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November 2, 1985 |
Naperville, IL, USA
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
Berlin Polar Bears
|NHL Draft||251st overall, 2004
Matt McIlvane (born November 2, 1985 in Naperville, Illinois) is an American retired professional ice hockey player, who is now working as a coach. Since June 2014, he has been serving as an assistant coach at EHC Red Bull München in Germany.
McIlvane played on the Ohio State Buckeyes men's ice hockey team from 2004 to 2008 and served as team captain his senior season. He played a total of 156 games for the Buckeyes, with 15 goals and 37 assists.
In 2007-08, he made four appearances for Binghamton Senators in the American Hockey League, before signing with German DEL side Eisbären Berlin in late August 2008. However, his 2008-09 season was cut short when he tore his cruciate ligament in November.
On October 25, 2011, it was announced that McIlvane had retired from professional hockey citing health reasons.
In December 2011, he was named head coach and general manager of the Danville Dashers of the Federal Hockey League in 2011-12, followed by a stint as assistant coach for the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL in 2012-13.
On August 6, 2013, McIlvane was appointed assistant coach of EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League. In Salzburg he worked under head coach Don Jackson who he played for at Berlin during the 2008-09 campaign.
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- Matt McIlvane's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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