Top Matt Tomkins News

  • Lightning's Matt Tomkins: Agrees to two-year deal

    Tomkins inked a two-year, two-way contract with Tampa Bay on Wednesday.

    Tomkins had a 2.53 GAA and a .911 save percentage in 32 games with Farjestads BK Karlstad of the Swedish Hockey League in 2022-23. The 28-year-old hasn't played in the NHL yet and will likely start the 2023-24 campaign at the AHL level.

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  • Matt Tomkins: Pens deal overseas

    Tomkins signed a one-year deal Friday to play with Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), Brandon Cain of reports.

    Tomkins spent the last four seasons playing in the ECHL and AHL, where he most recently went 5-9-1 with an unsightly 3.21 GAA and .907 save percentage with Rockford. He'll get a chance in his age-27 season to get a taste of Swedish professional hockey, which will no doubt be an interesting next chapter in Tomkins' career.

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  • Blackhawks' Matt Tomkins: Back to bus league

    The Blackhawks reassigned Tomkins to AHL Rockford on Sunday.

    The 26-year-old has resided on the taxi squad the past month, but he's yet to suit up in NHL action this year. Tomkins will return to the minors, where he's gone 3-7-1 along with a 3.39 GAA and .902 save percentage in 11 AHL appearances.

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  • Blackhawks' Matt Tomkins: Promoted to taxi squad

    Tomkins was promoted from AHL Rockford to Chicago's taxi squad Wednesday.

    Tomkins' promotion suggests Collin Delia may be waived by the Blackhawks ahead of Thursday's game versus Detroit. Tomkins has yet to make his NHL debut, but he's posted a 3.39 GAA and a .902 save percentage through 11 AHL appearances this year.

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  • Blackhawks' Matt Tomkins: Shuffles to AHL

    Tomkins was assigned to AHL Rockford on Monday, Tracey Myers of reports.

    Tomkins never suited up during his 10-day stint with the taxi squad. The 26-year-old has struggled in the AHL with an .881 save percentage over five games this season.

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  • Blackhawks' Matt Tomkins: Joins taxi squad

    Tomkins was added to the taxi squad Friday, CBS Sports reports.

    Tomkins has struggled out of the gate with AHL Rockford this season, registering an .881 save percentage and a 4.06 GAA through five appearances. The 26-year-old will likely head back to the minors soon.

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  • Blackhawks' Matt Tomkins: Waived by Chicago

    The Blackhawks placed Tomkins on waivers Monday, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.

    Tomkins spent the entirety of the 2019-20 season in the minors, compiling a 5-7-1 record while posting a 3.12 GAA and .896 save percentage in 13 appearances with AHL Rockford. The 2012 seventh-round pick likely won't sniff the NHL unless Chicago's netminders are ravaged by injuries or illness during the upcoming campaign.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 194 lbs
Birthplace: Sherwood Park, AB
Age: 29
Shoots: Right