Shawn Matthias

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Shawn Matthias
Shawn Matthias 2012-03-09.JPG
Born (1988-02-19) February 19, 1988 (age 26)
Mississauga, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)
Position Centre/Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Vancouver Canucks
Florida Panthers
NHL Draft 47th overall, 2006
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 2008–present

Shawn Matthias (born February 19, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Matthias played his junior career with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League before he was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the second round, 47th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. During the following season, Shawn's rights were traded by the Red Wings along with conditional draft picks to the Florida Panthers for Todd Bertuzzi on February 27, 2007.[1]

On January 18, 2008, the Panthers called up Matthias from the Bulls of the OHL. In his second NHL game on January 19, 2008, he scored his first two goals, both against Brent Johnson of the Washington Capitals.[2]

On March 4, 2014, he was traded by the Panthers along with Jacob Markstrom to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Roberto Luongo and Steven Anthony.[3]

He played for Canada at the 2008 World Juniors, where he helped his team win the gold medal.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Belleville Bulls OHL 37 1 1 2 15 3 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Belleville Bulls OHL 67 13 21 34 42 6 3 0 3 2
2006–07 Belleville Bulls OHL 64 38 35 73 61 15 13 5 18 10
2007–08 Belleville Bulls OHL 53 32 47 79 50 1 1 0 1 0
2007–08 Florida Panthers NHL 4 2 0 2 2
2008–09 Florida Panthers NHL 16 0 2 2 2
2008–09 Rochester Americans AHL 61 10 10 20 16
2009–10 Florida Panthers NHL 55 7 9 16 10
2009–10 Rochester Americans AHL 27 6 7 13 12 7 2 5 7 7
2010–11 Florida Panthers NHL 51 6 10 16 16
2011–12 Florida Panthers NHL 79 10 14 24 49 7 0 1 1 6
2012–13 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 4 1 2 3 0
2012–13 Florida Panthers NHL 48 14 7 21 16
2013–14 Florida Panthers NHL 59 9 7 16 14
2013–14 Vancouver Canucks NHL 18 3 4 7 12
NHL totals 330 51 53 104 121 7 0 1 1 6
Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2008 Pardubice

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Canada WJC18 4th 7 1 0 1 2
2008 Canada WJC 1st 7 3 1 4 4
Junior totals 14 4 1 5 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Red Wings acquire Bertuzzi from Panthers". ESPN. 2007-02-27. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 
  2. ^ "Backstrom, Kozlov power Capitals past Panthers". ESPN. 2008-01-19. Retrieved 2008-02-14. 
  3. ^ "Canucks trade Roberto Luongo back to Panthers". The Sports Network. 2014-03-04. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 

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