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Matt Niskanen
Matt Niskanen
Defenseman
(NIHS-kah-nehn, MAT)
Number: 5
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 6, 1986  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Virginia, MN, United States
Drafted: DAL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (28th overall)


CAREER VS. ANA: 12 GP, 1-3-4, 2 PIM
HOME: 40 GP, 5-16-21, 8 PIM, -2
ROAD: 39 GP, 1-12-13, 44 PIM, -9
* Has points in five of his last nine games (1-5-6).
* Leads Dallas in defensemen scoring (7th on the team overall).
* Recorded two assists Mar. 30 at Phoenix for his fifth multiple-point game of the season.
* Has set a new career high in points this season (34).
* Recorded a career-high five-game assist streak Jan. 31-Feb. 8 (0-8-8) breaking his previous career-high assist and point streak of four games (Dec. 16-23, 1-4-5).
* Earned a career-high three assists on Feb. 6 vs. NYR with a +3 rating.
* Appeared in his 100th NHL game Dec. 2 @ Calgary.

MULTIPLE POINT GAMES (5): Dec. 20 @ OTT (1-1-2), Jan. 12 vs. DET (0-2-2), Feb. 5 @ COL (0-2-2), Feb. 6 vs. NYR (0-3-3), Mar. 30 @ PHX (0-2-2).

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 56 36 16 4 158 128 76
2 DAL 53 33 15 5 170 142 71
3 STL 55 30 17 8 132 129 68
4 LAK 51 31 17 3 135 117 65
5 SJS 51 27 20 4 147 138 58
6 NSH 53 25 20 8 136 139 58
7 COL 54 27 23 4 146 148 58
8 ANA 50 25 18 7 111 115 57
9 MIN 52 23 20 9 127 126 55
10 ARI 52 24 22 6 138 161 54
11 VAN 52 20 20 12 120 142 52
12 CGY 51 23 25 3 134 148 49
13 WPG 51 22 26 3 132 148 47
14 EDM 53 21 27 5 131 156 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 53 28 31 15 59
T. Seguin 53 28 28 10 56
J. Klingberg 53 8 35 14 43
J. Spezza 52 18 22 5 40
P. Sharp 53 16 24 -1 40
C. Eakin 53 10 13 1 23
A. Goligoski 53 3 20 17 23
M. Janmark 53 10 9 13 19
A. Roussel 51 8 10 5 18
V. Nichushkin 50 6 12 7 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 20 10 5 .908 2.52
K. Lehtonen 13 5 0 .907 2.82
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