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Matthew Yeats

Matthew Yeats  #31

Goalie
NUMBER: 31 BIRTHDATE: April 6, 1979
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Innisfai, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 181 DRAFTED: LAK / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 9th   (248th overall)
Ruled ineligible to play 1998-99 season by NCAA due to appearance with Lethbridge (WHL) in 1995-96. Signed as a free agent by Portland (AHL), November 6, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Washington, March 20, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Reading (ECHL), December 10, 2004. Traded to Idaho (ECHL) by Reading (ECHL) for future considerations (David Morisset, June 4, 2005), March 22, 2005.
Quote of the Day

I don’t know if it was more relief for me that [Stamkos] scored or the power play scored. It was a whole compilation of Alka Seltzer.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Steven Stamkos broke a long scoring drought and Tampa Bay's struggling power play scored four times in Game 2 at Montreal