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Canada Matt Irwin

a.k.a. "Matthew Irwin"
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Last added: Jonathan Cremonese
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marc-Antoine Pépin - - - -
2. Cédric Montminy - - - -
3. Mathieu Brodeur - - - -
4. Blake Siebenaler - - - -
5. D.J. King - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
34
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
22/23
Cap Hit
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Matt Irwin is an aggressive and vigorous two-way defenseman with a versatility that is hard to come by. His set of tools includes the mobility to be able to carry the puck with confidence, as well as an elite-level release on his shot. Uses his size well, but needs to be more consistently physical overall. Makes well thought-through decisions, yet is not all too quick in making them. When he makes that mind-body connection in-game, he comes through as an impact player who is hard to play against at both ends of the ice. - [EliteProspects 2015]


Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Saanich Braves VIJHL 46 7 10 17 74 - |
Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 3 0 0 0 2 - |
2005-06 Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 56 3 6 9 41 - | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -
2006-07 Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 60 22 27 49 67 - | Playoffs 24 10 4 14 18 -
2007-08 Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 59 16 37 53 40 - | Playoffs 14 6 7 13 22 -
2008-09 UMass NCAA 31 7 11 18 8 -2 |
2009-10 UMass NCAA 36 7 17 24 16 -11 |
Worcester Sharks AHL 3 0 0 0 2 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -1
2010-11 Worcester Sharks AHL 72 10 21 31 43 -7 |
2011-12 Worcester Sharks AHL 71 11 31 42 48 -9 |
2012-13 San Jose Sharks NHL 38 6 6 12 10 -1 | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 4 -4
Worcester Sharks AHL 35 1 14 15 26 0 |
2013-14 San Jose Sharks NHL 62 2 17 19 35 5 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 -1
2014-15 San Jose Sharks NHL 53 8 11 19 18 3 |
2015-16 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -5 |
Providence Bruins AHL 64 5 25 30 27 1 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016-17 Nashville Predators NHL 74 3 11 14 26 15 | Playoffs 22 0 2 2 4 -1
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 4 0 1 1 4 0 |
2017-18 Nashville Predators NHL 50 2 6 8 8 2 | Playoffs 12 0 0 0 2 1
2018-19 Nashville Predators NHL 44 1 6 7 38 5 |
2019-20 Nashville Predators NHL 27 0 2 2 11 -8 |
Anaheim Ducks NHL 9 0 1 1 4 -7 |
2020-21 Buffalo Sabres NHL 24 0 2 2 19 -10 |
2021-22 Washington Capitals NHL 17 1 3 4 6 0 |
2022-23 Washington Capitals NHL - - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Nanaimo Clippers Doyle Cup 2 0 0 0 6 - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-04-14T19:00:00-0400 Washington Capitals @ Toronto Maple Leafs
2022-04-12T19:00:00-0400 Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers
2022-03-25T19:00:00-0400 Washington Capitals @ Buffalo Sabres
2022-03-22T19:00:00-0400 Washington Capitals vs St. Louis Blues
2022-01-28T20:00:00-0600 Washington Capitals @ Dallas Stars
2022-01-22T18:00:00-0600 Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators
2022-01-20T18:00:00-0600 Washington Capitals @ Boston Bruins
2022-01-16T13:00:00-0600 Washington Capitals vs Vancouver Canucks
2022-01-15T13:00:00-0600 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
2022-01-10T18:00:00-0600 Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 6 249 27 92 119 0.48 150 -15 | 2 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1
BCHL 4 178 41 70 111 0.62 150 - | 3 43 16 12 28 0.65 44 -
Doyle Cup 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 - | 0
NCAA 2 67 14 28 42 0.63 24 -13 | 0
NHL 11 400 23 65 88 0.22 175 -1 | 4 47 1 3 4 0.09 10 -5
VIJHL 1 46 7 10 17 0.37 74 - | 0
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17
Strength
16
Shot Blocking
16
Leadership
15

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Justin Braun (D) 2008-2015 7 San Jose Sharks, Univ. of Massachusetts, Worcester Sharks
Alex Stalock (G) 2009-2015 6 San Jose Sharks, Worcester Sharks
Tommy Wingels (F) 2010-2015 5 San Jose Sharks, Worcester Sharks
John McCarthy (F) 2009-2014 5 San Jose Sharks, Worcester Sharks

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/14/2022
07/14/2022 Extension Washington Capitals Washington Capitals
07/28/2021
07/28/2021 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Washington Capitals
10/09/2020
10/09/2020 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks Buffalo Sabres
02/24/2020
02/24/2020 Confirmed Nashville Predators Anaheim Ducks
01/09/2018
01/09/2018 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
01/07/2017
01/07/2017 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
07/01/2016
07/01/2016 Confirmed Boston Bruins Nashville Predators
07/10/2015
07/10/2015 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Boston Bruins
07/02/2012
07/02/2012 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
03/23/2010
03/23/2010 Confirmed UMass San Jose Sharks
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
04/09/2021 Clippers Confidential with Matt Irwin (Part 2) BCHLNetwork.ca
04/08/2021 Clippers Confidential with Matt Irwin (Part 1) BCHLNetwork.ca
11/26/2020 Friendship with Colby Cave helped Matt Irwin handle demotion BuffaloHockeyBeat.com
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