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Matt Niskanen | Defenseman | #2

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 203
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (28) / DAL
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Matt Niskanen will not be eligible to return to action before November 7th.
The Capitals placed him on the long-term injury list which requires a minimum 10-game absence. Niskanen could be out even longer with what appears to be a rather serious upper-body injury. Reserve him immediately. Oct 14 - 11:35 AM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
501118000004.000
Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007DAL787192622362600099.071
2008DAL8062935-115228000111.054
2009DAL7431215-151806002110.027
2010PIT631910-3500500077.013
2011PIT754172194735000118.034
2012PIT40410144120200267.060
2013PIT811036463351312006162.062
2014WAS824273174728010117.034
2015WAS82527321038214003150.033
2016WAS7853439203218012154.032
Game Log
DateOppGMGAPts+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
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Oct 14@ PHI000000000000.000
Oct 13@ NJ100000000000.000
Oct 11PIT100004000001.000
Oct 9@ TB1000-10000000.000
Oct 7MON100014000001.000
Oct 5@ OTT101110000002.000

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Tyler Graovac
4Jakub Vrana
5Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Devante Smith-Pelly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Taylor Chorney
6Christian Djoos
7Madison Bowey
8Aaron Ness
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer