Matt Niskanen

Pittsburgh Penguins #2 - Defenseman

  • Born: 12/06/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 209

Weekend roundup: 2 extra time losses

The Pittsburgh Penguins lose in overtime to Philadelphia on Saturday and then in a shootout to Ottawa on Sunday to close out the 2013-14 regular season.

Club Get Hit

As we've seen with injuries, hockey can be a brutal sport. Let's take a look at the Pittsburgh Penguin defensemen and the hits they've given and received.

NHL Trade Deadline: It's Okay to Dump and Chase

Big deals are big fun, but the Penguins' best trades have flown under the radar.

GIF: Grabner announces his return to Letang

After going a quarter of the season without a goal and receiving a healthy scratch, Michael Grabner announced his return to the lineup in an uncharacteristic way.

Preview: It's ECF Rematch time!

It's World Series Game 6, and you'll be hard pressed to find a TV in Boston showing tonight's Bruins-Penguins matchup.

Niskanen, Despres and Salary Cap Gymnastics

Pittsburgh has to get under the NHL's regressive salary cap. That's likely to bring change to the team's defense, where eight viable players are vying for six regular spots.

Pens Points 9/3: Rookie Tourney, Camp Nearing

The rookie tournament is just days away; camp starts next week, and the first preseason game is just around the corner. Plus Corey Crawford's new deal, most overpaid players and best nicknames in hockey. Can you smell hockey in the air?

Robert Bortuzzo re-signs, 2 years, $600k per

The Pens avoid arbitration with their young defenseman and sign him to a two-year, $600,000 per year contract.

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