Matt Gilroy

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Defense
Shoots/Catches: 
Right
Height: 
6.01
Weight: 
202
Born: 
07/30/1984
Age: 
28
Hometown: 
North Bellemore, NY
Acquired: 
Signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 2, 2011
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Offensive defenseman
Depth Chart Weight: 
5

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Undrafted

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
07/02/2011
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
1 year
Cap Number: 
$1 000 000
Contract Start Year: 
2011
Contract End Year: 
2012
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$1 000 000

Bio

Awards: 

2008-09

  • NCAA (Hockey East) First All-Star Team
  • NCAA (New England) Best Defenseman
  • NCAA (New England) D1 All-Stars
  • NCAA Top Collegiate Player "Hobey Baker Award"


2009-10

  • World Championship Most Goals by Defenseman

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Skates incredibly well and is always dangerous in the offensive zone. Puts pressure on opposing defenses as a constant roving defenseman.

Weaknesses: 

Needs to continue to maximize his ability to recuperate when he decides to take off on a rush. Must use his size more to his advantage.

Projection: 

Offensive defenseman with defensive shortcomings.

Statistics

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2004-2005 Walpole StarsEJHL55 24 2953 20|        
 2005-2006 Boston Univ.NCAA36 2 68 8|        
 2006-2007 Boston Univ.NCAA39 9 1726 14|        
 2007-2008 Boston Univ.NCAA40 6 1521 12|        
 2008-2009 Boston Univ.NCAA45 8 2937 12|        
 2009-2010 New York RangersNHL69 4 1115 23|        
  Hartford Wolf PackAHL5 0 44 4|        
  USAWC6 3 14 0|        
 2010-2011 New York RangersNHL58 3 811 14|Playoffs5 1 01
 2011-2012 Tampa Bay LightningNHL53 2 1517 16|        
  Ottawa SenatorsNHL14 1 23 2|Playoffs3 0 00
 2012-2013 New York RangersNHL15 0 00 6|      -
  Connecticut WhaleAHL34 6 915 14|        
 2013-2014 Florida PanthersNHL16 1 12 6|        
  San Antonio RampageAHL42 10 1121 0|        
 2014-2015 Atlant MytishchiKHL6 2 24 0|        

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