Tag Archives: Matt Niskanen
Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018
Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.
Report: Ex-Capitals’ Defenseman Matt Niskanen Expected To Retire
Photo: @Capitals According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, former Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen has informed the Philadelphia Flyers that he will retire.
Brian MacLellan’s Yearly Report Card: Assessing The Capitals’ GM’s Moves In 2019-20
Photo: @Capitals After a first-round Stanley Cup Playoff exit in 2018-19, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan was forced to make some changes to his roster. Unfortunately, it backfired as the Capitals fell in the first round once again, and it … Continue reading
Flyers’ Matt Niskanen Suspended For One Game After Hitting Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher In Jaw During Game 5
Screencap: TSN The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday evening that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen has been suspended for Game 6 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series after cross-checking Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher in the … Continue reading
Flyers’ Matt Niskanen Catches Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher In The Face With Stick Butt As Flyers-Canadiens Series Gets Feisty
Things are gettin’ feisty in the Flyers-Canadiens series. In the waning moments of Game 5 on Wednesday night, former Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen applied a stick butt to the face of Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher. No penalty was called … Continue reading
Capitals Honor Matt Niskanen With Tribute Video During TV Timeout
As has been the case with several players and three coaches in the last two seasons, the Capitals paid tribute to another member of the team’s 2018 Stanley Cup-winning team on Saturday night with a tribute video to Philadelphia Flyers … Continue reading
Thank You, Nisky! Reflecting On Matt Niskanen’s Time With The Capitals
It will be a bittersweet night at Capital One Arena as former Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen returns to the District for the first time after being traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Radko Gudas back in June. … Continue reading
Grading The Capitals’ Moves This Season At The Halfway Point
Photo: NBCSW As the midway point of the season has come and gone, it’s time to check in on how the Washington Capitals‘ offseason moves are looking so far. GM Brian MacLellan had a busy offseason after the Capitals’ first-round … Continue reading
How Is The Radko Gudas-Matt Niskanen Trade Looking For The Capitals And Flyers Halfway Through The Season?
As the halfway point of the season came this week, it is time to look at the Washington Capitals‘ biggest change of the offseason, which came on June 14 when they traded defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers in … Continue reading
Hockey Tough: Former Capitals Defenseman Matt Niskanen Gets Hit in the Face By a Shot, Returns to Game Action
Photo: Philadelphia Flyers For five seasons, defenseman Matt Niskanen patrolled the Washington Capitals’ blueline, and was a key component of the Caps’ 2018 Stanley Cup victory. Signed as a free agent in the summer of 2014, Niskanen was dealt to … Continue reading