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Position
D
 
Jersey
7
Name  Paul Martin
Born  3/5/1981
Height  6-1
Weight  200
Shoots  L
4/21/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin distributed two assists Monday in a Game 3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
Insight: The win gives Pittsburgh a 2-1 series advantage. Martin now has 31 assists in 70 career postseason appearances.
 
4/3/2014 3:18:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin (broken hand) is expected to be activated from injured reserve Thursday against Winnipeg.
Insight: Martin has two goals and 10 assists in 33 games in 2013-14. He's always been a viable fantasy option, averaging 23 points over his last five seasons.
 
2/25/2014 5:05:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin will miss 4-6 weeks with a broken hand, an injury he sustained during the Winter Olympics.
Insight: Martin missed nearly two months with a broken leg this season and now this. He has two goals and 10 assists in 33 games and may not play again until the playoffs. With Kris Letang still out after having a stroke, the Penguins will use Matt Niskanen (7 G, 27 A) and Olli Maatta (6 G, 17 A) as the top defensive pairing.
 
1/20/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin is active Monday, according to penguins.nhl.com.
Insight: Martin has missed almost two months with a broken leg. Before his injury, he had two goals and nine assists in 23 games.
 
1/18/2014 8:08:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin expects to return Monday versus the Panthers. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: Martin has missed almost two months with a broken leg. Before his injury, he had two goals and nine assists in 23 games.
 
1/12/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin is hoping to return Wednesday against the Capitals. He's missed the last month and a half with a broken leg. SOURCE: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Insight: Martin has been skating for over a week. If for some reason Martin (two goals, nine assists in 23 games) is still available in your league, now would be the time to pick him up.
 
11/27/2013 12:46:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin has been diagnosed with a broken leg. SOURCE: Chris Johnston, Sportsnet
Insight: The Penguins have already placed him on injured reserve. It sounds like they'll be without him for about 4-to-6 weeks.
 
11/26/2013 3:26:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin will miss Wednesday's game with an undisclosed injury, according to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report.
Insight: Martin is another of the Penguins blueliners who can score. He's got 11 points in 23 games this season. We await further word on the injury.
 
11/15/2013 2:12:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin (lower body) is probable for Friday's game against Nashville.
Insight: Martin is another of the Penguins blueliners who can score. He's got six points in 16 games this season.
 
11/12/2013 7:09:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin (lower body) missed Tuesday's practice and is doubtful for Wednesday's game, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Insight: Martin also sat out Saturday. He has one goal and six points in 16 games this season.
 
11/8/2013 10:05:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin (undisclosed) has missed two straight practices for "maintenance" but is probable for Saturday's game.
Insight: Martin has one goal and six points in 16 games this season.
 
9/25/2013 11:58:00 AM
Description: Penguins blueliner Paul Martin missed Tuesday practice to attend to a family matter and his return date is unknown.
Insight: There is still plenty of time before the season begins, so no need to worry. Martin is a solid fantasy option after posting six goals and 23 points in 34 games last season.
 
5/11/2013 10:31:00 PM
Description: Penguins blueliner Paul Martin forced overtime with a goal late in the third period.
Insight: He also assisted on Jarome Iginla's goal in the first. Martin led all Pittsburgh skaters with 30 minutes of ice time on Saturday. The Penguins will play the winner of the Boston/Toronto series in the next round.
 
3/31/2013 3:41:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin had surgery to repair a broken bone in his wrist.
Insight: He's expected to return in about 4-to-6 weeks. That leaves the Penguins without both of their starting blueliners (Kris Letang has a broken toe). For what it's worth, Pittsburgh hasn't allowed a goal in its last three games.
 
3/30/2013 1:22:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin has a broken bone in his wrist and will miss a minimum of six weeks, according to Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: He's been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the regular season. The Penguins are already playing without the other part of the tandem, Kris Letang (broken toe).
 
3/30/2013 9:59:00 AM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin is questionable for Saturday's game due to an upper-body injury after missing practice on Friday.
Insight: The Penguins are already playing without the other part of the tandem - Kris Letang (broken toe). If Martin can't play, Matt Niskanen and Brook Orpik would likely be the starting defensive pair.
 
3/29/2013 9:20:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin is questionable for Saturday's game due to an upper-body injury. SOURCE: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Insight: The Penguins are already playing without Kris Letang (broken toe). If Martin can't play, Matt Niskanen and Brook Orpik would likely be the starting tandem.
 
3/19/2013 10:12:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin had a goal and four shots Tuesday in a 2-1 win over Washington.
Insight: With Kris Letang sidelined, Martin and Matt Niskanen did a good job filling in. Niskanen also had a goal and four SOG.
 
3/9/2013 10:26:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin had a goal and an assist with three SOG and a plus-2 rating Saturday against Toronto.
Insight: Martin missed a few days with a lower-body injury but he returned Thursday. Going back to Feb. 13, Martin has 11 points in his last 10 games, including four goals.
 
3/7/2013 8:03:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Paul Martin (lower body) made his return to action Thursday against Philadelphia.
Insight: Martin had 27 points last season, but has been a top producing defenseman this season with four goals and 11 assists in 21 games. Martin practiced Wednesday but was unsure whether his return would come Thursday or Saturday.