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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, 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

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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.
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

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.
Wed, May 25, 2016 09:14:00 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.
Tue, May 17, 2016 07:57:00 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.
Sun, May 1, 2016 08:36:00 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.
Wed, Apr 13, 2016 04:57:00 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.
Wed, Mar 23, 2016 11:06:00 AM

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