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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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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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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 82 38 48 5 86
K. Okposo 60 18 33 -8 51
R. Strome 81 17 33 23 50
F. Nielsen 78 14 29 8 43
B. Nelson 82 20 22 6 42
A. Lee 76 25 16 9 41
J. Bailey 70 15 26 3 41
N. Leddy 78 10 27 18 37
J. Boychuk 72 9 26 15 35
T. Hamonic 71 5 28 15 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 38 17 4 .914 2.43
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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