|Born:||May 8, 1989||Draft:||2008 Islanders, 148th Overall|
|Hometown:||Windsor, ON, CAN||Position:||Left Wing|
|National Team:||Canada||Current 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.
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- 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)
Born and raised in Michigan, Kyle Knopp started playing hockey when he was 3 years old. Knopp has played, coached, or worked at every level of ice hockey — including three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League and two seasons with the Detroit Red Wings where he was part of the Stanley Cup Championship team in 2008. He covers the Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings for The Hockey Writers and is the editor of THW’s Morning Skate newsletter. You can follow him on Twitter @THW_Knopp.