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2014 NHL Draft
Matthew Corrente

Matthew Corrente  #38

Tampa Bay Lightning  Defenseman
NUMBER: 38 BIRTHDATE: March 17, 1988  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Mississauga, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: NJD / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (30th overall)
Missed 38 games Jan. 15-Apr. 9 with shoulder injury suffered Jan. 14 at TB...Placed on IR Jan. 23 retroactive to Jan. 14;  is currently skating on his own...DND Jan. 4-8...Had first career multi-pt contest with 2a Jan. 1 at Car...Is 2nd among NJ rookie defensemen with 6a/2nd with 6pts (Fayne, 9a/13pts); leads all NJD rookies with 44 PIM...Recalled from Albany (AHL) on Dec. 20;  was previously assigned Dec. 12...Missed two games Nov. 26-27 (upper body soreness)...Returned to lineup Nov. 15 at Bos. after being removed from I.R. Nov. 8;  missed 7 games Oct. 29-Nov. 12 with broken left hand suffered Oct. 27 at SJ...Had assists/points in back-to-back games Oct. 24-27 (2a)...Made his 2010-11 NHL debut/recorded 1st career point with 1a Oct. 15 vs. Col.;  recalled from Albany Oct. 14…Scoreless in 1 AHL game…Is no. 22 after wearing no. 32 in camp...2009-10:  Split 2nd pro season with Lowell (AHL)/NJ (NHL);  played in 12 NHL games, including time at forward.
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