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Matt Niskanen
Position:  
  • • Defense
  • Status:  On the NHL roster
    Born:  12/06/1986 Age:  33 yrs Nationality:  USA  
    Height:  6' 1" Weight:  203 lbs
    Salary:  $8,875,000 Contract:  3 Year(s)
    Condition:  100%

    Player Ratings

    CK FG DI SK ST EN DU PH FO PA SC DF PS EX LD MO OV
    67 36 78 75 73 82 85 59 30 61 55 87 50 76 68 50 71


    Summary

    CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS - Summary
    Season Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG S S% TOI/G
    2014-15 Canadiens 48 6 24 30 20 43 3 0 0 0 77 7.8 24:11
    2015-16 Canadiens 82 6 36 42 16 100 3 0 0 0 97 6.2 24:18
    2016-17 Sharks 82 20 29 49 0 97 8 0 1 4 138 14.5 25:13
    2017-18 Blackhawks 82 18 58 76 16 81 7 0 3 0 133 13.5 23:18
    2018-19 Blackhawks 78 13 33 46 16 60 4 0 3 1 120 10.8 23:35
      NHL TOTALS 372 63 180 243 68 381 25 0 7 5 565 11.2 24:07

    CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS - Summary
    Season Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG S S% TOI/G
    2014-15 Canadiens 11 2 4 6 1 30 2 0 0 11 18.2 23:49
    2015-16 Canadiens 24 6 8 14 -6 33 2 0 2 35 17.1 23:42
    2017-18 Blackhawks 7 0 3 3 -1 8 0 0 0 8 0.0 24:50
    2018-19 Blackhawks 5 0 1 1 -7 2 0 0 0 8 0.0 22:18
      NHL TOTALS 47 8 16 24 -13 73 4 0 2 62 12.9 23:45

    Ext. Summary

    CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS - EXTENDED SUMMARY
    Season Team GP HAT BkS FOW FOT FO%
    2014-15 Canadiens 48 0 68 0 0 0
    2015-16 Canadiens 82 0 109 0 0 0
    2016-17 Sharks 82 0 126 0 0 0
    2017-18 Blackhawks 82 0 111 0 0 0
    2018-19 Blackhawks 78 0 100 0 0 0
      NHL TOTALS 372 0 514 0 0 0

    CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS - EXTENDED SUMMARY
    Season Team GP HAT BkS FOW FOT FO%
    2014-15 Canadiens 11 0 17 0 0 0
    2015-16 Canadiens 24 0 32 0 0 0
    2017-18 Blackhawks 7 0 9 0 0 0
    2018-19 Blackhawks 5 0 7 0 0 0
      NHL TOTALS 47 0 65 0 0 0

    Time on Ice

    CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS - Time on Ice
    Season Team GP ES TOI ES TOI/GP SH TOI SH TOI/GP PP TOI PP TOI/GP TOI TOI/G TPP/G
    2014-15 Canadiens 48 844:08 17:35 127:06 02:38 189:56 03:57 1161:10 24:11 00:00
    2015-16 Canadiens 82 1509:29 18:24 212:30 02:35 271:11 03:18 1993:10 24:18 00:00
    2016-17 Sharks 82 1446:54 17:38 325:00 03:57 296:27 03:36 2068:21 25:13 00:00
    2017-18 Blackhawks 82 1278:58 15:35 278:17 03:23 353:57 04:18 1911:12 23:18 00:00
    2018-19 Blackhawks 78 1338:13 17:09 219:20 02:48 283:11 03:37 1840:44 23:35 00:00
      NHL TOTALS 372 6417:42 17:15 1162:13 03:07 1394:42 03:44 8974:37 24:07 00:00

    CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS -
    Season Team GP ES TOI ES TOI/GP SH TOI SH TOI/GP PP TOI PP TOI/GP TOI TOI/G TPP/G
    2014-15 Canadiens 11 187:01 17:00 27:27 02:29 47:36 04:19 262:04 23:49 00:00
    2015-16 Canadiens 24 459:31 19:08 54:13 02:15 55:04 02:17 568:48 23:42 00:00
    2017-18 Blackhawks 7 131:59 18:51 22:17 03:11 19:40 02:48 173:56 24:50 00:00
    2018-19 Blackhawks 5 77:15 15:27 21:45 04:21 12:33 02:30 111:33 22:18 00:00
      NHL TOTALS 47 855:46 18:12 125:42 02:40 134:53 02:52 1116:21 23:45 00:00

