Matt Kennedy (ice hockey)

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Matt Kennedy
Born (1989-03-04) March 4, 1989 (age 28)
Shanty Bay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
CIS team
Former teams
Waterloo Warriors
Syracuse Crunch
Charlotte Checkers
Norfolk Admirals
NHL Draft 131st overall, 2009
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2010–present

Matt Kennedy (born March 4, 1989) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the University of Waterloo in the Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS).

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Kennedy played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Guelph Storm. Kennedy was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round (131st overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

On November 23, 2010, Kennedy, along with Stefan Chaput, was traded by Carolina to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Ryan Carter.[1] He was assigned to American Hockey League affiliates, the Syracuse Crunch and the Norfolk Admirals for the duration of his contract.

After sitting out the 2013-14 season, upon the completion of his entry-level deal, Kennedy opted to play collegiate hockey in order to further his education in committing to the University of Waterloo of the CIS on August 27, 2014.[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
OHL All-Star Game 2009–10 [3]


  1. ^ "Ducks Obtain Chaput, Kennedy from Carolina". Anaheim Ducks. 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2010-11-23. 
  2. ^ "Worth the wait: Kennedy joins Warriors". University of Waterloo. 2014-08-27. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  3. ^ "OHL All-Star Game". 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2011-04-05. 

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