Mathieu Roy

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For the ice hockey player born in 1986, see Mathieu Roy (ice hockey b. 1986).
Mathieu Roy
Born (1983-08-10) August 10, 1983 (age 30)
Saint-Georges, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
DEL team
Former teams
Hamburg Freezers
Edmonton Oilers
Columbus Blue Jackets
Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Draft 215th overall, 2003
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2003–present

Mathieu Roy (born August 10, 1983) is a professional ice hockey defenceman with the Hamburg Freezers organization of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Playing career[edit]

Roy was drafted in the seventh round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, 215th overall, by the Edmonton Oilers. Most of Roy's professional career has been spent in the American Hockey League, with the Toronto and Edmonton Roadrunners, and the Hamilton Bulldogs, although he has also spent time in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers.

In the 2006–07 season, on January 10, 2007 while on a recall to the Oilers, Roy scored his first NHL goal against the San Jose Sharks.

On November 2, 2007, after only a few minutes into a game, Roy was checked into the boards by Nashville Predators forward Jordin Tootoo, forcing Roy to leave the game with a shoulder injury.

On July 14, 2009, Roy signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.[1] In the 2009–10 season, Roy appeared in 31 games with the Blue Jackets, recording a career-high 10 assists before he was traded to the Florida Panthers for Matt Rust on March 3, 2010.[2]

The following season, Roy was signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning and was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals to begin the 2010–11 season.[3] Roy registered 22 points in 45 games with the Admirals and was recalled to play in 4 games with the Lighting during the season as a depth defenseman.

A free agent, Roy signed with South East Division rivals the Carolina Hurricanes to a one-year contract on September 14, 2011.[4] Roy failed to make his debut with the Hurricanes, assigned to affiliate the Charlotte Checkers for the duration of the 2011–12 season.

With free agency once again in procession and the impending 2012 NHL lockout, Roy signed his first European contract with the Hamburg Freezers of the German Hockey League on July 12, 2012.[5] During a successful debut season with the Freezers, Roy was signed to a one-year extension on January 3, 2013. He finished the 2012–13 season, with 26 points in 51 games.

Upon elimination from the Playoffs with the Freezers, Roy returned to North America for the off-season. On April 23, 2013, With his previous NHL club, the Tampa Bay Lightning, suffering from a depleted blueline, Roy was signed to a contract for the final game of the Lightning's 2013 season.[6]

Awards and honours[edit]

Honours Year
All-ECHL Team (First Team All-Star) 2012–13 [7]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Lévis Commandeurs QAAA 11 4 1 5 16
1999–00 Lévis Commandeurs QAAA 24 3 4 7 88 6 1 1 2 22
1999–00 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 48 1 4 5 66
2000–01 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 30 0 7 7 60 17 0 0 0 4
2001–02 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 53 7 26 33 103 7 0 2 2 19
2002–03 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 52 11 21 32 164 7 1 0 1 8
2003–04 Toronto Roadrunners AHL 30 0 2 2 46
2003–04 Columbus Cottonmouths ECHL 10 1 2 3 13
2004–05 Edmonton Roadrunners AHL 51 3 22 25 68
2005–06 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 50 3 16 19 82
2005–06 Edmonton Oilers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 31 6 12 18 40
2006–07 Edmonton Oilers NHL 16 2 0 2 30
2007–08 Edmonton Oilers NHL 13 0 1 1 27
2007–08 Springfield Falcons AHL 20 2 8 10 34
2008–09 Springfield Falcons AHL 59 2 15 17 120
2009–10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 31 0 10 10 17
2009–10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 14 0 4 4 32
2009–10 Rochester Americans AHL 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 11
2010–11 Norfolk Admirals AHL 45 4 18 22 68 6 0 1 1 4
2010–11 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 4 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 62 6 12 18 57
2012–13 Hamburg Freezers DEL 51 8 18 26 46 6 0 5 5 8
2012–13 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 66 2 11 13 76

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blue Jackets sign D Mathieu Roy". Columbus Blue Jackets. 2009-07-14. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Blue Jackets acquire Matt Rust and Chad Kolarik in a pair of deals". Columbus Blue Jackets. 2010-03-03. Retrieved 2010-03-28. 
  3. ^ "Lightning Assign D Matt Roy to Norfolk of the AHL". Tampa Bay Lightning. 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  4. ^ "Hurricanes sign defenseman Mathieu Roy". Carolina Hurricanes. 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2011-09-14. 
  5. ^ "Hurricane Roy completes Freezers roster" (in German). Hamburg Freezers. 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  6. ^ "Lightning sign defenseman Mathieu Roy". Tampa Bay Lightning. 2013-04-23. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  7. ^ http://www.echl.com/all-echl-first-team-announced-p182847

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