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Nieto, Matt #83 (LW)  - Colorado Avalanche - NHL 2018/19 Regular
Height: 5'11''
Weight: 190 lbs.
Shoots: left
Born on: Nov. 5, 1992
Age: 25
Birthplace: Long Beach, California
Salary: $1.975M
Cap Hit: $1.975M
NHL.com: Go
Draft Round: 2
Draft Pick: 47
Draft Year: 2011
Rookie Year: 2013
Draft Team: SJ

Statistics - NHL 2018/19 Regular

Split GP GM G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG S Hits Blks SPCT P/G
Actual 7 0 0 1 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 4 0.0 0.14
Projected 82 0 0 12 12 -12 47 0 0 0 0 0 105 35 47 0.0 0.14

Date News Advice
Oct. 18, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:05 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-3 win over the Devils on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Oct. 16, 2018 Matt Nieto had 15:32 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-2 shootout loss to the Rangers on Tuesday. He took three shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Oct. 13, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:55 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-2 overtime loss to the Flames on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Oct. 11, 2018 Matt Nieto had 16:15 of ice time in the Avalanche's 6-1 win over the Sabres on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
Oct. 9, 2018 Matt Nieto had 10:25 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-2 loss to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Oct. 6, 2018 Matt Nieto had 11:56 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-2 win over the Flyers on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Oct. 4, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 15:15 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-1 win over the Wild on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has one assist on the season. None
April 22, 2018 Matt Nieto had 15:39 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-0 loss to the Predators on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
April 20, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:44 of ice time in the Avalanche's 2-1 win over the Predators on Friday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
April 18, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 14:44 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-2 loss to the Predators on Wednesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has three assists on the season. None
April 16, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 16:45 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-3 win over the Predators on Monday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Nieto now has two assists on the season. None
April 14, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:40 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-4 loss to the Predators on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. None
April 12, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 13:32 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-2 loss to the Predators on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has one assist on the season. None
April 7, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 16:09 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-2 win over the Blues on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has 15 goals on the season. None
April 5, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 15:03 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-2 loss to the Sharks on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has 11 assists on the season. None
April 2, 2018 Matt Nieto had 16:28 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 loss to the Kings on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
April 1, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:31 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-3 overtime loss to the Ducks on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 30, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:45 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-0 win over the Blackhawks on Friday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
March 28, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 14:00 of ice time in the Avalanche's 2-1 loss to the Flyers on Wednesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Nieto now has 14 goals on the season. None
March 26, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 13:13 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-1 loss to the Golden Knights on Monday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Nieto now has 10 assists on the season. None
March 24, 2018 Matt Nieto had 19:20 of ice time in the Avalanche's 2-1 shootout win over the Golden Knights on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 22, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:07 of ice time in the Avalanche's 7-1 loss to the Kings on Thursday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 20, 2018 Matt Nieto had 16:09 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-1 win over the Blackhawks on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
March 18, 2018 Matt Nieto had an assist in 14:29 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-1 win over the Red Wings on Sunday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has nine assists on the season. None
March 16, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:39 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-2 loss to the Predators on Friday. He took three shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 15, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:22 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-1 win over the Blues on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 13, 2018 Matt Nieto had 14:35 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-1 win over the Wild on Tuesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 10, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:21 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-2 win over the Coyotes on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. None
March 8, 2018 Matt Nieto had 10:06 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 6, 2018 Matt Nieto had 15:17 of ice time in the Avalanche's 2-1 overtime loss to the Blackhawks on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 4, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 14:44 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-3 overtime loss to the Predators on Sunday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has 13 goals on the season. None
