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2015 NHL Draft
Matt Moulson

Matt Moulson  #26

Buffalo Sabres  Left Wing
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: November 1, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: North York, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: PIT / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 9th   (263rd overall)
2014-15: Played in his 400th career game and notched his first assist of the season vs. ANA (10/13) His second assist of the season came at ANA (10/22) Scored his first goal of the season vs. EDM (11/7) Had a goal and two assists for his first multi-point game of the season vs. TOR (11/15) Scored a goal at WSH (11/22) Netted the game-winning goal and added an assist vs. MTL (11/28) Scored twice and finished with a plus-2 rating vs. CGY (12/11) Scored a goal and added the shootout-deciding goal vs. OTT (12/15) Collected two assists vs. PHI (1/17) Scored a goal and finished with a plus-2 rating at MTL (2/3) Scored a goal vs. NYR (2/20) Notched an assist vs. NSH (2/22) Had an assist and a plus-4 rating vs. VAN (2/26) Tallied an assist at FLA (2/28) Registered three points (1+2) at TOR (3/11) Scored a power-play goal vs. NJD (3/20) Tallied two points (1+1) at DAL (3/23) Notched his 13th goal of the season vs. TOR (4/1) Collected an assist vs. CAR (4/6)
ECAC First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2005) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2006) Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 6, 2009. Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 1st and 2nd round choices in 2015 Entry Draft for Thomas Vanek, October 27, 2013. Traded to Minnesota by Buffalo with Cody McCormick for Torrey Mitchell, Winnipeg's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Washington Washington selected Vitek Vanecek) in 2014 Entry Draft and Minnesota's 2nd round choice in 2016 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson