Atlantic Division RANK: 1
Record: 47-26-11 NHL rank: 7

Matt Taormina

#51 • D
  • Status: In training camp
  • Height: 5'10
  • Weight: 188 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Birthdate: Oct 20, 1986
  • Birthplace: Warren, MI
  • Drafted: Signed by New Jersey in 2010.
  • Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2017.
Scouting Report
Assets:
Skates well and possesses a lot of offensive acumen from the back end, especially at lower levels. Is a good puck-moving blueliner who is good in transition.
Flaws:
At only 5-10, 182 pounds, he is undersized for the defense position at the National Hockey League level. Also, he's not great without the puck (defensively).
Career Potential:
Depth defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL Eddie Shore Trophy 2016-17
AHL First All-Star Team 2016-17
HE Second All-Star Team 2007-08
NAHL Rookie of the Year 2004-05
NAHL Second All-Star Team 2004-05