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Nashville Predators

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Latest News
  • Predators' Matt Irwin: Ice time dwindling

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (11/4/18) Irwin skated just 8:42 in Saturday's 1-0 win over the Bruins, registering two hits and a blocked shot.

    The good news is, this was Irwin's third time back in the lineup after sitting out the first 11 games of the season as a healthy scratch. The bad news is, he's still seeing minimal ice time playing on the third defensive pairing, and has yet to register a point or even a shot on goal this season. Looking ahead, once Dan Hamhuis returns from the IR, Irwin will likely go back to riding the pine most nights.

    Predators' Matt Irwin: Riding the pine

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/13/18) Irwin has not yet suited up for a game this season, having sat out the Predators' first four games as a healthy scratch.

    Irwin played more than half the schedule last season, registering just eight points in 50 games, but he has yet to crack the lineup this season. He is really nothing more than a depth defenseman for the Preds at this point, and should continue to battle with Anthony Bitetto, Yannick Weber and Dan Hamhuis for a spot on the third defensive pairing. As such, he has little to no fantasy value in most formats.

    Predators' Matt Irwin: Falls just short of 10 points

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/13/18) Irwin totaled two goals and six assists throughout 50 appearances in 2017-18, while also notching 78 hits.

    This marked Irwin's second season in Nashville, but he saw his time on ice drop from 16:16 in his first campaign to 13:26 this season. The lower usage was likely a big reason why Irwin was unable to crack 10 points for the fifth time in his career, but he also made a mark defensively blocking 54 shots, and did post a solid 51 percent corsi rating. The 30-year-old is due back in Music City for 2018-19, although he's set to be a free agent afterwords. The fact he played in 12 of 13 playoff contests bodes well for his usage next season, although he should primarily skate on the third pairing.

    Predators' Matt Irwin: Still filling depth role for Preds

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (3/25/18) Irwin served as a healthy scratch for the sixth time in the past eight games Saturday against Minnesota.

    Irwin continues to serve mostly as a depth defenseman for the Preds this season, having played in just 47 of a possible 74 games. However, he could get a chance to suit up Sunday against the Jets in place of the injured Yannick Weber, who left Saturday's game with an undisclosed injury. Either way, Irwin's fantasy value remains almost nonexistent in most standard formats.

    Predators' Matt Irwin: Can't crack lineup

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/9/18) Irwin served as a healthy scratch for the fifth consecutive game Thursday against the Senators.

    Irwin has been jockeying all season with Anthony Bitetto and Yannick Weber for a spot on the team's third blue-line pairing, but appears to be the odd man out right now. He did play in five consecutive games during the second half of January, but hasn't suited up since. The bottom line: zero ice time equals zero fantasy value, so feel free to cut him loose.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2012-13San Jose386612-1400000
2013-14San Jose62217195100001
2014-15San Jose53811193101000
2015-16Boston2000-5000000
2016-17Nashville743111415001000
2017-18Nashville502682000000
2018-19Nashville60113000000
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MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2012-13San Jose797.6725:5092166:337:1610005
2013-14San Jose1471.41166:301462124:5811:17351110
2014-15San Jose938.6902:02123270:428:0018009
2015-16Boston30.029:52432:042:150000
2016-17Nashville983.11203:4816372:0590:53260013
2017-18Nashville623.2671:369401:1130:298004
2018-19Nashville20.064:00930:003:190000
4844.34763:386328267:33153:29971141
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2012-13San Jose11011-4000000
2013-14San Jose2101-1000000
2016-17Nashville22022-1000000
2017-18Nashville120001000000
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MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2012-13San Jose180.0195:4125526:482:034002
2013-14San Jose425.039:35505:460:420000
2016-17Nashville100.0261:534010:0816:484002
2017-18Nashville60.0128:101910:003:402001
382.6625:1989732:4223:1310005
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/207
Birthdate:
11/29/1987
Age:
30
Hometown:
Victoria, BC
Team:
Nashville Predators
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