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Matt Donovan

25-Year-Old Defenseman – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 205   DOB: 5/9/1990   BORN: Edmond, Oklahoma   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #96 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Donovan Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $825,000 contract with the Sabres in July 2015.

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The Sabres signed Donovan to a one-year, $825,000 contract Wednesday, The Buffalo News reports.

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Matt Donovan NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 21 NHL NYI 3 0 0 0 -3 0 6 0.0 0 0 18:34 0 0 0 1:07 3 4
2013-14 23 NHL NYI 52 2 14 16 -9 26 86 2.3 0 0 18:04 1 5 6 1:39 68 72
2013-14 23 AHL BRI 27 7 14 21 11 25 0 4
2014-15 24 NHL NYI 12 0 3 3 4 0 12 0.0 0 0 17:34 0 0 0 1:13 22 16

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Matt Donovan – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Left Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

17:34

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Matt Donovan was on the ice for 17:34.

1:13

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Matt Donovan was on the ice for 1:13 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 18:04 1:39
2014-15 17:34 1:13

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Matt Donovan 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 11 PIT Did Not Play
Apr 10 at CLS Did Not Play
Apr 6 CAR Did Not Play
Apr 4 at NYI Did Not Play
Apr 3 CHI Did Not Play
Apr 1 TOR Did Not Play
Mar 30 at ARI Did Not Play
Mar 28 at COL Did Not Play
Mar 26 ARI Did Not Play
Mar 23 at DAL Did Not Play
Mar 21 at NSH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 14:46 0:00
Mar 20 NJ Did Not Play
Mar 17 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 16:16 2:42
Mar 16 WAS Did Not Play
Mar 14 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 13:32 1:55
Mar 11 at TOR Did Not Play
Mar 7 at WAS Did Not Play
Mar 6 at OTT Did Not Play
Mar 3 at TB Did Not Play
Feb 28 at FLA Did Not Play
Feb 26 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 24 at CLS Did Not Play
Feb 22 NSH Did Not Play
Feb 20 NYR Did Not Play
Feb 19 at PHI Did Not Play
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Feb 17 at NJ Did Not Play
Feb 15 PHI Did Not Play
Feb 10 OTT Did Not Play
Feb 8 NYI Did Not Play
Feb 7 DAL Did Not Play
Feb 5 STL Did Not Play
Feb 3 at MON Did Not Play
Jan 30 at VAN Did Not Play
Jan 29 at EDM Did Not Play
Jan 27 at CGY Did Not Play
Jan 18 at DET Did Not Play
Jan 17 PHI Did Not Play
Jan 15 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 13 DET Did Not Play
Jan 9 at TB Did Not Play
Jan 8 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 6 at NJ 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:42 0:09
Jan 3 at NYR Did Not Play
Jan 2 FLA Did Not Play
Dec 31 TB Did Not Play
Dec 29 at OTT Did Not Play
Dec 27 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 23 at DET Did Not Play
Dec 21 at BOS Did Not Play
Dec 20 COL Did Not Play
Dec 16 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 15 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 2 17:58 0:00
Dec 13 FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 3 17:55 0:00
Dec 11 CGY 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:16 0:19
Dec 9 LA Did Not Play
Dec 6 at FLA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 20:45 1:40
Dec 4 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 18:27 0:26
Dec 2 TB 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 19:42 0:58
Nov 29 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:19 5:14
Nov 28 MON Did Not Play
Nov 26 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 22 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 18 SJ Did Not Play
Nov 15 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 13 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov 11 at STL Did Not Play
Nov 8 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 7 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 5 MON Did Not Play
Nov 2 DET Did Not Play
Nov 1 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct 30 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 28 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 25 at SJ Did Not Play
Oct 23 at LA Did Not Play
Oct 22 at ANH Did Not Play
Oct 18 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 17 FLA Did Not Play
Oct 14 at CAR Did Not Play
Oct 13 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 11 at CHI Did Not Play
Oct 9 CLS Did Not Play

Matt Donovan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Donovan will reenter the Isles' lineup Thursday against the Blues, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.

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Donovan accepted his qualifying offer from the Islanders on Tuesday.

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Donovan was given a qualifying offer by the Islanders on Tuesday, according to Islanders Point Blank.

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Donovan scored one of the Isles' goals, assisted on the other and went plus-2 during Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss in Tampa.

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Donovan was recalled from AHL Bridgeport on Wednesday.

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Donovan was sent back to AHL Bridgeport on Saturday, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.

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Donovan was recalled from AHL Bridgeport on Tuesday.

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Donovan was sent down to AHL Bridgeport on Monday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

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Donovan was recalled from AHL Bridgeport on Thursday.

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The Islanders sent Donovan to AHL Bridgeport on Thursday.

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Donovan (hip) is in fact in the lineup Thursday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

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Donovan (hip) is unlikely to play Thursday vs. the Hurricanes, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

There was no outlook written for Matt Donovan.

2014-15

Donovan finally cracked the Isles lineup last season and performed admirably but with two goals and 16 points in 52 games he is unlikely to see anything more than bottom-pair minutes. The Islanders are a work in progress when it comes to defense but Donovan will still need to prove himself in training camp to ensure his spot with the team.

2013-14

Donovan is the closest of the Islanders' defensive prospects to being ready to make the team. That being said, with all of the signings, the Islanders might have room to carry one or two prospects. If the Islanders feel he won't get the necessary minutes to continue to improve at the NHL level, they may feel it is best for his future that he continue in the AHL, even though he doesn't really have anything to prove at Bridgeport.

2012-13

Donovan could be ready to play with the Isles full-time if he has a strong training camp. He has the size and vision to play at the NHL level, and certainly possesses an offensive upsdie, posting 45 points in 72 games with Bridgeport in the AHL last year. With Donovan, it's just a question of whehter or not he needs more seasoning. Donovan eventually will be a top four defenseman for the Islanders.

2011-12

Donovan has a future with the Islanders as a puck-moving defenseman. He will begin his first full season in the AHL this October and could find himself in the mix for a spot on the blue line as early as the second half of this season, or October of 2012.