March 2, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 16:54 of ice time in the Avalanche's 7-1 win over the Wild on Friday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. Nieto now has 12 goals on the season. None
Feb. 28, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 16:22 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-2 win over the Flames on Wednesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Nieto now has 11 goals on the season. None
Feb. 26, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:59 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 win over the Canucks on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Feb. 24, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:05 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-1 loss to the Flames on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 22, 2018 Matt Nieto had 16:46 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-2 overtime loss to the Oilers on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
Feb. 20, 2018 Matt Nieto had 13:52 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-4 overtime win over the Canucks on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Feb. 18, 2018 Matt Nieto had 12:44 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-2 loss to the Oilers on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. None
Feb. 16, 2018 Matt Nieto had 14:12 of ice time in the Avalanche's 6-1 loss to the Jets on Friday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Feb. 14, 2018 Matt Nieto had 19:09 of ice time in the Avalanche's 2-0 win over the Canadiens on Wednesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 11, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 16:05 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-4 win over the Sabres on Sunday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. Nieto now has 10 goals on the season. None
Feb. 10, 2018 Matt Nieto had 14:40 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Feb. 8, 2018 Matt Nieto had 12:27 of ice time in the Avalanche's 6-1 loss to the Blues on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Feb. 6, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:39 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 win over the Sharks on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 3, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:55 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-0 loss to the Jets on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 1, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:22 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-3 overtime win over the Oilers on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 23, 2018 Matt Nieto had 14:05 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-2 loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
Jan. 22, 2018 Matt Nieto had 17:06 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs on Monday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
Jan. 20, 2018 Matt Nieto had 16:25 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 win over the Rangers on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 19, 2018 Matt Nieto tallied one goal and one assist in 14:29 of ice time in the Avalanche's 5-3 win over the Sharks on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Nieto now has nine goals and eight assists on the season. None
Jan. 15, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 15:58 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 win over the Ducks on Monday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. Nieto now has eight goals on the season. Four of those eight goals have come in Nieto's last nine games.
Jan. 14, 2018 Matt Nieto had 15:39 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-1 win over the Stars on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. None
Jan. 7, 2018 Matt Nieto had 16:17 of ice time in the Avalanche's 7-2 win over the Wild on Saturday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 4, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 15:11 of ice time in the Avalanche's 2-0 win over the Blue Jackets on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. Nieto now has seven goals on the season. Nieto has now lit the lamp in three of his last six games, though that's a pace he's not likely to sustain for long. The 25-year-old is still well on the way to surpassing his career high of 10 goals set with the Sharks in 2013-14 and again in 2014-15.
Jan. 3, 2018 Matt Nieto had 15:18 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-2 overtime win over the Jets on Tuesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 1, 2018 Matt Nieto scored one goal in 13:57 of ice time in the Avalanche's 6-1 win over the Islanders on Sunday. He took five shots and had a plus-minus of 1 for the game. Nieto now has six goals on the season. None
Dec. 30, 2017 Matt Nieto had 15:18 of ice time in the Avalanche's 4-3 overtime win over the Maple Leafs on Friday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Dec. 28, 2017 Matt Nieto had 13:28 of ice time in the Avalanche's 3-1 loss to the Coyotes on Wednesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Dec. 24, 2017 Matt Nieto tallied one goal and one assist in 13:00 of ice time in the Avalanche's 6-2 win over the Coyotes on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of 2 for the game. Nieto now has five goals and seven assists on the season. Nieto has stepped up a bit recently with two goals and five assists in his last eight games.
Oct. 25, 2017 Nieto capped off his first career hat trick on an empty-netter in the closing seconds as the banged-up Colorado Avalanche ended a three-game skid with a 5-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. He did not have a point in his first three games of the season.
Feb. 8, 2017 Nieto took a shot off his right leg late in Tuesday's game and did not return. Nieto had an X-ray done, but coach Jared Bednar said after the game there was no update on his condition.
Feb. 4, 2017 Nieto helped the Avalanche to Saturday's 5-2 win over Winnipeg with his first two-goal game in nearly two years. Claimed off waivers from San Jose last month, Nieto has been capitalizing on an increased opportunity with the rebuilding Avs. The 24-year-old now has four goals in 11 games while playing a top-six role with his new club.
Jan. 6, 2017 Nieto made his Avalanche debut Friday against the Islanders and missed the first penalty shot of his career. Nieto was claimed by Colorado one day after he was waived by San Jose. He has no goals and two assists in 17 games this season.
