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Matt Martin | Winger | #15

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 5 (148) / NYI
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Matt Martin will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
This will be the 11th consecutive game that Martin watches from the press box. The Leafs tough guy has three goals and eight helpers in 47 games this season. Josh Leivo and Connor Carrick are also expected to serve as a healthy scratches on Saturday night. Feb 17 - 6:57 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Matt Martin will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the New York Rangers.

Martin has three goals and eight assists in 47 games this season. This will be his fourth consecutive game as a healthy scratch. Josh Leivo will also watch the game from the press box.
Feb 1 - 6:49 PM

Matt Martin will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

He has three goals, eight assists and 45 penalty minutes in 47 games this season. Rinat Valiev and Josh Leivo will also watch the game from the press box. None of these players are worth owning in standard fantasy leagues.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 24 - 7:49 PM

Matt Martin was credited with his third goal of the year on Friday night.

Martin banked a centering pass off Colorado's Blake Comeau shortly after Nathan MacKinnon opened the scoring. The Leafs winger also had three hits in the match during his 8:57 of ice time.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 10:44:00 AM

Matt Martin will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Martin has one goal and six assists in 22 games this season. He's also accumulated 19 penalty minutes so far. Dominic Moore and Roman Polak will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 07:28:00 PM

Matt Martin will likely be a healthy scratch on Friday.

That's based on Thursday's practice where he wasn't part of any of the top four lines. If he does spend the game in the press box, it would be his first healthy scratch as a member of the Maple Leafs.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017 02:16:00 PM

Matt Martin (undisclosed) is probable to return Monday night.

Martin took part in the morning skate on the fourth line with Dominic Moore and Connor Brown. He wasn't able to play on Saturday due to an injury.
Mon, Oct 30, 2017 04:14:00 PM

Matt Martin (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup Saturday night.

Martin has contributed three points and 12 penalty minutes in 10 games this season along with 31 hits. Toronto called up Kasperi Kapanen to take his place in the lineup.
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 06:56:00 PM

Matt Martin scored his first goal of the 2017-18 campaign on Monday.

Martin's marker came at 5:46 of the first period in Toronto's 3-2 win over Los Angeles. That gives him two points in nine games this season. He's not a serious offensive threat, but he is a good source of penalty minutes and hits.
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 06:31:00 AM

Matt Martin registered an assist in Toronto's 8-5 win over the Rangers Saturday night.

It was Martin's first point in two games this season. He's known primarily for his physical play and might not even reach the 10-point mark in 2017-18.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sun, Oct 8, 2017 07:09:00 AM

Matt Martin hopes to stay with the Maple Leafs even though he could be exposed in the upcoming expansion draft.

"I haven't thought too much about it," Martin said. "You go where life takes you. I think it's going to be a good place to play hockey, whether I end up there or not. I hope I stay in Toronto. I love it there." Marin inked a four-year, $10 million contract with Toronto as a free agent prior to the 2016-17 season.
Source: Toronto Sun
Mon, May 29, 2017 10:58:00 AM

Matt Martin tallied his third goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Buffalo.

Martin tied the game in the second period after the Sabres had a 2-0 lead after the first. He was also credited with five hits in 9:10 of ice time. Martin sits second in the league with 159 hits in 42 games.
Wed, Jan 18, 2017 10:53:00 AM

Matt Martin answered the bell wrung by Steve Ott during Sunday's Centennial Classic.

Just as the blood was boiling between the two teams early on in the third period, Martin and Ott dropped the mitts. Martin also delivered four hits in the game, giving him 70 PIMs and 140 hits in 36 games thus far.
Sun, Jan 1, 2017 08:29:00 PM

Matt Martin and Erik Gudbranson dropped their gloves Saturday night to settle a score from November 5th.

It was inevitable that Martin and Gudbranson would tussle after the two had harsh words following an incident in a November 5th game in which Martin went after Canucks' rookie defenseman Troy Stecher. For his part, Martin seems to think the subjec is closed and had the following to say about Gudbranson after Saturday night's fight. "I have a lot of respect for him ... He wears his heart on his sleeve. He's a guy I'd have in my corner any day."
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 11:44:00 AM

Matt Martin isn't concerned about the threats that were made the last time the Canucks and Maple Leafs squared off.

The two teams will face-off in Vancouver tonight. The last time they played, Martin dropped the gloves with the inexperienced Troy Stecher. Erik Gudbranson, who was tossed in that game, said that Martin was "dead" the next time they met. "I’d say both teams got caught up in the emotions of that game," Martin said Friday. "It’s sports, it’s hockey. After the games are done, you try to let them go as fast as possible. But people will hype this game up, it’s going to be talked about. It’s going to run its course (on Saturday), but we’re focused on winning and making this a successful road trip. Games get emotional sometimes and that was the most emotional game for us this season."
Source: Toronto Sun
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Dominic Moore
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Patrick Marleau
3Zach Hyman
4Matt Martin
5Josh Leivo
6Kasperi Kapanen
7Joffrey Lupul
RW1William Nylander
2Mitch Marner
3Connor Brown
4Leo Komarov
5Nathan Horton
D1Morgan Rielly
2Jake Gardiner
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Ron Hainsey
5Connor Carrick
6Travis Dermott
7Roman Polak
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney