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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.
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We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp