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Matt
Niskanen
College None
Team Philadelphia Flyers
15D
6'1"Height
203Weight
33Age
0Exp
Matt Niskanen's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Matt Niskanen to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 14 projected fantasy points puts him at #47 behind Nate Schmidt and ahead of Miro Heiskanen. He has averaged 1.67 fantasy points in his past 148 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.18 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#57) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 73% ownership, he is also the #47 most highly owned defenseman. Matt Niskanen is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #25 fantasy position rank.

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MATT NISKANEN WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Matt Niskanen is projected for 2.32 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #34 ranked defenseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Damon Severson but behind Ryan Pulock the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#66). He is projected for 3.39 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2019PHI68825330-040000
2018WAS80817250-011000
2017WAS68722290-001000
2016WAS78534390-012000
2015WAS82527320-023000
2014WAS82427310-020000
2013PIT811036460-036000
2012PIT40410140-002000
2011PIT75417210-030000
2010DAL-PIT6319100-000000
2009DAL74312150-002000
2008DAL80629350-020000
2007DAL78719260-020000
Career (13 Seasons)78.86.8115.2122.02-13.361.040000
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019PHI1266.321:541894139.43178.72291012
2018WAS1435.621:55190946.07220.67411018
2017WAS1205.822:36169034:48184:59360018
2016WAS1543.222:102030139:55201:59320016
2015WAS1503.324:392354198:07235:18380019
2014WAS1173.422:21225487:17187:37471021
2013PIT1626.221:171932242:2657:57511023
2012PIT676.020:2191380:2545:0012006
2011PIT1183.417:561590166:1136:29471021
2010DAL-PIT771.316:311352113:3128:45502019
2009DAL1102.718:151648217:3814:0618009
2008DAL1115.419:572020204:01150:46522116
2007DAL997.120:281774181:43170:30360018
Career (13 Seasons)140.614.8000037.08000
Game Log
NOVEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
11/13vsL2-100000030.000220:432:532:45
11/15@L2-1000-10010.000022:532:781:43
11/16vsL4-301100020.000022:002:574:27
11/19@L5-2000-30020.000022:271:023:72
11/21@W5-300010020.000021:951:355:70
11/23vsL3-200000000.000025:523:283:10
11/25vsW2-100000030.000025:021:081:88
11/27@W3-2000-20020.000021:483:700:73
11/29vsW6-102240030.000017:181:452:78
11/30@W4-300010020.000023:651:972:10
DECEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
12/03vsW6-101120000.000022:853:070:98
12/05vsL3-110100030.333020:483:252:37
12/07vsW4-300010040.000026:471:433:83
12/11@L3-100000020.000222:181:571:17
12/14@L4-1000-10030.000219:270:834:73
12/15@L7-3101-11040.250020:870:283:92
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/15@W4-301100020.000224:680:855:00
01/16vsL4-1000-10040.000021:173:032:27
01/18vsW4-1011-10000.000021:500:551:77
01/21vsW3-000010030.000020:882:584:45
01/31@L4-302200010.000023:372:700:98
FEBRUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
02/01vsW6-311240030.333024:253:802:52
02/03@W3-010110140.250022:151:502:32
02/06vsL5-000000030.000021:723:852:47
02/08@W7-201100020.000019:972:833:22
02/10vsW4-101100030.000020:832:654:95
02/11@L5-3000-10010.000020:870:921:17
02/13@W6-202210010.000025:021:631:23
02/15@L5-3011-20000.000021:752:325:17
02/18vsW5-100010010.000021:630:003:12
02/20@W4-301100020.000021:500:001:92
02/22vsW4-201120000.000021:181:650:58
02/25vsW4-201130030.000024:201:552:73
02/28vsW5-200020030.000021:181:703:62
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/01@W5-310111030.333222:371:485:18
03/04@W5-200020000.000022:103:006:23
03/05vsW4-100040010.000019:422:030:00
03/07vsW3-100010000.000022:931:204:07
03/10vsL2-000000010.000024:422:682:90