MATTHEW ROBERTSON
North American Skater - EDMONTON, WHL
Final Rank:26Midterm Rank:18
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 3"Weight:200
Born:March 9, 2001
Born in:Edmonton, AB, CAN
Drafted: 2019: NYR (2nd Round / 49th Overall) 

• During the 2018-19 campaign, Robertson established a career high for points in his second full season with the WHL’s Edmonton Oil Kings (7-26—33 in 52 GP), finishing second on his team in scoring among defensemen.

• Internationally, Robertson skated for Canada Black at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge where he led all defensemen in points (2-4—6 in 5 GP), captured gold for his country at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup (2-2—4 in 5 GP) and represented his country at the 2019 Under-18 World Championship (0-2—2 in 5 GP).

• His brother, Tyler Robertson, played three seasons in the WHL with the Edmonton Oil Kings from 2013-14 to 2016-17 where he was part of the Oil Kings’ WHL and Memorial Cup championships in 2014.

• Models his style of play after Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019EDMONTONWHL527263326
2018-2019CAN (2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup)NATOUR52242
2017-2018EDMONTONWHL677172444
2017-2018CAN (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR50220
2016-2017EDMONTONWHL70112