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Pittsburgh Penguins East Division
 
Mike Matheson • #5 • D
Status:Facial injury, sidelined indefinitely
Ht/Wt:6'2", 188 lbs.
Born:Feb 27, 1994 (27 yrs) in Pointe-Claire, Que.
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Florida in 2012 (1/23).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Florida in 2020.
Shoots:L
2020-21 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 44 5 11 16 9 28 0 0 1 18:38 86 0.36
On Pace 44 5 11 16 9 28 0 0 1 18:38 86 0.36
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Scouting Report
Is incredibly mobile and quite aggressive by nature. At 6'2", he owns a fairly projectable frame. Can put up points from the back end but it often comes at a price, since he has a tendency to get out of position a lot. Could stand to add more bulk for the rigors of the pro game. Must continue to work on his defensive-zone coverage and play without the puck. Has great stamina and can log big minutes (when he is playing at his best). Has the lateral mobility to play on either side of the ice, which adds value.
Long Range Potential: Inconsistent, mobile defenseman with some untapped upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
HE First All-Star Team 2013-14
NCAA East Second All-American Team 2013-14
HE All-Rookie Team 2012-13
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