Matt Tennyson Nashville Predators logo

Age 31 Apr 23, 1990
Minneapolis USA
Defense shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
205 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2017
Agent Matt Federico

Transaction History
Oct 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was waived by Nashville on Monday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Jul 28, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Predators on Wednesday.
May 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson notched an assist in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Islanders.
May 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson (lower body) contributed two blocks and one hit in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Bruins.
May 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson (lower body) will draw into the lineup for Tuesday's game versus Boston, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson is sidelined with a lower-body injury, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 22, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson scored a goal and blocked two shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Penguins.
Apr 17, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was promoted to the active roster for Saturday's game versus the Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Apr 2, 2021 Assigned New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was reassigned to AHL Binghamton on Friday.
Feb 27, 2021 Recalled New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was recalled from AHL Binghamton to the taxi squad Saturday.
Feb 26, 2021 Assigned New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was assigned to AHL Binghamton on Friday.
Feb 20, 2021 Assigned New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was assigned to New Jersey's taxi squad after clearing waivers Saturday.
Feb 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was placed on waivers Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Feb 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 list Sunday, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Feb 2, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Matt Tennyson | Tennyson was placed in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Tuesday, Greg Wyshynski of ESPN.com reports.
Mar 16, 2020 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 10, 2020 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 6, 2020 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 6, 2020 Activated New Jersey Devils | activated D Matt Tennyson from injured reserve.
Jan 5, 2020 New Jersey Devils | waived D Matt Tennyson.
Nov 4, 2019 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Binghamton (AHL).
Nov 3, 2019 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 21, 2019 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 11, 2019 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 1, 2019 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Binghamton (AHL).
Jul 1, 2019 New Jersey Devils | signed D Matt Tennyson to a two-year, two-way contract worth $1.4 million.
Apr 7, 2019 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Mar 31, 2019 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Mar 28, 2019 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL).
Dec 17, 2018 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Dec 7, 2018 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL).
Dec 5, 2018 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Nov 30, 2018 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL).
Oct 16, 2018 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Sep 29, 2018 Buffalo Sabres | waived D Matt Tennyson.
Apr 8, 2018 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Apr 2, 2018 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL).
Jan 26, 2018 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Jan 23, 2018 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL).
Dec 1, 2017 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Rochester (AHL).
Nov 30, 2017 Buffalo Sabres | waived D Matt Tennyson.
Jul 1, 2017 Buffalo Sabres | signed D Matt Tennyson to a two-year, two-way contract.
Nov 12, 2016 Recalled Carolina Hurricanes | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Charlotte (AHL).
Oct 5, 2016 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Charlotte (AHL).
Jul 3, 2016 Carolina Hurricanes | signed D Matt Tennyson to a one-year, two-way contract worth $675,000.
Apr 25, 2016 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from San Jose (AHL).
Jan 4, 2016 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from San Jose (AHL).
Dec 30, 2015 Assigned San Jose Sharks | loaned D Matt Tennyson to San Jose (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Feb 17, 2015 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Worcester (AHL).
Dec 11, 2014 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Dec 2, 2014 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Worcester (AHL).
Nov 23, 2014 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Sep 29, 2014 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Worcester (AHL).
Jul 10, 2014 San Jose Sharks | signed D Matt Tennyson to a two-year, two-way contract.
Apr 14, 2014 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Mar 24, 2014 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Worcester (AHL).
Feb 26, 2014 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Feb 3, 2014 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Jan 19, 2014 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Worcester (AHL).
Jan 9, 2014 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Mar 31, 2013 Recalled San Jose Sharks | recalled D Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL).
Sep 17, 2012 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned D Matt Tennyson to Worcester (AHL).
Mar 29, 2012 San Jose Sharks | (Matt Tennyson) has been signed to an entry-level contract.
Regular Season Stats

Matt Tennyson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Matt Tennyson Stats by Elite Prospects Matt Tennyson 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
2007-2008 Texas Tornado NAHL 58 4 10 14 80 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL 57 4 6 10 51 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 Western Michigan Univ. NCAA 34 2 7 9 30
2010-2011 Western Michigan Univ. NCAA 42 9 12 21 38
2011-2012 Western Michigan Univ. NCAA 41 11 13 24 28
2011-2012 Worcester Sharks AHL 7 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Worcester Sharks AHL 60 5 22 27 44
2012-2013 San Jose Sharks NHL 4 0 2 2 2 61 62.50 55.68 0.49 56.98 6.69 0.00 1.96
2013-2014 Worcester Sharks AHL 54 7 14 21 33
2014-2015 Worcester Sharks AHL 43 4 11 15 30 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 San Jose Sharks NHL 27 2 6 8 16 395 52.63 43.69 -6.57 46.60 -4.12 0.15 0.61
2015-2016 San Jose Sharks NHL 29 1 3 4 0 262 50.00 51.44 -2.26 46.75 -3.41 0.00 0.69
2015-2016 San Jose Barracuda AHL 5 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Charlotte Checkers AHL 9 3 4 7 5
2016-2017 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 45 0 6 6 6 577 36.54 41.26 -12.58 46.77 -5.66 0.00 0.52
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres NHL 15 0 0 0 8 226 34.62 41.05 -3.93 45.35 -2.03 0.00 0.00
2017-2018 Rochester Americans AHL 50 3 8 11 40 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Rochester Americans AHL 47 4 17 21 42 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres NHL 4 0 0 0 0 41 20.00 41.16 -6.62 56.90 10.12 0.00 0.00
2019-2020 Binghamton Devils AHL 25 1 8 9 20
2019-2020 New Jersey Devils NHL 20 0 3 3 6 239 45.50 47.60 -3.40 45.30 -2.50 0.75
2020-2021 New Jersey Devils NHL 21 1 2 3 2 276 51.70 41.50 -10.20 41.40 -10.40 0.22 0.65
2020-2021 Binghamton Devils AHL 5 0 2 2 4
2020-2021 USA WC 10 2 2 4 4
2021-2022 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 20 2 5 7 16
Matt Tennyson Stats by Elite Prospects | Matt Tennyson Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Nashville Predators logo
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Matt Federico
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,500,000 0.92% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $750,000 $750,000
UFA
AAV $750,000 $750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $750,000
Minors Salary $325,000 $325,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date July 1, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Matt Federico
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,400,000 0.86% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $700,000 $700,000
UFA
AAV $700,000 $700,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $700,000
Minors Salary $350,000 $350,000
Clauses
UFA Year
400K Guaranteed
Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date July 1, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Matthew Oates
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,300,000 0.87% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $650,000 $650,000
UFA
AAV $650,000 $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $650,000 $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $650,000 $650,000
Minors Salary $300,000 $650,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Carolina Hurricanes logo
Signing Date July 3, 2016
Signing Status UFA (Group 6)
Standard Contract | 1 Years $675,000 0.92% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $675,000
UFA
AAV $675,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $675,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $675,000
Minors Salary $275,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team San Jose Sharks logo
Signing Date July 10, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,250,000 0.91% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $625,000 $625,000
UFA (Group 6)
AAV $625,000 $625,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $625,000 $625,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $625,000 $625,000
Minors Salary $75,000 $625,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team San Jose Sharks logo
Signing Date March 29, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $2,350,000 1.54% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,175,000 $1,175,000
Performance Bonuses $250,000 $250,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year