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Matt Carle

31-Year-Old Defenseman – Nashville Predators

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 197   DOB: 9/25/1984   BORN: Anchorage, Alaska   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #47 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Carle Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Predators in July 2016.

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Carle signed a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Predators on Wednesday, NHL.com's Dan Rosen reports.

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Matt Carle 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
2005-06 21 12 3 3 6 -2 14 11 27.3 1 0 2 0 2
2006-07 22 77 11 30 41 9 30 111 9.9 1 0 8 0 8
2007-08 23 62 2 13 15 -8 26 63 3.2 1 0 2 0 2
2008-09 24 76 5 21 26 3 22 85 5.9 2 0 21:24 0 8 8 2:24 38 142
2009-10 25 80 6 29 35 19 16 137 4.4 1 0 23:08 2 12 14 2:31 35 136
2010-11 26 NHL PHI 82 1 39 40 30 23 117 0.9 0 0 21:59 0 2 2 2:36 51 157
2011-12 27 NHL PHI 82 4 34 38 4 36 132 3.0 0 0 23:01 3 9 12 2:59 55 164
2012-13 28 NHL TB 48 5 17 22 1 4 66 7.6 0 0 23:45 2 3 5 2:33 32 87
2013-14 29 NHL TB 82 2 29 31 11 28 115 1.7 0 0 22:11 1 6 7 1:29 46 161
2014-15 30 NHL TB 59 4 14 18 12 26 73 5.5 0 0 20:29 1 0 1 0:44 26 104
2015-16 31 NHL TB 64 2 7 9 4 26 54 3.7 1 0 16:47 0 0 0 0:23 30 91
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Matt Carle – Playing Time Overview

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#4 Left Defenseman

2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

16:47

Average Time On Ice

On average, Matt Carle was on the ice for 16:47.

0:23

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Matt Carle was on the ice for 0:23 during power plays.

1:49

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Matt Carle was on the ice for 1:49 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2013-14 22:11 1:29 2:28
2014-15 20:29 0:44 2:31
2015-16 16:47 0:23 1:49

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Matt Carle
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the totals.
Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
May 12 @SAN Did Not Play
May 9 SAN Did Not Play
May 7 @SAN Did Not Play
May 5 SAN Did Not Play
May 3 SAN Did Not Play
May 1 @SAN Did Not Play
Apr 29 @SAN Did Not Play
Apr 27 @ANA 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:37 0:00
Apr 25 ANA Did Not Play
Apr 23 @ANA Did Not Play
Apr 21 ANA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 18:38 0:00
Apr 19 ANA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 19:39 0:00
Apr 17 @ANA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 20:04 0:00
Apr 15 @ANA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 19:33 0:00
Apr 9 @DAL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 22:54 1:12
Apr 7 ARI 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 21:14 0:32
Apr 5 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 23:12 5:28
Apr 2 SAN 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 18:21 0:14
Mar 31 @PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 23:06 1:54
Mar 29 @DAL Did Not Play
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Mar 28 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 21:54 0:19
Mar 26 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 18:42 0:25
Mar 24 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 21 LOS Did Not Play
Mar 18 @WAS Did Not Play
Mar 17 NYI Did Not Play
Mar 14 @EDM Did Not Play
Mar 12 @VAN Did Not Play
Mar 9 @CGY Did Not Play
Mar 8 @WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 15:17 0:00
Mar 5 @COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 18:23 0:00
Mar 3 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 18:12 0:00
Mar 1 DAL Did Not Play
Feb 27 STL Did Not Play
Feb 25 @CHI Did Not Play
Feb 23 @TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 18:16 0:50
Feb 22 @MON Did Not Play
Feb 20 LOS 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 18:19 0:19
Feb 18 BOS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 16:49 0:00
Feb 15 DAL Did Not Play
Feb 13 @FLA Did Not Play
Feb 12 @TAM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:56 0:00
Feb 9 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 14:46 0:03
Feb 6 SAN Did Not Play
Feb 4 PHI Did Not Play
Feb 2 STL Did Not Play
Jan 27 @CGY Did Not Play
Jan 26 @VAN Did Not Play
Jan 23 @EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 8:36 0:00
Jan 21 @WPG Did Not Play
Jan 19 CHI Did Not Play
Jan 16 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 14 @WPG Did Not Play
Jan 12 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 12:49 0:17
Jan 9 @ARI Did Not Play
Jan 8 @COL Did Not Play
Jan 5 WPG Did Not Play
Jan 2 @CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 15:27 0:00
Dec 31 @DAL Did Not Play
Dec 29 @STL Did Not Play
Dec 28 NYR Did Not Play
Dec 26 DET Did Not Play
Dec 21 MON Did Not Play
Dec 19 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 17 @STL Did Not Play
Dec 15 CGY 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:35 0:00
Dec 12 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 9:13 0:00
Dec 10 CHI Did Not Play
Dec 8 @CHI Did Not Play
Dec 7 @BOS Did Not Play
Dec 5 @DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:00 0:00
Dec 3 FLA Did Not Play
Dec 1 ARI Did Not Play
Nov 28 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:26 0:15
Nov 27 @PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:44 0:00
Nov 25 @BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 17:40 0:20
Nov 23 @NYR Did Not Play
Nov 21 @MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:38 1:07
Nov 20 @CLM Did Not Play
Nov 17 ANA Did Not Play
Nov 14 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:19 0:00
Nov 12 TOR 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 19:59 0:00
Nov 10 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 15:22 0:02
Nov 7 STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:52 0:00
Nov 5 @MIN Did Not Play
Nov 1 @ANA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 19:58 0:03
Oct 31 @LOS Did Not Play
Oct 28 @SAN Did Not Play
Oct 24 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 17:39 0:18
Oct 22 ANA Did Not Play
Oct 20 TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 19:33 0:10
Oct 17 @OTT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 18:13 0:00
Oct 15 @NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:10 0:14
Oct 13 @NJD 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 17:30 0:11
Oct 10 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 18:07 0:00
Oct 8 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:25 0:00

