2008-09 CURRENT SEASON NOTES: - Had a point (1-1=2) in two out of the last three games with San Jose - Registered an assist on Feb. 17 vs. Edmonton - Posted assist on Dec. 13 vs. St. Louis - Scored first career goal, the game-winner in a 1-0 match, on Oct. 12 at Los Angeles - 2nd on Worcester in points (17-27=44)
2008-09 TRANSACTIONS: - Reassigned to Worcester (AHL) on March 4 - Recalled from Worcester (AHL) on March 3 - Reassigned to Worcester (AHL) on Feb. 21 - Recalled from Worcester (AHL) on Feb. 13 - Reassigned to Worcester on Dec. 18 - Recalled from Worcester (AHL) on Dec. 13 - Reassigned to Worcester (AHL) on Oct. 21
Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 23, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Oulu (Finland), November 4, 2009.
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