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Matt Irwin

28-Year-Old Defenseman – Boston Bruins

2015-16 NHL Stats

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The 27-year-old Irwin, who played in 53 games for the Sharks during the 2014-15 season, recording eight goals and 19 points in the process, is now set to compete for a spot on the Bruins' third defensive pair. At a salary cap hit of $800,000, Irwin gives the Bruins a nice lo...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 12/29/1987   BORN: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Bruins in July 2015.

October 12, 2015  –  Matt Irwin News

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After clearing waivers, Irwin is slated to report to AHL Providence, CSN New England reports.

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Matt Irwin 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
2012-13 24 NHL SJ 38 6 6 12 -1 10 79 7.6 0 0 19:06 4 1 5 2:27 39 65
2013-14 25 NHL SJ 62 2 17 19 5 35 147 1.4 0 0 18:49 1 5 6 2:07 62 93
2014-15 26 NHL SJ 53 8 11 19 3 18 93 8.6 1 0 17:01 1 2 3 1:20 55 65
2015-16 27 NHL BOS 2 0 0 0 -5 0 3 0.0 0 0 14:56 0 0 0 1:02 1 0
2015-16 Proj 27 NHL BOS 65 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Matt Irwin

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Matt Irwin was on the ice for 14:56.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Matt Irwin was on the ice for 1:02 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 18:49 2:07
2014-15 17:01 1:20
2015-16 14:56 1:02

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Matt Irwin
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
2016-2Feb 6 BUF Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 4 @BUF Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 2 TOR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 26 ANA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 25 @PHI Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 23 CLM Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 21 VAN Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 19 @MON Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 16 TOR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 15 @BUF Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 13 @PHI Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 11 @NYR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 9 @OTT Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 8 @NJD Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 5 WAS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 1 MON Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 29 OTT Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 27 @OTT Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 26 BUF Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 22 STL Did Not Play
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2015-12Dec 20 NJD Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 18 @PIT Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 16 PIT Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 14 EDM Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 12 FLA Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 9 @MON Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 7 NAS Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 5 @VAN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 4 @CGY Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 2 @EDM Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 27 NYR Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 25 @DET Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 23 @TOR Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 21 TOR Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 19 MIN Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 17 SAN Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 14 DET Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 12 COL Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 8 @NYI Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 7 @MON Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 5 @WAS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 3 DAL Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 31 @TAM Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 30 @FLA Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 27 ARI Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 23 @NYI Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 21 PHI Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 17 @ARI Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 14 @COL Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 12 TAM Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 10 MON 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 15:35 1:20
2015-10Oct 8 WPG 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:17 0:44

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

Irwin has been placed on waivers by the Bruins, CSN New England reports.

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Irwin had a rough regular-season debut with the Bruins, recording a minus-3 rating thanks in no small part to a couple of defensive miscues that led to Jets goals in Thursday's 6-2 loss, CSN New England reports.

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Irwin scored a pair of power-play goals in Sunday's 2-0 win over New Jersey in the Bruins' exhibition opener, the Boston Herald reports.

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Irwin signed a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Bruins on Friday.

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Irwin netted a goal on one of his two shot attempts in Saturday's shootout win over the Flyers.

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Irwin (upper body) will rejoin the lineup Saturday against the Blackhawks, David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Irwin (upper body) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Predators, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Irwin (upper body) has reported improvement with his condition and logged a full practice Wednesday, but is still in the day-to-day phase of his recovery, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Irwin (upper body) skated Monday and hopes to be ready later in the week, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Irwin (upper body) will not play in Monday's game against the Penguins, Curtis Pashelka of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Irwin (upper body) is doubtful for Monday's game against the Penguins, Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea.com reports.

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Irwin (upper body) will not play Saturday against the Canucks, David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Irwin has a lot of potential, but it's not always been clear where he stands with the Sharks. However, after suiting up for the bulk of the Sharks’ regular-season games in the last two years, Irwin looks as though he's here to stay. He should see some extra ice time in 2014-15 with the departure of Dan Boyle, along with the stated team goal of refocusing on the youth movement. Irwin’s path to ice time could become even clearer if the Sharks decide to transition Brent Burns back to wing at any point during the season. So, in theory, Irwin’s 19 points from last season should increase, especially as the team looks to replace Boyle's power-play time. San Jose will want an active defensive tandem that they can put out to generate some offense, and Irwin could easily be a part of that plan, not least of all because he likes to shoot the puck (147 shots last season). He’s an interesting dark horse and a player who is in line for a breakout year -- if one ever materializes -- in one of his next two seasons.

2013-14

With his first season in a Sharks' sweater now behind him, Irwin has shown that he has some offensive upside and the potential to stake out a bigger role on the team this season. In 38 games, he put up six goals and six assists, including five power-play points, blocked 65 shots and averaged over 19 minutes and more than two shots per game. He's not going to lead the defensive core in points, but for a first season in the NHL, those are promising numbers. Promising enough to pick him up on draft day, you ask? No, probably not. We wouldn’t bet on this being Irwin’s breakout year, but expect these numbers to improve. He's worth keeping an eye on.

2011-12

Irwin is a powerful defender with offensive upside. He turned in his first full season of professional hockey in 2010-11, recording 31 points (10 G, 21 A) and 43 penalty minutes for the Sharks’ minor league affiliate in Worcester. The talented rearguard is likely to require more seasoning in the minors this year.