Matt Tennyson

#80 D / San Jose Sharks / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 lb Age: 25 College: Western Michigan

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    Sharks' Matt Tennyson: Returning to San Jose

    Tennyson has been recalled by the Sharks on Monday. Tennyson was sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment. While the 25-year-old has not gotten into the lineup for the Sharks since Dec. 9, he could be set to reintroduce himself following a brief conditioning assignment in the minors.

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    Sharks' Matt Tennyson: Suiting up for AHL San Jose

    Tennyson has been sent to AHL San Jose for a conditioning assignment. Tennyson has been a healthy scratch the last seven games. With San Jose sharing the rink with their AHL affiliate, the 25-year-old is expected to be in the lineup tonight for the Barracudas. This season, the blueliner has a mere three points in 23 contests and has yet to play a full season for the Sharks in his career.

  • Sharks Reassign Tennyson

    News: Matt Tennyson was reassigned to AHL Worcester on Tuesday,'s Robby Stanley reports.
    Analysis: With Justin Braun (hand) set to return to the lineup Tuesday, Matt Tennyson became expendable on defense for the Sharks. Tennyson had contributed two goals and six assists over 27 games with the parent club.
  • Sharks' Tennyson A Surprising Offensive Source

    News: Matt Tennyson chipped in an assist in Thursday's 5-1 rout of the Canucks.
    Analysis: Matt Tennyson helped out on the game's first goal, setting up Matt Irwin's tally with 2:17 left in the first period. The 24-year-old's offensive production was mostly muted over his first two months with the Sharks, but he's come on quite strong of late. Tennyson has notched a point in four of his last five games, supplying a goal and a trio of assists.
  • Tennyson Logs Season-High Ice Time In Sharks' Win

    News: Matt Tennyson had an assist and played a season-high 20:45 in Thursday's win over the Ducks.
    Analysis: Matt Tennyson is seeing more consistent ice time over the last month, though his minutes and production are still very limited. The 20:45 of ice time he logged on Thursday is nice, but it's only the second time all season he's crossed 20 minutes; he tends to hover a little closer to 17 minutes a night.
  • Tennyson Seeing Regular Time With San Jose

    News: Matt Tennyson had an assist, a minus-2 rating, and four penalty minutes in a loss to the Rangers on Saturday.
    Analysis: Matt Tennyson, who has played in 14 games this season, is getting more regular ice time with the Sharks. He's rarely been scratched and has been seeing around 17-18 minutes per game. However, that's just a trend. A poor performance could derail that quickly, so owners are encouraged to be wary. Saturday's limited ice time shows how much the team really trusts him. Some poor play and a penalty (double minor) kept his time limited to 13:02.
  • Tennyson Gets Second Point Of Season For Sharks

    News: Matt Tennyson had an assist and two shots in Saturday's 7-2 loss to the Blues.
    Analysis: That gives Matt Tennyson a goal and an assist through ten games played this season. He's not getting consistent enough ice time for him to carry much fantasy value outside of the most desperate of situations.
  • First Career Goal For Sharks' Tennyson

    News: Matt Tennyson scored the first goal of his career on a third-period power play Thursday against the Oilers.
    Analysis: Though he plays limited minutes on the third defensive pairing, Matt Tennyson's been seeing some time on the man advantage, which gives him a line on some fantasy value when he's in the lineup, which he has been over the last three games.
  • Sharks Recall Tennyson

    News: Matt Tennyson was recalled from AHL Worcester on Thursday, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.
    Analysis: Matt Tennyson was brought up by the Sharks as insurance in the event Marc-Edouard Vlasic (upper body) is unable to suit up Thursday. The blueliner had three goals and six points in 19 games with Worcester.
  • Sharks Assign Tennyson To AHL Worcester

    News: The Sharks assigned Matt Tennyson to AHL Worcester on Tuesday.
    Analysis: Matt Tennyson appeared in just one game after being recalled last week and was the eighth defenseman on the Sharks' roster, so the team decided to send him back to the AHL.
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