Defenseman Matt Niskanen (lower body) game-time decision in Toronto

“I don't know yet,” Niskanen said. “And that’s the truth, I actually don’t know yet.

Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen day-to-day because of lower-body injury

Defenseman will skate with the team Tuesday, Coach Barry Trotz said, and should be a game-time decision for Wednesday's visit to Toronto.

Leftovers from Matt Niskanen, Brooks Orpik talking Pittsburgh reunion

The two former Penguins defensemen speak to re-signing with Pittsburgh, adjusting to life in Washington and the nebulous idea of organizational loyalty.

Matt Niskanen scores first goal with the Capitals, looks for more shots

According to one teammate, Niskanen might have called his shot during the second intermission.

More on the Capitals’ missed power play opportunity

The Capitals inability to score on a four-minute power play and Pittsburgh's strong penalty kill in the third period changed the course of Tuesday's game.

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Mar 20, 2013
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