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D | 6' 1" | 203 lb | Age: 32 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2018-2019 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
74 8 16 24 -2
Career
GP G A P +/-
875 64 258 322 98
  • 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%
2018-2019 74 8 16 24 -2 41 1 2 0 1 1 1 132 6.1
NHL Career 875 64 258 322 98 460 16 91 0 4 17 2 1,417 4.5
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 74 8 16 24 -2 41 1 2 0 1 1 1 132 6.1
NHL Career 875 64 258 322 98 460 16 91 0 4 17 2 1,417 4.5
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
PHI MAR 24 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 24 20:24
MIN MAR 22 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 22 20:53
TBL MAR 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 24 23:21
NJD MAR 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 24 21:18
TBL MAR 16 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 3 24 20:47
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
PHI MAR 24 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 24 20:24
MIN MAR 22 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 22 20:53
TBL MAR 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 24 23:21
NJD MAR 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 24 21:18
TBL MAR 16 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 3 24 20:47

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Niskanen has gone from one-dimensional to one of the top two-way defensemen in the NHL, as he showed during the Washington Capitals' run to the Stanley Cup championship in 2018.

Niskanen was a workhorse during the playoffs, averaging 25:23 of ice time in 24 games. He contributed nine points (one goal, eight assists) and led the NHL with 57 blocked shots.

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