|Born|| May 8, 1989 |
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)|
|NHL team||New York Islanders|
|NHL Draft|| 148th overall, 2008|
New York Islanders
Amateur Playing CareerEdit
Matt tried out for his local AAA team, the Windsor Jr. Spitfires, but he was cut.
In 2006, he tried out with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League as a walk-on and made the team, playing on a line with Steven Stamkos. He would eventually serve as the captain of the Sarnia Sting.
Professional Playing CareerEdit
Matt was drafted in the fifth round (148th overall) by the New York Islanders in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. On September 4, 2009, he was signed by the Islanders to a three-year entry-level contract.
On September 15, 2012, he agreed to a four-year contract with the Islanders.
He holds the NHL record for the most hits in a single season with 382 recorded hits in the 2014–15 NHL season.
|2004–05||Windsor Jr. Spitfires||MHAO||32||8||11||19||78||—||—||—||—||—|
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||New York Islanders||NHL||78||8||6||14||114||7||0||1||1||12|
|2015–16||New York Islanders||NHL||80||10||9||19||119||11||0||0||0||12|
Matt formed the Matt Martin Foundation which generates financial support for various causes that affect Matt the closest and also organizes a series of year-round events & programs that provide fun and interactive ways for fans of all ages to join.