NHL

Islanders sign Nielsen to four-year, $11M contract extension

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
2/7/2012 7:24:38 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

The New York Islanders signed centre Frans Nielsen to a four-year contract extension worth a total of $11 million.

Nielsen will be paid $2 million in the first year of the contract, followed by $2.5 million, $3 million, and $3.5 million. The average annual cap hit is $2.75 million.

Nielsen has nine goals and 25 points in 51 games with the Islanders this season. Last season he scored a career-high 13 goals and 44 points. In 288 career games, the 27-year-old has 46 goals and 145 points.

Frans Nielsen (Photo: Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


TSN TweetBox

2014-15 NHL Preview

TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.


Latest Preview: Arizona Coyotes