Matt Taormina

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Defense
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
5.10
Weight: 
182
Born: 
10/20/1986
Age: 
27
Hometown: 
Washington Township, MI
Acquired: 
Signed as a free agent on July 9, 2012
Last Team: 
Syracuse (AHL)
Projects As: 
Depth Defenseman
Depth Chart Weight: 
10

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Undrafted

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
07/03/2013
Contract Type: 
Two-way
Contract Length: 
1 year
Cap Number: 
$650 000
Contract Start Year: 
2013
Contract End Year: 
2014
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$650 000

Bio

Awards: 

2007-08

  • NCAA Hockey East Second Team All-Star


2004-05

  • NAHL - Rookie of the Year
  • NAHL - Second All-Star Team

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Skates well and possesses a lot of offensive acumen from the back end.

Weaknesses: 

Is undersized for the defense position. Also, he's not great without the puck.

Projection: 

Depth defenseman/power play specialist.

Statistics

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2004-2005 Texarkana BanditsNAHL52 14 3044 44|Playoffs9 3 36
 2005-2006 Providence CollegeNCAA36 1 1011 16|        
 2006-2007 Providence CollegeNCAA35 5 27 6|        
 2007-2008 Providence CollegeNCAA36 9 1827 12|        
 2008-2009 Providence CollegeNCAA34 5 1520 16|        
  Binghamton SenatorsAHL11 2 35 4|        
 2009-2010 Lowell DevilsAHL75 10 4050 45|Playoffs5 1 34
 2010-2011 New Jersey DevilsNHL17 3 25 2|        
 2011-2012 New Jersey DevilsNHL30 1 67 4|        
  Albany DevilsAHL33 6 1016 12|        
 2012-2013 Tampa Bay LightningNHL2 0 00 0|        
  Syracuse CrunchAHL55 4 2024 21|Playoffs18 2 1012
 2013-2014 Tampa Bay LightningNHL7 0 00 0|        
  Syracuse CrunchAHL41 6 1218 20|        
  Springfield FalconsAHL17 3 58 2|Playoffs4 0 11
 2014-2015 Worcester SharksAHL25 3 1013 10|        

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