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Detroit Red Wings Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
 
Matt Puempel • LW
Status:In the minors
Ht/Wt:6'1", 205 lbs.
Born:Jan 24, 1993 (24 yrs) in Windsor, Ont.
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Ottawa in 2011 (1/24).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with NY Rangers in 2017.
Shoots:L
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has plenty of scoring prowess and offensive instincts. Displays great hands. Knows where to be in order to score goals regularly. Also displays a strong lower body.
Flaws: Needs to improve his play without the puck, as well as get stronger in his upper body, in order to maximize his pro prospects. Will never be a great defensive winger.
Career Potential: Talented, inconsistent winger with a little upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Hockey League Rookie of the Year 2009-10
OHL Emms Family Award 2009-10
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2009-10
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