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Matt Tennyson | Defenseman | #26

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
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Matt Tennyson will be back on the blue line on Tuesday against Detroit.
The 26-year-old has posted five points with 34 blocks and 46 hits in 37 games so far this season. Mar 28 - 5:54 PM

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Matt Tennyson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Red Wings.

This will be his seventh straight game as a scratch. Tennyson has no goals and five assists in 37 games this season. He has no fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 27 - 7:02 PM

Matt Tennyson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Tennyson has no goals and five assists in 37 games this season. This is his fourth straight game watching from the press box. Jay McClement and Valentin Zykov are both out because of injury.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 21 - 7:40 PM

Matt Tennyson will be scratched against Arizona on Friday.

Through 33 games this season Tennyson has posted four assists, while he also picked up seven points in nine games for AHL Charlotte.
Mar 3 - 6:16 PM

Matt Tennyson will be scratched against Calgary on Sunday.

Through 32 games this season Tennyson has posted four assists with 31 blocks and 42 hits.
Feb 26 - 1:59 PM

Matt Tennyson, Ty Rattie and Ryan Murphy will be scratched against the Oilers on Friday.

Tennyson has picked up four helpers with 30 blocks and 38 hits through 30 games this season. Rattie meanwhile has two assists in five games with Carolina. Murphy has seen just 11 games, posting two points and 11 blocks.
Feb 3 - 6:45 PM

Matt Tennyson was scratched from Saturday's match with Columbus.

Through 29 games with the Hurricanes the 26-year-old defender has post four helpers along with 29 blocks and 35 hits.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 21 - 5:04 PM

Matt Tennyson, Andrej Nestrasil and Klas Dahlbeck will each be scratched against the Blues on Thursday.

Of the three Tennyson has seen the most action with 23 games with 24 hits and 26 blocks, which just about sums up each of their fantasy values.
Source: Lou Korac
Jan 5 - 7:40 PM

Matt Tennyson and Andrej Nestrasil will be scratched against Chicago on Friday.

Unfortunately neither player has posted much fantasy value. Tennyson has just two points with 25 blocks and 24 in 21 games. Nestrasil has four points with not much else to his credit in 16 games.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 07:12:00 PM

Matt Tennyson is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Tennyson missed Tuesday's skate as a result. He is still expected to play on Wednesday, but keep in mind that he might be less than 100%.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 09:12:00 AM

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.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 06:40:00 PM

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.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 02:32:00 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.
Thu, Oct 6, 2016 09:10:00 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.
Sun, Jul 3, 2016 12:11:00 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.
Wed, Jun 1, 2016 08:15:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Jordan Staal
2Victor Rask
3Teuvo Teravainen
4Derek Ryan
5Jay McClement
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Brock McGinn
RW1Sebastian Aho
2Elias Lindholm
3Lee Stempniak
D1Justin Faulk
2Noah Hanifin
3Jaccob Slavin
4Brett Pesce
5Ryan Murphy
6Klas Dahlbeck
7Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack