MATT NISKANEN #15

Retired

Right Defense
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $43,254,268
BORN: Dec. 6, 1986
BIRTHPLACE: Virginia, Minnesota, United States
NATIONALITY: United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6'1"
185cm
WEIGHT:
203 lbs
92kg
SHOOTS:Right
AGE: 35
ELC SIGNING AGE: 20
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: 21
DRAFT YEAR: 2005
DRAFTED OVERALL: 28
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Dallas StarsDAL
SUMMARY

Matt Niskanen is a 35 year old right defense who was born on Dec. 6, 1986. He was drafted 28th overall by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has signed 4 contracts worth a total value of $50,400,000. Over a career that spans 13 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total 356 Pts in 949 GP, and 42 playoffs Pts in 140 GP.

CONTRACT HISTORY

ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Doug Armstrong
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas Stars
VALUE: $2,550,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 1.53
SIGNING DATE: Mar. 19, 2007
SOURCE: CapGeek

Matt Niskanen signed a 3 year, $2,550,000 contract with the Dallas Stars on Mar. 19, 2007. The contract has a cap hit of $675,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2007-08$675,000$850,000$265,000$0$585,000$585,000$62,500
2008-09$675,000$850,000$215,000$0$635,000$635,000$62,500
2009-10$675,000$850,000$45,000$0$805,000$805,000$62,500
TOTAL$2,025,000$2,550,000$525,000$0$2,025,000$2,025,000$187,500
STANDARD CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Joe Nieuwendyk
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas Stars
VALUE: $3,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 2.53
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 16, 2010
SOURCE: CapGeek

Matt Niskanen signed a 2 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Dallas Stars on Sep. 16, 2010. The contract has a cap hit of $1,500,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2010-11$1,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$1,250,000$1,250,000$1,250,000
2011-12$1,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$1,750,000$1,750,000$1,750,000
TOTAL$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Ray Shero
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh Penguins
VALUE: $4,600,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 3.83
SIGNING DATE: Jun. 29, 2012
SOURCE: CapGeek

Matt Niskanen signed a 2 year, $4,600,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Jun. 29, 2012. The contract has a cap hit of $2,300,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2012-13$2,300,000$2,300,000$0$0$2,100,000$2,100,000$2,100,000
2013-14$2,300,000$2,300,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
TOTAL$4,600,000$4,600,000$0$0$4,600,000$4,600,000$4,600,000
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SIGNED BY: Brian MacLellan
LENGTH: 7 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington Capitals
VALUE: $40,250,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 8.33
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2014
SOURCE: CapGeek

Matt Niskanen signed a 7 year, $40,250,000 contract with the Washington Capitals on Jul. 1, 2014. The contract has a cap hit of $5,750,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2014-15M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
2015-16M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
2016-17M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
2017-18M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
2018-19M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
2019-20M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
2020-21M-NTC$5,750,000$5,750,000$0$0$5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
TOTAL$40,250,000$40,250,000$0$0$40,250,000$40,250,000$40,250,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Player submits a 15 team no trade list from 2014-15 to 2017-18; Player submits a 10 team no trade list from 2018-19 to 2020-21.
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly

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2003-04VirginiaMountain Iron-Buhl HighUSHS-MN-243761--|-------|-------
2004-05VirginiaMountain Iron-Buhl HighUSHS-MN29273865-34|-------|-------
2005-06USA U20WJC-20700006|-------|-------
Univ. of Minnesota-DuluthNCAA3811314-1040|-------|-------
2006-07Iowa StarsAHL13033-46|PLAYOFFS12257-710-------|-------
Univ. of Minnesota-DuluthNCAA3992231-1642|-------|-------
2007-08Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL78719262236|PLAYOFFS16033-21016:2052.27-0.13-0.123.990.06|13:4900.51-0.20-0.23-0.214.55
2008-09Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL8062935-1152|15:3742.190.010.082.573.36|-------
USAWC912322|-------|-------
2009-10Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL7431215-1518|15:2131.920.230.323.819.07|-------
2010-11Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL45066-130|13:3801.440.210.43-0.265.42|-------
Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh PenguinsNHL18134-220|PLAYOFFS7011-3016:2710.62-0.46-0.563.36-4.93|11:5800.04-1.25-1.236.99-13.79
2011-12Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh PenguinsNHL7541721947|PLAYOFFS41232615:2412.860.480.1217.096.04|15:2500.131.100.4527.6210.67
2012-13Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh PenguinsNHL4041014412|PLAYOFFS15022-41117:2241.50-0.10-0.344.803.83|17:1900.320.01-0.114.516.47
2013-14Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh PenguinsNHL811036463351|PLAYOFFS13279-2817:2862.680.450.408.369.47|16:1500.35-0.12-0.568.17-2.25
2014-15Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsNHL8242731747|PLAYOFFS14044-2018:4123.660.240.005.160.96|21:1500.630.07-0.18-3.78-2.68
2015-16Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsNHL82527321038|PLAYOFFS120333619:1123.740.390.153.870.67|20:4000.280.31-0.122.21-2.42
2016-17Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsNHL78534392032|PLAYOFFS1313401917:4344.380.09-0.0412.165.01|19:3400.720.26-0.1610.99-1.64
USAWCup3000-30|-------|-------
2017-18Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsNHL68722292436|PLAYOFFS241896819:4064.30-0.19-0.01-1.870.94|21:5211.260.250.042.870.60
2018-19Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsNHL8081725-341|PLAYOFFS70220018:5263.62-0.42-0.15-4.38-4.01|20:3700.09-0.420.27-26.71-7.31
2019-20Logo of the Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia FlyersNHL68825331529|PLAYOFFS151120617:2222.990.350.194.501.06|17:5110.34-0.240.18-5.77-1.67
NHL TOTALNHL94972284356112489|PLAYOFFS14063642-274PLAYOFFS
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