October 25, 1991 |
Chanhassen, MN, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)|
|AHL team||Rockford IceHogs|
|NHL Draft||180th overall, 2010
Nick Mattson (born October 25, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Mattson was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 6th round (180th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Mattson's earliest development began as a youth in the Chaska Chanhassen hockey Association of the CCHA.
Mattson enrolled to the University of North Dakota of the NCAA's Division I, after playing in the USHL with the Indiana Ice where he was named the USHL's 2010–11 Defenseman of the Year. and was also named to the 2010–11 USHL First All-Star Team.
After his senior season with the Fighting Sioux, Mattson was signed to a one-year AHL contract with the Rockford IceHogs, an affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks on June 16, 2015.
|Competitor for USA|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
|World Junior A Challenge|
Regular season and playoffs
|2007–08||U.S. National Development Team||NAHL||43||1||10||11||16||3||0||0||0||0|
|2008–09||U.S. National Development Team||NAHL||16||1||5||6||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||42||6||13||19||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||38||3||12||15||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||U. of North Dakota||NCHC||40||4||19||23||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||U. of North Dakota||NCHC||33||4||17||21||10||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|IIHF World U18 Championship Gold Medal||2009|||
|USHL Defenseman of the Year||2010–11|||
|USHL First All-Star Team||2010–11|||
- "Indiana's Nick Mattson Named USHL Defenseman of the Year". OurSportsCentral.com. 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2011-04-01.
- "Nick Mattson - FightingSioux". North Dakota Fighting Sioux. 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2011-08-10.
- "Mattson agrees to deal with Rockford". Rockford IceHogs. 2015-06-16. Retrieved 2015-06-16.
- "Prospect Nick Mattson Player Profile". Hockey'sFuture.com. 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team Wins Gold Medal with 5-0 Victory Over Russia at 2009 IIHF World Under-18 Championship - Team USA
- The World of Junior Hockey: Mattson Named USHL Defenseman of the Year
- USHL announces 2010-11 All-Star Teams - Hockey's Future
- Nick Mattson's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Nick Mattson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|NCHC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
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