|Assets:||Skates incredibly well and can be dangerous in the offensive zone. Puts pressure on opposing defenses as a roving defenseman. Moves the puck well and can line up on either side of the ice.|
|Flaws:||Must use his size more to his advantage. Needs to continue to maximize his ability to recuperate when he decides to take off on a rush, since he can be prone to being taken out of position a lot.|
|Career Potential:||Mobile depth defenseman.|
|NCAA||Hobey Baker Memorial Award||2008-09|
|HE||First All-Star Team||2008-09, 2007-08|
|NCAA||East First All-American Team||2008-09, 2007-08|
|12/07/2013||Missed 5 games (lower body injury).|
|12/07/2013||Assigned to San Antonio (AHL).|
|12/06/2013||Placed on waivers by the Florida Panthers.|
|11/25/2013||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|7/08/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Florida Panthers to a one-year, two-way contract.|
|3/10/2013||Missed 5 games (flu).|
|1/13/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers to a one-year contract.|
|10/05/2012||Signed by the Connecticut Whale (AHL).|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|2/16/2012||Missed 2 games (upper body injury).|
|2/12/2012||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/29/2011||Missed 4 games (lower body injury).|
|12/21/2011||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|12/17/2011||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/02/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract.|
|6/27/2011||New York Rangers did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|12/20/2009||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|12/10/2009||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|4/17/2009||Signed by the New York Rangers to an entry-level contract.|
|7/08/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Florida Panthers.|
|1/13/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.|
|2/27/2012||Tampa Bay Litghtning traded Matt Gilroy to the Ottawa Senators for Brian Lee.|
|7/02/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|4/17/2009||Signed as a free agent by the New York Rangers.|
Matt Gilroy heads to the minors | 12/08/2013 9:51 AM
NewsMatt Gilroy successfully cleared waivers.
ImpactThe Florida Panthers sent Gilroy to the minors as a result. He has a goal and two points in 16 games in 2013-14.
Florida waives Matt Gilroy | 12/06/2013 12:33 PM
NewsMatt Gilroy (lower body) has been placed on waivers by the Florida Panthers.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactGilroy has a goal and an assist in 16 games in 2013-14. He comes with a $700,000 annual cap hit at the NHL level.
Panthers place Matt Gilroy on IR | 11/25/2013 6:23 PM
NewsMatt Gilroy has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
Harvey Fialkov on Twitter
ImpactHe has two points and a minus-2 rating in 16 games this season.
Panthers playing Matt Gilroy over Whitney | 10/14/2013 9:49 AM
NewsMatt Gilroy has played in Florida's past two games.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
ImpactHe has averaged 17:31 of ice time while picking up four hits, one shot and a two penalty minutes. Gilroy has played the past two games and Ryan Whitney has been the odd man out on the Panthers' defense corps.
Matt Gilroy joins the Panthers | 07/08/2013 1:30 PM
NewsThe Florida Panthers ink Matt Gilroy to a one-year, two-way contract.
ImpactGilroy had no points in 15 games with the New York Rangers last season. He might be able to earn a spot on the Panthers' opening game roster.
Gilroy or Hamrlik could play in Game 4 | 05/22/2013 2:01 PM
NewsMatt Gilroy may re-enter New York's lineup in Game 4 Thursday night.
Steve Zipay on Twitter
ImpactIt doesn't look like Anton Stralman will be available to play after getting injured in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Boston. Gilroy hasn't played since April 25 and he suited up in just 15 games during the regular season. Roman Hamrlik could be an option as well.
Matt Gilroy gets in lineup Thurs. for Asham | 04/26/2013 9:58 AM
NewsMatt Gilroy played for the first time since March 12 on Thursday night.
The Bergen Record
ImpactGilroy slotted in as a fourth-line winger because Aaron Asham went home to be with his wife as she was expecting their child. Gilroy played 3:15 and was benched after his second tripping penalty of the game.
Matt Gilroy will replace Roman Hamrlik Sunday | 03/10/2013 11:17 AM
NewsMatt Gilroy will replace Roman Hamrlik for Sunday's contest against the Capitals.
Official twitter account of the Rangers
ImpactGilroy was once a highly-touted college free agent, but he hasn't been able to establish himself at the NHL level. He's not expected to have any fantasy value this season.
Matt Gilroy (flu) will sit Thursday night | 02/28/2013 6:54 PM
NewsMatt Gilroy won't play Thursday because of the flu.
ImpactHe doesn't have a point in 12 games this season and with the Rangers returning to health, it might be tough for him to get back into the lineup once he's ready to return.
Matt Gilroy used sparingly in 200th game | 02/13/2013 11:49 AM
NewsMatt Gilroy played in his 200th NHL game Tuesday night.
The Bergen Record
ImpactHe was used sparingly in the contest and saw just 4:16 of ice time versus Boston. Gilroy was once a highly-touted college free agent, but he hasn't been able to establish himself at the NHL level. He has no points and five shots in six appearances with the Rangers this season.
Rangers may Matt Gilroy at forward | 01/31/2013 12:10 PM
NewsCoach John Tortorella said he may experiment with Matt Gilroy at forward at some point.
The Bergen Record
Impact"I think they would come to me and talk to me first," stated Gilroy when asked about the possibility. The defenseman added that he would "definitely" try it out if Tortorella wanted to utilize them there. Gilroy hasn't played yet this season, so he would probably welcome any chance to get into the lineup.
Matt Gilroy sits third straight game Weds. | 01/24/2013 11:56 AM
NewsMatt Gilroy has watched the Rangers' first three games from the press box as a healthy scratch.
New York Newsday
ImpactJust an FYI in case you were wondering where he is right now. Steve Eminger finally got his first action of the season on Wednesday, but it's unclear when Gilroy will get a chance to dress.
Matt Gilroy inks 1-year, $650k contract | 01/13/2013 2:15 PM
NewsMatt Gilroy's new contract with the New York Rangers is worth $650,000 for the 2012-13 campaign.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactGilroy had six goals and 15 points in 34 AHL games during the lockout. He's not expected to have any fantasy value this season.
Matt Gilroy signs an NHL deal with Rangers | 01/13/2013 11:52 AM
NewsThe New York Rangers have signed Matt Gilroy to an NHL deal.
Larry Brooks on Twitter
ImpactGilroy played in the AHL with the Connecticut Whale during the lockout but he could earn a spot in New York. He should provide depth for the Rangers but his fantasy value will be limited.
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|Goals||1||at Nas||Oct 15||0|
|Assists||1||at Ott||Nov 9||0|
|Points||1||2 times-last:at Ott||last:Nov 9||0|
|Penalty Minutes||2||3 times-last:at Van||last:Nov 19||4|
|Plus/Minus||1||3 times-last:at Cgy||last:Nov 22||0|
|Power Play Goals||0||16 times-last:at Cgy||last:Nov 22||0|
|Power Play Points||0||16 times-last:at Cgy||last:Nov 22||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||16 times-last:at Cgy||last:Nov 22||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||16 times-last:at Cgy||last:Nov 22||0|
|Shots||4||at Bos||Nov 7||3|
|Penalty Minutes||23||2009-10 (NYR)|
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