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D | 6' 1" | 200 lb | Age: 30 | Washington Capitals
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2016-2017 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
59 4 30 34 22
Career
GP G A P +/-
714 48 216 264 78
  • 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%
2016-2017 59 4 30 34 22 26 1 9 0 1 1 0 118 3.4
NHL Career 714 48 216 264 78 377 15 89 0 2 14 1 1,129 4.3
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 59 4 30 34 22 26 1 9 0 1 1 0 118 3.4
NHL Career 714 48 216 264 78 377 15 89 0 2 14 1 1,129 4.3
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
NYR FEB 28 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 4 23 18:19
PHI FEB 22 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 13 10:20
NYR FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 25 23:42
DET FEB 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 26 26:50
ANA FEB 11 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 26 22:40
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
NYR FEB 28 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 4 23 18:19
PHI FEB 22 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 13 10:20
NYR FEB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 25 23:42
DET FEB 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 26 26:50
ANA FEB 11 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 26 22:40

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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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