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Matt Pelech

Matt Pelech  #42

Right Wing
NUMBER: 42 BIRTHDATE: September 4, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: CGY / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (26th overall)
Recalled on Nov. 26; Had 1 goal and 34 PIM in 9 games with Worcester (AHL)…Reassigned to Worcester on 10/20…Picked up 15 penalty minutes 10/15 at St. Louis…Scored his first career NHL goal, the game-winner, on Oct. 10 at Vancouver…Recalled to SJ on 10/9.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center