Matt Martin

New York Islanders logo
Age 33 May 8, 1989
Windsor CAN
Left Wing shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
220 lbs 100 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2016
Agent Patrick Morris
Draft Year 2008
Drafted Overall 148
Draft Round 5
Draft Team New York Islanders logo

Transaction History
May 10, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin finished the season with three goals, seven points, and a rating of minus-2.
Apr 25, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin had an assist as the Islanders lost 5-2 to the Hurricanes on Sunday.
Apr 15, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin only has three goals and six points in 62 games this season for the Islanders.
Apr 12, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin hasn't been sent to the penalty box in seven straight games for the Islanders.
Mar 26, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin hasn't registered a point in 19 straight contests entering the game Saturday versus the Bruins.
Mar 15, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin will be a healthy scratch for the second straight game when the Islanders take on the Capitals on Tuesday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin is expected to be a healthy scratch when the Islanders take on the Ducks on Sunday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 1, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin was a healthy scratch for the second straight game Tuesday versus the Avalanche.
Feb 23, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin has gone six straight games without registering a point for the Islanders.
Feb 21, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin only has two goals and two assists along with a rating of plus-1 in 37 games this season for the Islanders.
Feb 9, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin scored a goal on two shots, levied three hits, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Canucks.
Feb 9, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin only has one goal and two assists in 31 games this season for the Islanders.
Feb 8, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin only has a single goal and two assists in 31 games for the Islanders this season.
Jan 27, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin added an assist in a 3-2 loss to the Kings on Thursday.
Jan 17, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin scored an empty-net goal on two shots, doled out three hits and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
Jan 15, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin was back in the lineup as the Islanders were blanked 2-0 by the Capitals on Saturday.
Jan 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin is a healthy scratch and won't play Thursday versus the Devils, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 30, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (COVID-19 protocols) was on the ice for Thursday's practice session after exiting the (NHL)'s protocols.
Dec 26, 2021 Activated New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (COVID-19) is expected to be activated and play Wednesday versus the Red Wings, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin has entered the league's COVID-19 protocols and is not in the lineup against Vegas on Sunday.
Dec 7, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (undisclosed) will be available for Tuesday's game versus the Senators, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin missed the game Sunday versus the Blackhawks due to an undisclosed injury, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin went scoreless for a 15th straight game as the Islanders lost 4-3 in overtime to the Red Wings on Saturday.
Nov 18, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin only has one point, an assist, in 11 games for the Islanders this season.
Oct 30, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin is just rounding into shape after missing the first two games of the season due to offseason ankle surgery.
Oct 19, 2021 Activated New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) will be activated off injured reserve and make his season debut Tuesday versus Chicago.
Oct 17, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) could make his season debut Tuesday versus the Blackhawks, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 16, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) may be available for Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 16, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) will not play Saturday versus the Panthers, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) skated with the Islanders prior to their 6-3 loss to the Hurricanes on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 12, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) will be traveling with the Islanders as they head out on a six-game road trip but won't be ready for Opening Night against the Hurricanes on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 11, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per PuckPedia.
Oct 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) will not play in Tuesday's preseason matchup with the Flyers, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 3, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) was able to do some light work with his teammates Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sep 25, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (ankle) has begun skating on his own but still isn't practicing with teammates, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Sep 23, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin didn't practice Thursday due to an ankle injury, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Jun 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin scored a goal on his only shot and added a trio of assists in a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay in Game 4 on Saturday.
May 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin registered 29 hits as the Islanders eliminated the Penguins in six games from the playoffs.
May 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (undisclosed) is back in the lineup for Thursday's game versus the Devils, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
May 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin (undisclosed) will not play Tuesday against Buffalo, Shannon Hogan of MSG Networks reports.
Apr 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin hasn't registered a point in his last 10 games for the Islanders.
Apr 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin has received power-play time over the past four games, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 29, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin scored a power-play goal in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Penguins
Mar 23, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin hasn't registered a point and has a rating of zero in his last six games.
Mar 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin scored twice Thursday in a 5-2 win over the Sabres.
Mar 3, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin has recorded just one point in his last 11 games.
Feb 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin scored a goal on two shots and added an assist in Monday's 2-0 win over the Rangers. He also had two hits.
Jan 5, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | Martin signed a four-year, $6 million contract with the Islanders in December 2020, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 1, 2021 New York Islanders | Matt Martin | The Islanders and Martin have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 21, 2019 Activated New York Islanders | activated LW Matt Martin from injured reserve.
Nov 26, 2018 Activated New York Islanders | activated LW Matt Martin from injured reserve.
