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Frans Nielsen
NUMBER: 51 BIRTHDATE: April 24, 1984  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Herning, Denmark
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: NYI / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (87th overall)
- Recorded a three-assist game, including the 200th point of his career, on Oct. 8 vs. Phoenix
- Posted back-to-back, three-point games (1g/2a) on Oct. 22 vs. Vancouver and Oct. 25 at Pittsburgh
- Had a four-game goal/point streak (4g/4a) from Oct. 19-26
- Suffered a hand injury on Feb. 8 vs. Colorado and was placed on injured reserve
- Returned to the lineup on Mar. 2 vs. Florida after missing two games
- Reached the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career on Mar. 10 at Vancouver
- Recorded his 250th career point (goal) on Apr. 8 vs. Ottawa
Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), September 26, 2012.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round