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Matt Niskanen | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 209
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Matt Niskanen had two assists in a 4-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday night.
Niskanen has two goals and 17 points in 47 contests this season. That's a huge step down from his 46-point showing in 2013-14 and while it's obviously too late to replicate that success, we wouldn't dismiss the possibility of him finishing the 2014-15 campaign on a high note. Jan 28 - 11:40 AM

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Season Stats
GPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
65317208432301089.034
Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007DAL787192622362600099.071
2008DAL8062935-115228000111.054
2009DAL7431215-151806002110.027
2010PIT631910-3500500077.013
2011PIT754172194735000118.034
2012PIT40410144120200267.060
2013PIT811036463351312006162.062
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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
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
7Dmitry Orlov
8John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters