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Matt Tennyson | Defenseman | #80

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
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Matt Tennyson is still out of the Sharks lineup even though he has recovered from a concussion.
Tennyson hasn't played since Feb. 22. He was sent on an AHL conditioning assignment and was recalled April 25. May 1 - 8:36 PM

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Matt Tennyson (concussion) has been sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.

Tennyson hasn't played since Feb. 22. He had a goal and four points in 29 regular season contests.
Apr 13 - 4:57 PM

Matt Tennyson (concussion) took part in the Sharks morning skate prior to their game Tuesday night.

There is no timetable forward for Tennyson's return even though he also skated last week. He has been out of action since February 22 as a result of a hit from behind from Ryan Reeves of the St. Louis Blues. In 29 games this season, he has posted one goal and four points for the Sharks.
Mar 23 - 11:06 AM

Matt Tennyson (concussion) skated on Wednesday.

"Just seeing him around here is nice," Sharks coach Pete DeBoer said. "He’s looking better visually, and talking to him he’s feeling better every day. It’s good to see him back." There's no timetable for Tennyson's return and that's typical when it comes to concussions. However, the fact that he has resumed skating is obviously a very encouraging step.
Mar 17 - 11:36 AM

Matt Tennyson (concussion) hasn't started to skate yet.

Tennyson hasn't played since Feb. 22. As is typically the case with concussions, it's not clear how long he will be sidelined for.
Mar 3 - 11:03 AM

Matt Tennyson's upper-body injury is unfortunately likely a concussion.

Tennyson was hit from behind by Ryan Reaves in the first period of Monday's contest. Sharks coach Pete DeBoer said after the contest that the 25-year-old defenseman was "probably concussed." If his injury does turn out to be a concussion, then there's no telling how long he will be sidelined for.
Feb 23 - 9:21 AM

Matt Tennyson is questionable to return to Monday's game against the Blues.

Tennyson was involved in a scary incident in the opening period, when he was hit from behind by Ryan Reaves. Even though the Sharks haven't ruled him out completely, don't expect Tennyson to return to this game. Reaves was given a five-minute penalty and a game misconduct.
Feb 22 - 9:09 PM

Matt Tennyson is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

The 25-year-old has been a healthy scratch in every game since Dec. 9. He has one goal and three points in 23 games this season. Mike Brown will also watch from the press box.
Source: ESPN.com
Feb 4 - 8:18 PM

Matt Tennyson will be scratched for a third straight game Monday since returning from his conditioning stint in the minors.

He hasn't been in the lineup since Dec. 8 for the San Jose Sharks. In 23 NHL games this year, he has three points and 11:26 of average ice time per match.
Jan 11 - 6:39 PM

Matt Tennyson has been summoned from the minors.

He is back with the Sharks after completing his conditioning assignment. Tennyson didn't have a point in three games with the Barracuda. He has three points in 23 games with San Jose.
Jan 4 - 4:31 PM

Matt Tennyson has been sent to the minors for a conditioning assignment.

He has suited up in 23 games with the Sharks this year and he has contributed three points. Tennyson hasn't been in the lineup since Dec. 8.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 05:43:00 PM

With Marc-Edouard Vlasic listed as a game-time decision with an undisclosed injury, Matt Tennyson could be in line to play Tuesday against the Kings.

Otherwise it'll be Tennyson's seventh straight game in the stands, having last played on Dec 8th. He has but a trio of points and 20 hits in 23 games this season.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 08:51:00 PM

Matt Tennyson will be scratched for Sunday night's match with Chicago.

This will be Tennyson's sixth straight game in the stands, having not played since Dec. 8th. It's easy to see why however, as he has a trio of points and 20 hits in 23 games this season.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 05:56:00 PM

Matt Tennyson and Mike Brown will each be scratched for Friday night's match with Ottawa.

Unfortunately there isn't much fantasy value in Tennyson, as he has a trio of points and 20 hits in 23 games this season. Brown meanwhile has managed to post quality tough guy numbers with 86 hits and 41 PIMs over 29 games.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 06:56:00 PM

Matt Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow will each be sat for Tuesday's match with Montreal.

Unfortunately there isn't much fantasy value between either player. Tennyson has but three points, 16 blocks, and 20 hits over 23 games this season, while Goodrow also has three points but not much else in 12 games.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 07:16:00 PM

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