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Brock Nelson

24-Year-Old Center – New York Islanders

2015-16 NHL Stats

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26

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14

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30

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Last season included another six-goal spike for the third-year center as Nelson tickled the twine 26 times, besting his previous marks of 20 and 14, respectively. Though there isnít much doubt that the 6-foot-3 center can light the lamp with the best of them, he doesnít have...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 213   DOB: 10/5/1991   BORN: Warroad, Minnesota   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #30 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a three-year, $7.5 million contract with the Islanders in September 2015.

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Nelson dished out two assists in Wednesday's Game 1 win over Tampa Bay.

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Brock Nelson NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2013-14 21 NHL NYI 72 14 12 26 -10 12 132 10.6 1 0 14:16 3 4 7 1:51 74 38
2013-14 21 AHL BRI 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0
2014-15 22 NHL NYI 82 20 22 42 6 24 190 10.5 3 0 15:53 10 5 15 2:49 99 52
2015-16 23 NHL NYI 81 26 14 40 -3 30 165 15.8 3 0 15:48 3 2 5 2:11 59 50
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Brock Nelson – Playing Time Overview

2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

15:48

Average Time On Ice

On average, Brock Nelson was on the ice for 15:48.

2:11

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Brock Nelson was on the ice for 2:11 during power plays.

0:33

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Brock Nelson was on the ice for 0:33 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 15:53 2:49 0:57
2015-16 15:48 2:11 0:33

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Brock Nelson
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
May 8 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 13:54 2:32
May 6 TAM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 12:11 3:00
May 3 TAM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 16:32 3:42
Apr 30 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 15:57 4:02
Apr 27 @TAM 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 14:08 3:59
Apr 24 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 21:33 3:13
Apr 22 @FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 1 26:27 5:39
Apr 20 FLA 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 3 14:17 1:45
Apr 17 FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:05 0:50
Apr 15 @FLA 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 15:38 2:35
Apr 14 @FLA 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 3 16:14 1:55
Apr 10 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:10 0:29
Apr 9 BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 14:01 1:20
Apr 7 @NYR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:05 3:23
Apr 5 @WAS 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 15:49 1:22
Apr 4 TAM 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 14:26 1:07
Apr 2 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:13 2:52
Mar 31 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 14:46 1:17
Mar 29 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 13:31 1:45
Mar 26 @CAR 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 15:46 1:54
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Mar 25 @TAM 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 2 13:54 2:01
Mar 23 OTT 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 13:23 2:18
Mar 21 PHI 0 0 0 -4 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 15:36 3:44
Mar 19 @DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:39 0:58
Mar 17 @NAS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 11:46 0:00
Mar 15 @PIT Did Not Play
Mar 14 FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:03 1:14
Mar 12 @BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 12:52 0:00
Mar 9 @TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:30 0:00
Mar 8 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:06 1:06
Mar 6 @NYR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 14:49 1:19
Mar 3 @WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:21 3:09
Mar 1 @VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:10 0:39
Feb 28 @EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:33 2:28
Feb 25 @CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:38 0:54
Feb 23 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 12:10 0:49
Feb 19 @NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:03 4:31
Feb 18 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:10 0:53
Feb 15 DET 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 4 25.0 0 0 16:13 4:00
Feb 13 @CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:18 0:56
Feb 11 LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:40 2:51
Feb 9 @CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:41 0:00
Feb 7 EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:18 2:29
Feb 6 @DET 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 14:37 2:36
Feb 4 @WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:47 0:00
Feb 2 MIN 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 13:50 0:00
Jan 25 DET 1 0 1 -1 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 19:36 1:36
Jan 23 PHI Did Not Play
Jan 22 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 2 17:00 1:23
Jan 17 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 1 0 20:26 1:31
Jan 14 NYR 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 2 0 14:16 0:28
Jan 12 CLM 3 1 4 3 2 1 0 0 4 75.0 0 1 14:14 3:33
Jan 9 @PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 14:01 0:38
Jan 7 WAS 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 15:04 1:35
Jan 3 DAL 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:10 3:37
Jan 2 @PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 4 0 16:04 1:06
Dec 31 @BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 11:55 0:58
Dec 29 @TOR 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 15:13 3:33
Dec 27 TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:28 0:37
Dec 21 ANA 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 17:23 2:47
Dec 19 @ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 14:19 2:13
Dec 17 @COL 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 14:54 2:53
Dec 15 FLA 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 7 14.3 1 1 19:17 3:19
Dec 13 NJD 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:20 4:32
Dec 12 @CLM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 22:17 4:34
Dec 8 @PHI 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 1 2 19:25 1:31
Dec 5 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:55 1:11
Dec 4 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 15:33 2:00
Dec 2 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 19:36 1:54
Nov 30 COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 20:22 3:33
Nov 28 @TAM 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:02 3:09
Nov 27 @FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:49 1:17
Nov 25 PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 4 17:09 0:42
Nov 22 @MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 22:13 6:09
Nov 20 MON 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 2 0 23:29 2:26
Nov 16 ARI 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 19:04 1:29
Nov 13 @ANA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 3 0 17:31 3:03
Nov 12 @LOS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 2 1 18:22 2:16
Nov 10 @SAN 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 15:58 0:46
Nov 8 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 17:41 3:17
Nov 5 @MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:16 1:39
Nov 3 NJD 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 13:37 0:00
Nov 1 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 13:39 0:00
Oct 31 @NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 17:39 1:01
Oct 29 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 15:12 0:32
Oct 26 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 14:13 0:45
Oct 24 @STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:06 1:45
Oct 23 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:16 0:49
Oct 20 @CLM 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 12:59 0:06
Oct 17 SAN 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 16:37 0:54
Oct 15 NAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 14:02 1:18
Oct 12 WPG 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 7 14.3 0 0 13:43 2:10
Oct 10 @CHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:08 0:54
Oct 9 CHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 13:37 1:45

