Matt Beca

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Matt Beca
Matt Beca pregame warmup 5-2-12.jpg
Born (1986-03-06) March 6, 1986 (age 28)
Mississauga, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
DEL2 team
Former teams
RT Bad Nauheim
Springfield Falcons
Charlotte Checkers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Matt Beca (born March 6, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for Rote Teufel Bad Nauheim of the DEL2.

Prior to turning professional, Beca attended Clarkson University where he played four seasons of college hockey with the NCAA Division I Clarkson Golden Knights men's ice hockey team.[1] Beca was a freshman with the Golden Knights when they won the 2006-07 ECAC conference tournament, and he was named as the team's most valuable player, winning the Bill Harrison MVP Award, during his senior year.[2][3]

During the 2012–13 season, Beca compiled 23 points in 31 games for the Everblades before he was re-assigned by the Checkers as part of a trade for Matthew Pistilli to the South Carolina Stingrays on December 31, 2012.[4]

After four seasons of professional hockey in North America, Beca left to sign his first European contract with German club, Rote Teufel Bad Nauheim of the DEL2 on July 28, 2013.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Brampton Capitals OPJHL 49 15 30 45 30
2003–04 Hamilton Red Wings OPJHL 41 17 26 43 25
2004–05 Oakville Blades OPJHL 49 24 52 76 26
2005–06 Oakville Blades OPJHL 49 43 43 86 54 23 20 22 42 39
2006–07 Clarkson University ECAC 38 10 17 27 14
2007–08 Clarkson University ECAC 39 10 24 34 10
2008–09 Clarkson University ECAC 35 11 13 24 18
2009–10 Clarkson University ECAC 37 20 18 38 40
2009–10 Springfield Falcons AHL 5 1 0 1 4
2010–11 Florida Everblades ECHL 62 22 28 50 34 4 1 1 2 2
2011–12 Florida Everblades ECHL 62 21 39 60 43 18 5 9 14 0
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 7 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Florida Everblades ECHL 31 7 16 23 18
2012–13 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 11 5 5 10 2
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 32 5 7 12 10 2 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 44 6 8 14 14 2 0 0 0 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
ECAC Hockey Tournament Championship 2006–07 [6]
All-ECAC Hockey Third Team 2007–08

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Falcons Announce Multiple Player Moves". Springfield Falcons. 2010-03-24. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Checkers Add Rookie Forward Beca". Charlotte Checkers. 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2011-07-14. 
  3. ^ "Checkers Bring Back Beca, Add Donald". Charlotte Checkers. 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  4. ^ "High scoring forward Matt Beca joins Stingrays". South Carolina Stingrays. 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  5. ^ "Red Devils commit to forward with AHL, ECHL experience" (in German). Rote Teufel Bad Nauheim. 2013-07-28. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  6. ^ "Beca shines through tough times". Watertown Daily Times. 2010-02-12. Retrieved 2011-07-14. 

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