Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1990) AHL Second All-Star Team (1993) AHL First All-Star Team (1995) Eddie Shore Award (Outstanding Defenseman AHL) (1995)
Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 20, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Boston, June 29, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 10, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, October 8, 1998. Missed remainder of 1998-99 due to concussion vs. Florida, December 30, 1998.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals