Dick Mattiussi

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Dick Mattiussi
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Mattiussi c. 1958 at St. Michaels College
Born (1938-05-01) May 1, 1938 (age 79)
Smooth Rock Falls, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence/Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
California Golden Seals
Playing career 1959–1975

Richard Arthur "Dick" Mattiussi (born May 1, 1938) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Mattiussi played 200 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Oakland/California Seals in the 1960s and 70s. He was known as a hard-nosed grinder in the corners and spent much of his career in the AHL. Following 200 NHL games Mattiussi had recorded 8 goals and 31 assists for 39 points.[1] Upon retirement he went on to coach the Rochester Americans of the AHL in the 1975 and 76 seasons.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1955–56 Toronto St. Michael's OHA 48 10 7 17 0
1956–57 Toronto St. Michael's OHA 52 12 18 30 0
1957–58 Toronto St. Michael's OHA 51 9 15 24 0
1958–59 Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen OHASr 51 6 21 27 89
1959–60 Rochester Americans AHL 72 2 20 22 76 12 0 0 0 14
1960–61 Rochester Americans AHL 61 3 23 26 141
1961–62 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 65 9 19 28 164
1962–63 Cleveland Barons AHL 70 6 28 34 124 4 2 2 4 6
1963–64 Cleveland Barons AHL 72 6 17 23 110 9 1 5 6 20
1964–65 Cleveland Barons AHL 67 8 18 26 98
1965–66 Cleveland Barons AHL 72 8 35 43 138 12 0 5 5 10
1966–67 Cleveland Barons AHL 71 10 44 54 78 5 1 2 3 2
1967–68 Baltimore Clippers AHL 3 0 0 0 0
1967–68 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 32 0 2 2 18
1968–69 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 12 0 2 2 14
1968–69 Oakland Seals NHL 24 1 9 10 16 7 0 1 1 6
1968–69 Amarillo Wranglers CHL 8 0 2 2 8
1969–70 Oakland Seals NHL 65 4 10 14 38 1 0 0 0 0
1970–71 California Golden Seals NHL 67 3 8 11 38
1971–72 Baltimore Clippers AHL 67 3 8 11 103 18 0 0 0 10
1972–73 Providence Reds AHL 23 2 6 8 30
1973–74 Rochester Americans AHL 76 12 26 38 84 5 0 2 2 8
1975–76 Rochester Americans AHL 3 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 200 8 31 39 124 8 0 1 1 6

Coaching statistics[edit]

Team (League) Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Finish G W L Result
Rochester Americans (AHL) 1974–75 76 42 25 9 93 2nd North Division 12 6 6 Lost in Round 2
Rochester Americans (AHL) 1975–76 76 42 25 9 93 2nd North Division 7 3 4 Lost in Round 2

Transactions[edit]

  • June 7, 1962 – Traded to Springfield (AHL) by Toronto (Rochester-AHL) with Jim Wilcox, Bill White, Roger Cote and the loan of Wally Boyer for Kent Douglas.
  • October 16, 1962 – Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Springfield (AHL) for Wayne Larkin and Murray Davison.
  • August 11, 1966 – Traded to Pittsburgh by Cleveland (AHL) for cash.
  • October, 1966 – Loaned to Cleveland (AHL) by Pittsburgh for the 1966-67 season for cash.
  • January 30, 1969 – Traded to Oakland by Pittsburgh with Earl Ingarfield and Gene Ubriaco for Bryan Watson, George Swarbrick and Tracy Pratt.
  • Selected by Dayton (Houston) in WHA General Player Draft.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dick Mattiussi biography at Legends of Hockey. Retrieved Nov. 08, 2007.

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