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Matt
Niskanen
College None
Team Philadelphia Flyers
15D
6'1"Height
203Weight
32Age
0Exp
Matt Niskanen's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Matt Niskanen to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 56 projected fantasy points puts him at #132 behind Chris Tanev and ahead of Ben Hutton. He has averaged 1.31 fantasy points in his past 85 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.75 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#139) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Matt Niskanen is expected to come up short of last season's #75 fantasy position rank.

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SIT EM ALERT: MATT NISKANEN WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Matt Niskanen is projected for 0.92 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 3 which only ranks him as the #181 projected defenseman and not a fantasy relevant player. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Marc-Edouard Vlasic but behind Robert Hagg the rest of the week. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#79). He is projected for 2.99 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
2019PHI51230-000000
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)88665261326971617000
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019PHI616.720:061438.639.070000
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)14344.520:49216091720:441543:1046081204
2019-20 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games in October512300000616.7100:311430000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games Won2011200001040:52580000
Games Lost3112-2000052059:39850000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Home Games2011200001040:52580000
Road Games3112-2000052059:39850000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Before All-Star Break512300000616.7100:311430000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
O2 Arena, Prague1000100001020:23280000
Rogers Arena1011000001019:58290000
Rogers Place1000-200002019:13290000
Scotiabank Saddledome11010000025020:28270000
Wells Fargo Center1011100000020:29300000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
vs Calgary Flames11010000025020:28270000
vs Chicago Blackhawks1000100001020:23280000
vs Edmonton Oilers1000-200002019:13290000
vs New Jersey Devils1011100000020:29300000
vs Vancouver Canucks1011000001019:58290000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
vs Western Conference Tms4112-10000616.780:021130000
vs Own Division1011100000020:29300000
vs Eastern Conference Tms1011100000020:29300000
Outside Own Division4112-10000616.780:021130000
Overall512300000616.7100:311430000
2019 Game Log
OCTOBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
10/04vsW4-300010010.000020:381:320:90
10/09vsW4-001110000.000020:482:224:43
10/12@L3-201100010.000019:971:630:85
10/15@L3-110100020.500020:471:351:65
10/16@L6-3000-20020.000019:222:121:23