Matthew de Marchi

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Matthew De Marchi
Born (1981-05-04) May 4, 1981 (age 32)
Bemidji, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Serie A team HC Asiago
National team  Italy
NHL Draft 57th overall, 2000
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2003–present

Matthew De Marchi (born May 4, 1981) is an American-born Italian professional ice hockey player who participated at the 2010 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Italy men's national ice hockey team.[1]

De Marchi played amateur hockey in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the North Iowa Huskies before attending the University of Minnesota where he played college hockey with the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey team from 1999 - 2002.

On June 24, 2000, he was selected by New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round (57th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. Following his graduation from university, DeMarchi turned professional playing in the American Hockey League (AHL) with the Albany River Rats from 2003 - 2006. He played the 2006–07 AHL season with the Iowa Stars before relocating to Italy to play Serie A ice hockey for start the 2007–08 season.

DeMarchi started the 2007–08 season with the Bolzano-Bozen Foxes, but was playing with HC Asiago before the end of the season. He currently remains a member of HC Asiago.

In 2010 DeMarchi was named to the Italy men's national ice hockey team and he participated with that team at the 74th World Championship that was held in Germany from May 7–23, 2010.

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  1. ^ IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 

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