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Philadelphia Flyers Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
 
Matt Niskanen • #15 • D
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'1", 203 lbs.
Born:Dec 6, 1986 (33 yrs) in Virginia, MN
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Dallas in 2005 (1/28).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Washington in 2019.
Shoots:R
2019-20 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 68 8 25 33 15 29 4 1 0 21:54 126 0.49
On Pace 81 10 30 40 18 35 5 1 0 21:54 150 0.49
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Scouting Report
Assets: 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.
Flaws: 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.
Career Potential: Quality, big-minute defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2007-08
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