June 20, 1986|
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Mat Robinson (born June 20, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Robinson has played professionally since 2009, in Europe since 2010. Robinson was named to the Canada men's national ice hockey team for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Prior to turning professional, Robinson attended the University of Alaska Anchorage where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I college hockey with the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves In his final season, Robinson led all UAA defencemen in scoring and was the Seawolves' captain.
At the end of the 2008–09 season, Robinson signed with the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL. In 2009, Robinson was invited to the Ottawa Senators' rookie camp and made the Senators' main training camp roster on a professional tryout. Robinson was assigned to the Binghamton Senators, Ottawa's American Hockey League affiliate. Robinson split the season between Binghamton and the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL.
After the 2009–10 season spent in the minors, Robinson decided to move to Europe to further his career. Robinson signed with the Norwegian club Sparta Warriors. After a good season with Sparta, Robinson moved to the Swedish league. Robinson played two seasons with Timra IK.
After three seasons with Dynamo, Robinson while still contracted was granted free agent status from the KHL following the 2016–17 season, due to the club's debt on July 4, 2017. With Dynamo unwilling to offer an improved contract, Robinson left to sign a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow the following day on July 5, 2017.
During the 2017–18 season, Robinson was selected to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Used in a defensive depth role, Robinson contributed with 1 goals and 2 points in 6 games to help Canada claim the Bronze medal.
Regular season and playoffs
|2005–06||U. of Alaska-Anchorage||WCHA||35||1||6||7||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||U. of Alaska-Anchorage||WCHA||37||2||7||9||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||U. of Alaska-Anchorage||WCHA||36||3||10||13||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||U. of Alaska-Anchorage||WCHA||35||3||12||15||37||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||4||1||1||2||2||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours
|WCHA All-Academic Team||2009|
|All-Star Game||2016, 2017|
|Gagarin Cup (CSKA Moscow)||2019|||
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- "Row of soldiers will joins Matt Robinson". CSKA Moscow. July 5, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "CSKA lifts the Gagarin Cup". Kontinental Hockey League. April 19, 2019. Retrieved April 19, 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: