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Matt Gilroy | Defenseman | #97

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 7/20/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 199

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Matt Gilroy has signed a one-year deal with Atlant Moscow Oblast of the KHL.
He appeared in 42 games with the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL during the 2013-14 season, where he recorded 10 goals and 21 points. Gilroy also suited up in 16 games for the Florida Panthers. Thu, Jun 26, 2014 03:05:00 PM

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Matt Gilroy successfully cleared waivers.

The Florida Panthers sent Gilroy to the minors as a result. He has a goal and two points in 16 games in 2013-14.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 09:51:00 AM

Matt Gilroy (lower body) has been placed on waivers by the Florida Panthers.

Gilroy has a goal and an assist in 16 games in 2013-14. He comes with a $700,000 annual cap hit at the NHL level.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 12:33:00 PM

Matt Gilroy has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

He has two points and a minus-2 rating in 16 games this season.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 06:23:00 PM

Matt Gilroy has played in Florida's past two games.

He has averaged 17:31 of ice time while picking up four hits, one shot and a two penalty minutes. Gilroy has played the past two games and Ryan Whitney has been the odd man out on the Panthers' defense corps.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 09:49:00 AM

The Florida Panthers ink Matt Gilroy to a one-year, two-way contract.

Gilroy had no points in 15 games with the New York Rangers last season. He might be able to earn a spot on the Panthers' opening game roster.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013 01:30:00 PM

Matt Gilroy may re-enter New York's lineup in Game 4 Thursday night.

It doesn't look like Anton Stralman will be available to play after getting injured in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Boston. Gilroy hasn't played since April 25 and he suited up in just 15 games during the regular season. Roman Hamrlik could be an option as well.
Wed, May 22, 2013 02:01:00 PM

Matt Gilroy played for the first time since March 12 on Thursday night.

Gilroy slotted in as a fourth-line winger because Aaron Asham went home to be with his wife as she was expecting their child. Gilroy played 3:15 and was benched after his second tripping penalty of the game.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 09:58:00 AM

Matt Gilroy will replace Roman Hamrlik for Sunday's contest against the Capitals.

Gilroy was once a highly-touted college free agent, but he hasn't been able to establish himself at the NHL level. He's not expected to have any fantasy value this season.
Sun, Mar 10, 2013 11:17:00 AM

Matt Gilroy won't play Thursday because of the flu.

He doesn't have a point in 12 games this season and with the Rangers returning to health, it might be tough for him to get back into the lineup once he's ready to return.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 05:54:00 PM

Matt Gilroy played in his 200th NHL game Tuesday night.

He was used sparingly in the contest and saw just 4:16 of ice time versus Boston. Gilroy was once a highly-touted college free agent, but he hasn't been able to establish himself at the NHL level. He has no points and five shots in six appearances with the Rangers this season.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 10:49:00 AM

Coach John Tortorella said he may experiment with Matt Gilroy at forward at some point.

"I think they would come to me and talk to me first," stated Gilroy when asked about the possibility. The defenseman added that he would "definitely" try it out if Tortorella wanted to utilize them there. Gilroy hasn't played yet this season, so he would probably welcome any chance to get into the lineup.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 11:10:00 AM

Matt Gilroy has watched the Rangers' first three games from the press box as a healthy scratch.

Just an FYI in case you were wondering where he is right now. Steve Eminger finally got his first action of the season on Wednesday, but it's unclear when Gilroy will get a chance to dress.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 10:56:00 AM

Matt Gilroy's new contract with the New York Rangers is worth $650,000 for the 2012-13 campaign.

Gilroy had six goals and 15 points in 34 AHL games during the lockout. He's not expected to have any fantasy value this season.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 01:15:00 PM

The New York Rangers have signed Matt Gilroy to an NHL deal.

Gilroy played in the AHL with the Connecticut Whale during the lockout but he could earn a spot in New York. He should provide depth for the Rangers but his fantasy value will be limited.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 10:52:00 AM

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