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Matt Irwin

Born:November 29, 1987Draft:2010 Sharks, Undrafted
Hometown:Victoria, BC, CANPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Matthew Irwin (born November 29, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing under contract with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Irwin has previously played in the NHL for the San Jose SharksBoston BruinsNashville Predators, Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres.

Matt Irwin Predators
Matt Irwin with the Nashville Predators (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Deeper Dive


  • BCHL (Coastal) Best Defenseman — 2006-07
  • BCHL (Coastal) Best Defenseman — 2007-08
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team — 2009-10
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2011-12