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Matt Niskanen
Matt Niskanen
Defenseman
(NIHS-kah-nehn, MAT)
Number: 5
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 209
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 6, 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Virginia, MN, United States
Drafted: DAL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (28th overall)
Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Virginia Blue Devils-High-MN 24 37 61
2004-2005 Virginia Blue Devils-High-MN 29 27 38 65 34
2005-2006 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA 38 1 13 14 40
2005-2006 United States-WJC-A 7 0 0 0 6
2006-2007 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA 39 9 22 31 42
2006-2007 Iowa Stars-AHL 13 0 3 3 -4 6 0 0 0
2007-2008 Stars 78 7 19 26 22 36 2 0 0 99 7.1
2008-2009 Stars 80 6 29 35 -11 52 2 0 0 111 5.4
2008-2009 United States-WC-A 9 1 2 3 2
2009-2010 Stars 74 3 12 15 -15 18 0 0 2 110 2.7
2010-2011 Stars 45 0 6 6 -1 30 0 0 0 51 0.0
2010-2011 Penguins 18 1 3 4 -2 20 0 0 0 26 3.8
2011-2012 Penguins 75 4 17 21 9 47 3 0 0 118 3.4
2012-2013 Penguins 40 4 10 14 4 12 0 0 2 67 6.0
2013-2014 Penguins 81 10 36 46 33 51 3 0 6 162 6.2
2014-2015 Capitals 82 4 27 31 7 47 2 0 0 117 3.4
NHL Totals 573 39 159 198 46 313 12 0 10 861 4.5
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2005-2006 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA
2006-2007 U. Of Minnesota-Duluth-WCHA
2006-2007 Iowa Stars-AHL 12 2 5 7 -7 10 1 1 0
2007-2008 Stars 16 0 3 3 -2 10 0 0 0 17 0.0
2010-2011 Penguins 7 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
2011-2012 Penguins 4 1 2 3 2 6 1 0 0 8 12.5
2012-2013 Penguins 15 0 2 2 -4 11 0 0 0 17 0.0
2013-2014 Penguins 13 2 7 9 -2 8 2 0 0 24 8.3
2014-2015 Capitals 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 13 0.0
NHL Totals 61 3 18 21 -9 35 3 0 0 84 3.6

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 82 35 52 1 87
T. Seguin 71 37 40 -1 77
J. Spezza 82 17 45 -7 62
C. Eakin 78 19 21 -1 40
J. Klingberg 65 11 29 5 40
T. Daley 68 16 22 -13 38
A. Goligoski 81 4 32 0 36
A. Hemsky 76 11 21 -8 32
V. Fiddler 80 13 16 -5 29
S. Horcoff 76 11 18 9 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 34 17 10 .903 2.94
J. Enroth 5 5 0 .906 2.38
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