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Matt Martin
Matt Martin
Left Wing  - NYI
(MAHR-tihn)
Number: 17
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Left
Born: May 8, 1989  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Windsor, ON, Canada
Drafted: NYI / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (148th overall)
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Islanders in the fifth round (148th overall) of the 2008 National Hockey League Draft. Agreed to a four-year contract on September 14, 2012.

LAST SEASON:

Scored 14 points (8g/6a) in 79 games during his fourth full season with the Islanders...Set a career high in goals and matched his career mark in points...Led the NHL in hits for the third straight season with 359...Finished second on the team in penalty minutes (90) and third on the team in game-winning goals (3)...Led all Islanders with 10 major penalties...Won his third straight Bob Nystrom Award, given annuyally to the islander who best exemplifies leadership, hustle and dedication...Missed three games with a lower body injury from Feb. 27 - Mar. 2...Scored two goals, including the game winner, and went plus-4 on Mar. 25 at Carolina.

CAREER:
2012-13:
Scored 11 points (4g/7a) in 48 games during his third season with the Islanders...Led the NHL in hits (234) for the second-consecutive season...Led the Islanders in penalty minutes (63) and major penalties (7)...Was one of eight Islanders to appear in every game...Had a two-point game (1g/1a), including his first career power-play goal on Mar. 5 vs. Montreal...Played his 200th NHL game on Apr. 25 at Philadelphia...Won the Bob Nystrom Award for the second straight season, given annually to the Islander who best exemplifies leadership, hustle and dedication.  2011-12: Led the NHL with 374 hits during his second season with the Islanders, the highest hits total recorded in league history since it became an official statistic in 2005-06...Established career highs in games played (80)...Scored 14 points (7g/7a)...His career-high 15 major penalties tied for eighth in the league...Placed second on the team in short-handed points (0g/2a)...Missed two games due to illness from Mar. 10-11...Won the Bob Nystrom Award.  2010-11: Recorded 14 points (5g/9a) in 68 games as an Islanders rookie…Finished third on the team with 147 penalty minutes and second on the team with 13 fighting majors…Ranked fourth in the NHL with 299 hits, despite playing in fewer games than every other top-10 hitter in the league…Opened the season with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (American Hockey League), posting three points (1g/2a) in seven games before being recalled from loan on Oct. 25…Made his Islanders season debut on Oct. 27 at Montreal…Scored his first NHL goal (A. Auld) and recorded his first fighting major of the season (H. Gill) in his second game on Oct. 29 vs. Montreal…Was assessed a two-game suspension for his hit on Vernon Fiddler on Dec. 18 vs. Phoenix…Posted 27 penalty minutes, including a game misconduct on Feb. 11 vs. Pittsburgh (received a four-game suspension)…Scored two goals on Feb. 24 at Philadelphia. 2009-10: Spent most of his first professional season with Bridgeport, while also skating in five games with the Islanders...Tallied 31 points (12g/19a) in 76 games with Bridgeport, finishing sixth on the team in points and goals and seventh in assists...Recorded two assists in his NHL debut on Feb. 9 vs. Nashville...Recorded his first NHL fight on Feb. 10 at Pittsburgh (T. Kennedy)... Made his professional playoff debut with Bridgeport, scoring one goal and two assists in five first-round Calder Cup Playoff games against the eventual AHL Champion Hershey Bears.

NHL PLAYOFFS:
2013:
Made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, scoring one goal in six games during the Islanders’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against Pittsburgh.

JUNIOR:
2008-09:
Posted Junior career highs in goals (35), assists (30) and points (65) in 61 Ontario Hockey League games with the Sarnia Sting...Added three goals in five playoff games...Served as team captain.  2007-08: Ranked third on Sarnia in goals (25) and finished with 38 points...Ranked second on the team with 155 penalty minutes...Scored six points (3g/3a) in nine playoff games. 2006-07: Posted six points (3g/3a) in 39 games as a rookie with Sarnia.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
3 NYI 62 40 20 2 200 173 82
4 TBL 62 37 19 6 203 167 80
5 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 62 33 19 10 184 156 76
8 BOS 60 29 22 9 158 158 67
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 61 25 27 9 137 161 59
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 59 22 30 7 134 159 51
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 62 29 34 4 63
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 62 13 26 21 39
B. Nelson 62 17 19 6 36
F. Nielsen 62 11 25 11 36
A. Lee 56 20 12 12 32
J. Bailey 50 12 19 10 31
J. Boychuk 52 7 22 15 29
N. Leddy 62 8 17 14 25
T. Hamonic 52 4 19 16 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 32 13 0 .910 2.49
C. Johnson 8 7 1 .890 2.95

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