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Matt Hunwick

Matt Hunwick  #2

Toronto Maple Leafs  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: May 21, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Warren, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: BOS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (224th overall)
2015-16: Named assistant captain in his Maple Leaf debut on Oct. 7 vs. Montreal. Ranks second among all Toronto skaters in average ice time per game (22:29). Registered first point as a Maple Leaf (assist) Nov. 17 vs. COL. 2014-15: Skated in 55 regular season games with the New York Rangers, collecting 11 points (two goals, nine assists). Established career-high in plus/minus rating (+17). Registered single-game career-high with seven blocked shots on Nov. 9 vs. Edmonton. Skated in 300th career NHL game on Nov. 1 vs. Winnipeg. Made his Rangers debut on Oct. 11 at Columbus. Season Stats: Home: 10 GP, 0-1-1 Road: 12 GP, 0-0-0 Career as a Maple Leaf: 22 GP, 0-1-1 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 1 (18X - 03/28/15 vs. BOS) Assists - 3 (2X - 03/28/09 at TOR) Points - 3 (2X - 03/28/09 at TOR) Career Notables: 2004-05: Won CCHA Championship 2006-07: Named captain at University of Michigan 2012-13: Won a bronze medal with Team USA at the World Championships. Had best plus/minus (+9) in tournament
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2004) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005, 2006) CCHA First All-Star Team (2007) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2007) Traded to Colorado by Boston for Colby Cohen, November 29, 2010. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016