The Islanders have placed Matt Martin (lower-body) on IR.
Martin suffered a lower-body injury in Ottawa last Friday and the Islanders immediately announced that he will miss at least one month. So moving him to IR simply opens up a roster spot for the Islanders to call-up Otto Koivula from Bridgeport (AHL).
Martin (undisclosed) will miss 4-6 weeks.
Martin (upper-body) could be activated from IR and play on Monday.
Martin has missed the last 10 games with an upper-body injury but head coach Barry Trotz said: “there’s a chance” that he plays Monday. Martin doesn’t bring a lot of offense to the Islanders lineup, having registered just three goals and one assist in 11 games.
The Islanders have placed Matt Martin (upper-body) on IR.
Martin’s move to IR is retroactive to November 1st, so he is eligible to play whenever he is healthy. Martin remains day-to-day according to the Islanders.
Source: Jon Lane 11/15/18, 10:33 am EST
Martin is day-to-day with an upper-body injury and will not play on Saturday.
The Islanders acquired Matt Martin from the Maple Leafs for Eamon McAdam.
After two years with the Maple Leafs, Martin is headed back to the Islanders, where he spent the first seven years of his career. Martin scored just eight goals and 13 assists (21 points) in 132 games during his time in Toronto. During that stretch, he ranks tied for sixth in the NHL in hits/game (3.4).
Martin will draw back into the Maple Leafs lineup on Thursday.
Martin will be back in the Maple Leafs lineup on Monday.
Martin has been a healthy scratch since January 22nd but he will be back in tonight vs. the Sabres. The 28-year-old pugilist has three goals, eight assists (11 points) and 45 PIMS in 47 games this season.
Martin will draw back into the Maple Leafs lineup on Saturday.
Martin was a healthy scratch for the first time in his career last night in Carolina, but will draw back into the lineup tonight vs. Washington. Martin, who has just seven points (1G / 6A) in 22 games this season and will replace Josh Leivo tonight.
Martin is expected to be a healthy scratch on Friday.
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 be back in the Islanders lineup on Sunday.
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.