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MATT DONOVAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rookie defenseman Donovan steps up for Islanders

Two games was just enough for Matt Donovan to gain some perspective. The Islanders rookie defenseman returned from his short stint as a healthy scratch to play well in Thursday’s 3-2 home win over the Oilers. After the team’s mandatory off day Friday Donovan was expected to be back in the lineup on Saturday night when the Hurricanes come to the Coliseum. The 23-year-old made...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Donovan, from Oklahoma, proves he can play in NHL

Don't jump to conclusions. Islanders rookie Matt Donovan may have spent his formative years on the hot wind-swept plains of Oklahoma where football is king and ice is mostly found in beverages. But he was on skates before he can remember -- "2 or 3" he guessed -- and driving a Zamboni by the time he was a teen -- "a rink rat my whole life." His father a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4, Connecticut Whale 3 (OT)

By Brian Ring Bridgeport, CT, March 25, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 4-3 in overtime, Sunday afternoon at the Webster Bank Arena. Matt Donovan scored the game-winning goal for Bridgeport with two seconds left in overtime while the Sound Tigers were on a power-play. Andre Deveaux, Mike Vernace and Tommy Grant all scored for Connecticut...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut falls to Bridgeport in OT, losing streak at three

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4, Connecticut Whale 3 (OT) By Brian Ring Bridgeport, CT, March 25, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 4-3 in overtime, Sunday afternoon at the Webster Bank Arena. Matt Donovan scored the game-winning goal for Bridgeport with two seconds left in overtime while the Sound Tigers were on a power-play. Andre Deveaux, Mike...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ruegsegger Joins DU Mates In Bridgeport

(above) Tyler Ruegsegger is going to be reunited with former DU teammates Rhett Rakhshani & Matt DonovanFrom: NorwalkPlus.comThe Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today they have signed forward Tyler Ruegsegger to a professional tryout contract (PTO).Ruegsegger, 23, joins the Sound Tigers after amassing 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) in 22 games with the Alaska Aces of...
Via Let's Go DU
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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