Frans Nielsen
Frans Nielsen

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Name: Frans Nielsen
Occupation: Hockey
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 24, 1984
Age: 38
Birth Place: Herning, Denmark
Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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Frans Nielsen

Frans Nielsen was born on April 24, 1984 in Herning, Denmark (38 years old). Frans Nielsen is a Hockey, zodiac sign: Taurus. Find out Frans Nielsennet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He tallied 47 points in 2011-2012, his first 82-game season in the NHL.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

3.5 million USD (2016)

Before Fame

He grew up playing Ice Hockey with his family in Herning, Denmark.

Biography Timeline


Nielsen was drafted by the New York Islanders in the third round, 87th overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. After playing in the Swedish Elitserien since 2001, Nielsen signed a two-year contract with the New York Islanders on 15 May 2006. He has also played for the Danish national team.


Nielsen started the 2006–07 AHL season with the Islanders' affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and was recalled to the Islanders on 5 January 2007. He made his NHL debut on 6 January. At the time of his recall, he had recorded a point in nine consecutive American Hockey League (AHL) games, which was three games shy of the Sound Tigers' club record.


During the 2010–11 NHL season Nielsen scored a league-leading seven short-handed goals, including two penalty shot goals in three-on-five shorthanded situations. Near the end of the 2010–11 NHL season Islanders' Captain Doug Weight was quoted as saying of Nielsen "He’s our best all-around player even though his stats don’t necessarily show it". On 7 February 2012, Nielsen signed a four-year, $11 million contract with the Islanders.


On 25 October 2014, he recorded his first career NHL hat trick against Anders Lindbäck of the Dallas Stars by scoring all three goals in the third period.


On 1 July 2016, Nielsen signed as a free agent to a 6-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings, marking the end of his 10-year tenure with the Islanders. During the 2016–17 season Nielsen was selected to participate in the 2017 NHL All-Star Game.


During the 2017–18 season Nielsen scored his 47th shootout goal, making him the all-time leader in shootout goals. The goal came against the New York Rangers in a 3–2 win on 29 December 2017.

Family Life

Frans grew up with three siblings.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Frans Nielsen is 38 years, 5 months and 11 days old. Frans Nielsen will celebrate 39th birthday on a Monday 24th of April 2023. Below we countdown to Frans Nielsen upcoming birthday.


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30th birthday - Thursday, April 24, 2014

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