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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:Vancouver Canucks

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

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

Matt Irwin Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Feb. 24, 20206th-Round Pick in 2022 (Vyacheslav Buteyets)Korbinian Holzer

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