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Matt Niskanen | Defenseman

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/6/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 209
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Matt Niskanen had a goal and an assist in Pittsburgh's 4-3 victory over Columbus in Game 1 of the first round.
Niskanen had the best season of his career with 10 goals and 46 points in 81 games. With two points, he's already just one shy of his career-high in a single playoff run. Apr 17 - 10:23 AM

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Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2007DAL787192622362600099.071
2008DAL8062935-115228000111.054
2009DAL7431215-151806002110.027
2010PIT631910-3500500077.013
2011PIT754172194735000118.034
2012PIT40410144120200267.060

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PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Joe Vitale
5Brian Gibbons
6Marcel Goc
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Jussi Jokinen
3Beau Bennett
4Tanner Glass
5Taylor Pyatt
RW1James Neal
2Pascal Dupuis
3Lee Stempniak
4Craig Adams
5Jayson Megna
D1Kris Letang
2Paul Martin
3Matt Niskanen
4Olli Maatta
5Brooks Orpik
6Rob Scuderi
7Deryk Engelland
8Robert Bortuzzo
9Brian Dumoulin
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Jeff Zatkoff
3Tomas Vokoun