Frans Nielsen is a Danish professional ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. He spent the first 10 years of his NHL career playing with the New York Islanders. He is the first Danish citizen to play in the NHL.
About Frans Nielsen
NHL center who was selected 87th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2002 NHL Draft. After spending ten seasons with the Islanders, he signed with the Detroit Red Wings in 2016.
He grew up playing Ice Hockey with his family in Herning, Denmark.
He tallied 47 points in 2011-2012, his first 82-game season in the NHL.
He grew up with three siblings.
He was joined by Brad Boyes on the New York Islanders in 2012.
Information related to Frans Nielsen
- Herning Blue Fox players
- Timrå IK players
- Malmö Redhawks players
- Lukko players
- New York Islanders draft picks
- Bridgeport Sound Tigers players
- National Hockey League All-Stars
- New York Islanders players