Mathieu Biron

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Mathieu Biron
Mathieu Biron.jpg
Born (1980-04-29) April 29, 1980 (age 34)
Lac-St-Charles, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg; 17 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
DEL team free agent
Played for Montreal Canadiens
New York Islanders
Tampa Bay Lightning
San Jose Sharks
Florida Panthers
Washington Capitals
Frankfurt Lions
NHL Draft 21st overall, 1998
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1999–2012

Mathieu Biron (born April 29, 1980) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently a free agent.

Playing career[edit]

He was drafted by the National Hockey League's (NHL) Los Angeles Kings in the first round (twenty-first overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

Biron scored his first NHL goal against his older brother Martin Biron of the Buffalo Sabres in 1999. New York Islanders traded Žigmund Pálffy, Bryan Smolinski, Marcel Cousineau and 4th round selection (previously acquired from the New Jersey Devils - Daniel Johansson) in 1999 to the Los Angeles Kings for Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, Mathieu Biron and 1st round selection (Taylor Pyatt) in 1999.

Biron was traded to the Canadiens on December 15, 2006 via a trade with the San Jose Sharks for Patrick Traverse.

Career statistics[edit]

                                     Regular Season              
Season  Team                       Lge   GP   G   A    Pts  PIM

1997-98 Shawinigan Cataractes    QMJHL   59   8   28   36   60 
1998-99 Shawinigan Cataractes    QMJHL   69  13   32   45   116 
1999-00 New York Islanders         NHL   60   4   4    8    38
2000-01 New York Islanders         NHL   14   0   1    1    12
2000-01 Lowell Lock Monsters       AHL   22   1   3    4    17 
2000-01 Springfield Falcons        AHL   34   0   6    6    18 
2001-02 Springfield Falcons        AHL   35   4   9    13   16
2001-02 Tampa Bay Lightning        NHL   36   0   0    0    12
2002-03 San Antonio Rampage        AHL   43   3   8    11   58
2002-03 Florida Panthers           NHL   34   1   8    9    14
2003-04 Florida Panthers           NHL   57   3   10   13   51
2004-05 Thetford Mines Prolab      LNAH  19   7   15   22    8 
2005-06 Washington Capitals        NHL   52   4   9    13   50
2006-07 Worcester Sharks           AHL   24   3   15   18   42
2006-07 Hamilton Bulldogs          AHL   53   7   14   21   52
2007-08 Hamilton Bulldogs          AHL   35   6   6    12   38
2008-09 Frankfurt Lions            DEL   49   5   16   21   82
2009-10 Hamburg Freezers           DEL   56   5   19   24  102  
2010-11 Thetford Mines Isothermic  LNAH   6   1    2    3    0
2011-12 Thetford Mines Isothermic  LNAH   7   0    2    2    4
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                   NHL Totals            253  12  32   44   177

Personal[edit]

His older brother Martin Biron is a former goaltender who played 16 seasons in the NHL.

See also[edit]

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Preceded by
Matt Zultek
Los Angeles Kings first round draft pick
1998
Succeeded by
Alexander Frolov