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NHL's first Oklahoman looks to establish career with Sabres

Most NHL players say they dreamed of playing in the NHL for their entire life, but for newly acquired Sabre Matt Donovan, the NHL was more of a fantasy destination than a realistic landing spot since nobody from his home state of Oklahoma had ever played in the NHL. "Being in Oklahoma, no kid really had that dream," Donovan told the Buffalo media. "It’s just one of those things...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Summer Report Card: Matt Donovan

Matt Donovan Season: 12 GP – 0 G – 3 A – 3 PTS – 0 PIM – +4 Career: 67 GP – 2 G – 17 A – 19 PTS – 26 PIM Contract: Unrestricted Free Agent If you mention the name “Matt Donovan” to the casual Islanders fan, you may get a puzzled look in return. The 25-year-old Edmond, Oklahoma native played in just 12 regular season games and 2 playoff games, after being...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Locker: Donovan Hash-Tagging

Islanders defenseman Matt Donovan doesn’t get to play all that much this season, serving as the team’s sixth (and sometimes seventh) man in a rotation that only gets listed on head coach Jack Capuano’s official lineup sheet in case of injury or illness. But he has been mastering the art of Twitter and yesterday, while watching the NHL’s annual all-star shinny game played...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Donovan Getting This Twitter Thing Down

Why dont we have people that squirt water into our mouths like the NFL? Id have so much more energy if I didn't have to squirt my own water. — Matt Donovan (@SquatchDonovan) January 4, 2015 The post Donovan Getting This Twitter Thing Down appeared first on Islanders Insight.
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Matt Donovan Preaches Restraint

Professional athletes on social media are always a trip. They seem to have much more fun than the average fan does, that’s for sure. Some are much more active than others, but most have the rules of posting and running down pat. Matt Donovan has not been very active on Twitter since joining but he really scores on this tweet, sent on New Year’s Day after practicing with his...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Brad Marchand jumps to hit Matt Donovan

Despite the fact the regular season hasn’t started yet, Brad Marchand is already in regular form and causing mayhem out on the ice. In an exhibition against the Islanders, Marchand jumped to check the taller Matt Donovan. The hit earned two minutes and added to Marchand’s already colorful reputation. (H/T The Score)  
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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