Matt Carey

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Matt Carey
Born (1992-02-28) February 28, 1992 (age 23)
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Chicago Blackhawks
Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present

Matthew Carey (born February 28, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Rockford IceHogs in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Upon completion of his freshman season with St. Lawrence University in the ECAC, Carey signed as an undrafted free agent to a two-year entry level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on March 20, 2014.[1]

On March 28, 2014, Carey made his NHL debut with the Blackhawks in the 2013–14 season, in a 5-3 loss to the Ottawa Senators. In his debut game, Carey deflected a Cody Ceci shot into his own net, registered 2 penalty minutes, and ended the night with a minus-1 rating.[2][3]

Carey scored his first NHL goal on April 12, 2014 against Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators.

Personal[edit]

Carey's brother, Greg Carey, also plays professional ice hockey for the Phoenix Coyotes organization.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Burlington Cougars OJHL 5 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Hamilton Red Wings OJHL 20 7 6 13 20 10 1 2 3 20
2010–11 Hamilton Red Wings OJHL 45 25 59 84 40 7 3 2 5 10
2011–12 Hamilton Red Wings OJHL 23 17 21 38 8
2011–12 Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL 25 16 15 31 24 10 9 5 14 18
2013–14 St. Lawrence University ECAC 38 18 19 37 47
2013–14 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 2 1 0 1 2
2014–15 Rockford IceHogs AHL 67 10 11 21 43 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 2 1 0 1 2

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year Ref
All-ECAC Rookie Team 2013–14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blackhawks agree to terms with Carey". Chicago Blackhawks. 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  2. ^ "NCAA standout Carey to make ‘Hawks debut tonight". ProHockeyTalk.com. 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-03-28. 
  3. ^ "Chicago Blackhawks struggles hitting critical mass as season winds down". bleacher report.com. 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-03-28. 

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