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Matthew Lombardi

Matthew Lombardi  #18

Center
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: March 18, 1982
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: CGY / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (90th overall)
Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2002) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2002) Traded to Phoenix by Calgary with Brandon Prust and Calgary's 1st round choice (Brandon Gormley) in 2010 Entry Draft for Olli Jokinen and Phoenix's 3rd round choice (later traded to Florida Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 2, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to head injury at Chicago, October 13, 2010. Traded to Toronto by Nashville with Cody Franson for Robert Slaney, Brett Lebda and Toronto's 4th round choice (later traded to St. Louis St. Louis selected Zachary Pochiro) in 2013 Entry Draft, July 3, 2011. Traded to Phoenix by Toronto for Phoenix/Arizona's 4th round choice (John Piccinich) in 2014 Entry Draft, January 16, 2013. Traded to Anaheim by Phoenix for Brandon McMillan, April 3, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), August 29, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 16, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract