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Matt Nieto  #83

San Jose Sharks  Left Wing
NUMBER: 83 BIRTHDATE: November 5, 1992  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Long Beach, CA, United States
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: SJS / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (47th overall)    Prospect Bio
PLAYOFFS: Scored a goal in Game 4 @ LAK on 4/24…Scored his first career playoff goal in Game 3 vs. LAK on 4/22…Picked up a pair of assists and +2 rating in Game 2 vs. LAK on 4/20…Registered his first career playoff point (assist) and had a +1 rating in Game 1 vs. LAK on 4/17…Making his first career postseason appearance.
 
2013-14 GAME NOTES: 4th amongst Sharks forwards in blocked shots (45)…Was named a recipient of the PlayStation “Sharks Co-Rookies of the Year” with Tomas Hertl…Recorded 3-2=5 during career-high four-game point streak from March 8-14…Recorded his first two-goal game on Feb. 3 vs. Philadelphia…Posted three-game assist streak to Jan. 4 at Colorado thru Jan. 7 at Nashville…Scored his first NHL goal and added two assists (including his first NHL point) on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers…Made his NHL debut on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver.
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