Matt Calvert

Canadian ice hockey player

Matt Calvert (born December 24, 1989 in Brandon, Manitoba) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Drafted in the 5th Round (127th overall) by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2008 NHL Entry Draft he currently plays with the Colorado Avalanche. He also played for the Springfield Falcons of the AHL and the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the only player in WHL history to score three short-handed goals in one period in the playoffs.[1]

Matt Calvert
Matt Calvert - Columbus Blue Jackets.jpg
Calvert with the Blue Jackets in 2014
Born (1989-12-24) December 24, 1989 (age 31)
Brandon, MB, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Colorado Avalanche
Springfield Falcons (AHL)
Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Draft 127th overall, 2008
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2010–present

Awards and honoursEdit

  • WHL East Second All-Star Team (2010)[2]
  • Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2010)[3]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Winkler Flyers MJHL 1 0 0 0 15
2007–08 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 72 24 40 64 53 6 1 2 3 2
2008–09 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 58 28 39 67 58 12 9 8 17 22
2009–10 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 68 47 52 99 70 15 9 7 16 15
2010–11 Springfield Falcons AHL 38 13 12 25 12
2010–11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 42 11 9 20 12
2011–12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 13 0 3 3 16
2011–12 Springfield Falcons AHL 56 17 19 36 52
2012–13 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 42 9 7 16 32
2013–14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 9 15 24 53 6 2 2 4 4
2014–15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 13 10 23 28
2015–16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 73 11 13 24 51
2016–17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 65 10 5 15 48 4 1 1 2 4
2017–18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 69 9 15 24 33 6 3 1 4 4
2018–19 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 11 15 26 58 8 0 4 4 18
2019–20 Colorado Avalanche NHL 50 12 13 25 39 8 1 2 3 4
NHL totals 548 95 105 200 370 32 7 10 17 34

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/juniors/2010/05/11/memorial_cup_preview_brandon/
  2. http://www.saskatoonhomepage.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24097&Itemid=422
  3. "Martin Jones And Jimmy Bubnick Honored At 2010 Mastercard Memorial Cup". OurSports Central. May 24, 2010.

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