Tyler Motte

Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Age 28 Mar 10, 1995
St. Clair USA
Center shoots left
5'10" 178 cm
192 lbs 87 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2022
Agent Pat Brisson
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 121
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Chicago Blackhawks logo

Transaction History
Jan 16, 2024 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte has one goal and one assist in his last five games.
Dec 15, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on one shot against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.
Nov 6, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Monday, per the NHL media site.
Nov 1, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) is expected to play during the Tampa Bay Lightning's upcoming four-game road trip but won't be an option against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, Chris Krenn of the Tampa Bay Lightning's official site reports.
Oct 27, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) hasn't been ruled out for the Tampa Bay Lightning's upcoming four-game road trip but faces an uphill battle. Coach Jon Cooper told reporters Friday, "The best case scenario is he plays on the road trip but that would be the best case scenario," Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida reports.
Oct 13, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) will be sidelined indefinitely, Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida reports.
Oct 12, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (hand) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per the NHL media site.
Oct 11, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (hand) is regarded as day-to-day, Lightning assistant coach Jeff Blashill told Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com on Wednesday.
Oct 10, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte (hand) sustained an injury in the second period of Tuesday's season opener versus the Nashville Predators, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Sep 9, 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning | Tyler Motte | Motte signed a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, Chris Johnston of TSN reports.
Apr 5, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte scored two goals on seven shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Mar 22, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Carolina.
Mar 20, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte tallied a goal on four shots in Sunday's 7-0 blowout over the Nashville Predators.
Mar 11, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) is expected to draw into the lineup Saturday versus Buffalo, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Mar 11, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) is regarded as a game-time decision for Saturday's contest against the Buffalo Sabres.
Mar 9, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) will not play Thursday in Montreal, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports.
Mar 4, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) will not play Saturday versus Boston, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports.
Mar 2, 2023 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte left Thursday's game against the Ottawa Senators and isn't expected to return because of an upper-body injury, according to Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today.
Feb 19, 2023 TRADE ANALYSIS
The New York Rangers acquired Tyler Motte from the Ottawa Senators for Julien Gauthier and a conditional 2023 7th round pick
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Jan 28, 2023 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (finger) will be back in the Ottawa lineup Saturday versus Montreal, according to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun.
Jan 23, 2023 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (finger) is close to being ready to return to the lineup, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Jan 3, 2023 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (finger) is still expected to miss multiple weeks, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports Tuesday.
Dec 27, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Per TSN 1200 Ottawa, Motte is dealing with a broken finger. Per the NHL media site, the 27-year-old forward has been placed on injured reserve.
Dec 22, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's game versus Washington and will miss the rest of the contest.
Dec 17, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) will return to the lineup Saturday in Detroit, according to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun
Dec 16, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) is practicing Friday in a regular jersey, according to TSN 1200 Ottawa.
Dec 14, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte is expected to be sidelined "about a week" with an upper-body injury, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Dec 13, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) is slated to have more tests Tuesday, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Dec 12, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) will not return to Monday's matchup with the Anaheim Ducks.
Oct 21, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte had a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday.
Oct 19, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte picked up his first assist of the season in a 7-5 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday.
Sep 14, 2022 Ottawa Senators | Tyler Motte | Motte penned a one-year, $1.35 million contract with Ottawa on Wednesday.
May 28, 2022 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on two shots and recorded three hits in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
May 22, 2022 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte scored an empty-net goal on two shots, added three hits, blocked two shots and logged two PIM in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 3.
May 13, 2022 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) has been cleared to play, but it remains to be seen if he'll enter the lineup for Friday's Game 6 versus Pittsburgh, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
May 12, 2022 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) will be a game-time decision versus the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 6 on Friday, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.
Apr 8, 2022 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte is dealing with a "significant" upper-body injury and doesn't have a timeline for his return, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Apr 7, 2022 New York Rangers | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) was hurt Thursday versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, and head coach Gerard Gallant didn't have an update on the winger's status, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
Mar 21, 2022 TRADE ANALYSIS
The New York Rangers acquired Tyler Motte from the Vancouver Canucks for 2023 4th Round Pick
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Mar 15, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte notched an assist, two hits and four PIM in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 6, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored the empty net goal in Saturday's win versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Feb 21, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Feb 19, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte notched an assist in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 25, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a shorthanded goal on five shots and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Jan 14, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal and an assist during Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Jan 1, 2022 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on two shots, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Dec 29, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte has been activated from the NHL's COVID-19 protocols and will play Wednesday versus the Anaheim Ducks, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Dec 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte entered the league's COVID-19 protocols Friday.
