Magazine Rumors Rankings Teams Headlines Lifestyle Ice Girls Odds Subscribe

Anaheim Ducks Arizona Coyotes Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Calgary Flames Carolina Hurricanes Chicago Blackhawks Colorado Avalanche Columbus Blue Jackets Dallas Stars Detroit Red Wings Edmonton Oilers Florida Panthers Los Angeles Kings Minnesota Wild Montreal Canadiens Nashville Predators New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Ottawa Senators Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins San Jose St. Louis Blues Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs Vancouver Canucks Washington Capitals Winnipeg Jets

Bookmark and Share
May 17, 2016 | 3:30pm ET
Nielsen, Isles to talk contract
TheFourthPeriod.com

The New York Islaners are expected to begin contract negotiations with center Frans Nielsen in the near future.

According to New York Newsday, Islanders GM Garth Snow and Nielsen's agent "would be speaking soon" about a contract extension.

Nielsen, 32, is set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1 and is due for a significant raise from the $3.5 million in salary he earned this season.

Newsday suggests the Islanders could give Nielsen a longer termed contract if the average annual value of Nielsen's salary is "manageable."

In 81 games with the Islanders this season, Nielsen registered 20 goals and 32 assists for 52 points, the second-highest point total of his career, to date.

The Dane could see his salary climb well over $4 million, annually, on a new contract.

 
 
 

TFP Newsletter

 
 
Contact Us | Jobs @ TFP | Our Team | Advertise | Privacy Policy
© 2016 TFP Media, Inc. | All Rights Reserved | The Fourth Period™ and Ice Girls™ are registered trademarks.