|Born:||Dec. 6, 1986||Draft:||2005, Dallas Stars, #28 Overall|
|Hometown:||Virginia, MN, USA||Position:||D|
|Known For:||2018 Stanley Cup||Shoots/Catches:||Right|
Matthew Norman Niskanen (born December 6, 1986) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman. He played 13 seasons in the NHL with the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, and Philadelphia Flyers from 2007 to 2020.
He was drafted by the Stars in the first round, 28th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Niskanen won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Capitals in 2018.
Matt Niskanen Statistics
- Matt Niskanen: Penguins’ Most Reliable Defenseman?
- Capitals Trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas
- Breaking Down the Flyers’ Trade for Matt Niskanen
- Flyers See Niskanen Retire, Extend Braun to Help Fill the Hole
- NCAA (WCHA) First All-Star Team 2006-2007
- NHL YoungStars Roster 2007-2008
- NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2017-2018