Matt Niskanen

Defenseman Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2008 College: Minnesota-Duluth
  • Current Contract

    Matt Niskanen signed a 7 year / $40,250,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, including an annual average salary of $5,750,000. In 2014-15, Niskanen will earn a base salary of $5,750,000. Niskanen has a cap hit of $5,750,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $40,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,750,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary (Cash) Cap Hit
    2014-15 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2015-16 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2016-17 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2017-18 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2018-19 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2019-20 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2020-21 Contract details by year $5,750,000 $5,750,000
    2021 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Modified No Trade

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2013

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $4,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,300,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary (Cash) Cap Hit
    2012-13 Contract details by year $1,229,268 $2,300,000
    2013-14 Contract details by year $2,500,000 $2,300,000
    • 82 Game 2012 Salary: $2,100,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $585,000 - - $585,000
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $635,000 - - $635,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 - - $805,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,229,268 - - $1,229,268
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $14,504,268 - - $14,504,268
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Niskanen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,750,000) Rank
    NHL: #64
    Eastern: #28
    Eastern Metropolitan: #14
    Washington Capitals: #4
    Defenseman: #14

    Total Cash ($5,750,000) Rank
    NHL: #77
    Defenseman: #18

    Average Annual ($5,750,000) Rank
    NHL: #64
    Defenseman: #14