Dec 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on two shots and added four hits in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Nov 26, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on four shots and added two hits in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Nov 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte recorded an assist, two hits, a pair of blocked shots and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Nov 14, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (neck) will make his season debut Sunday in Anaheim, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
Nov 9, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (neck) will travel with the Vancouver Canucks on their upcoming three-game road trip, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Nov 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte clarified that he has been out of action due to offseason neck surgery, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports. Coach Travis Green also told reporters that Motte will need some additional time before he can play again despite returning to practice.
Oct 30, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) skated with his teammates for the first time this season Saturday, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Oct 3, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (upper body) won't be ready for the start of the regular season, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
Sep 22, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte -- who underwent offseason surgery for an upper-body injury -- could miss the start of the season after manager Jim Benning told reporters, "Tyler had an upper-body injury and had surgery this summer... he won't be skating with the main group at camp... I don't know if he'll be available to start the season or not," per Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver.
Sep 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) remains out and will have his injury rehab evaluated in three weeks, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
May 6, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) won't play Thursday versus Edmonton.
May 4, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) won't play Tuesday versus the Edmonton Oilers, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
May 3, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) isn't in Vancouver's projected lineup Monday against the Edmonton Oilers, Thomas Drance of The Athletic reports.
May 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) isn't expected to play Saturday versus Toronto, Rick Dhaliwal of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Apr 29, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) will not return to Thursday's game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Apr 24, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte produced an assist and three hits in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Apr 24, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (not injury related) is slated to play in Saturday's game versus the Ottawa Senators, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | According to NHL.com, Motte has yet to recover enough from COVID-19 to begin skating.
Apr 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (not injury related) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Apr 14, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte was removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list Wednesday, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Apr 3, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Saturday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
Mar 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on his lone shot and added three hits Saturday in a 5-4 shootout loss to Montreal.
Mar 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (ankle) had four hits, four blocks and two shots in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators.
Mar 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (ankle) was activated off injured reserve Wednesday.
Mar 15, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (ankle) is traveling with the Vancouver Canucks on their four-game road trip to Ottawa and Montreal, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
Mar 10, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (ankle) could be back in one-to-two weeks, Rick Dhaliwal of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Mar 6, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (ankle) has resumed some light skating but remains without a timeline to return, Rick Dhaliwal of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Feb 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte notched an assist, seven hits, three shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.
Jan 27, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored twice on a team-high six shots in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 25, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal and added four hits in Monday's 7-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte scored a goal on three shots and doled out a team-high nine hits in Wednesday's 6-5 shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Jan 14, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Morre scored a goal on three shots and added four PIM in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Jan 9, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Jayce Hawryluk | Hawryluk (undisclosed) was injured in a collision with Tyler Motte during Saturday's intrasquad scrimmage, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Jan 5, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Contrary to a previous report, Motte (undisclosed) wasn't dealing with an injury during Tuesday's practice, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Jan 5, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Motte | Motte was wearing a non-contact jersey at Tuesday's practice session, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Oct 9, 2020 Vancouver Canucks | Signed C Tyler Motte to a two-year, $2.45 million contract.
Feb 19, 2020 Vancouver Canucks | Activated C Tyler Motte from injured reserve.
Dec 15, 2019 Vancouver Canucks | Activated C Tyler Motte from injured reserve.
Oct 15, 2019 Vancouver Canucks | Activated C Tyler Motte from injured reserve.
Jul 2, 2019 Vancouver Canucks | Signed C Tyler Motte to a one-year, $975,000 contract.
Apr 9, 2018 Vancouver Canucks | Assigned LW Tyler Motte to Utica (AHL).
Feb 26, 2018 Columbus Blue Jackets | Acquired LW Thomas Vanek from the Vancouver Canucks for LW Jussi Jokinen and RW Tyler Motte.
Jan 24, 2018 Columbus Blue Jackets | Assigned LW Tyler Motte to Cleveland (AHL).
Jan 17, 2018 Columbus Blue Jackets | Recalled LW Tyler Motte from Cleveland (AHL).
Jan 13, 2018 Columbus Blue Jackets | Assigned LW Tyler Motte to Cleveland (AHL).
Dec 26, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | Recalled RW Tyler Motte from Cleveland (AHL).
Dec 22, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | Recalled LW Tyler Motte from Cleveland (AHL).
Dec 19, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | Assigned LW Tyler Motte to Cleveland (AHL).
Oct 30, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | Recalled LW Tyler Motte from Cleveland (AHL).
Oct 3, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | Assigned LW Tyler Motte to Cleveland (AHL).
Jun 23, 2017 Chicago Blackhawks | Acquired LW Brandon Saad, G Anton Forsberg and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick from the Columbus Blue Jackets for LW Artemi Panarin, LW Tyler Motte and a 2017 sixth-round draft pick.
