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Matt Niskanen | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 209
Contract: view contract details

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Matt Niskanen scored the overtime winner and added an assist as the Caps toppled the Devils 3-2 on Thursday night.
Niskanen beat Cory Schneider early in the extra frame to save the Caps, who blew a lead in the final minute of regulation. Niskanen's pair of points gave him five points in his last four games. On the year, the 28-year-old has 26 points in 74 games. Mar 26 - 11:47 PM

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Depth Charts

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C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Curtis Glencross
3Marcus Johansson
4Joel Ward
5Jason Chimera
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Eric Fehr
3Jay Beagle
4Tom Wilson
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Tim Gleason
7John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters