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7 Matt Tennyson D

New Jersey Devils

Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
033-2612:09

Player Updates

March 16, 2020 10:44 PM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Ushered to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Devils demoted Tennyson to AHL Binghamton on Monday.

Tennyson has split time between the NHL and AHL levels fairly evenly this season, suiting up for 20 games with the Devils and 25 games with AHL Binghamton. The 29-year-old blueliner will likely be one of the first recalls if injuries strike the big club when/if play resumes.

March 10, 2020 09:52 AM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Moves up to parent club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Devils recalled Tennyson from AHL Binghamton on Tuesday.

Fredrik Claesson's status for Tuesday's game against the Penguins is uncertain after a lower-body injury prevented him from practicing Monday, so the Devils elected to bring Tennyson up to provide an extra healthy body on the blue line. Tennyson would presumably skate on the Devils' third pairing with Connor Carrick if Claesson can't go Tuesday.

January 6, 2020 11:28 AM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Heads to waivers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson (upper body) was placed on waivers by the Devils on Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Tennyson has resided on injured reserve with the upper-body issue since Dec. 5 and is now looking for a new team. The 29-year-old has produced just 23 points in 143 career NHL games, so this news won't have much of an impact from a fantasy perspective. Assuming he clears, the blueliner figures to head to AHL Binghamton.

December 5, 2019 11:56 AM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Lands on injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was placed on injured reserve Thursday due to an upper-body injury.

Tennyson left Tuesday's game against the Golden Knight after logging just 3:23 of ice time. The blueliner is stuck in a 15-game pointless streak and served as a healthy scratch in three games along the way. Mirco Mueller figures to slot into the lineup in Tennyson's absence, though Connor Carrick (finger) could also be an option soon.

November 8, 2019 02:04 PM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Seeing limited TOI
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson blocked four shots in a team-low 11:27 of ice time in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Calgary.

Tennyson's role remains limited, though he did well to put his body on the line in this one. He has three assists in nine games played, but no points in his last five appearances.

October 17, 2019 10:16 PM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Two assists in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson dished out a pair of helpers in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.

Tennyson's 11:57 of ice time was the lowest mark among New Jersey's defensemen, but he made the most of his limited opportunities. While he was the only player for either team to record multiple points in this one, Tennyson will have to deliver a few more efforts like this before he earns any fantasy attention, as he has never previously scored double-digit points in a season.

October 11, 2019 08:40 PM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Added from AHL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Devils summoned Tennyson from the AHL ranks Friday.

Tennyson's offensive chops in the minors have yet to translate to success at the top level. In each of his last two seasons, the 29-year-old blueliner has failed to record a point through 19 NHL appearances. Even if he were to draw into some of the upcoming contests for the Devils, there's little to like about his fantasy prospects for both season-long and daily purposes.

September 30, 2019 02:20 PM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Sent to waivers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was waived by the Devils for the purpose of reassignment Monday, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

If Tennyson made the Devils' opening roster, he would play sparingly behind P.K. Subban, Sami Vatanen and Damon Severson on the right side of the blue line. He'll get more opportunities if he clears waivers and lands with AHL Binghamton. Tennyson posted 21 points in 47 AHL games last season.

July 2, 2019 10:16 AM
Devils' Matt Tennyson: Signs two-year deal with Devils
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson secured a two-year, two-way deal with New Jersey on Monday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

Tennyson suited up for 19 NHL contests over the last two seasons with Buffalo while playing in 97 for AHL Rochester. The 6-foot-2 blueliner is simply a depth signing for New Jersey should spend most of his time at the minor-league level again next season.

April 7, 2019 02:32 AM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Demoted to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Saturday.

Tennyson was called up from Rochester on Wednesday to help provide depth in the wake of several injuries along the blue line. The Minnesota native didn't log any ice time with Buffalo, but will likely be able to help the Americans on their playoff run. Tennyson has 20 points (four goals, 16 assists) through 45 games in the minors this season.

April 3, 2019 02:44 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Summoned by parent club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Sabres recalled Tennyson from AHL Rochester on Wednesday.