Apr 18, 2017 Chicago Blackhawks | Recalled LW Tyler Motte from Rockford (AHL).
Jan 3, 2017 Chicago Blackhawks | Assigned LW Tyler Motte to Rockford (AHL).
Apr 6, 2016 Chicago Blackhawks | Signed C Tyler Motte to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Tyler Motte
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning logo 50 5 2 7 -2 26 503 41.90 49.60 -1.50 51.50 -0.10 0.48 0.72
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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
2008-2009 Honeybaked 13U AAA T1EHL 13U 31 22 21 43 18
2009-2010 Honeybaked 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 31 20 19 39 18
2010-2011 Honeybaked 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 34 23 14 37 20
2011-2012 USNTDP Juniors USHL 36 15 13 28 32 Playoffs 2 2 0 2 0
2011-2012 USA U17 WHC-17 6 0 1 1 6
2011-2012 U.S. National U17 Team NTDP 53 25 16 41 62
2011-2012 U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 2 1 0 1 0
2011-2012 USA U17 (all) International-Jr 9 1 1 2 18
Draft Yr 2012-2013 USNTDP Juniors USHL 26 11 6 17 6
Draft Yr 2012-2013 USA U18 WJC-18 7 5 2 7 4
Draft Yr 2012-2013 U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 67 26 19 45 50
2013-2014 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 34 9 9 18 22
2014-2015 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 35 9 22 31 14
2014-2015 USA U20 WJC-20 5 0 1 1 2
2015-2016 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 38 32 24 56 36
2015-2016 Rockford IceHogs AHL 5 2 3 5 2 Playoffs 3 2 0 2 0
2015-2016 USA WC 10 1 2 3 0
2016-2017 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 33 4 3 7 14 330 55.00 43.91 -4.04 43.12 -7.98 0.73 1.27
2016-2017 Rockford IceHogs AHL 43 10 6 16 20
2017-2018 Cleveland Monsters AHL 17 9 2 11 25
2017-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 31 3 2 5 2 289 40.91 49.55 -2.92 47.18 -4.86 0.42 0.83
2017-2018 Vancouver Canucks NHL 15 2 0 2 4 179 44.44 45.92 -3.66 41.41 -6.58 0.34 0.34
2017-2018 Utica Comets AHL 2 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 5 2 0 2 0
2018-2019 Vancouver Canucks NHL 74 9 7 16 10 799 36.21 43.35 -2.63 43.72 -5.64 0.45 0.90
2019-2020 Vancouver Canucks NHL 34 4 4 8 10 371 33.30 41.20 -8.30 39.80 -10.20 0.65 1.13 Playoffs 17 4 1 5 0
2020-2021 Vancouver Canucks NHL 24 6 3 9 14 300 48.00 44.10 2.10 46.20 1.30 1.20 1.60
2021-2022 Vancouver Canucks NHL 49 7 8 15 22 581 54.30 45.80 -4.20 44.50 -6.00 0.52 1.34
2021-2022 New York Rangers NHL 9 0 0 0 0 99 40.00 57.10 0.60 55.90 -2.10 3.04 7.91 Playoffs 15 2 0 2 0
2022-2023 Ottawa Senators NHL 38 3 6 9 4 393 50.00 44.40 -9.20 45.70 -7.60 0.15 1.07
2022-2023 New York Rangers NHL 24 5 5 10 2 235 52.90 53.20 3.50 45.40 -3.00 0.26 1.79 Playoffs 7 0 0 0 0
2023-2024 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 50 5 2 7 26 503 41.90 49.60 -1.50 51.50 -0.10 0.48 0.72
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Active Contract

Signing Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Signing Date September 9, 2023
Signing Status UFA
Agent Pat Brisson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $800,000 0.96% of cap space
2023-2024
Cap Hit $800,000
UFA
AAV $800,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $800,000
Minors Salary $800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Ottawa Senators logo
Signing Date September 14, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Pat Brisson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,350,000 1.64% of cap space
2022-2023
Cap Hit $1,350,000
UFA
AAV $1,350,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,350,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,350,000
Minors Salary $1,350,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signed by Rich Evans, now represented by Pat Brisson
Signing Team Vancouver Canucks logo
Signing Date October 9, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Richard Evans
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,450,000 1.50% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,225,000 $1,225,000
UFA
AAV $1,225,000 $1,225,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,450,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $1,450,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $1,450,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Vancouver Canucks logo
Signing Date July 2, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Richard Evans
Standard Contract | 1 Years $975,000 1.20% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $975,000
RFA
AAV $975,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $975,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $975,000
Minors Salary $975,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date April 6, 2016
Agent Richard Evans
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.27% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year