Matt Martin News
Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs have signed Matt Martin to a four-year deal worth $2.5 million.
Martin, 27, has missed just 11 games in the last five years while averaging seven goals and seven assists per season. However, that’s not where his value lies. Since his first full NHL season in 2011-12, Martin leads the NHL in hits with 1714, which is 370 more than second (Cal Clutterbuck)—1714 hit equates to 4.7 hits per game.
Martin will not play on Saturday.
The Islanders have already clinched a playoff berth, so Martin will rest in the season finale. Alan Quine has been recalled to take his spot in the lineup.
Martin (undisclosed) is not expected to play on Tuesday.
Martin will be out of the lineup tonight because of an unspecified injury. Martin will be replaced by Colin McDonald and is listed as day-to-day.
Martin will be back in the Islanders lineup on Saturday.
After serving his one-game suspension, Martin will be back in tonight in Florida. Martin leads the NHL with 318 hits and has even collected 14 points (8G / 6A) in 65 games.
Martin was suspended for one-game for kneeing Trevor Daley.
Martin will miss Thursday’s game against Nashville after being suspended for his knee-on-knee hit on Trevor Daley on Tuesday. Expect him to return on Saturday in Florida.
Martin gets back in after a battle with the flu. Through 67 games, he has seven goals and 14 points with 314 hits and 99 PIM.
Jurcina and Martin will be scratched
Sounds like Martin could miss a game or two due to an illness. through 67 games, he has seven goals and 14 points with 314 hits and 99 PIM.
Martin is not practicing due to illness #isles
Sounds like Martin could miss a game or two. through 67 games, he has seven goals and 14 points with 314 hits and 99 PIM.
Lines for tonight for #Isles: Martin-Reasoner-Pandolfo.
Martin is bumped down to the fourth line. Through 62 games, he has seven goals and 14 points with a bone-crushing 290 hits.
Martin gets bumped up to the third line for tonight's game. He has three goals and seven points in 34 games while playing mainly on the fourth line.
Matt Martin (Chances of being around on Opening Day: 80%)- After playing the most games out of any candidate with the big club last year (68), you would have to think he has the upperhand on everyone else
Martin posted 147 PIM and more importantly 300 hits in his 68 games played last season. If your league counts hits, he should provide a decent player on your left side.