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Matt Hunwick

28-Year-Old Defenseman – Colorado Avalanche

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Hunwick played in 43 games last season with the Avs, registering six assists in the process. He spent most of the time on the third defensive pair and struggled on both offense and defense. He's in the last year of his contract and will need to prove he's worthy of an extens...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 190   DOB: 5/21/1985   BORN: Warren, Michigan   DRAFTED: 7th Rd, #224 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Hunwick Contract Information:

In June of 2012, Hunwick signed to a two-year contract through the 2013-14 season.

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Hunwick was reassigned to AHL Lake Eerie on Thursday, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

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Matt Hunwick 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
2007-08 22 13 0 1 1 -1 4 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 23 53 6 21 27 15 31 58 10.3 1 0 16:59 0 8 8 1:33 47 50
2009-10 24 76 6 8 14 -16 32 60 10.0 1 1 17:58 1 0 1 0:33 65 65
2010-11 25 NHL BOS 22 1 2 3 4 9 26 3.8 0 0 16:13 0 0 0 2:18 16 14
2010-11 25 NHL COL 51 0 10 10 -19 16 74 0.0 0 0 19:30 0 3 3 1:32 49 57
2011-12 26 NHL COL 33 3 3 6 -3 8 40 7.5 0 0 18:04 0 0 0 1:04 24 30
2012-13 27 NHL COL 43 0 6 6 4 16 57 0.0 0 0 21:31 0 0 0 1:07 40 59
2013-14 28 NHL COL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:27 0 0 0 0:54 1 2
2013-14 28 AHL LAK 52 10 21 31 4 33 1 4

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Matt Hunwick – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Matt Hunwick was on the ice for 17:27.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Matt Hunwick was on the ice for 0:54 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 18:04 1:04
2012-13 21:31 1:07
2013-14 17:27 0:54

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Matt Hunwick 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 17 MIN Did Not Play
Apr 13 at ANH Did Not Play
Apr 11 at SJ Did Not Play
Apr 10 at VAN Did Not Play
Apr 8 at EDM Did Not Play
Apr 6 PIT Did Not Play
Apr 5 at STL Did Not Play
Apr 3 NYR Did Not Play
Apr 1 at CLS Did Not Play
Mar 29 SJ Did Not Play
Mar 27 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 25 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 21 BOS Did Not Play
Mar 19 at WPG Did Not Play
Mar 18 at MON Did Not Play
Mar 16 at OTT Did Not Play
Mar 14 ANH Did Not Play
Mar 12 CHI Did Not Play
Mar 10 WPG Did Not Play
Mar 8 STL Did Not Play
Mar 6 at DET Did Not Play
Mar 4 at CHI Did Not Play
Mar 2 TB Did Not Play
Feb 28 PHO Did Not Play
Feb 26 LA Did Not Play
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Feb 8 at NYI Did Not Play
Feb 6 at PHI Did Not Play
Feb 4 at NYR Did Not Play
Feb 3 at NJ Did Not Play
Feb 1 BUF Did Not Play
Jan 30 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 27 at DAL Did Not Play
Jan 25 at TB Did Not Play
Jan 24 at FLA Did Not Play
Jan 21 TOR Did Not Play
Jan 18 at NSH Did Not Play
Jan 16 NJ Did Not Play
Jan 14 at CHI Did Not Play
Jan 11 at MIN Did Not Play
Jan 10 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 8 OTT Did Not Play
Jan 6 CGY Did Not Play
Jan 4 SJ Did Not Play
Jan 2 PHI Did Not Play
Dec 31 CLS Did Not Play
Dec 29 WPG Did Not Play
Dec 27 at CHI Did Not Play
Dec 23 at SJ Did Not Play
Dec 21 at LA Did Not Play
Dec 19 EDM Did Not Play
Dec 17 at DAL Did Not Play
Dec 16 DAL Did Not Play
Dec 14 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 12 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 10 PHO Did Not Play
Dec 8 at VAN Did Not Play
Dec 6 at CGY Did Not Play
Dec 5 at EDM Did Not Play
Nov 30 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 29 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov 27 STL Did Not Play
Nov 23 at LA Did Not Play
Nov 21 at PHO Did Not Play
Nov 19 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 16 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 17:27 0:54
Nov 14 at STL Did Not Play
Nov 12 at CAR Did Not Play
Nov 10 WAS Did Not Play
Nov 8 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 6 NSH Did Not Play
Nov 2 MON Did Not Play
Nov 1 at DAL Did Not Play
Oct 27 WPG Did Not Play
Oct 25 CAR Did Not Play
Oct 21 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct 19 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct 17 DET Did Not Play
Oct 15 DAL Did Not Play
Oct 12 at WAS Did Not Play
Oct 10 at BOS Did Not Play
Oct 8 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 4 NSH Did Not Play
Oct 2 ANH Did Not Play

