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Matt Irwin

29-Year-Old Defenseman – Nashville Predators

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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Matt Irwin Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $650,000 contract extension with the Predators in January of 2017.

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Irwin scored a goal and registered six shots through 10:48 of ice time during Tuesday's 3-1 win over Columbus.

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Matt Irwin NHL Stats
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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 1:45 39 65
2013-14 25 NHL SJ 62 2 17 19 5 35 147 1.4 0 0 18:49 1 5 6 2:01 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 AHL PRO 64 5 25 30 1 27 0 3
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
2016-17 28 NHL NSH 74 3 11 14 15 26 98 3.1 1 0 16:16 0 0 0 0:02 115 121
2016-17 28 AHL MIL 4 0 1 1 0 4 0 0
2017-18 29 NHL NSH 19 2 1 3 2 2 26 7.7 0 0 13:46 0 0 0 0:00 22 22

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#3 Right Defenseman

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

13:46

Average Time On Ice

On average, Matt Irwin was on the ice for 13:46.

0:00

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Matt Irwin was on the ice for 0:00 during power plays.

1:02

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Matt Irwin was on the ice for 1:02 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2016-17 16:16 0:02 1:14
2017-18 13:46 0:00 1:02

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Matt Irwin
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Nov 22 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 12:35 0:00
Nov 20 WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 13:52 0:00
Nov 18 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 15:32 0:00
Nov 16 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:12 0:00
Nov 14 WAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:55 0:00
Nov 11 PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 12:52 0:00
Nov 7 CLM@CLM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 2 0 10:48 0:00
Nov 4 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 11:55 0:00
Nov 3 ANA@ANA 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 1 15:20 0:07
Nov 1 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 13:57 0:00
Oct 28 NYI Did Not Play
Oct 27 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Oct 24 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 11:22 0:00
Oct 21 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 10:25 0:00
Oct 19 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 11:20 0:00
Oct 17 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 13:20 0:00
Oct 14 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 3 16:43 0:00
Oct 12 DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 14:06 0:00
Oct 10 PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:10 0:00
Oct 7 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:23 0:00
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Oct 5 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 17:53 0:00

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

Irwin returned to the lineup Thursday against the Sharks after sitting out the previous two games as a healthy scratch.

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Irwin has no points through five games this season, averaging 16:03 of ice time with eight shots on goal.

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Irwin recorded his 14th point of the season with an assist in Saturday's 7-2 shellacking of the Sharks.

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Irwin notched a pair of assists despite being on the ice for only 10:30 during Tuesday's 5-4 overtime victory in Buffalo.

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Irwin picked up an assist with a plus-1 rating in Friday's 3-2 win against the Oilers.

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Irwin was rewarded with a one-year contract extension Friday, Adam Vingan of the Tennessean reports.

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Irwin registered an assist, two blocked shots and six hits during Monday's shootout win over the Flyers.

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Irwin skated 19:57 against the Avalanche on Tuesday, mainly on the first defensive pairing with Roman Josi.

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Irwin netted his third goal of the season and had an assist in Saturday's shootout loss to the Hurricanes.

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Irwin scored for the second straight game despite skating only 11:09 -- the lowest mark among Preds blueliners -- in Thursday's shootout loss to Arizona.

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Irwin potted his first goal of the year in Tuesday's 5-1 win over Colorado, and it turned out to be the game-winner.

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Irwin was called up Monday from AHL Milwaukee, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

There was no outlook written for Matt Irwin.

2015-16

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 low-cost depth defenseman, and one who possesses some untapped offensive potential that could potentially translate into some power-play action in his new NHL locale.

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.