Fantasy Summary

Strong, sizeable defender who protects the puck and plays each shift with purpose.


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January 2021 – Robertson has been named to the Rangers taxi squad to begin the 2021 NHL campaign. While this means that his ability to develop will be limited to NHL practice sessions in the short term, it also puts the 19-year0-old defenseman on the short list for an in-game opportunity, should one of the active roster players become unavailable. Brayden Olafson

December 2020 – Robertson was added to the World Junior selection camp roster for team Canada and will be vying for a spot on the final roster. Canada’s defense will be very deep at this tournament and Robertson will not be given any concessions to make the team based on his age or experience. Brayden Olafson

January 2020 – Matthew Robertson hasn’t taken a massive step forward in his offense through his draft+1 campaign, however, the Oil Kings blueliner has been one of the team’s most all-around valuable players in an effort that has them atop the WHL. While Robertson’s focus may have shifted from draft boosting production, the raw skills that make him a good NHL prospect remain on a healthy trajectory. A deep run into the WHL playoffs and possibly even the Memorial Cup could instill a deeper desire to win in the 18-year-old, who is likely still two or three years away from an NHL opportunity. Brayden Olafson

June 2019 – Robertson was a young leader on a strong Edmonton Oil King’s roster in the season approaching his first eligible draft. The sizeable blueliner is powerful and intimidating, but his play goes far beyond his size. The Edmonton native shows the poise and the team-first attitude of a veteran defender. His decision making is impeccable on most nights and done at a speed that will suit a professional league. A milestone to monitor will be Robertson challenging for a roster spot on Canada’s World Junior squad for January of 2020. He projects to be a top-4 defender at the NHL level with moderate offensive upside. Brayden Olafson

Fantasy Upside 6.0
NHL Certainty 7.0
Country CAN
Position D
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth March 9, 2001
Height 6‘4”
Weight 201 lbs
Drafted 2019 Round 2; Overall: 49


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2014-2015 Sherwood Park Flyers U15 AAAAEHL U1531 2 1012 14|        
 2015-2016 Sherwood Park Flyers U15 AAAAEHL U1532 7 2027 8|Playoffs7 3 14
  Team Northeast Alberta Cup3 1 23 0|        
  Sherwood Park Squires U16 AAAAEHL U163 0 11 0|        
 2016-2017 Sherwood Park Kings U18 AAAAEHL U1829 5 1116 6|Playoffs8 0 33
  Edmonton Oil KingsWHL7 0 11 2|        
  Team Alberta WCCC-164 0 11 10|        
 2017-2018 Team Blue U17-Dev3 1 12 2|        
  Edmonton Oil KingsWHL67 7 1724