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Matt Niskanen  #2

Washington Capitals  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: December 6, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Virginia, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: DAL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (28th overall)


 GPGAP+/-PIMPPSHGWGSHitsBkSGvATkATOI/g
2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON65 3 17 20+8 43 2 0 0 89 11378562822:11
On Pace For823 21 24 +10 54 2 0 0 112 142 98 70 35 22:11
Next Game March 5, 2015 vs Minnesota Wild
REGULAR SEASON - Career: vs MIN16 5 3 8 +8 12 2 0 2 30 24174519:59
Last Goal/Assist for Season
Last Goal (games played since):FEB 21, 2015 vs NY ISLANDERS (5)
Last Assist (games played since):FEB 19, 2015 vs WINNIPEG (6)
Even Strength, Power Play, Shorthanded
ES Goals:1PP Goals:2SH Goals:0
ES Assists: 13PP Assists: 3SH Assists: 1
ES Points: 14PP Points: 5SH Points: 1
ES Point %: 70.0PP Point %: 25.0SH Point %: 5.0
ES TOI/Game:18:54PP TOI/Game: 1:05SH TOI/Game: 2:10
Home/Road
Home Games Played31Road Games Played34
Home Goals:2Road Goals:1
Home Assists:8Road Assists:9
Home Points:10Road Points:10
Home Plus-Minus+4Road Plus-Minus+4
Time on Ice
Shifts/Game: 27.5Goals/Game:0.05Assists/Game:0.26Points/Game:0.31
TOI/Shift: 0:48TOI/Goal: 480:44TOI/Assist: 84:50TOI/Point: 72:06
Goals By Game Situation
1st Period: 22nd Period: 03rd Period: 1Overtime: 0
Trail By 1:2Tied: 1Lead By 1: 0Game Winning: 0
Trail By 2: 0  Lead By 2: 0Empty Net: 0
Trail By 3+: 0  Lead By 3+:0Shootout Goals/Shots: 0/1
      Penalty Shots: 0/0
Stats By Month / In Wins / In Losses
 OctNovDecJanFebMarAprin Winsin Losses
Games Played:91413131423530
Goals:01101021
Assists:361520125
Points:372530146
Plus/Minus:+1-4+0+6+3+2+20-12
Penalty Minutes:286121322221
Power Play Goals:01100011
TOI/Game:22:5321:1323:1921:5122:0721:0021:5522:30
Stats By Day of Week
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Games Played:8313810617
Goals:0010002
Assists:1023452
Points:1033454
Plus/Minus:+1+0+0+0+7+2-2
Penalty Minutes:13480648
Power Play Goals:0010001
TOI/Game:20:5820:5922:1221:1723:2322:2322:36
PENALTIES
MinorsQtyDur
Interference24
Kneeing36
Hooking24
Holding48
Hi-sticking12
Boarding12
Roughing36
Delaying Game - Puck over glass12
Tripping12
Cross checking12
MajorsQtyDur
Fighting15
MisconductsQtyDur
vs Division/Conference
GoalsAssistsPointsAvg. Time on Ice
GPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
Atlantic17020200110213+0122418:501:152:1822:24
Metropolitan2510017301083011+9233618:331:192:1922:13
Eastern4212037311185114+9356018:401:172:1922:17
Central9000040044004+221418:420:451:5321:21
Pacific14000020022002-361519:450:431:5622:24
Western23000060066006-182919:200:441:5521:59
Home Games vs Opponent
GoalsAssistsPointsAvg. Time on Ice
AtlanticGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs BUF1010100000101+00423:150:280:3324:16
vs DET2000000000000+00219:050:431:2421:12
vs FLA2000000000000+24519:530:524:0124:46
vs MTL1000000000000-10222:302:102:0226:42
vs OTT1000000000000+12017:230:311:4819:42
vs TBL1000000000000-20118:033:413:1424:58
vs TOR1000000000000+12017:570:152:1320:25
Total9010100000101+181419:401:082:1723:06
MetropolitanGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs CAR1000000000000+02318:281:220:4720:37
vs CBJ2000010011001+00616:593:142:3322:46
vs NJD2000011021102+12115:231:553:0220:21
vs NYI2100121033104+22421:521:131:0024:06
vs PHI2000010011001+05217:570:450:4719:30
vs PIT2000000000000+00415:271:174:1120:56
Total11100152076208+3112017:371:392:1021:26
CentralGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs CHI1000000000000+12319:180:513:0823:17
