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Islanders' Nielsen out 8-12 weeks @NHL
BUFFALO – The New York Islanders have announced that center Frans Nielsen will be out eight-to-twelve weeks with multiple leg injuries. He was injured in the third period of the Islanders-New Jersey Devils game last night at the Prudential Center. Nielsen did not sustain a concussion.

Nielsen, selected in the third round (87th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Islanders, has 2 goals and 7 assists in 19 games this season.

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