Matt Tennyson
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 04/23/1990
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2012) Signed as a free agent by San Jose, March 29, 2012.

2014-15: Posted career highs in games played (27), goals (2), assists (6), points (8) and PIM (16)... Registered an assist on Feb. 7 vs. Carolina... Picked up an assist on Feb. 5 at Vancouver... Scored a goal on Feb. 2 vs. Edmonton...Picked up an assist on Jan. 31 vs. Chicago...Registered an assist on Jan. 29 vs. Anaheim...Collected his second assist on Jan. 10 vs. NY Rangers... Potted an assist on Jan. 3 vs. St. Louis...Scored his first NHL goal on Dec. 18 vs. Edmonton, becoming the first former Jr. Shark to score a goal with San Jose...Made his first appearance in San Jose this season on Nov. 26 vs. Calgary... In 43 games with Worcester, registered 15 points (4-11=15), a +7 rating, and 30 PIMs.

2013-14: Recorded 21 points (7-14=21) and 33 penalty minutes in 54 games for the Worcester Sharks during 2013-14… Ranked 1st in goals (7) and 2nd in points (21) amongst Worcester defensemen… Has collected 50 points (13-37=50) in 121 career AHL games…Has played four games at the NHL level, posting two points (0-2=2) and a +2 rating… Registered an assist in his first career NHL game (4/1 vs. Vancouver).

Posted an assist in two out of his four NHL games (0-2=2)…Recorded his first career assist in his first career NHL game on April 1 vs. Vancouver… Became the first Sharks player to grow up playing for the Jr. Sharks program… First Sharks player to wear #80…5th on Worcester (AHL) in points (5-22=27) and led team defensemen in goals, assists and points…T-13th amongst AHL rookie defensemen in points (T-9th at time of his recall).

2011-12: AHL:
Scored his first professional goal in his third professional game off Peter Mannino at Portland on April 7...CCHA: Named Second Team All-CCHA and a finalist for CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman... Finished 4th on the team in goals which led all team defensemen (11)…4th on the team in points (11-13=24).

2010-11: Led team defensemen in points (9-12=21)...Led team in power play goals (7).

2009- 10:
Finished 2nd on the team amongst freshmen in points (2-7=9).