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D | 6' 1" | 200 lb | Age: 30 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2016-2017 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
72 4 33 37 20
Career
GP G A P +/-
727 48 219 267 76
  • 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 72 4 33 37 20 26 1 9 0 1 1 0 140 2.9
NHL Career 727 48 219 267 76 377 15 89 0 2 14 1 1,151 4.2
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2016-2017 72 4 33 37 20 26 1 9 0 1 1 0 140 2.9
NHL Career 727 48 219 267 76 377 15 89 0 2 14 1 1,151 4.2
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
MIN MAR 28 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 2 27 24:57
ARI MAR 25 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 22 22:05
CBJ MAR 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 29 22:51
CGY MAR 21 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 24 18:40
TBL MAR 18 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 27 19:59
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
MIN MAR 28 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 2 27 24:57
ARI MAR 25 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 22 22:05
CBJ MAR 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 29 22:51
CGY MAR 21 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 24 18:40
TBL MAR 18 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 27 19:59

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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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