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Matt Niskanen | Defenseman | #2

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (28) / DAL
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Matt Niskanen exited Wednesday's game against Philadelphia because of a lower-body injury.
Niskanen appeared to hurt his leg/knee after Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas collided with him. Niskanen played just over 10 minutes before leaving the game. He was never able to come back. We'll consider him day-to-day for now. You can watch the play by clicking the link below. Feb 22 - 11:22 PM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
5742832202618011113.035
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
Game Log
DateOppGMGAPts+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
Feb 19@ NYR100000000003.000
Feb 18@ DET100010000002.000
Feb 11ANA101122000002.000
Feb 9DET100000000000.000
Feb 7CAR102200020004.000
Feb 5LA100010000001.000
Feb 4@ MON101100010001.000
Feb 1BOS102212010003.000
Jan 31@ NYI100002000005.000
Jan 26@ NJ100002000001.000

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Zach Sanford
5Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Brett Connolly
5Travis Boyd
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer