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Matt Niskanen
Matt Niskanen
Defenseman  - WSH
Number: 2
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 209
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 6, 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Virginia, MN, United States
Drafted: DAL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (28th overall)
2014-2015 SEASON STATISTICS
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
Regular Season 74 4 22 26 9 45 2 0 1 106   3.8
LEAGUE RANK 41st 420th 163rd 248th 112th 131st 189th 113th 234th 246th 567th
Last 5 Games
Game G A P +/- PIM PP SH S S% Shifts TOI PPP
Mar 26 '15   NJD @ WSH* 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 50.0 27 21:57 0
Mar 21 '15   WSH @ WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 27 24:18 0
Mar 19 '15   WSH @ MIN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 26 21:17 0
Mar 16 '15   WSH @ BUF 0 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 30 26:00 2
Mar 15 '15   BOS @ WSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 27 25:00 0
* scored game winning goal
Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Virginia Blue Devils-High-MN 24 37 61
2004-2005 Virginia Blue Devils-High-MN 29 27 38 65 34
2005-2006 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA 38 1 13 14 40
2005-2006 United States-WJC-A 7 0 0 0 6
2006-2007 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA 39 9 22 31 42
2006-2007 Iowa Stars-AHL 13 0 3 3 -4 6 0 0 0
2007-2008 Stars 78 7 19 26 22 36 2 0 0 99 7.1
2008-2009 Stars 80 6 29 35 -11 52 2 0 0 111 5.4
2008-2009 United States-WC-A 9 1 2 3 2
2009-2010 Stars 74 3 12 15 -15 18 0 0 2 110 2.7
2010-2011 Stars 45 0 6 6 -1 30 0 0 0 51 0.0
2010-2011 Penguins 18 1 3 4 -2 20 0 0 0 26 3.8
2011-2012 Penguins 75 4 17 21 9 47 3 0 0 118 3.4
2012-2013 Penguins 40 4 10 14 4 12 0 0 2 67 6.0
2013-2014 Penguins 81 10 36 46 33 51 3 0 6 162 6.2
2014-2015 Capitals 74 4 22 26 9 45 2 0 1 106 3.8
NHL Totals 565 39 154 193 48 311 12 0 11 850 4.6
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2005-2006 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA
2006-2007 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA
2006-2007 Iowa Stars-AHL 12 2 5 7 -7 10 1 1 0
2007-2008 Stars 16 0 3 3 -2 10 0 0 0 17 0.0
2010-2011 Penguins 7 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
2011-2012 Penguins 4 1 2 3 2 6 1 0 0 8 12.5
2012-2013 Penguins 15 0 2 2 -4 11 0 0 0 17 0.0
2013-2014 Penguins 13 2 7 9 -2 8 2 0 0 24 8.3
NHL Totals 55 3 15 18 -9 35 3 0 0 71 4.2
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