Nieto will miss 6-to-8 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Nieto was re-evaluated and the injury is worse than originally feared and will cost him at least a month and a half. Derick Brassard was acquired from the Panthers on Monday and will be a full-time replacement for Nieto in the Colorado lineup.
Source: AJ Haefele 02/26/19, 9:50 am EST
Nieto (lower-body) is doubtful for Saturday.
Nieto was forced to leave last night’s game in Chicago with a lower-body injury and is not expected to play on Saturday. Gabriel Bourque is expected to replace him and skate on the fourth line.
Nieto (lower-body) will be back in the Avalanche lineup on Wednesday.
Nieto has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury, but will replace Marko Dano in Los Angeles. Nieto brings very little offence to the table, picking up just two goals and one assist in 17 games this season.
Source: AJ Haefele 11/21/18, 6:11 pm EST
Nieto (lower-body) will not play on Friday.
Nieto is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, so Sven Andrighetto (lower-body) will re-enter the lineup and replace him on the Colorado fourth line on Friday.
Source: Marc Moser 11/16/18, 1:26 pm EST
The Avalanche signed Matt Nieto to a two-year extension worth $3.95M ($1.975M AAV).
Nieto set a career-high with 15 goals while adding 11 assists (26 points) in 75 games with the Avalanche last season. The former second-round pick, who was a huge offensive producer at Boston University, has not been able to find the same success in the NHL. Regardless of his lack of offence, Nieto is a great skater with a strong two-way game and has found a home on a bottom-6 line with Carl Soderberg.
Nieto (illness) will be a game-time decision on Saturday.
Nieto is a question mark for the Avalanche on Saturday because of an illness. The Avalanche are already scheduled to go with 11 forwards and seven defensemen, so it’s unclear who would take Nieto’s spot if he were to be unavailable.
Nieto will draw into Colorado’s lineup on Friday.
Nieto appeared in the season debut but has been a healthy scratch for the last three games. Nieto will get back in tonight with Tyson Jost dealing with a knee injury.
Nieto will be a healthy scratch on Saturday afternoon vs. New Jersey.
The Avalanche re-signed Matt Nieto to a one-year deal worth $1.0M.
Nieto (knee) will not play Wednesday vs. Detroit.
Source: Marc Moser 03/15/17, 5:34 pm EST
The Avalanche claimed Matt Nieto off of waivers from San Jose.
Source: Terry Frei 01/5/17, 8:50 am EST
The Sharks inked Matt Nieto to a one-year deal on Monday.
Nieto, 23, is a former second-round pick, who already has 205 career NHL games under his belt. He was a great scorer during his time with the U.S. development team and at Boston University, but hasn’t been given the high-end minutes in San Jose that he needs to produce fantasy relevant numbers. Nieto has just 68 career points (28G / 40A).
Nieto (lower-body) will return to the Sharks lineup on Tuesday.
Nieto has missed the last nine games with a lower-body injury that he suffered on December 4th. Nieto will play on the fourth line with Micheal Haley and Andrew Desjardins. He has nine points (3G / 6A) in 26 games this season.
Nieto (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.
Nieto, who reportedly suffered a setback on Wednesday, will miss his fifth consecutive game with a lower-body injury that he suffered on December 4th. He remains day-to-day.
Nieto (lower-body) suffered a setback, will not play Thursday.
Nieto, who was expected to skate on Wednesday, did not and now will not play tomorrow vs. the Wild. He remains day-to-day.
Nieto (lower-body) will not play Tuesday; could be back on Thursday.
Nieto will miss his third straight game with a lower-body injury that he suffered last week. Melker Karlsson has been recalled from Worcester and will make his NHL debut in Nieto’s absence.
Nieto (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.
There is now word on when Nieto suffered the lower-body injury, but he will miss tonight’s game and is listed as day-to-day until more details are known.
Source: Kevin Kurz 12/6/14, 10:19 am EST
It looks like Nieto will get the night off Friday.
Nieto has played in 66 games this season, but hast not recorded a points in his last seven games. With Tomas Hertl returning tonight, Nieto will take a seat.
Nieto (lower-body) will not play Friday.
Nieto suffered an apparent left foot injury blocking a shot late in the second period against the Stars, so John McCarthy has been recalled from Worcester and will play. With Nieto out, Marty Havlat will likely play in a top six role, although it’s uncertain just how the top two lines will be constructed.
Source: Kevin Kurz 02/7/14, 10:26 am EST
The Sharks have recalled Matt Nieto from the AHL.
Nieto has skated in 23 games with the Sharks this season, he has two goals and four assists. With Tomas Hertl out for at least one month, Nieto's stay is expected to be a lengthy one this time around.