Brock Nelson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nelson picked up an assist and added two PIM in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win against Carolina.

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Nelson scored his 24th goal of the season in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Senators.

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Nelson is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Penguins.

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Nelson snapped a six-game goalless streak Monday, potting his 21st of the season -- a new career high -- in a 4-1 win over Detroit.

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Nelson hit the 20-goal mark for the second consecutive season Tuesday, scoring late in the second period of a 5-3 win over Minnesota.

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Nelson leads the Islanders in goals so far this season with 18.

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Nelson punished the Blue Jackets with three goals (the last of which came into an empty net) and an assist despite playing just 14:14 in Tuesday's 5-2 victory.

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Nelson rifled one short side in Thursday's disappointing 4-1 loss to Washington.

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Nelson scored his first power-play goal of the season in Monday's shootout win over the Flyers.

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Nelson scored two goals in Friday's 5-3 loss to Montreal to extend his streak to four games.

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Nelson scored a goal for the third game in a row and pitched in an assist in Monday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes.

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Nelson notched a pair of assists courtesy of John Tavares in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Sharks.

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2015-16

Nelson played a major role in the Islandersí early-season success, and despite cooling down after the first couple of months, he remained an integral depth piece on the teamís offense. The forward put himself on the fantasy radar with a strong October, and had entered the beginning of January with 14 goals on his ledger. However, Nelson would finish with only six tallies the rest of the way, even though he skated in every contest for the Islanders. Part of the blame for the second-half swoon can be attributed to moving off John Tavaresí line, where No. 91ís linemates are often the beneficiary of the attention he requires. Despite being a natural centerman, Nelson could get another chance to play alongside Tavares and Kyle Okposo on the teamís top line during the upcoming season, which would be a huge boon to the 23-year-old's fantasy value and make him a candidate to once again reach the 20-goal plateau.

2014-15

Nelson finished his first NHL season with 14 goals and 26 points in 70 games while seeing most of his action on the third or fourth line. Could he handle a bigger load? Probably, but the Isles are loaded with young centers, and the presence of John Tavares and Mikhail Grabovski on the top two lines hinders his chances of a promotion. If the Islanders end up transitioning him to a spot on the wing alongside either Tavares or Grabovski, however, Nelson could end up netting some nice value relative to his draft position. He certainly has talent and is a useful player for the Islanders, but his fantasy prospects will likely hinge on him making a successful move to the outside.

2013-14

Nelson made his debut with the Islanders during their playoff loss to the Penguins. He will compete for a bottom-six forward position in training camp but will probably begin the season with Bridgeport of the AHL as the Islanders don't have many openings on their NHL roster.

2012-13

Nelson will begin his pro career this year, more than likely at the AHL level after signing an entry-level deal with the Isles upon completing his sophomore season at the University of North Dakota. He is a power forward who posted 28 goals and 47 points in 42 games for the Fighting Sioux last year, but still needs quite a bit of seasoning before he is ready to play in the NHL.

2011-12

In Nelson's first season at the University of North Dakota, he had eight goals and 13 assists in 42 games, not exactly the big time numbers you want to see out of a power forward. He will play at least one more season in college before signing his pro contract.

2010-11

The Islanders traded up to grab Nelson with the 30th pick in the 2010 draft. Nelson projects as a power forward in the NHL who skates well and has a hard shot, but he still is only 18 years of age and may very well be a couple of seasons away from making his NHL debut.