Matt Nieto

Age 28 Nov 5, 1992
Long Beach USA
Left Wing shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
185 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2020
Agent Darren Ferris
Draft Year 2011
Drafted Overall 47
Draft Round 2
Draft Team San Jose Sharks

Transaction History
Jun 21, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.7 million contract with San Jose on Monday.
May 11, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) won't be available for Wednesday's season finale versus Vegas, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Apr 26, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) has suffered a subsequent setback in his recovery and is no longer skating, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Apr 1, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) has suffered a setback in his recovery, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 29, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Head coach Bob Boughner said Monday that Nieto (lower body) is expected to miss the rest of the week, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Mar 27, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) will not play Saturday versus the Coyotes, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 26, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) won't play Friday against Arizona, but he could be an option for Saturday's rematch with the Coyotes, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 24, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) did not take line rushes and will not play Wednesday versus the Kings, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 22, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Kings, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Mar 20, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (lower body) is not on the ice for warmups, indicating he won't play Saturday versus the Blues, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Mar 20, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Saturday's game against the Blues, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 18, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Golden Knights.
Mar 12, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 6-0 win over the Ducks.
Feb 5, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto netted a goal on three shots in Friday's 5-4 shootout win over the Ducks.
Jan 24, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Wild.
Jan 22, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Matt Nieto | Nieto scored the Sharks' only goal in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Wild.
Oct 13, 2020 San Jose Sharks | signed LW Matt Nieto to a one-year, $700,000 contract.
Jul 6, 2018 Colorado Avalanche | re-signed LW Matt Nieto to a two-year contract.
Nov 6, 2017 Injured Colorado Avalanche | placed LW Matt Nieto on IR.
Jul 25, 2017 Colorado Avalanche | re-signed LW Matt Nieto to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Jan 5, 2017 Colorado Avalanche | Claimed LW Matt Nieto off waivers.
Jul 15, 2016 San Jose Sharks | re-signed LW Matt Nieto to a one-year, $735,000 contact.
Dec 20, 2013 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled LW Matthew Nieto from San Francisco (ECHL).
Dec 18, 2013 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned LW Matthew Nieto to San Francisco (ECHL).
Nov 25, 2013 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned LW Matthew Nieto to Worcester (AHL).
Apr 2, 2013 San Jose Sharks | signed LW Matthew Nieto to an entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Matt Nieto
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
San Jose Sharks 28 5 2 7 -4 4 303 42.90 46.50 -2.80 44.40 -4.30 0.79 1.19
Matt Nieto Stats by Elite Prospects Matt Nieto Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 Salisbury School USHS-Prep 23 8 10 18 0
2008-2009 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 13 9 9 18 8
2008-2009 USA U18 WJC-18 7 4 0 4 12
2008-2009 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 13 6 8 14 14
2008-2009 U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 38 11 24 35 14
2008-2009 USA U17 (all) International-Jr 12 6 7 13 8
2008-2009 USA U17 WHC-17 6 3 3 6 6
2009-2010 USNTDP Juniors USHL 24 15 14 29 19
2009-2010 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 54 28 26 54 31
2009-2010 USA U18 WJC-18 7 1 3 4 4
2009-2010 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 3 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Boston Univ. NCAA 39 10 13 23 16
2011-2012 Boston Univ. NCAA 37 16 26 42 26
2012-2013 Boston Univ. NCAA 39 18 19 37 24
2012-2013 Worcester Sharks AHL 11 2 4 6 0
2013-2014 San Jose Sharks NHL 66 10 14 24 16 809 46.30 55.41 -2.14 52.86 -2.62 0.67 1.34 Playoffs 7 2 3 5 0
2013-2014 Worcester Sharks AHL 2 2 3 5 0
2014-2015 San Jose Sharks NHL 72 10 17 27 20 920 40.74 48.98 -1.97 52.82 1.25 0.39 1.24
2015-2016 San Jose Sharks NHL 67 8 9 17 10 783 40.43 46.54 -10.07 51.25 -0.42 0.38 1.00 Playoffs 16 1 2 3 0
2016-2017 San Jose Sharks NHL 16 0 2 2 4 171 36.36 47.26 -7.06 51.99 -0.15 0.00 0.70
2016-2017 Colorado Avalanche NHL 43 7 4 11 4 565 33.33 47.75 1.56 49.83 2.37 0.64 0.85
2017-2018 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 15 11 26 14 898 50.77 44.29 -3.14 46.42 -2.20 0.67 1.27 Playoffs 6 0 3 3 0
2018-2019 Colorado Avalanche NHL 64 4 19 23 8 695 45.00 55.77 8.77 51.52 2.13 0.17 1.47 Playoffs 12 4 3 7 0
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 70 8 13 21 6 751 56.40 50.60 -0.70 52.50 1.10 0.48 1.36 Playoffs 14 1 2 3 0
2020-2021 San Jose Sharks NHL 28 5 2 7 4 303 42.90 46.50 -2.80 44.40 -4.30 0.79 1.19
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date June 21, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Darren Ferris
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,700,000 1.04% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $850,000 $850,000
UFA
AAV $850,000 $850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $850,000 $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $850,000 $850,000
Minors Salary $850,000 $850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date October 13, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Darren Ferris
Standard Contract | 1 Years $700,000 0.86% of cap space
2020-2021
Cap Hit $700,000
UFA
AAV $700,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $700,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $700,000
Minors Salary $700,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Minors Salary Unconfirmed
Signing Team
Signing Date July 6, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Darren Ferris
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,950,000 2.48% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,975,000 $1,975,000
UFA
AAV $1,975,000 $1,975,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,975,000 $1,975,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,975,000 $1,975,000
Minors Salary $1,975,000 $1,975,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 25, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Darren Ferris
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,000,000 1.33% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $1,000,000
RFA
AAV $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 15, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $735,000 1.01% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $735,000
RFA
AAV $735,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $735,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $735,000
Minors Salary $735,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date April 1, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.18% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $759,167 $759,167 $759,167
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $232,500 $132,500 $132,500
Base Salary $600,000 $700,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $692,500 $792,500 $792,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year