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Matt Hunwick | Defenseman | #22

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (33) / 5/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 7 (224) / BOS
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Matt Hunwick will spend Game 6 in the press box.
Hunwick hasn't been used yet in the 2018 playoffs. He had four goals and 10 points in 42 regular season games. May 7 - 6:52 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Game 1 against the Washington Capitals.

Hunwick hasn't suited up in a game during this postseason. He had four goals and six assists in 42 games during the regular season. Evgeni Malkin (leg) and Carl Hagelin (upper body) will miss the game due to injury.
Apr 26 - 6:49 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Hunwick was also scratched in the first four games of the series. He had four goals and six points in 42 games this season. Patric Hornqvist and Carter Rowney will both miss the game due to injury.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 20 - 6:54 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Game 4 against Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

This news isn't surprising considering he was also scratched in the first three games of the series. He had four goals and six assists in 42 games with the Pens during the regular season. Josh Jooris will watch the game from the press box.
Apr 18 - 6:42 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Game 2 of Pittsburgh's first-round series against Philadelphia.

Hunwick had four goals and six assists in 42 games this season. The Pens defender was also scratched in in Game 1. Dominik Simon and Josh Jooris will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 13 - 6:37 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

He's now beens scratched in 12 consecutive games. Hunwick has four goals and five assists in 39 games this season. Dominik Simon will also watch the game from the press box.
Mar 27 - 7:13 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

He's now been scratched in nine consecutive games. The 32-year-old has four goals, five assists and a minus-9 rating in 39 games this season.
Mar 21 - 6:51 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Islanders.

This is hardly a surprise considering he's also been scratched in the previous seven games. Hunwick has four goals, five assists and a minus-6 rating in 39 games this season.
Mar 20 - 6:46 PM

Matt Hunwick is spending Thursday's game in the press box.

It's Hunwick seventh consecutive game as a healthy scratch. He has four goals and nine points in 39 contests in 2017-18.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 15 - 7:38 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch tonight against the New York Rangers.

Hunwick will sit for the sixth straight game. He has only nine points in 39 games and has no fantasy upside.
Mar 14 - 7:52 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Calgary Flames.

This will be the second straight game he watches from the press box. Hunwick has four goals and five assists in 39 games this season. Carter Rowney will also serve as a healthy scratch in this one. Neither of these players will carry fantasy value going forward.
Mar 5 - 6:52 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins will scratch Matt Hunwick today against the New York Islanders.

It's a bit of a surprising move considering Hunwick has four points over his last six games. Chad Ruhwedel will enter the lineup in his place. Carter Rowney will also sit in favor of Dominik Simon.
Mar 3 - 4:48 PM

Don't be surprised if the Penguins deal Matt Hunwick at the trade deadline.

Hunwick is not in the Pens' top six defensemen rotation at the moment but he could be valuable to another NHL team. As well, the Pens may need to shed Hunwick's salary in order to aquire a scoring winger, something that is allegedly on the team's wish list. Stay tuned.
Feb 17 - 12:50 PM

Matt Hunwick will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings.

Hunwick hasn't played a game since Jan. 23 because he's been a healthy scratch and because he was dealing with a lower-body injury. The 32-year-old has three goals and two assists in 33 games this season. Chad Ruhwedel and Teddy Blueger will also watch the game from the press box.
Feb 15 - 6:52 PM

Matt Hunwick (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's game against Vegas.

Hunwick has missed each of the last four games. He has three goals and two assists in 33 games this season. He remains day-to-day.
Feb 6 - 6:40 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Derick Brassard
4Riley Sheahan
5Carter Rowney
6Teddy Blueger
7Jean-Sebastien Dea
8Adam Johnson
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Garrett Wilson
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Dominik Simon
5Daniel Sprong
6Zach Aston-Reese
7Josh Jooris
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Chad Ruhwedel
6Matt Hunwick
7Jamie Oleksiak
8Chris Summers
9Jarred Tinordi
G1Matt Murray
2Casey DeSmith
3Tristan Jarry
4Michael Leighton