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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 49 2 15 17 3 28 2 0 0 67 3.0
NHL Totals 540 37 147 184 42 294 12 0 10 811 4.6
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
NHL Totals 55 3 15 18 -9 35 3 0 0 71 4.2

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 50 32 12 6 147 134 70
2 NSH 48 31 11 6 145 115 68
3 STL 48 31 13 4 156 117 66
4 CHI 49 31 16 2 155 113 64
5 WPG 51 26 17 8 142 132 60
6 SJS 49 26 17 6 137 135 58
7 VAN 47 27 17 3 129 120 57
8 CGY 49 26 20 3 140 127 55
9 LAK 49 21 16 12 134 132 54
10 DAL 49 23 19 7 157 159 53
11 COL 50 21 18 11 131 141 53
12 MIN 48 22 20 6 131 138 50
13 ARI 49 17 26 6 113 168 40
14 EDM 49 13 27 9 113 162 35

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Seguin 49 28 28 1 56
J. Benn 49 16 29 -2 45
J. Spezza 49 9 27 -6 36
T. Daley 46 12 13 -8 25
J. Klingberg 35 9 15 9 24
E. Cole 44 12 11 3 23
A. Goligoski 49 1 22 9 23
A. Roussel 49 11 11 -2 22
C. Eakin 46 9 13 7 22
A. Hemsky 46 8 12 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 21 11 7 .905 2.96
A. Lindback 2 7 0 .875 3.79
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