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Richard Matvichuk

Richard Matvichuk  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: February 5, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: MNS / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (8th overall)
WHL East First All-Star Team (1992) Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 12, 2004. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to recurring back injury.
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Great players need great players to play with. That's why we'll have a training camp and we'll find who the best two guys are suited to play with Stamkos.

— Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness on Steven Stamkos' potential linemates for the 2014-15 season