Matt Herr

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Matt Herr
Born (1976-05-26) May 26, 1976 (age 41)
Hackensack, NJ, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for Washington Capitals
Florida Panthers
Boston Bruins
National team  United States
NHL Draft 93rd overall, 1994
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1998–2005

Matthew Gregory Herr (born May 26, 1976 in Hackensack, New Jersey[1] and raised in Alpine, New Jersey) is a retired American ice hockey forward who played for part of four NHL seasons.

He played hockey at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut, where he was captain of the team.[2][3]

Herr played his college hockey at the University of Michigan, where he was teammates with former NHLer Bill Muckalt. Drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, Herr also played for the Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins.

Herr has taught history and psychology, and has coached hockey and baseball at Kent School, in Kent, Connecticut.

Herr became the Executive Director of the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in May 2015.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ex-NHL Player Matt Herr Named Executive Director Of UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex", Pittsburgh Penguins, May 5, 2015. Accessed September 13, 2015. "The native of Hackensack, NJ played 58 NHL games over parts of four seasons with the Washington Capitals, Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins."
  2. ^ Wallace, William N. "COLLEGES HOCKEY: NOTEBOOK -- DIVISION III; Middlebury Makes It Four Straight Titles", The New York Times, March 25, 1998. Accessed December 18, 2007. "Herr, the captain from the Hotchkiss School and Alpine, N.J., was held back by injuries earlier, but is fit now."
  3. ^ Matt Herr Legends of Hockey. Accessed December 18, 2007.

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