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Matt Tennyson | Defenseman | #26

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
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Matt Tennyson will tag in for Ryan Murphy and make his Hurricanes debut against the Capitals on Saturday.
Tennyson has just 14 points in 60 career NHL games. We wouldn't expect much from him, unfortunately. Nov 12 - 6:40 PM

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The Carolina Hurricanes have summoned Matt Tennyson from AHL Charlotte.

The 26-year-old posted three goals and seven points in nine games down on the farm this season. However he has just 14 points in 60 career NHL games. We wouldn't expect much from him, unfortunately.
Nov 12 - 2:32 PM

Matt Tennyson has been placed on waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes.

If Tennyson goes unclaimed then he'll be sent to AHL Charlotte. He had a goal and four points in 29 games with San Jose in 2015-16.
Oct 6 - 9:10 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Matt Tennyson to a one-year, two-way contract.

The deal will pay Tennyson $675,000 if he sticks in the NHL and $275,000 if he's in the AHL. The 26-year-old had one goal and four points in 29 games with the San Jose Sharks in 2015-16. Tennyson has played just 56 NHL games in the last two seasons. He didn't make a playoff appearance during San Jose's run to the Stanley Cup Final last spring.
Jul 3 - 12:11 PM

Matt Tennyson is a healthy scratch for Game 2 on Wednesday.

Tennyson hasn't been used in the 2016 postseason. He had a goal and three assists in 29 regular season games.
Jun 1 - 8:15 PM

Matt Tennyson is a healthy scratch Wednesday night.

Tennyson hasn't played yet in the 2016 playoffs. He had a goal and four points in 29 regular season contests.
May 25 - 9:14 PM

It looks like Matt Tennyson will be a healthy scratch in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final against the Blues on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old played in 29 games with the Sharks this season, but he's yet to play in a postseason game this spring. Dylan DeMelo, Ryan Carpenter, Mirco Mueller, Nikolay Goldobin and Barclay Goodrow, Aaron Dell and Micheal Haley are expected to join him as the other scratches.
Source: NHL.com
May 17 - 7:57 PM

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

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

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3Victor Rask
4Jay McClement
5Derek Ryan
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Phil Di Giuseppe
5Brock McGinn
RW1Elias Lindholm
2Lee Stempniak
3Sebastian Aho
4Viktor Stalberg
5Andrej Nestrasil
D1Justin Faulk
2Ron Hainsey
3Noah Hanifin
4Jaccob Slavin
5Brett Pesce
6Klas Dahlbeck
7Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack
3Michael Leighton