NHL PLAYER, Matt Martin
Born May 08, 1989 -- Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Selected by New York Islanders round 5 #148 overall 2008 NHL Entry Draft
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Martin stays hot in Isles’ win March 12, 2021
Matt Martin was named the 2nd star of the game last night, guiding the New York Islanders to a 5-3 defeat of the New Jersey Devils. The 31-year-old power forward scored his 5th goal of the season in the contest, while adding 3 shots on net and 3 hits. The Windsor, Ontario-native has been in great form of late, tallying 3 goals, 2 assists, and a +5 rating in his last 5 games played.
For more on Martin and last night’s game, check out the nhl.com story here.
NHL ANNOUNCES 2019/20 AWARD NOMINEES July 28, 2020
The NHL disclosed all of its award nominees for the 2019-20 season, with several Newport clients making the shortlist for some of its most prestigious trophies.
Ryan O’Reilly has been named one of the three finalists for the 2019-20 Selke Trophy, handed out to the NHL’s best defensive forward. The 29-year-old native of Clinton, Ontario is looking to become the back-to-back winner of the trophy for the first time since 2014-15.
The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player who best exemplified “the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey”, named its three finalists as well, with Bobby Ryan making the shortlist.
Up for nomination in a bid for the King Clancy Memorial trophy, no less than 9 Newport clients made the cut, including Justin Abdelkader, Matt Dumba, Evander Kane, Matt Martin, Henrik Lundqvist, Trevor Lewis, Ryan O’Reilly, PK Subban and Brady Tkachuk. Elsewhere,
O’Reilly was also named a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy, an award he previously won back in the 2013-14 season.
For more on all of the nominees, keep reading the sportingnews.com article here.
Martin excited for move back to Islanders August 15, 2018
Traded from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the New York Islanders back in early July, Matt Martin is looking forward to going back to the team he got his big break with. Drafted in the 5th round by the Islanders in 2008, the big-bodied checking winger was a fixture on Long Island for parts of 7 seasons, making a name for himself with his physical brand of hockey. Since entering the league in 2009-10, the 29-year-old native of Windsor, Ontario leads the NHL in hits with an impressive 2,475.
For more on Martin, check out the nhl.com article here.
Martin’s return to Long Island an emotional one November 01, 2016
Matt Martin returned home with his new team the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, and despite the fact he was suited up in the opposing team’s uniform, the Brooklyn faithful gave the ex-Islander a standing ovation. Born in Windsor, Ontario, Martin played six full seasons on Long Island, and was loved by teammates and fans alike for his tireless effort, on and off the ice.
Known for leading the NHL in hits for the last six years, the 27-year-old winger developed a unique relationship with his adopted home, dedicating a large portion of his time on Long Island to helping those in need. He has and continues to support causes such as the Boomer Esiason Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis and the Association for Children with Down Syndrome. In 2015, Martin created the Matt Martin Foundation, a charity aimed at giving back to the many causes Martin feels passionately about.
For more on Martin’s return to Long Island, keep reading the elitesportsny.com piece here.
To learn more about Martin’s foundation, check out his website here.