Matt Anderson (ice hockey)
October 31, 1982 |
West Islip, NY, USA
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
New Jersey Devils
KHL Medveščak Zagreb
Matthew Anderson (born October 31, 1982) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He has previously played in the National Hockey League with the New Jersey Devils.
Prior to the 2010–11 season with the Albany Devils, Anderson attended the New Jersey Devils training camp. On January 29, 2013, Anderson made his NHL debut for the Devils against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden during the 2012–13 season. He recorded his first NHL point in a 5-4 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.
On May 5, 2013, Anderson signed his first professional contract in Russia, signing a one-year deal with HC Spartak Moscow of the KHL. In his first KHL season in 2013–14, Anderson secured his place among the checking lines of Spartak Moscow, to finish the season with 11 goals and 20 points in 54 games.
He transferred on a one-year deal to fellow KHL club, KHL Medveščak Zagreb on June 11, 2014. In the 2014-15 season, Anderson appeared in 35 games with the Croatian-based club, scoring 19 points before he was traded mid-season to Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk in exchange for financial compensation on December 3, 2014. He finished the season with Nizhnekamsk with 16 points in 28 games, easily surpassing his first year in the KHL.
|2012–13||New Jersey Devils||NHL||2||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||KHL Medveščak Zagreb||KHL||35||9||10||19||30||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Devils assign 15 players to Albany". NJ.com. 2010-09-24. Retrieved 2011-06-15.
- "Matt Anderson to begin in Spartak Moscow" (in Russian). HC Spartak Moscow. 2013-05-05. Retrieved 2013-05-05.
- "Brust re-signs, center finally caught, Flood and Anderson" (in Croatian). KHL Medveščak Zagreb. 2014-06-11. Retrieved 2014-06-17.
- "Former NHL/KHL forward ready for next season" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF. 2015-04-09. Retrieved 2015-04-09.
- Matt Anderson's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Matt Anderson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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