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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 / 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.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 49 32 14 3 130 111 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 50 25 15 10 147 129 60
9 FLA 47 21 16 10 115 132 52
10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 49 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 49 9 25 15 34
B. Nelson 49 15 16 5 31
F. Nielsen 49 9 18 4 27
J. Boychuk 39 4 21 15 25
J. Bailey 37 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 49 7 14 13 21
N. Kulemin 49 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 43 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 6 0 .865 3.43

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