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Michael Matheson
North American Skater
Dubuque, USHL
Final Rank:  30 Midterm Rank:  29
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  178
Born:  February 27, 1994    
Birthplace:  Pointe-Claire, QC, CAN
Drafted:  FLA (1st Round / 23rd Overall) - Player Page
• Matheson has committed to Boston College for fall of 2012.

• In 2011-12, his first season in the USHL, Matheson led Dubuque defensemen with 27 points (11-16--27) and ranked tied for sixth on the club in overall scoring. He added five points (4-1--5) in five playoff games.

• Matheson represented Canada at the 2011 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and played for Team Quebec at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, where he finished with eight points (2-6--8) in six games.

• Matheson captained Lac St. Louis Lions to a bronze medal at Canada’s National Midget Championship in 2011 and was named Top Defenseman after recording eight points (3-5--8) in seven games. In 2010-11, he was named to the LDHMAAAQ All-Star Team and in 2009-10 was named Rookie of the Year.

• A West Island minor hockey product, his father, Rod, was his coach and had the most influence on his career – “He treated me the same as any other kid on the team, but would always be there for me when I needed help with something. He pushed me to get better because he knew I would respond to it and work hard.”


FAVORITES

NHL player: Sidney Crosby
NHL team: Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins
Shootout move: Low left corner over the pad
Goal celebration: Small fist pump
Video game: NHL 12
Movie: Miracle
TV show: How I Met Your Mother
Website: NHL.com
Book: Tom Clancy series
Restaurant: L’academie
Pump-up song: “Bleed It Out” by Linkin Park
Cartoon character: Scooby Doo
Sport (other than hockey): Golf and football
Breakfast food: Cereal and toast with peanut butter, fruits and juice
Home-cooked meal: Pasta
Place to visit: Lake Louisa; Nassau, Bahamas; Outdoor rinks


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
LAC ST-LOUIS
LDHMAAAQ
30
5
6
11
33
2010-2011
LAC ST-LOUIS
LDHMAAAQ
35
14
24
38
72
2011-2012
DUBUQUE
USHL
53
11
16
27
84




STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 79 15 39 10 54
J. Jokinen 81 8 36 -2 44
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
A. Ekblad 81 12 27 12 39
B. Boyes 78 14 24 11 38
A. Barkov 71 16 20 -4 36
J. Hayes 72 19 16 -4 35
B. Campbell 82 3 24 4 27
B. Pirri 49 22 2 6 24
D. Bolland 53 6 17 4 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 28 19 12 .921 2.35
A. Montoya 6 7 2 .892 3.01
 
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