Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Greenville (ECHL), December 8, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Dayton (ECHL), October 17, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe (Italy), November 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Columbia (ECHL), August 31, 2006.
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