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Longtime NHL forward Frans Nielsen to retire after World Championships

Via a news release from his DEL team, Eisbaren Berlin, longtime NHL center Frans Nielsen will retire from professional hockey after representing his native Denmark at the upcoming 2022 IIHF World Championships. Nielsen played the 2021-22 campaign overseas in Germany after the Detroit Red Wings bought out the final year of his contract, making him an unrestricted free agent.
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Out of the NHL, Denmark’s Frans Nielsen landed exactly where he wanted to be: On Olympic ice

BEIJING — As soon as Denmark was awarded a penalty shot Wednesday night, in the country’s first-ever Olympic men’s hockey game, there was no question who was going to take it. Out came 37-year-old Frans Nielsen, the first player born and trained in his home country to reach the NHL, now with another chance to do something no Danish player had ever done.
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NHL veteran Frans Nielsen signs in Germany

After not catching on with an NHL team for training camp, Frans Nielsen has opted to head back overseas as Eisbaren Berlin of the DEL announced that it has inked the 37-year-old to a one-year deal. Nielsen spent the last five seasons with the Red Wings after spending a decade...
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Frans Nielsen Signs In Germany

After not catching on with an NHL team for training camp, Frans Nielsen has opted to head back overseas as Eisbaren Berlin of the DEL announced that they’ve inked the 37-year-old to a one-year deal. Nielsen spent the last five seasons with the Red Wings after spending a decade as...
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Winnipeg Jets: Should the Jets Sign Veteran Forward, Frans Nielsen?

The Winnipeg Jets only have thirteen forwards on their current roster and they will have a full revamp of their fourth line for next season because all of the Jets’ fourth line players from last season have departed the franchise as free agents and have signed with other teams. The...
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Red Wings reportedly buy out Frans Nielsen, tap Pat Verbeek to replace Ryan Martin

Slowly but surely, the remaining evidence of Ken Holland's final years as Detroit Red Wings general manager is being erased. Center Frans Nielsen received a buyout on the final year of the six-year, $31.5 million deal he signed with the Red Wings in 2016, CapFriendly.com reported Thursday. An additional buyout...
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Detroit Red Wings buy out center Frans Nielsen

The Detroit Red Wings gained access to a second buyout window after settling their arbitration case with Adam Erne, and they’re going to use it. CapFriendly reports that the team will buy out the final year of Frans Nielsen’s contract. Nielsen was owed $5.25M this season. The team will have the following cap penalties:
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Red Wings Buy Out Frans Nielsen

The Detroit Red Wings erased one of the few remaining errors of the past on Thursday afternoon, opting to officially buy out the lone remaining year on forward, Frans Nielsen's contract. Nielsen, who signed with Detroit on July 1st, 2016, was set to count for $5.25 million against the Red...
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Red Wings to buy out veteran Frans Nielsen

The Red Wings appear to be buying out the remainder of Frans Nielsen’s contract. Detroit gained an additional buyout window after the Adam Erne signing; they utilized this timeframe to buy out the last year of Nielsen’s contract. Frans Nielsen will join Justin Abdelkader on the buyout list through 2022-23.
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Report: Red Wings buy out forward Frans Nielsen

The Detroit Red Wings have bought out the remainder of forward Frans Nielsen’s contract. This is according to CapFriendly which reports the final season of the 37-year-old’s six-year contract will be paid over the next two seasons under a buyout. This comes as no surprise. It’s been clear for months...
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Islanders fan favorite Frans Nielsen bought out by Red Wings

The 2016 free-agent period was a shocker for New York Islanders fans. Not only did the team bring in veteran Andrew Ladd on a ridiculous seven-year $38.5 million deal, but they also lost Kyle Okposo to the Sabres, Matt Martin to the Maple Leafs, and Frans Nielsen to the Detroit Red Wings.
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Detroit Red Wings to buy out veteran forward Frans Nielsen

The Detroit Red Wings have made the decision to part with forward Frans Nielsen, placing him on waivers for the purposes of a conditional buyout. The Detroit Red Wings have bought out the contract of forward Frans Nielsen. This saves them $1 million in cap space for 2021/22, and cost them $500,000 in cap space in 2022/23. https://t.co/tsaqn3PkuB.
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