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Travis Hamonic | Defenseman | #3

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/16/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (53) / NYI
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Travis Hamonic said the health of his family member has been "stabilized."
Hamonic wanted to be traded to be closer to home because of serious health concerns for a family member, but he rescinded that request now. "In the last little while, we've learned the situation has stabilized itself," he said. "Just relieved for that, thankful for that, pretty grateful. I love being an Islander, it's my home here, my family loves it, I love my teammates, this organization. Being an Islander is one of the best things I do with my life." His trade request went public in November, but he stayed with the Islanders for the entire season. May 10 - 4:03 PM

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Travis Hamonic has reportedly rescinded his request to be traded.

He originally asked to be traded last September to be close to his Winnipeg home, but he ended up playing the entire season with the Islanders. Now, it is being reported that he doesn't want to be moved, which is good news for New York.
May 10 - 12:31 PM

Islanders coach Jack Capuano is hopeful that Travis Hamonic will continue to play for New York.

Hamonic requested to be traded and that became public knowledge back in November, but because the Islanders were competitive and Hamonic was a big part of that, any potential trade got tabled until the summer. Now that the Islanders have been eliminated by Tampa Bay, one would assume that Hamonic has played in his last game with the Islanders, but Capuano seems to be holding out hope that that's not the case. "I don’t necessarily think that right now we’re thinking Travis is not going to be with us next year," Capuano said. "I don’t know that, so I really can’t comment on that."
May 9 - 8:49 AM

Travis Hamonic registered an assist in the Islanders' 5-4 overtime loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday.

Hamonic also logged a team-high 24:55 minutes of ice time as the Islanders continue to lean heavily on the defenseman. He has a goal and three points in nine playoff contests.
May 4 - 9:20 AM

It's going to be painful for the Islanders to trade Travis Hamonic this summer, especially with the playoff run he's having.

While Hamonic hasn't been a major offensive contributor with two points in eight games, he has been a vital part of the team as illustrated by the 27:03 minutes he's been logging per game. "His all-around game, his size, his mobility, his ability to play in all situations; it’s very impressive. You can’t just find those guys," John Tavares said. Unfortunately Hamonic requested a trade early in the 2015-16 campaign because he wants to be closer to his home in Manitoba, so this will likely be the Islanders' last playoff run with him on their roster.
May 3 - 9:06 AM

The Islanders went right back to leaning on Travis Hamonic in his return from a knee injury.

Hamonic missed the final six games of the regular season, but he rejoined the Islanders for Game 1 of the first round on Thursday. He logged 24:52 minutes of ice time and registered an assist in the Islanders' 5-4 victory. Look for him to continue to get that kind of playing time throughout the postseason.
Apr 15 - 10:42 AM

Travis Hamonic (knee) will be in the lineup for Game 1 on Thursday night.

It was expected that he would ready to play when the playoffs started and coach Jack Capuano has confirmed that will be the case.
Apr 14 - 4:05 PM

Travis Hamonic (knee) took part in Wednesday's practice.

That was Hamonic's second straight practice as it seems likely at this point that he'll be available for Game 1. Nothing has been decided though as he still needs medical clearance and the Islanders will also wait to see if he feels 100% on Thursday.
Apr 13 - 11:22 AM

Travis Hamonic (knee) might be available for Game 1.

Hamonic last played on March 31. While he hasn't been a major offensive threat this season, he is a key part of the Islanders' defense.
Apr 12 - 12:42 PM

Travis Hamonic (knee) was on the ice Monday while most of his teammates had a scheduled day off.

Hamonic is trying to get ready for Game 1 of the first round, but his availability for that game remains uncertain. He had five goals and 21 points in 72 contests in the 2015-16 regular season.
Apr 12 - 11:26 AM

Travis Hamonic (knee) skating lightly without gear on Thursday.

Hamonic suffered a knee injury a week ago and is trying to work back as quickly as possible, so that he can join the Islanders for the playoffs. If Hamonic could be healthy for the playoffs, that would provide them a big boost to their defense core and injury depleted lineup. In 72 games this season, Hamonic has five goals and 21 points.
Apr 8 - 9:58 AM

Travis Hamonic (lower body) will miss the rest of the regular season.

We'll have to wait and see what Hamonic's status is for the playoffs. He left Thursday's contest with what might have been a knee injury. He has five goals and 21 points in 72 games this season.
Apr 1 - 12:53 PM

Although Travis Hamonic is listed as being out with a lower-body injury, it might be his right knee that's hurt.

Hamonic dropped to the ice after what looked like an awkward knee-on-knee collision with Scott Hartnell. Hamonic tried to stay in the play, but it was clear he was in significant discomfort. After that Hamonic left the game and is regarded as day-to-day for now.
Apr 1 - 11:16 AM

Travis Hamonic suffered a lower-body injury in Thursday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Hamonic suffered the injury after being hit by Jackets forward Scott Hartnell. He's considered day-to-day at this point. The Islanders will probably provide an update on his status after the game.
Mar 31 - 8:25 PM

Travis Hamonic's agent said that this his client is more likely to be dealt over the summer than before the deadline.

It's been publicly known since November that Hamonic wants to be traded, but he's made it clear that he's willing to finish the season with the Islanders if that's what they choose. He's cited a "personal, family matter" as the reason he wants to be moved in the first place rather than any issue with the team. He's leading the squad with an average of 23:44 minutes per game, so it would be surprising to see him dealt in the middle of a playoff push.
Feb 25 - 11:22 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Frans Nielsen
3Mikhail Grabovski
4Casey Cizikas
5Alan Quine
6James Wright
LW1Brock Nelson
2Anders Lee
3Nikolay Kulemin
4Matt Martin
5Shane Prince
6Eric Boulton
7Michael Dal Colle
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Josh Bailey
3Ryan Strome
4Cal Clutterbuck
5Steve Bernier
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Calvin de Haan
5Marek Zidlicky
6Thomas Hickey
7Brian Strait
8Scott Mayfield
9Adam Pelech
10Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jaroslav Halak
3Jean-Francois Berube