* HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 0 gp, 0.00 gaa (0 min., 0 ga), 0-0-0, 0 so
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2008, 2010) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2011) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2011)
Signed to a ATO (amateur tryout) contract by Portland (AHL), April 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Charlotte (AHL), July 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, June 7, 2012.
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