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2 Matt Niskanen D

Pittsburgh Penguins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
95%88%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
103646335121:01
Latest News
  • Pens' Niskanen Grabs Goal, Assist In Win
    (4/16/14) Matt Niskanen recorded a goal and an assist Wednesday against the Blue Jackets.
    Pens' Niskanen Out Of Top Four Tuesday
    (4/16/14) Matt Niskanen skated on Pittsburgh's third-group pairing with Olli Maatta on Tuesday and manned the left point of the team's second power-play unit, the Penguins' website reports.
    Penguins Rest Niskanen
    (4/13/14) Matt Niskanen is not in Sunday's lineup against the Senators.
    Less Is More For Pens' Niskanen
    (4/9/14) Matt Niskanen tallied a pair of assists Wednesday -- including one on the power play, in a 4-3 victory over Detroit.
    Pens' Banking On Niskanen To Eat Minutes
    (3/20/14) Matt Niskanen went pointless despite leading Pittsburgh with 27:55 TOI against Detroit on Thursday, including 7:40 on the power play.
  • April 19, 2014: Blue Jackets edge Penguins 4-3 in double overtime
    PITTSBURGH (AP) Matt Calvert's first career playoff goal gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a badly needed boost. His second ended 4,493 days of futility for a franchise that is quickly morphing from laughingstock to something considerably more potent.
    April 16, 2014: Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener
    PITTSBURGH (AP) Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.
    April 15, 2014: Pens' Niskanen Out Of Top Four Tuesday
    Niskanen skated on Pittsburgh's third-group pairing with Olli Maatta on Tuesday and manned the left point of the team's second power-play unit, the Penguins' website reports.The return of Kris Letang and Paul Martin to the lineup don't do much to help Niskanen and could, in fact, reduce his playing time and fantasy production. The right-handed shooting defender set a number of career marks in 2013-14, but he might have to wait for injuries to strike before taking a more prominent spot on the blue line.
    April 14, 2014: Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Penguins vs. Blue Jackets
    The Blue Jackets are back in the postseason, looking for their first postseason win against their new rivals to the East, the perennial power known as the Pittsburgh Penguins.
    April 14, 2014: Spezza lifts Senators to SO win over Penguins
    PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins are ready for the Stanley Cup playoffs.
 
Situational Stats
SituationGPGAPTSPPSH
on road2016700
Last 7 Games
04/03WPG000021:47
04/05MIN000-118:25
04/06COL011023:05
04/09DET022-121:29
04/12PHI011222:31
04/16CLB112119:24
04/19CLB112027:35
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13
OTT
L 2 - 3 (SO)
14
15
16
CLB
W 4 - 3
17
18
19
CLB
L 3 - 4 (SO)
20
21
@CLB
7:00 pm
Tickets
22
23
@CLB
7:00 pm
Tickets
24
25
26
CLB
Fantasy Points by Week
6

4

1

2

1

-2

0
2

0
2

0
5

1

5

3

6

4

1

4

2

3

2

1

1

0
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Career Stats
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2007-08Dallas787192622200000
2008-09Dallas8062935-11200000
2009-10Dallas7431215-15002000
2010-11Pittsburgh631910-3000000
2011-12Pittsburgh75417219300000
2012-13Pittsburgh40410144002000
2013-14Pittsburgh8110364633306000
4913513216739100100
More Career Stats
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2007-08Dallas997.11597:561774181:43170:30360018
2008-09Dallas1115.41597:012020204:01150:46522116
2009-10Dallas1102.71351:201648217:3814:0618009
2010-11Pittsburgh771.31041:161352113:3128:45502019
2011-12Pittsburgh1183.41345:251590166:1136:29471021
2012-13Pittsburgh676.0814:1891380:2545:0012006
2013-14Pittsburgh1626.21724:481932242:2657:57511023
7444.79472:04112291205:55503:3326661112
Postseason Stats
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2007-08Dallas16033-2000000
2010-11Pittsburgh7011-3000000
2011-12Pittsburgh41232100000
2012-13Pittsburgh15022-4000000
2013-14Pittsburgh22241200000
4431013-6300000
More Postseason Stats
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2007-08Dallas170.0262:1332329:1719:5210005
2010-11Pittsburgh50.090:5213410:151:080000
2011-12Pittsburgh812.574:059012:441:236003
2012-13Pittsburgh170.0283:3934217:326:4911103
2013-14Pittsburgh366.746:595711:481:340000
506.0757:4894681:3630:46271011
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/205
Birthdate:
12/6/1986
Age:
27
Hometown:
Virginia, MN, USA
Team:
Pittsburgh Penguins
School:
Minnesota-Duluth
NHL Experience:
6
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