vs COL1000000000000+00116:590:441:4719:30
vs STL1000000000000+00319:141:342:3923:27
vs WPG1000010011001+00219:362:002:0423:40
Total4000010011001+12918:461:172:2422:28
PacificGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs ANA1000000000000+00326:480:341:2928:51
vs ARI1000000000000+00014:210:174:2219:00
vs CGY1000000000000+00122:090:590:4023:48
vs EDM1000000000000-24220:220:033:2323:48
vs LAK1000000000000+10018:170:370:4919:43
vs SJS1000000000000+10122:481:432:1626:47
vs VAN1000000000000-10120:521:411:5124:24
Total7000000000000-14820:480:502:0723:45
Road Games vs Opponent
GoalsAssistsPointsAvg. Time on Ice
AtlanticGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs BOS1000000000000+10116:311:522:2220:45
vs FLA1000000000000+00020:160:031:3021:49
vs MTL1000000000000-10217:501:523:2823:10
vs OTT1000000000000+22119:330:252:3422:32
vs TBL2010100000101-40317:241:151:5420:33
vs TOR2000000110011+12317:102:122:2521:48
Total8010100110112-141017:541:232:1921:37
MetropolitanGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs CAR2000000000000+10421:451:191:2924:34
vs CBJ3000020022002+52319:110:272:3922:18
vs NJD2000000000000+02120:351:281:2123:24
vs NYI2000001010101-12319:401:204:0425:04
vs NYR1000000000000+00017:230:454:1222:20
vs PHI2000000000000+04318:270:562:2021:44
vs PIT2000000000000+12217:121:191:4720:19
Total14000021032103+6121619:181:032:2622:49
CentralGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs CHI1000020022002+10115:060:000:5616:02
vs COL1000000000000+10120:150:560:0021:11
vs DAL1000010011001+10017:480:441:2219:54
vs NSH1000000000000+00119:180:003:1422:32
vs STL1000000000000-20220:450:001:5222:37
Total5000030033003+10518:380:201:2820:27
PacificGPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
vs ANA1000010011001+22117:001:032:2120:24
vs ARI1000000000000-10017:310:073:0420:42
vs CGY1000010011001+10219:121:170:5121:20
vs EDM1000000000000-10218:390:541:0420:37
vs LAK1000000000000+10118:270:482:1721:32
vs SJS1000000000000-20120:220:000:3720:59
vs VAN1000000000000-20019:430:002:0021:43
Total7000020022002-22718:420:351:4421:02
Vs Opponent by Team Record
GoalsAssistsPointsAvg. Time on Ice
Pt%GPEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTotEVPPSHTot+/-PIMSEVPPSHTot
MTL.6902000000000000-20420:102:012:4524:56
ANA.6852000010011001+22421:540:481:5524:37
NSH.6851000000000000+00119:180:003:1422:32
NYR.6771000000000000+00017:230:454:1222:20
STL.6752000000000000-20519:590:472:1523:02
DET.6642000000000000+00219:050:431:2421:12
NYI.6544100122043205+14720:461:172:3224:35
PIT.6534000000000000+12616:191:182:5920:37
TBL.6463010100000101-60417:372:032:2122:01
Totals:21110232054307-683319:031:142:3222:49
CHI.6332000020022002+22417:120:252:0219:39
VAN.5952000000000000-30120:170:501:5523:03
WPG.5941000010011001+00219:362:002:0423:40
BOS.5731000000000000+10116:311:522:2220:45
LAK.5712000000000000+20118:220:421:3320:37
CGY.5712000010011001+10320:401:080:4522:34
SJS.5542000000000000-10221:350:511:2623:53
FLA.5393000000000000+24520:000:353:1023:47
OTT.5332000000000000+34118:280:282:1121:07
Totals:17000040044004+7102019:220:511:5922:12
PHI.5164000010011001+09518:120:501:3320:37
DAL.5161000010011001+10017:480:441:2219:54
COL.5162000000000000+10218:370:500:5320:20
NJD.5004000011021102+14217:591:412:1121:52
TOR.4453000000110011+24317:261:332:2121:20
CAR.4443000000000000+12720:391:201:1523:15
CBJ.4445000030033003+52918:181:342:3722:29
ARI.3672000000000000-10015:560:123:4319:51
EDM.3592000000000000-34419:300:282:1322:12
BUF.3361010100000101+00423:150:280:3324:16
Totals:27010161186219+7253618:301:082:0121:40
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury