Kirk Nielsen
Position Right Wing
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born October 19 1973 (1973-10-19) (age 43),
Grand Rapids, MN, U.S.
NHL Draft Supplemental Draft
10th overall, 1994
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1996 – 1999

Kirk Nielsen (born October 19, 1973 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota) is a retired American professional ice hockey player. He played 6 games in the NHL with the Boston Bruins during the 1997–98 season. He is the younger brother of Jeff Nielsen.

He played for Harvard University from 1992 to 1996. Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1994 NHL Supplemental Draft, he never signed with the team. Instead he signed as a free agent with the Boston Bruins in 1996.

Nielsen turned pro with the Providence Bruins in 1996-97 and was called up for six scoreless games with the Bruins in 1007-98. He moved to the Cincinnati Cyclones in 1998-99 and then retired.

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