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Matt Gilroy is an American professional ice hockey player. He plays as a defenseman for the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the National League. He is married to Jenny Taft.

Relationship Facts of Matt Gilroy

Matt Gilroy is married to Jenny Taft {Compare Couple}.
Matt Gilroy married on June 05, 2016.
💑 Anniversary in 18 days 💑
He does not have any kids as of now.
Matt Gilroy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Matt Gilroy's Happy Marital Life with Jenny Taft!

Matt Gilroy is a married man. He is married to Jenny Taft.

She is an American sports TV personality who served as the moderator on Fox Sports 1’s Skip and Shannon: Undisputed.

Additionally, she also works as a lead college football sideline reporter on Fox Sports 1 broadcasts.

The couple dated for around 5 years before deciding to get married. They exchanged wedding vows on 5 June 2016.

So far, the couple looks satisfied with their marriage and has been married for over 4 years without any rumors of separation.

Matt Gilroy: Biography in Details

Who is Matt Gilroy?

Matt Gilroy is an American professional ice hockey player.

He plays as a defenseman for the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the National League.

Matt Gilroy: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Matt Gilroy was born Matthew J Gilroy on July 20, 1984, in North Bellmore, New York, US. As of 2023, his age is 38.

He was born to parents Frank Gilroy (father) and Peggy Ann Gilroy(mother).

His father, Frank is a member of St. John’s Basketball Hall of Fame and was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers.  He is one of his parents’ eight children.

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Caption: Matt Gilroy and Jenny Traft (Source: Flickr)

Matt wears the number 97 as a tribute to his deceased brother Timmy who sadly passed away in a bicycle accident when he was eight years old.

Matt played together with Timmy on the same hockey teams growing up.

His older brother, Frank Jr., played basketball representing St. Mary’s High School and St. Anselm College.

His younger brother, Kevin played for the Terriers in their 2009 championship year. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about his educational background, he went to St. Mary’s High School in Manhasset from where he graduated in 2003.

He captained the school hockey team to two New York state championships. In addition to this, he played lacrosse at St. Mary’s.

After graduating, he joined Boston University where he played NCAA hockey.

Matt Gilroy: Professional Life, Career

Matt Gilroy played NCAA hockey with Boston University of the Hockey East conference.

There, he became a Hobey Baker Award winner and NCAA champion with the Boston Terriers in his senior year.

On April 17, 2009, he signed a two-year, $3.5-million contract with the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.

As a free agent, he signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on July 2, 2011.

On February 27, 2012, during the 2011–12 season, the Lightning traded him to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Brian Lee at the NHL trade deadline.

On October 7, 2012, Gilroy signed an American Hockey League (AHL) contract with the Connecticut Whale.

At the end of the labor dispute, he signed a one-year contract with the Rangers on January 13, 2013.

The Rangers released him to free agency in the off-season and, on July 8, 2013, he signed a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers.

In the 2013–14 season, he made just 16 appearances on the struggling Panthers’ side before assigning to the San Antonio Rampage, for the remainder of the season.

He signed his first European contract with the Russian club Atlant Moscow Oblast on June 25, 2014. After a year with Atlant, he signed with Spartak Moscow.

As a free agent, he signed a one-year deal with the Swiss club, SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers on May 15, 2018.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Gilroy stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 91 kg.

His hair color is brown and he has blue eyes.

Matt Gilroy: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2023, Matt Gilroy has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.

On April 17, 2009, he signed a two-year, $3.5-million contract with the New York Rangers. His total NHL earnings totaled around $4,880,490.

Rumors and Controversies

Matt has not been involved in any controversies. He has been able to keep himself away from any type of controversy and scandal.

So far, he has not done anything controversial in his career. Similarly, there are no rumors about him of any kind.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Gilroy has decided to stay away from social media sites. He is not active on social media sites.

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