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Matt Niskanen | #15

D | 6' 1" | 203 lb
Career
GP G A P +/-
949 72 284 356 112
  • 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%
NHL Career 949 72 284 356 112 489 20 104 1 5 17 2 1,554 4.6
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 949 72 284 356 112 489 20 104 1 5 17 2 1,554 4.6

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Stanley Cup
Season Team
2017-2018 Washington Capitals

Bio

Matt Niskanen Bio

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