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

Carle will be subjected to a contract buyout from the Lightning, as announced Thursday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Carle is in the lineup for Friday's Game 4 against the Islanders, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Carle (undisclosed) told reporters he was a game-time decision for Game 4 on Friday against the Islanders, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Carle (undisclosed) took part in Tuesday's optional skate, but won't suit up for Tuesday's Game 3 against the Islanders, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Carle (undisclosed) will not play Saturday afternoon for Game 2 against the Islanders, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

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Carle (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day ahead of Saturday afternoon's Game 2 against the Islanders, The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Carle dished out a pair of helpers in Thursday's win over the Devils.

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Carle tallied two assists in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Islanders.

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Carle picked up his first points of the season when he scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's win over the Penguins.

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Carle has played in three straight games after being a healthy scratch in 10 of the past 13 games.

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Carle was benched again Tuesday, something that has become all too familiar for the defender this season. "It's gutwrenching," said Carle. He has zero points and a minus-6 rating in 33 games this season.

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Carle (illness) will be back in the lineup Sunday against the Senators, Bryan Burns of NHL.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Carle's best fantasy days are behind him. Don't get us wrong -- he is going to deliver on the ice for close to another decade, but he has started to shape his game into a more defensive style as an undersized, top-four crease clearer. His power-play time will continue to drop now that Jason Garrison has arrived, and that means his shots on goal and points will probably decline, too. As a result, he's essentially a one-category wonder. Most fantasy rosters cannot afford a player whose greatest value lies in blocked shots.

2013-14

Carle scuffled in 2012-13. Sure, he had 22 points in 48 games, but seven of those came on a five-game streak in early April. And his poor showing in his first season with the Bolts meant he didn't even receive an invite to this past summer's Team USA's Olympic training camp. Ouch. He'll surely be motivated to prove them wrong, but is that enough to get him out from under the overrated banner? Probably not. Choose your players wisely on draft day. Can you afford to draft a sub-40 point defender who won't deliver PIMs or power-play points?

2012-13

Carle's second tour of duty in Tampa will be far better than his first. And paired with big Victor Hedman, we're going out on a limb to suggest he could deliver career numbers. His best work in Philly came alongside big, snarly Chris Pronger. Hedman isn't as "ugly" as Pronger, but his size will give Carle room to conduct the orchestra. Who'll benefit most? Steven Stamkos, Marty St. Louis, et al., who will find breaking out of the zone far easier than it has been in years. Fifty points are a stretch, but he could come close. Very, very close.

2011-12

Carle didn't miss a contest last season and proved to be one of the top blueliners at producing assists, finishing with 39 helpers. His plus-30 rating was also among the tops for defensemen. Carle has steadily improved in each of his three NHL seasons, and just 27 years young, there's no reason to believe he won't be able to continue the trend.

2010-11

Carle got off to a quick start to the 2009-10 campaign, notching 10 points in the season's first month, but his production petered out the rest of the season and he never again had a double-digit month. Carle, who turns 26 in October, has not been able to match his breakout year of 2006-07, when he had 41 points, and it now looks like that 40-point threshold may be his ceiling. Look for him to finish with just a handful of goals and somewhere around 30 assists — with a nice number of those coming with the man advantage.

2009-10

Carle will likely start the season in the second defensive pairing for the Flyers with some additional PP time. The surprisingly well-traveled youngster has not lived up to his high billing and contract extension (then in San Jose) from 2007. He will get that opportunity but will be pressed by a multitude of young defensemen in the Flyers organization. He'll need to produce and play a solid two-way game early on in order for his confidence and the confidence of the organization to remain.

2008-09

Carle had an outstanding rookie season and then slipped off the face of the hockey earth in his sophomore season. In fact, he was a healthy scratch 22 times last season. Now he hopes to rekindle his first-year magic in a new town and make fans forget about Dan Boyle. Carle is mobile and talented, and should be able to orchestrate the power play with precision. He still needs work at even-strength but that will come -- he is just 24 after all.

2006-07

Anyone who watched Carle rack up points for three years at Denver University probably wasn’t surprised by his heady pro debut at the end of last season (3-3-6 in 12 games). After all, Carle had 63 points in 39 games in his final year at DU, snagging the Hobey Baker Award (hockey’s Heisman Trophy) on the way out. The Sharks no doubt are comfortable letting Carle be their quarterback because they traded Tom Preissing in the offseason. So long as Carle doesn’t skimp on his defensive responsibilities – head coach Ron Wilson won’t look kindly to that – he’s got an excellent chance to be one of the best sleepers of the season.

2005-06

Talented offensive defenseman in college could have a shot at an NHL career down the road. Just turned 21 in September 2005 so don't expect to much immediately.