The Detroit Red Wings have announced the signing of center Frans Nielsen to a six-year contract.
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 1, 2016
Per Aaron Ward, who has been on top of all things Detroit this morning, the deal carries a $5.25 million salary cap it.
Detroit Red Wings agree to terms with Frans Nielsen on a 6 year/ $5.25M AAV contract. #DRW
— Aaron Ward (@NHL_AaronWard) July 1, 2016
I don’t love the term. The money is about what I expected. Now it’s time for Holland to not do anything else.
Nielsen, 32, has spent his entire career with the New York Islanders. In 606 career games he has 119 goals and 230 assists.