Isles extend Nielsen

Updated: February 7, 2012, 11:15 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Danish center Frans Nielsen has agreed to a four-year extension with the New York Islanders.

Nielsen's deal is worth $11 million, according to multiple sources.

"I'm proud to be part of it for another four years," he said Tuesday. "They have treated me so good here and I can't wait to be contenders again."

The 27-year-old forward, drafted by the Islanders in 2002, was set to become an unrestricted free agent this July, prompting the Islanders to lock ...

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