Nov 15, 2018 Injured New York Islanders | placed LW Matt Martin on IR.
Jul 3, 2018 Trade New York Islanders | acquired LW Matt Martin from the Toronto Maple Leafs for G Eamon McAdam.
Jul 1, 2016 Toronto Maple Leafs | signed LW Matt Martin to a four-year, $10 million contract.
Mar 4, 2015 Suspended New York Islanders | (NHL) suspended LW Matt Martin one game for a knee-on-knee hit.
Sep 15, 2012 New York Islanders | re-signed LW Matt Martin to a four-year contract.
Oct 25, 2010 Recalled New York Islanders | (Matt Martin) recalled from Bridgeport.
Oct 7, 2010 Assigned New York Islanders | (Matt Martin) assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).
Oct 6, 2010 Assigned New York Islanders | (Matt Martin) assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Matt Martin
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New York Islanders New York Islanders logo 71 3 4 7 -2 70 798 46.70 46.20 -1.40 46.20 -0.20 0.15 0.45
Matt Martin Stats by Elite Prospects Matt Martin Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2005-2006 Blenheim Blast GLJCHL 40 11 12 23 102
2006-2007 Sarnia Sting OHL 39 3 3 6 52 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 Sarnia Legionnaires WOHL 9 2 5 7 16
Draft Yr 2007-2008 Sarnia Sting OHL 66 25 13 38 155 Playoffs 9 3 3 6 0
2008-2009 Sarnia Sting OHL 61 35 30 65 142 Playoffs 5 3 0 3 0
2009-2010 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 76 12 19 31 113 Playoffs 5 1 2 3 0
2009-2010 New York Islanders NHL 5 0 2 2 26 45 33.33 52.89 -6.22 50.47 3.73 0.00 0.00
2010-2011 Bridgeport Islanders AHL 7 1 2 3 11
2010-2011 New York Islanders NHL 68 5 9 14 147 669 35.29 36.42 -11.17 39.18 -8.18 0.36 1.08
2011-2012 New York Islanders NHL 80 7 7 14 121 826 31.43 48.27 -0.01 45.59 -2.04 0.44 0.80
2012-2013 New York Islanders NHL 48 4 7 11 63 474 43.75 48.81 -4.23 47.17 -3.74 0.38 0.89 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2013-2014 New York Islanders NHL 79 8 6 14 90 851 44.44 42.58 -7.58 44.35 -5.78 0.56 0.99
2014-2015 New York Islanders NHL 78 8 6 14 114 855 47.27 54.00 -1.61 51.89 -2.24 0.56 0.98 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
2015-2016 New York Islanders NHL 80 10 9 19 119 828 50.00 47.03 -1.97 49.85 -0.07 0.65 1.23 Playoffs 11 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 82 5 4 9 123 700 50.00 48.10 -2.68 48.69 -2.72 0.43 0.77 Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0
2017-2018 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 50 3 9 12 50 396 48.65 48.69 -3.76 49.69 -1.31 0.45 1.82
2018-2019 New York Islanders NHL 67 6 8 14 53 739 54.76 51.93 1.24 46.00 -1.91 0.41 1.06 Playoffs 8 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 New York Islanders NHL 55 5 3 8 40 545 48.10 47.20 -1.70 43.70 -3.40 0.55 0.88 Playoffs 22 5 1 6 0
2020-2021 New York Islanders NHL 54 6 5 11 36 560 47.20 48.30 -4.20 44.60 -4.60 0.54 0.96 Playoffs 19 1 1 2 0
2021-2022 New York Islanders NHL 71 3 4 7 70 798 46.70 46.20 -1.40 46.20 -0.20 0.15 0.45
Matt Martin Stats by Elite Prospects | Matt Martin Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date January 11, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 4 Years $6,000,000 1.82% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
UFA
AAV $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $800,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Toronto Maple Leafs logo
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 4 Years $10,000,000 3.42% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
UFA
AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $750,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $2,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000
Total Salary $3,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,250,000 $1,750,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,250,000 $1,750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date September 15, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $4,000,000 1.67% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $600,000 $1,000,000 $1,100,000 $1,300,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $600,000 $1,000,000 $1,100,000 $1,300,000
Minors Salary $600,000 $1,000,000 $1,100,000 $1,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date September 4, 2009
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,557,500 1.11% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $631,667 $631,667 $631,667
RFA
AAV $852,500 $852,500 $852,500
Performance Bonuses $187,500 $237,500 $237,500
Base Salary $600,000 $550,000 $550,000
Signing Bonuses $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Total Salary $665,000 $615,000 $615,000
Minors Salary $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year