Matt Martin (ice hockey, born 1989)

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Matt Martin
Matt Martin 2013-05-09.JPG
Born (1989-05-08) May 8, 1989 (age 25)
Windsor, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team New York Islanders
NHL Draft 148th overall, 2008
New York Islanders
Playing career 2009–present

Matthew Martin (born May 8, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Martin was drafted in the fifth round, 148th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. After captaining the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League, Martin was signed by the Islanders to a three-year entry-level contract on September 4, 2009.[1] He scored his first NHL goal on October 29, 2010 against Alex Auld of the Montreal Canadiens.

On September 15, 2012, Martin agreed to a four-year contract with the Islanders.[2]

Records[edit]

Martin holds the NHL record for most hits in a single season with 374 recorded hits in the 2011–12 NHL season.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Windsor Jr. Spitfires MHAO 32 8 11 19 78
2005–06 Blenheim Blades GLJHL 40 11 12 23 102
2006–07 Sarnia Blast GOJHL 9 2 5 7 16
2006–07 Sarnia Sting OHL 39 3 3 6 52 4 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Sarnia Sting OHL 66 25 13 38 155 9 3 3 6 16
2008–09 Sarnia Sting OHL 61 35 30 65 142 5 3 0 3 10
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 76 12 19 31 113 5 1 2 3 4
2009–10 New York Islanders NHL 5 0 2 2 26
2010–11 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 7 1 2 3 11
2010–11 New York Islanders NHL 68 5 9 14 147
2011–12 New York Islanders NHL 80 7 7 14 121
2012–13 New York Islanders NHL 48 4 7 11 63 6 1 0 1 14
2013–14 New York Islanders NHL 79 8 6 14 90
NHL totals 280 24 31 54 447 6 0 1 1 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islanders sign forward Martin". New York Islanders. 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  2. ^ "Islanders, Matt Martin Agree To 4-Year Deal". CBS News New York. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "2011-12 individual statistics". National Hockey League. 2012-05-01. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 

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