2008-09: Matt Konan played 61 games for the WHL's Medicine Hat Tigers in his second season of major junior hockey. He scored 1 goal with 11 assists and had 53 penalty minutes. Konan was ranked 152nd amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings prior to the 2009 NHL Draft but was not selected.
2009-10: The California native skated in 65 games for Medicine Hat in his third WHL season. He led Tigers' defensemen with 117 penalty minutes and was plus-24 with 5 goals and 15 assists. Medicine Hat finished third in the Central Division behind WHL champion Calgary and Kootenay and reached the second round in the playoffs. Konan scored 1 goal with 4 assists and was minus-five with 10 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games.
2010-11: Konan attended the Kings' prospects camp before returning to Medicine Hat for his fourth WHL season but did not receive a contract offer. Part of an experienced defense corp with 20-year olds Jace Coyle (DAL) and Thomas Carr, Konan scored 4 goals with 13 assists and was plus-18 with 69 penalty minutes. The Tigers finished second in the Central Division and reached the Eastern Conference semifinals against eventual WHL champion Kootenay. Konan was plus-five with 6 assists and had 15 penalty minutes in 15 playoff games.
2011-12: Konan returned to Medicine Hat for an overage season – providing both offense and hard-nosed defense in his final WHL season. His 45 assists were second-most for the Tigers behind forward and leading scorer Emerson Etem (ANA). Konan scored 9 goals and was plus-21 while garnering 73 penalty minutes in 72 games. The Tigers finished third in the Central Division and reached the second round in the playoffs. Konan scored 2 goals with 3 assists and was minus-four with 14 penalty minutes in eight playoff games. He signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers in April 2012.
Konan has begun his pro career in 2012-13 splitting time between the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms and the ECHL's Trenton Titans.