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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Matt Donovan

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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Matt Donovan
Position: Defenseman
Height: 6’0
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: May 9, 1990 in Edmond, OK

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the fourth round (96th overall) of the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Signed an entry-level contract on March 30, 2011.

LAST SEASON: Led the University of Denver Pioneers (Western Collegiate Hockey Association) defensemen with 32 points (9g/23a), appearing in all 42 games during his sophomore season…Named to the All-WCHA Second Team, the Inside College Hockey All-America Third Team and the All-U.S. College Hockey Online Third Team…Tied for fourth among WCHA blueliners in scoring with 21 points (4g/17a) in 28 league games…Led Denver with 32 penalties, 64 penalty minutes and 101 blocked shots…Ranked third on the team with a plus-minus rating of +17…Tallied seven multi-point games…Named to the Red Baron WCHA Final Five and NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament teams…Named to the All-WCHA Academic Team…Finished his collegiate career with 53 points (16g/37a) in 78 games…Signed an Amateur Tryout contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (American Hockey League) and appeared in six games, scoring five points (1g/4a)…Made his professional debut on Apr. 1 at Springfield…Recorded his first professional point on Apr. 2 at Binghamton…Scored his first-career goal on Apr. 10 vs. Albany.

COLLEGE/JUNIOR: 2009-10: Played in 36 games as a freshman at the University of Denver, tallying 21 points (7g/14a)...Named an Inside College Hockey Freshman All-American, an All-College Hockey News Rookie Team member and an All-WCHA Rookie Team honoree...Led all WCHA rookie blueliners with seven goals...Ranked sixth in WCHA rookie scoring and tied for fifth with 15 points (4g/11a) in 26 league games...Finished second on the team with 49 blocked shots and added 131 hits...Earned Red Baron WCHA Rookie of the Week honors on Mar. 3...Tallied a career-high three points (1g/2a) on Jan. 23 at Wisconsin...Recorded five multi-point games...Recorded a +9 rating.

2008-09: Played in the United States Hockey League with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders...Named to the USHL All-Star Team after netting 51 points (19g/32a) in 57 games...Added a team-leading 10 power-play goals and 43 penalty minutes...Played in the 2009 USHL Prospects All-Star Game...Was a two-time USHL Defensive Player of the Week honoree.

2007-08: Led Cedar Rapids defensemen in goals (12) and points (30)...Posted a team-high +19 plus-minus rating...Rranked second on the team with nine power-play goals...Earned All-USHL Rookie Team honors...Was a two-time USHL Defensive Player of the Week honoree...Tallied points in eight straight games from Jan. 13 to Feb. 1 (6g/3a).

INTERNATIONAL: 2010: Helped Team USA to a gold medal at the World Junior Championships in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

2008: Earned All-Tournament honors for the gold-medal winning U.S. Team at the World Junior A Challenge in Camrose, Alberta.

2007: Skated with the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that finished fifth in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in the Czech Republic.

Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
SEASON CLUB LEA GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 Cedar Rapids USHL 59 12 19 31 41 3 0 1 1 4
2008-09 Cedar Rapids USHL 57 19 32 51 43 5 0 4 4 2
2009-10 U. of Denver NCAA 36 7 14 21 50 - - - - -
2010-11 U. of Denver NCAA 42 9 23 32 64 - - - - -
2010-11 Bridgeport AHL 6 1 4 5 10 - - - - -

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
5 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
6 DET 53 27 18 8 133 131 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 52 27 18 7 138 132 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 54 25 23 6 153 166 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 50 15 27 -9 42
J. Tavares 49 19 22 -3 41
F. Nielsen 52 15 19 -1 34
B. Nelson 52 20 11 0 31
M. Grabovski 52 9 15 2 24
J. Bailey 51 9 15 5 24
A. Lee 52 8 15 1 23
N. Leddy 52 3 20 -8 23
R. Strome 41 6 14 -5 20
C. Clutterbuck 51 11 4 6 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 13 11 4 .918 2.27
T. Greiss 14 6 2 .929 2.26
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