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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final
Matt Kassian
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: October 28, 1986  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 240 DRAFTED: MIN / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (57th overall)

Notes: Missed games: Has not missed any 2013-14 regular season games due to injury (one, flu) ... Registered the first assist of his NHL career on Jan. 4 at Montreal (4-3 OT win) ... Was acquired by the Senators in a trade with Minnesota on 3/12/13 in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2014.
2012-13: Opened the season with Houston (AHL), scoring one goal and recording 12 penalty minutes in nine games … Made his Senators debut on March 16 at Buffalo (4-3 OT win) … Scored his first goal with Ottawa on March 19 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win) … Recorded a season-high 20 penalty minutes on March 30 vs Toronto (4-0 loss) … Skated in five of Ottawa’s 10 playoff games … Recorded his first playoff point (as part of two-assist effort) on May 9 at Montreal (Game 5, 6-1 win).
Career game highs: Goals: 2, 3/1/12 at Montreal (with Minnesota); Assists: 1, Jan. 4 at Montreal (4-3 OT win); Points: 2, (2-0), 3/1/12 at Montreal (with Minnesota)

Traded to Ottawa by Minnesota for Ottawa's 6th round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, March 12, 2013. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round