Matt Niskanen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Capitals place D Niskanen on LTIR

    TSN "The Washington Capitals placed veteran defenceman Matt Niskanen on long term injured reserve Saturday. Niskanen, 30, is listed as week-to-week with an upper-body injury. The former Dallas Stars and Pittsburgh Penguins blueliner has an assist in five games for the Caps this year." October 14

  • Capitals' Niskanen says he regrets cross-check on Penguins' Crosby

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Matt Niskanen has not reached out to Sidney Crosby to apologize for the cross-check to the head that gave the Penguins captain a concussion in Game 3 on Monday night, but he said he will in the future. “I don't think there's anything I can say that's going to make him feel better about it,”..." May 03

  • No suspension for Capitals’ Matt Niskanen after cross-check on Sidney Crosby

    Washington Post "Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen won’t be facing any supplemental discipline from the NHL for his high cross-check on Sidney Crosby. The Penguins captain had to be helped off the ice, and he didn’t return to the game. Niskanen was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for the..." May 02

  • The NHL got the Crosby-Niskanen incident right, and that should be the end of it

    Fox Sports "Game 3 of the Capitals and Penguins series brought some controversy on Monday night. During the first period in Pittsburgh, Caps defenseman Matt Niskanen knocked Sidney Crosby out of the game after delivering a check to the Pens captain’s head. Crosby, who has a significant concussion history,..." May 02