Metropolitan Division RANK: 1
Record: 49-26-8 NHL rank: 6
Matt Niskanen#2 • D
- Status: In training camp
- Height: 6'1
- Weight: 203 lbs.
- Shoots: R
- Experience: 11 years
- Birthdate: Dec 6, 1986
- Birthplace: Virginia, MN
- Drafted: Drafted by Dallas in 2005 (1/28).
- Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
2017-18 Season Stats
|Is an incredible athlete and superb skater. Owns a lot of offensive ability, including a good point shot, but is also capable of playing in all game situations. Can log huge minutes.|
|Is inconsistent in the physical department, despite enough bulk to get the job done. Also lacks ideal hockey sense, especially in terms of making plays in the offensive zone.|
|Quality, big-minute defenseman.|
Career Honors & Awards
|NHL||Played in the NHL YoungStars Game||2007-08|