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Matt Hunwick | Defenseman | #2

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 7 (224) / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Matt Hunwick played In Saturday night's 4-1 loss to the Penguins.
He had been out of action for eight games due to a lower-body injury but seemed fine against Pittsburgh logging 20:30 of ice time and registering an assist on the only Toronto goal. If you for some reason you need Hunwick, feeel free to activate him. Nov 13 - 11:20 AM
Source: Toronto Sun

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Matt Hunwick has been taken off injured reserve.

He participated in Tuesday's morning skate, but he didn't play against the Los Angeles Kings. Hunwick wasn't listed as a healthy scratch for the contest, so consider him day-to-day with his lower-body ailment for now.
Source: Toronto Sun
Nov 9 - 8:33 AM

Matt Hunwick (lower body) skated Monday.

Coach Mike Babcock said that the defenseman's return is "just around the corner." Hunwick has missed the last six games with a lower-body injury.
Nov 7 - 2:01 PM

Matt Hunwick (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve by Toronto.

He hasn't played since Oct. 25 because of a lower-body injury ailment.
Oct 31 - 3:20 PM

Matt Hunwick is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Hunwick is regarded as a game-time decision on Thursday as a result. He has an assist in six games this season.
Oct 27 - 12:23 PM

Matt Hunwick (upper body) played on Saturday.

Hunwick was injured early in the first period Wednesday in the Maple Leafs first game of the season and did not return to action but he was back in the lineup for the 4-1 win over Boston. He has no real fantasy value but will be a valuable member of the Leafs blueline.
Oct 16 - 2:12 AM

Matt Hunwick (upper body) left the Leafs regular season opener after absorbing a hit by Ottawa's Chris Neil.

Neil caught Hunwick with a hard hit along the boards very shortly after Hunwick had released the puck for an outlet pass. There's no word as to extent of injury other than he would not return to the game.
Oct 12 - 9:24 PM

Matt Hunwick scored his third goal of the pre-season on Sunday night, notching the overtime winner in Toronto's 3-2 win over Montreal.

The 31-year-old has more goals in the pre-season than he has had in the past four regular seasons. Based on the pre-season, the veteran should have a decent role on the Leafs' defense as a veteran to help guide young star Morgan Reilly.
Oct 2 - 11:58 PM

Matt Hunwick (sports hernia surgery) should be ready for training camp.

He saw most of ice time alongside Morgan Rielly in a shut-down role with the Leafs in 2015-16. Hunwick contributed 10 points in 60 matches.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 12 - 8:48 AM

Updating an earlier item, Matt Hunwick will have sports hernia surgery.

The procedure has a 10-week recovery period and he should be back skating in July. Hunwick suffered the injury back on Feb. 13 against Vancouver. He will miss the rest of the 2015-16 season.
Mar 8 - 1:36 PM

Matt Hunwick has been shut down for the rest of the season.

Coach Mike Babcock said that Hunwick will have season-ending surgery on a recurring injury. Hunwick is second on the Leafs in average ice time per game and he has contributed 10 points in 60 contests.
Mar 8 - 1:26 PM

Matt Hunwick notched a goal for the Maple Leafs in their 4-1 loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night.

Hunwick’s second of the season came at 5:29 of the first period. He has nine points on the year, so he’s far from being fantasy relevant. Brendan Leipsic and Brad Boyes picked up the assists.
Feb 27 - 10:09 PM

Matt Hunwick is ready to return to action.

He had been sidelined for the past week due to an undisclosed injury. Hunwick will suit up against Montreal Saturday night alongside Morgan Rielly.
Feb 27 - 11:59 AM

Matt Hunwick has not resumed practices yet because of a lower-body injury.

The injury has sidelined Hunwick for the last two games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 22 - 11:16 AM

Matt Hunwick won't suit up in Thursday's game against the Rangers because of an undisclosed injury.

He's considered day-to-day at this point. We'll provide an update on his status as soon as the Leafs make one available.
Feb 18 - 7:44 PM

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