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

Hunwick was re-assigned to AHL Lake Erie on Saturday.

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Colorado placed Hunwick on waivers Friday, the Denver Post's Adrian Dater reports.

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Hunwick (upper body) will be in the lineup Thursday against the Wild, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Hunwick (torso) returned to practice Wednesday and is expected to play Thursday against the Wild.

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Hunwick (torso) did not practice Sunday and won't play Monday against the Coyotes, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Hunwick will not play Wednesday against the Canucks, the Avalanche's official Twitter account reports.

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The Avs' coaching staff have been pleased with Hunwick's play of late, according to the Denver Post.

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Hunwick sat out Wednesday's 4-1 win over Los Angeles, his seventh consecutive game as a healthy scratch.

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Hunwick was a healthy scratch in seven consecutive games leading up to the All-Star break.

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Hunwick will take the place of Erik Johnson (hand) when the Avs take on the Predators on Tuesday, reports the Denver Post.

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Following a stretch that saw him play six consecutive games, Hunwick is back to being a healthy scratch. He sat out his third straight game Monday against Los Angeles.

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Hunwick is likely to play Thursday against Calgary and may even line up at forward, reports the Denver Post.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2011-12

Hunwick, who re-signed a one-year deal with the Avalanche in June, had a mediocre first season in Colorado last year, recording just 10 assists in 51 games along with a minus-19 rating. The Avs are clearly intent on allowing Hunwick to prove himself, considering they gave up a prized prospect (defenseman Colby Cohen) to get him from the Bruins. Furthermore, with the departure of John-Michael Liles, there may be an opportunity for Hunwick to play a larger role on the Avs' blue line this season. In short, he could wind up being one of the team's top four blueliners, but he's really going to have to work on his play in his own zone to earn that role.

2010-11

The smooth-skating Hunwick, who ended up racking up just 14 points in 76 games, had an often trying 2009-10 season with Boston, to the point that he was a healthy scratch at times, but his mobility still gives him some long-term upside.

2009-10

Re-signing Hunwick, who scored six goals and 21 assists in 53 games last year before suffering a season-ending ruptured spleen, was a priority for the B's, who highly value his upside as a puck-moving blueliner. He'll be healthy come training camp and since he has a shot to see some power play duty this season, he will be worth keeping on the fantasy radar.

2008-09

Hunwick, along with Matt Lashoff will compete for blueline jobs in training camp. Whether they stick likely hinges on injuries to others, but Hunwick should see some NHL action this year, even if he ends up doing the Providence-Boston-Providence dance. He's already solid in the transition game, which helps his chances of seeing ice time with the big club this season.

2007-08

Hunwick, who played at the University of Michigan last year, could probably use a season in Providence (AHL) but is good at moving the puck out of the defensive zone and initiating the offense. Even if he does make the Bruins' roster this season, he won't likely be a fantasy force.

2006-07

Hunwick is small but he's tailor-made to play defense in the NHL. He's a great passer, understands his angles well and can score. This kid is someone to watch over the next couple seasons.