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D | 6' 1" | 203 lb | Age: 30 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
10 0 2 2 1
Career
GP G A P +/-
743 49 222 271 77
  • Matt Niskanen
  • Born: December 6, 1986
  • Birthplace: Virginia, MN, USA
  • Shoots: Right
  • Draft: 2005 DAL, 1st rd, 28th pk (28th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 10 0 2 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0
NHL Career 743 49 222 271 77 393 15 89 0 2 15 1 1,182 4.1
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 10 0 2 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0
NHL Career 743 49 222 271 77 393 15 89 0 2 15 1 1,182 4.1
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
OTT NOV 22 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 29 21:41
CGY NOV 20 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 24 21:03
MIN NOV 18 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 26 21:34
COL NOV 16 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 26 17:56
NSH NOV 14 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 27 20:33
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
OTT NOV 22 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 29 21:41
CGY NOV 20 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 24 21:03
MIN NOV 18 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 26 21:34
COL NOV 16 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 26 17:56
NSH NOV 14 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 27 20:33

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Niskanen has gone from one-dimensional to one of the top two-way defensemen in the NHL.

A native of Virginia, Minn., Niskanen was a top offensive player in high school. His senior year at Virginia High, 2004-05, the 6-foot, 204-pound defenseman had 27 goals and 65 points in 29 games on the way to the school's first state championship.

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