Docs Menu

Matthew “Matt” Martin

Born:May 8, 1989Draft:2008 Islanders, 148th Overall
Hometown:Windsor, ON, CANPosition:Left Wing
Known For:MattShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Islanders

Matthew “Matt” Bryan Martin (born May 8, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Martin is known for his strong checking abilities. Martin also holds the NHL record for most hits in a season. In the NHL, Martin has been described as both an enforcer and a grinder.

Matt Martin New York Islanders
Matt Martin, New York Islanders (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Matt Martin Statistics

Deeper Dive

Achievements

  • 2011-12 NHL Most Hits (374)
  • 2012-13 NHL Most Hits (234)
  • 2013-14 NHL Most Hits (359)
  • 2014-15 NHL Most Hits (382)
  • 2015-16 NHL Most Hits (365)

Sources