    Hits & Fights

    CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS - Hits & Fights
    Season Team GP Hits HT PIM Maj Fgt W Fgt L Fgt T 1st ★ 2nd ★ 3rd ★
    2014-15 Canadiens 48 83 42 43 5 0 0 1 1 1 2
    2015-16 Canadiens 82 209 108 100 20 2 0 2 0 3 5
    2016-17 Sharks 82 156 128 97 5 0 0 1 2 6 3
    2017-18 Blackhawks 82 126 102 81 5 0 1 0 2 3 6
    2018-19 Blackhawks 78 134 113 60 0 0 0 0 5 4 1
      NHL TOTALS 372 708 493 381 35 2 1 4 10 17 11

    CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS - Hits & Fights
    Season Team GP Hits HT PIM Maj Fgt W Fgt L Fgt T 1st ★ 2nd ★ 3rd ★
    2014-15 Canadiens 11 15 14 30 10 1 0 0 0 0 1
    2015-16 Canadiens 24 78 29 33 5 0 0 0 1 1 4
    2017-18 Blackhawks 7 20 11 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2018-19 Blackhawks 5 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
      NHL TOTALS 47 124 63 73 15 1 0 0 1 1 1

    Special Teams

    CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS - Special Teams
    Season Team GP ES : G A PTS S PP : G A PTS S SH : G A PTS S
    2014-15 Canadiens 48 3 20 23 37 3 4 7 38 0 0 0 2
    2015-16 Canadiens 82 3 28 31 46 3 7 10 50 0 1 1 1
    2016-17 Sharks 82 12 22 34 56 8 7 15 80 0 0 0 2
    2017-18 Blackhawks 82 11 36 47 43 7 21 28 89 0 1 1 1
    2018-19 Blackhawks 78 9 22 31 55 4 11 15 63 0 0 0 2
      NHL TOTALS 372 38 128 166 237 63 180 75 320 63 180 2 8

    CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS - Special Teams
    Season Team GP ES : G A PTS S PP : G A PTS S SH : G A PTS S
    2014-15 Canadiens 11 0 2 2 4 2 2 4 6 0 0 0 1
    2015-16 Canadiens 24 4 5 9 22 2 3 5 13 0 0 0 0
    2017-18 Blackhawks 7 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0
    2018-19 Blackhawks 5 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
      NHL TOTALS 47 1 0 13 4 8 16 11 29 8 16 0 1

    Shootouts

    CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS - Shootouts
    Season Team GP G SF S%
    2014-15 Canadiens 48 0 0 0
    2015-16 Canadiens 82 0 0 0
    2016-17 Sharks 82 0 0 0
    2017-18 Blackhawks 82 0 0 0
    2018-19 Blackhawks 78 0 0 0
      NHL TOTALS 372 0 0 0

    Contract

    Salary Hit by Season
    2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
    $8,875,000 $8,875,000 $8,875,000 - -

    Contract Details
    Contract Length Contract Type No-Trade Clause? On Trade Block?
    3 Year(s) One-Way (NHL) NO YES

    Transactions

    TRANSACTION HISTORY

    • [3/9/2019] - Matt Niskanen [Blackhawks] was injured (Right Elbow) and is out for 1-2 weeks.
    • [2/15/2019] - Matt Niskanen [Blackhawks] was injured (Lower Body) and is out for up to 1 week.
    • [10/23/2018] - Matt Niskanen signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-year contract ($8,875,000 per season, $7,637,520 signing bonus).
    • [10/3/2017] - TRADE: Chicago Blackhawks acquired Matt Niskanen and Joachim Blichfeld from the New York Rangers for Joel Armia, Zach Sanford, a 2018 2nd round pick, and a 2019 2nd round pick.
    • [7/8/2017] - TRADE: Rangers acquired Matt Niskanen, Brandon Dubinsky, Kristers Gudlevskis, Teddy Blueger and 2017 2nd and 3rd round picks from the Sharks for Phil Myers, Nick Baptiste, Austin Czarnik, Christian Folin, Pheonix Copley, and Ryan Mantha.
    • [7/12/2016] - TRADE: Montreal Canadiens acquired Brad Marchand from the San Jose Sharks for Matt Niskanen, a 2016 2nd round pick, and a 2016 4th round pick.
    • [6/9/2016] - Matt Niskanen [Canadiens] was suspended for 1 game (Butt-ending).
    • [2/21/2015] - Matt Niskanen [Canadiens] out day-to-day (Right Knee).
    • [2/9/2015] - Matt Niskanen signed by the Canadiens to a 4-year contract ($3,125,000 per season).
    • [12/13/2014] - Matt Niskanen was selected by the Montreal Canadiens as the 228th overall pick of the EHE Inaugural Draft.