Matt Donovan

New York Islanders #46 - Defenseman

  • Born: 05/09/90
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 195
2013-14 Islanders 52 2 14 16 -9 26 1 0 0 86

McDonald to Join Nelson, Donovan with Team USA

Colin McDonald is the 14th NCAA product to be named to USA Hockey's 2014 entry to the IIHF World Championship in Belarus.

Summer Fodder: On Donovan and Gardiner

Jake Gardiner has been a higher offensive producer than Matt Donovan in the NCAA, AHL and the NHL, but both are 23-year-old offensive-oriented defensemen who experienced a similar phenomenon for young players

[Bits] Lottery luckless; AMac paid; Brock to USA

The lottery is over, but the NHL playoffs are just beginning.

World Championship: Nelson, Donovan chosen for USA

USA Hockey has named its first slate of players for this spring's IIHF World Championship in Belarus, and it includes Brock Nelson and Matt Donovan of the New York Islanders.

CBJ 4, Isles 0: PK rolls over as tanks roll in

If only there were no such thing as special teams, this game would have been close and entertaining. Alas, absent that EA Sports version of the world, the New York Islanders' penalty kill undid their mostly good even strength play to let the Columbus

Isles vs. Sharks: When poles meet

Teams at polar opposites of the standings, and continent, clash.

Donovan, Halmo up. Hopefully for good.

In their first post-trade deadline transactions, the New York Islanders have recalled defenseman Matt Donovan and winger Mike Halmo from AHL Bridgeport, and this time their recalls should last a while.

[Gameday Bits] Hamonic out; Reinhart shines

The Islanders play their second matinee in as many days today, a 3 p.m. start against the Panthers. Hopefully today they remember it's on the schedule.

[Bits + Olympic Thread] Minnows elimination day

Tuesday at the Olympics is playoff (or "play-in"?) day for the eight teams that did not earn byes to the quarterfinals, beginning with Austria vs. Slovenia and wrapping up with Czech Republic vs. Slovakia.

On trade rumors and the GM-coach relationship

The most thankless position for a coach, other than trying to win with an unwinnable roster, is trying to win with a roster that has suddenly changed on him.

[Bits] Women's semi; men's seeds; Bridgeport goals

The men's Olympic hockey preliminary round is over and they have a day (or two) off, but the women's semifinals happen this morning -- Canada faces Switzerland while the U.S. faces Sweden.

[Bits] Bridgeport win; Parenteau on Isles days

The NHL is on Olympic hiatus -- just imagine what NHL Network will come up with! -- but we are not. So here are links for you to deal with as you see fit.

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