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Predators extend Yannick Weber, Anthony Bitetto, Matt Irwin

The Nashville Predators have given themselves some cost certainty among their depth defensemen, signing Yannick Weber to a two-year extension worth a total of $1.35MM. Weber was set to hit unrestricted free agency this summer, but will now be with the club through the 2019-20 season. The team also announced a one-year extension for Anthony Bitetto, worth $650K. Bitetto was in the...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
January 09, 2018  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators shine, but fall to Chicago Blackhawks

Saturday’s game between the Nashville Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks had been highly anticipated ever since the Predators swept the Blackhawks in last year’s playoffs. There were proud and brave Predators fans at the United Center and fans were going back and forth on twitter about who was better and who would win. The rivalry was alive again. When the game began, it seemed...
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October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cullen shaken up after hard hit by Irwin

Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cullen has to take a trip down the tunnel after getting hit hard into the boards by Nashville Predators' Matt Irwin. Cullen would return.
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May 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Predators defenseman Irwin signs one-year contract extension

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville Predators defenseman Matt Irwin has signed a one-year contract extension worth $650,000 for the 2017-18 season. The deal was announced Friday. Irwin, 29, has three goals and five assists in 32 games for the Predators this season.
Via Associated Press
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Predators sign defensemen Yannick Weber, Matt Irwin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have signed defensemen Yannick Weber and Matt Irwin to one-year contracts. Weber's deal is worth $575,000. Irwin agreed to a two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level and $150,000 at the American Hockey League level. Both signings were announced Friday. Weber, 27, has played with the Vancouver Canucks the last two seasons...
Via Associated Press
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins' Irwin experiment ends on waivers, Chara set for return

It looks like Zdeno Chara could be preparing for his season debut after the Bruins made a defense-oriented roster move on Sunday. Boston placed defenseman Matt Irwin on waivers, which he cleared by Monday's noon deadline. Irwin will be sent down to the AHL, meaning the Bruins now have space on the roster for an additional defenseman. That defenseman could very well be Zdeno Chara...
Via FOX Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New Bruin Irwin begins campaign to prove defensive doubters wrong

The Bruins' defense is a squadron full of doubts. The team traded the defenseman of the future, Dougie Hamilton, before the NHL Draft and never acquired a high-quality blue-liner with which to replace him.Instead, the Bruins resigned Adam McQuaid and picked up a relative no-name, defenseman Matt Irwin, who some believe won't be more than a seventh defenseman. But Irwin seems set...
Via FOX Sports
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins could set bar too high for new D-man Irwin

The Boston Bruins' current options on defense look a bit thin considering many of their blue-liners seem to be third-pairing talent. But one question mark will be Matt Irwin, the newly acquired 27-year-old defenseman who is about to enter his fourth season in the league. Since Irwin is still relatively inexperienced at the NHL level, there is a chance he could develop into a higher...
Via FOX Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins sign D Matt Irwin to 1-year deal

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Matt Irwin to a one-year contract worth $800,000. The 27-year-old Irwin had eight goals and 11 assists in 53 games for the Sharks last season, his third in San Jose. He spent four seasons with the Worcester Sharks of the AHL, scoring 22 goals with 66 assists. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, native played...
Via Associated Press
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Ink Irwin To One-Year Deal

The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman, Matt Irwin, to a one-year $800,000 deal. 
Via CLNS Radio
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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