhawks Malmo Sweden 20 0 1 1 0
2001-02 17 MIF Redhawks Malmo Jr. Swe-Jr. 29 15 27 42 8
2001-02 17 Denmark WJC-C 4 4 10 14 9 0 2 1 1 0
2001-02 17 Denmark WJ18-B 3 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 1
2001-02 17 Denmark WC-B 5 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
2001-02 17 Malmo IF SEL 20 0 1 1 3 0
2002-03 18 MIF Redhawks Malmo Sweden 47 3 6 9 10
2002-03 18 MIF Redhawks Malmo Jr. Swe-Jr. 2 1 3 4 0
2002-03 18 Denmark WJC-B 5 3 7 10 2 0 2 1 0 0
2002-03 18 Denmark WC-A 6 0 0 0 -5 4 0 0 0 0
2002-03 18 Malmo IF SEL 47 3 6 9 -6 10
2003-04 19 MIF Redhawks Malmo Sweden 50 9 7 16 28
2003-04 19 MIF Redhawks Malmo Sweden-Q 10 3 5 8 2
2003-04 19 Denmark WC-A 6 0 3 3 -10 0 0 0 0 0
2003-04 19 Malmo IF SEL 50 9 7 16 -7 28
2004-05 20 IF Malmo Redhawks Sweden 49 8 7 15 6
2004-05 20 IF Redhawks Malmo Sweden-Q 10 7 2 9 0
2004-05 20 Denmark Oly-Q 3 2 3 5 2 0 2 0 0 0
2004-05 20 Denmark WC-A 6 3 0 3 -3 0 1 1 1 1
2004-05 20 Malmo IF SEL 49 8 7 15 -3 6
2005-06 21 Timra IK Sweden 50 5 13 18 22
2005-06 21 Denmark WC-A 6 3 0 3 -2 4 1 1 1 0
2005-06 21 Timra IK SEL 50 5 13 18 -18 22
2006-07 22 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 54 20 24 44 7 10 13 4 3 3 144 13.9
2006-07 22 Denmark WC-A 6 0 3 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
2007-08 23 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 48 10 28 38 6 18 8 2 0 1 137 7.3
2009-10 25 Denmark WC-A 7 2 3 5 2 6 2 0 0 0
2011-12 27 Denmark WC-A 7 0 3 3 -4 8 0 0 0 0
2012-13 28 Lukko Rauma Finland 27 4 20 24 10
2012-13 28 Lukko Rauma SM-liiga 27 4 20 24 9 10
Career 2 Seasons AHL 102 30 52 82 13 28 21 6 3 4 281 10.7
Career 1 Season Den-Jr. 36 18 16 34 6
Career 1 Season Denmark 38 18 19 37 6
Career 1 Season Finland 27 4 20 24 10
Career 1 Season Oly-Q 3 2 3 5 2 0 2 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons Swe-Jr. 31 16 30 46 8
Career 5 Seasons Sweden 216 25 34 59 66
Career 2 Seasons Sweden-Q 20 10 7 17 2
Career 7 Seasons WC-A 44 8 12 20 -21 28 4 2 2 1
Career 1 Season WC-B 5 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WJ18-B 11 6 7 13 1 0 4 1 1 1
Career 1 Season WJC-B 5 3 7 10 2 0 2 1 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-C 8 6 12 18 13 2 4 1 1 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2001-02 17 Malmo IF SEL 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 17 MIF Redhawks Malmo Jr. Swe-Jr. 7 3 7 10 2
2002-03 18 Malmo IF SEL 0 0 0 0 0
2003-04 19 Malmo IF SEL 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05 20 Malmo IF SEL 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06 21 Timra IK SEL 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 22 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 23 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 0 0 0 0 0
2012-13 28 Lukko Rauma SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 0 0 0 0 0
Career 5 Seasons SEL 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Swe-Jr. 7 3 7 10 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Frans Nielsen 6.3 4.8 4.7 4.4 3.2 2.6 2.3 0.4 0.1
Joe Carveth 93.4 5.4 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.0 1.0
R.J. Umberger 92.9 6.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.7 1.6 1.2
Mike Johnson 92.5 6.6 4.8 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.2 2.6 2.4 0.8
Ryan Malone 92.2 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.0 2.9 0.7
German Titov 92.2 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.4 2.3 0.5
Brian Savage 91.9 5.7 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.7 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.1
Curtis Glencross 91.6 6.0 5.3 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.5 -0.1
Andy Hebenton 91.2 6.8 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.0
George Armstrong 91.2 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.6 2.9 2.7 0.4
Dick Duff 90.9 5.8 5.2 4.7 4.0 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.8 1.6
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Frans Nielsen 6.3 4.8 4.7 4.4 3.2 2.6 2.3 0.4 0.1
Joe Carveth 93.2 5.4 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.0 1.0 0.0 -0.1
R.J. Umberger 92.5 6.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.7 1.6 1.2 0.7
Mike Johnson 92.3 6.6 4.8 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.2 2.6 2.4 0.8 0.2 0.1
German Titov 92.2 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.4 2.3 0.5
Ryan Malone 91.7 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.0 2.9 0.7 0.6 -0.3
Curtis Glencross 91.6 6.0 5.3 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.5 -0.1
Andy Hebenton 91.2 6.8 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.0
Alexei Ponikarovsky 90.0 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Yvon Lambert 89.7 5.9 5.7 5.5 4.5 4.3 3.7 3.6 2.5 0.1 0.0
Ray Getliffe 89.4 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 26, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), September 26, 2012.

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