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Matt Nishanen Matt Nishanen
#2 - D
 
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 199lbs
Shoots: Right
Salary: $1,750,000
Date of Birth: December 06, 1986
Place of Birth: Virginia, MN, USA
Drafted: Drafted by Dallas in 2005 (1/28).
Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Dallas in 2011.

 

  1. Career Statistics
  2. Transactions
  3. Honors and Awards
  4. Performance Highs
Movements & Injuries
2013
13-Feb-13 Missed 8 games (ankle injury).
31-Jan-13 Ankle injury, injured reserve.
29-Jan-13 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2012
01-Jul-12 Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a two-year contract.
15-Apr-12 Missed 2 regular season and 2 playoff games (upper body injury).
05-Apr-12 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
30-Mar-12 Missed 4 games (upper body injury).
24-Mar-12 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2011
11-Nov-11 Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
05-Nov-11 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
20-Mar-11 Missed 2 games (flu).
13-Mar-11 Flu, day-to-day.
21-Feb-11 Acquired from the Dallas Stars.
15-Feb-11 Missed 3 games (hand injury).
11-Feb-11 Hand injury, day-to-day.
21-Jan-11 Missed 6 games (lacerated hand).
07-Jan-11 Lacerated hand, day-to-day.
2010
16-Sep-10 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Dallas Stars to a two-year contract.
15-Jun-10 Dallas Stars tendered a qualifying offer.
2009
28-Oct-09 Missed 1 game (head injury).
24-Oct-09 Head injury, day-to-day.
2008
13-Mar-08 Missed 1 game (sore back).
09-Mar-08 Sore back, day-to-day.
05-Mar-08 Missed 3 games (foot injury).
26-Feb-08 Foot injury, day-to-day.
2007
19-Mar-07 Signed by the Dallas Stars to a three-year contract.
 
Career Transactions
21-Feb-11 Pittsburgh Penguins traded Alex Goligoski to the Dallas Stars for James Neal and Matt Niskanen.
30-Jul-05 Drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round (28th overall) in 2005.
 
 
Honours and Awards
League Honor Year
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2007-08
Career Statistics
  Regular Season | Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts +/- PiM PP SH GW S | GP G A Pts PiM
2011-12 Pittsburgh NHL 75 4 17 21 9 47 3 0 0 118 | 4 1 2 3 6
2010-11 Dallas NHL 45 0 6 6 -1 30 0 0 0 51 | - - - - -
2010-11 Pittsburgh NHL 18 1 3 4 -2 20 0 0 0 26 | 7 0 1 1 0
2009-10 Dallas NHL 74 3 12 15 -15 19 0 0 2 110 | - - - - -
2008-09 Dallas NHL 80 6 29 35 -11 52 2 0 0 111 | - - - - -
  United States WC 9 1 2 3 - 2 - - - - | - - - - -
2007-08 Dallas NHL 78 7 19 26 +22 36 2 0 0 99 | 16 0 3 3 10
2006-07 Iowa AHL 13 0 3 3 -4 6 0 0 0 9 | 12 2 5 7 10
  Minn-Duluth WCHA 39 9 22 31 - 42 7 0 1 - | - - - - -
2005-06 Minn-Duluth WCHA 38 1 13 14 - 40 0 0 0 - | - - - - -
  Unites States WJC 7 0 0 0 - 6 - - - - | - - - - -
2004-05 Virginia USHSW 29 27 38 65 - 34 0 0 0 - | - - - - -
2003-04 Virginia USHSW 27 24 37 61 - 26 - - - - | - - - - -
  Totals: NHL 372 21 86 107 2 203 7 0 2 515 | 27 1 6 7 16
  AHL 13 0 3 3 -4 6 0 0 0 9 | 12 2 5 7 10
  WCHA 77 10 35 45 - 82 7 0 1 - | - - - - -
  WJC 7 0 0 0 - 6 - - - - | - - - - -
  WC 9 1 2 3 - 2 - - - - | - - - - -
  USHSW 56 51 75 126 - 60 - - - - | - - - - -
Career Highs (SEASON) TOTAL SEASON
Games 80 2008-09 (Dal)
Goals 7 2007-08 (Dal)
Assists 29 2008-09 (Dal)
Points 35 2008-09 (Dal)
Penalty Minutes 52 2008-09 (Dal)
Plus/Minus +22 2007-08 (Dal)
Power Play Goals 3 2011-12 (Pit)
Shots 118 2011-12 (Pit)