The Sabres are currently dealing with several injuries at defense, so Tennyson will likely serve as an emergency option for the final two games of the 2018-19 campaign.

March 31, 2019 07:28 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Dropped to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was sent down to AHL Rochester on Sunday.

Tennyson has appeared in four NHL games this season, all coming during December. The 28-year-old has spent most of his career bouncing between the AHL and NHL levels and that trend should continue.

March 28, 2019 11:25 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Recalled by Sabres
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was called up from Rochester of the AHL on Thursday.

There's no word on whether Tennyson will see any NHL action, but the move gives the Sabres some extra depth on the back end. He's only appeared in four games for the Swords this season, posting zero points and a minus-4 rating. Leave him off your fantasy radar.

December 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Sent back down to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Monday.

Tennyson played in four games after getting called up, notching zero points and putting up a minus-4 rating. The 28-year-old hasn't scored a goal since the 2015-16 season, and he doesn't even have a point in his last two campaigns. At this point, he's looking more like a career minor leaguer than anything else.

December 8, 2018 05:28 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Will be in lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson will play in Saturday's contest with Philadelphia.

Tennyson was called up earlier in the year, but failed to crack the lineup. However, injuries to Jake McCabe, Casey Nelson and Marco Scandella have created an opening on defense. Tennyson played 15 games with the Sabres last year, but didn't register a point. He's never been a point producer, posting just 20 points in 120 career games.

December 7, 2018 03:16 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Summoned from Rochester
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was called up from AHL Rochester on Friday.

Tennyson is a popular call-up option for the Sabres, who have been without Jake McCabe, Casey Nelson and Marco Scandella due to their respective upper-body injuries, but the former is certainly not a viable fantasy option. Tennyson has failed to record a point while struggling to a minus-8 rating over 15 NHL games this season.

December 5, 2018 10:56 AM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Headed for minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was demoted to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.

With the Sabres off until Saturday's matchup with Philadelphia and the Americans playing Wednesday, the move to reassign Tennyson could be a temporary switch to get him some action in the minors -- although it could also be an indication that Marco Scandella (undisclosed) or Jake McCabe (upper body) will be healthy enough to play versus the Flyers.

November 30, 2018 11:20 AM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Pulled back to parent club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was called up from AHL Rochester on Friday.

Clearly a depth defenseman, Tennyson has only produced 20 points over 120 career contests between the Sharks, Hurricanes and Sabres. His promotion directly corresponds to Marco Scandella's (undisclosed) placement on injured reserve.

October 16, 2018 05:13 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Returns to minor league
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Tuesday, CapFriendly reports.

Tennyson has totaled 20 career points between stops in San Jose, Carolina and Buffalo, starting with the 2012-13 campaign. His move to the Amerks was made so that the the Sabres could open up a roster spot for defenseman Zach Bogosian (lower body), who has been activated from injured reserve.

September 29, 2018 05:01 PM
Sabres' Matt Tennyson: Placed on waivers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tennyson was waived by Buffalo on Saturday, Capfriendly reports.

Tennyson was only able to see the ice in 15 contests last year, and is pushed even further down the depth chart after his team drafted Rasmus Dahlin. He'll head to Rochester if unclaimed, and look to be a call-up option should injuries strike the Sabres defense.

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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2019-20NJ2033-200000
2018-19BUF4-400000
2017-18BUF15000-800000
2016-17CAR45066-1300000
2015-16SJ29134110000
2014-15SJ27268010000
2012-13SJ4022200000
Total14432023-2420000
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019-20NJ20140.012:083570.130.986003
2018-19BUF440.010:44630.100.320000
2017-18BUF15250.017:5637626:3010:078004
2016-17CAR45360.013:168262:0113:496003
2015-16SJ29234.310:2844536:321:580000
2014-15SJ27375.417:3367548:4612:2316007
2012-13SJ480.015:30800:100:252001
Total1441472.013:512822114:1340:00380018
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/205
Birthdate:
4/23/1990
Age:
30
Hometown:
Minneapolis, MN
Team:
New Jersey Devils
School:

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