July 18, 2016 The Sharks signed Nieto to a one-year contract Monday. The 23-year-old Nieto was a restricted free agent, whose rights were retained by San Jose last month. Nieto had eight goals and nine assists in 67 games while also playing a penalty-killing role last season. He also had a goal and two assists in 16 playoff games, while missing eight with an upper body injury.
May 12, 2016 Nieto has an undisclosed injury. His status for the Western Conference championship series is unclear.
March 18, 2016 The San Jose Mercury News has reported that Nieto has a fractured knuckle on his right index finger. The forward is expected to miss the next three to four weeks, putting him out until the playoffs.
Feb. 17, 2016 Nieto and Joel Ward each had a goal and an assist as the Sharks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night. Nieto had one point in his previous 10 games.
Dec. 6, 2014 Nieto is on injured reserve with an ankle injury. His return is unclear.
Feb. 4, 2014 Nieto had his first two-goal game Monday night in San Jose's 5-2 loss to visiting Philadelphia. It was the third career multipoint performance for the rookie forward. He had one goal and two assists in his third NHL game, a 9-2 rout of the New York Rangers on Oct. 8. Nieto has six goals and nine assists in 45 games this season.
Date Injury Return Date Status Details
Feb. 7, 2017 Lower-body injury None Day-to-Day Nieto took a shot off his right leg late in Tuesday's game and did not return.
May 12, 2016 Undisclosed injury None Day-to-Day Nieto has an undisclosed injury.
March 18, 2016 Undisclosed injury None Day-to-Day The San Jose Mercury News has reported that Nieto has a fractured knuckle on his right index finger.
Dec. 6, 2014 Lower-body injury None Injured Reserve Nieto is on injured reserve with an ankle injury.

No suspensions found
Date Opponent State Season
Oct 22 2018 19:00 EDT at PHI Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Oct 24 2018 21:30 EDT TB Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Oct 26 2018 21:00 EDT OTT Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Oct 27 2018 20:00 EDT at MIN Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 1 2018 21:00 EDT at CGY Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 2 2018 22:00 EDT at VAN Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 7 2018 22:00 EST NSH Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 9 2018 20:00 EST at WPG Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 11 2018 21:30 EST at EDM Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 14 2018 22:00 EST BOS Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 16 2018 21:00 EST WAS Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 18 2018 20:00 EST at ANH Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 21 2018 22:30 EST at LA Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 23 2018 20:00 EST at ARI Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 24 2018 21:00 EST DAL Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 27 2018 20:00 EST at NSH Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 28 2018 21:30 EST PIT Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Nov 30 2018 21:00 EST STL Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Dec 2 2018 19:00 EST at DET Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Dec 4 2018 19:00 EST at PIT Pre-game NHL 2018/19 Regular
Date Opponent Result State G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG Shots Hits Blks SPCT TOI
Oct 18 2018 19:00 EDT at NJ W 5-3 Final 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.0 13:05
Oct 16 2018 19:00 EDT at NYR L 2-3 F/SO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0.0 15:31
Oct 13 2018 22:00 EDT CGY L 2-3 F/OT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 14:26
Oct 11 2018 19:00 EDT at BUF W 6-1 Final 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 16:15
Oct 9 2018 19:00 EDT at CLS L 2-5 Final 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.0 10:24
Oct 6 2018 21:00 EDT PHI W 5-2 Final 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 11:56
Oct 4 2018 21:00 EDT MIN W 4-1 Final 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.0 15:15
Date Game Date Location Result Property From To
Oct 15 2018 15:00 EDT Oct 13 2018 22:00 EDT CGY L 2-3 plus_minus -1 -2
Date Key Old Value New Value
2018-08-22 Salary Cap Hit $0.000M $1.975M
2018-08-22 Salary $0.000M $1.975M
2018-08-22 Pickable No Yes
2018-06-18 Active in League No Yes
2018-06-18 Franchise 2018 2018 Colorado Avalanche