Matt Martin LW NYI 10 Days
Look for Matt Martin (lower body) to resurface with the New York Islanders on Sunday.
Martin has been out since the Olympic break. He's resumed practicing, though, and it looks like he's ready to return. The Isles like Martin in their lineup because of his physical play. He leads the NHL in hits, with 275. He has four goals and four assists in 60 games this season.
Matt Martin LW NYI 17 Days
Right winger Matt Martin (lower body) has not been practicing with the New York Islanders and is doubtful to be in the lineup when they begin their post-Olympic schedule against Toronto on Thursday.
Martin, the NHL leader in hits with 275, might resume practicing by next week.
Matt Martin LW NYI 20 Days
Matt Martin didn't skate at Wednesday's practice due to a lower-body ailment.
We'll list him as day-to-day for now, but it's probably likely that he'll be ready to go when the NHL goes underway following the Olympic break. Martin leads the league with 275 hits in 60 games this campaign.
Matt Martin LW NYI 5 Months
Matt Martin netted his first goal of the 2013-14 campaign on Tuesday.
Martin typically doesn't do a lot offensively and that's not likely to change this season. What he's known for is his physical presence. Martin led the league with 234 hits last season and has already been credited with another 24 in six contests in 2013-14.
Matt Martin LW NYI 11 Months
Matt Martin leads the NHL in hits with 216.
Bet that wasn't your first guess as to who is the top body checker in the league. Martin is therefor very valuable in pools that count hits as a category. Of course if you are in such a pool, you probably knew that already.
Matt Martin LW NYI 11 Months
Matt Martin scored the game-winning goal for the Islanders as they defeated the Lightning 4-2 on Saturday night.
We highlight him not only because of the game winner but because it's not often the penalty-minute/fighting machine (54 penalty minutes) finds the twine (number two on the year), and Saturday night, he did it to keep the Islanders in a playoff position. Martin also had eight hits in the game. Michael Grabner, Josh Bailey, who also had an assist, and Andy MacDonald (empty-netter) potted the other markers.
Matt Martin LW NYI Mar 05 '13
Matt Martin notched a goal and an assist for the Islanders in a 6-3 win over Montreal Tuesday night.
The NHL's hit leader from 2011-12 was also credited with six hits in the match. Martin has only three points in 23 games this campaign. Colin McDonald had a goal and an assist in the contest, while the usual suspects of John Tavares and Matt Moulson also scored a goal each in the win. Tavares also had an assist.
Matt Martin LW NYI Feb 18 '13
Matt Martin had 10 penalty minutes in the Islanders' 7-0 loss on Monday.
As you can probably guess based on the score, Martin was about the only Islanders' player worth starting in fantasy leagues this afternoon. He participated in two fights, one against the Flyers' Wayne Simmonds and another versus Braydon Coburn.