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Washington Capitals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
95%87%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
103646335121:01
Latest News
  • Caps Sign Niskanen To Seven-Year Deal
    (7/1/14) Matt Niskanen signed a seven-year, $40.25 million contract with the Capitals on Tuesday.
    Isles Have Been In Touch With Niskanen
    (6/27/14) The Islanders have been in touch with Matt Niskanen, according to Newsday's Arthur Staple.
    Pens' Niskanen Producing From The Blue Line
    (4/28/14) Matt Niskanen's two-assist night in Monday's clinching Game 6 brought his totals to two goals and six assists in the playoffs.
    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.
  • July 15, 2014: NHL Offseason Review: Metropolitan Division
    Eye On Hockey reviews the big turnover in the Metropolitan Division with many players switching to inter-divisional foes this summer.
    July 3, 2014: NHL Free Agency: GMs show restraint, sign more good deals than bad
    With adjusted expectations for free agency -- players will be overpaid -- it's time to note there were a lot of good deals signed this so far this summer, mostly because teams weren't giving out long terms.
    July 2, 2014: NHL Free Agency: Day 1's Winners and Losers
    The first day of free agency included a flurry of deals. Which teams helped themselves and which didn't? Here's our 2014 Free Agency Winners and Losers.
    July 1, 2014: NHL Free Agency: Big names highlight fast-paced first day
    Thomas Vanek, Matt Niskanen and Paul Stastny all found new homes on the first day of free agency.
    July 1, 2014: Matt Niskanen joins Capitals on seven-year, $40.25 million deal
    The top UFA defenseman is off the market as Matt Niskanen signed with the Capitals on a seven-year, $40.25 million contract.
 
Situational Stats
SituationGPGAPTSPPSH
on road2016700
Last 7 Games
05/02NYR000-218:44
05/04NYR000018:34
05/05NYR000119:28
05/07NYR000019:24
05/09NYR000-219:18
05/11NYR011020:07
05/13NYR000019:42
Two Week Schedule
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7:00 pm
15
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NJ
7:00 pm
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FLA
7:00 pm
Fantasy Points by Week
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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
2013-14Pittsburgh13279-2200000
5531518-9300000
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
2013-14Pittsburgh248.3258:3632944:392:178004
714.2969:251218114:2731:29351015
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/205
Birthdate:
12/6/1986
Age:
27
Hometown:
Virginia, MN, USA
Team:
Washington Capitals
School:
Minnesota-Duluth
NHL Experience:
5
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