Martin Agrees to Terms on Four Year Deal

NHL Single Season Hits Leader Signs for Four Years with the Islanders

Saturday, 09.15.2012 / 11:10 PM ET / News
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Martin Agrees to Terms on Four Year Deal
NHL Single Season Hits Leader Signs for Four Years with the Islanders

The New York Islanders officially announced today that Matt Martin has agreed to terms on a four-year contract. 

Martin, 23, completed his first full season with the Islanders last year, setting a career best in goals with seven, to go along with his seven assists for 14 points in 80 games. He also set the NHL single season record for hits with 374.

A fifth round selection (148th overall) in the 2008 NHL Draft, Martin has played in a total of 153 NHL games, totaling 30 points (12 goals and 18 assists) and accumulating 294 penalty minutes.

The 6’3, 210-pound left wing began his professional career with the Islanders American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He played in 76 games during the 2009-10 season, scoring 12 goals and 19 assists for 31 points.

Martin played three years in the Ontario Hockey League with the Sarnia Sting. He finished his junior hockey career with 63 goals and 46 assists for 109 points in 166 games. The Windsor, ON native served as the Sting’s team captain his final season in Sarnia, 2008-09.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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