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Matt Niskanen | Defenseman | #2

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 12/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (28) / DAL
Contract: view contract details

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Matt Niskanen described being eliminated in the second round as "the most hurt I've been in my career."
Niskanen felt that Washington had a tremendous opportunity this year and they really did look like a team set up to win the Stanley Cup, but that wasn't to be. The silver lining is that the Capitals appear set up to take another serious run at a championship next season, so all hope isn't lost. May 12 - 2:07 PM

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