Matt Niskanen knows that his new contract carries higher expectations and he feels he will be up for the challenge.
Washington assistant coach Todd Reirden had a lot to do with the team's signing of Matt Niskanen.
The Washington Capitals have locked up Matt Niskanen to a seven-year deal worth $40.25 million.
The Washington Capitals are one team that's showing interest in UFA Matt Niskanen.
Matt Niskanen will test the free agent market on July 1.
Matt Niskanen "loves Pittsburgh" and he hasn't ruled out returning, according to agent Neil Sheehy.
Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford doesn't think he'll be able to re-sign Matt Niskanen.
Matt Niskanen, who is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent, will pay close attention to the Penguins' hunt for a new head coach.
The Detroit Red Wings desire to upgrade their defense might lead them to pursue Matt Niskanen.
Matt Niskanen recorded two assists in Pittsburgh's 4-3 victory over Columbus on Monday.
Matt Niskanen notched a goal and an assist in the Penguins' 4-3 double-overtime loss to the Blue Jackets in Game 2 of the first-round series.
Matt Niskanen practiced on the Penguins' top power-play unit in Saturday's pregame skate.
Matt Niskanen had a goal and an assist in Pittsburgh's 4-3 victory over Columbus in Game 1 of the first round.
While the Pittsburgh Penguins defense has been rattled by injuries this season, Matt Niksanen continues to be a pleasant surprise, as he notched 10 goals for the first time in his career on Sunday.