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D | 6' 1" | 203 lb | Age: 31 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2018-2019 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
18 3 6 9 -4
Career
GP G A P +/-
819 59 248 307 96
  • 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 18 3 6 9 -4 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 39 7.7
NHL Career 819 59 248 307 96 429 16 90 0 3 17 2 1,324 4.5
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 18 3 6 9 -4 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 39 7.7
NHL Career 819 59 248 307 96 429 16 90 0 3 17 2 1,324 4.5
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
WPG NOV 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 21:45
MIN NOV 13 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 26 22:47
ARI NOV 11 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 6 23 22:04
CBJ NOV 9 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 23 28:29
PIT NOV 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 24 20:43
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
WPG NOV 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 21:45
MIN NOV 13 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 26 22:47
ARI NOV 11 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 6 23 22:04
CBJ NOV 9 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 23 28:29
PIT NOV 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 24 20:43

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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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