Metropolitan Division RANK: 4
Record: 13-7-2 NHL rank: 9
Matt Niskanen#2 • D
- Status: On roster
- Height: 6'0
- Weight: 200 lbs.
- Shoots: R
- Experience: 9 years
- Birthdate: Dec 6, 1986
- Birthplace: Virginia, MN
- Drafted: Drafted by Dallas in 2005 (1/28).
- Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
2016-17 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.|
|Doesn't play an overly physical role, despite enough bulk to do so. Also lacks ideal hockey sense, especially in terms of making plays in the offensive zone.|
|Talented, big-minute defenseman.|
Career Honors & Awards
|NHL||Played in the NHL YoungStars Game||2007-08|