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D | 6' 1" | 203 lb | Age: 32 | Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2018-2019 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
56 8 14 22 -7
Career
GP G A P +/-
857 64 256 320 93
  • 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 56 8 14 22 -7 30 1 2 0 1 1 1 97 8.2
NHL Career 857 64 256 320 93 449 16 91 0 4 17 2 1,382 4.6
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 56 8 14 22 -7 30 1 2 0 1 1 1 97 8.2
NHL Career 857 64 256 320 93 449 16 91 0 4 17 2 1,382 4.6
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
SJS FEB 14 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 22 23:19
CBJ FEB 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 23 22:57
LAK FEB 11 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 24 21:40
FLA FEB 9 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 26 23:35
COL FEB 7 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 23 20:10
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
SJS FEB 14 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 22 23:19
CBJ FEB 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 23 22:57
LAK FEB 11 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 24 21:40
FLA FEB 9 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 26 23:35
COL FEB 7 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 23 20:10

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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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