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Canucks sign defenceman Matt Bartkowski

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Matt Bartkowski to a one-year deal.

Bartkowski, 27, spent the 2014-15 season with the Boston Bruins, collecting four assists and 37 penalty minutes in 47 games. He has appeared in 131 career games with Boston, recording 24 assists and 77 penalty minutes.

The Pittsburgh, PA native was originally selected in the seventh round, 190th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2006-2007 Lincoln Stars-USHL 57 3 6 9 95
2007-2008 Lincoln Stars-USHL 60 4 37 41 135
2008-2009 Ohio State University-CCHA 41 5 15 20 46
2009-2010 Ohio State University-CCHA 39 6 12 18 99
2010-2011 Bruins 6 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 2 0.0
2010-2011 Providence Bruins-AHL 69 5 18 23 -18 42 2 0 0 158 3.2
2011-2012 Bruins 3 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2011-2012 Providence Bruins-AHL 50 3 19 22 0 38 0 0 0 93 3.2
2012-2013 Bruins 11 0 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 9 0.0
2012-2013 Providence Bruins-AHL 56 3 21 24 2 56 0 0 0 94 3.2
2013-2014 Bruins 64 0 18 18 22 30 0 0 0 91 0.0
2014-2015 Bruins 47 0 4 4 -6 37 0 0 0 67 0.0
NHL Totals 131 0 24 24 13 77 0 0 0 169 0.0
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