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Aug. 18: Capitals Sign Free Agent Right Wing Matt Bradley

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

Capitals Sign Free Agent Right Wing Matt Bradley

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 18, 2005 – The Washington Capitals have signed free-agent right wing Matt Bradley, who most recently played in the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Bradley, 27, was selected 102nd overall (fourth round) by San Jose in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. The 6' 3", 199-pound native of Stittsville, Ont., made his NHL debut with the Sharks in 2000-01 and was traded to Pittsburgh for Wayne Primeau on March 11, 2003. In four NHL seasons Bradley has totaled 19 goals, 26 assists (45 points) and 164 penalty minutes in 203 games. He totaled seven goals, nine assists (16 points) and 65 penalty minutes in 82 games with Pittsburgh in 2003-04.

Prior to beginning his pro career in 1998-99, Bradley played three seasons of junior hockey with Kingston of the OHL. He earned the William Hanley Award - given annually to the OHL's Most Gentlemanly Player - in 1998.

Matt Bradley
Position: Right Wing
Birthday: June 13, 1978 (Stittsville, Ont.)
Height: 6-3            Weight: 199            Shoots: Right
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, Aug. 18, 2005. 

Career Statistics:

                                                                        Regular Season                                                             Playoffs

Year            Team            League            GP            G            A            Pts            PIM            GP            G            A            Pts            PIM

1995-96            Kingston            OHL            55            10            14            24            17            6            0            1            1            6           

1996-97            Kingston            OHL            65            24            24            48            41            5            0            4            4            2           

            Kentucky            AHL            1            0            1            1            0            -            -            -            -            -

1997-98            Kingston            OHL            55            33            50            83            24            8            3            4            7            7

1998-99            Kentucky            AHL            79            23            20            43            57            10            1            4            5            4                       

1999-00            Kentucky            AHL            80            22            19            41            81            9            6            3            9            9

2000-01            Kentucky            AHL            22            5            8            13            16            1            1            0            1            5

             San Jose            NHL            21            1            1            2            19            -            -            -            -            -

2001-02            San Jose            NHL            54            9            13            22            43            10            0            0            0            0

2002-03            San Jose            NHL            46            2            3            5            37            -            -            -            -            -

2003-04            Pittsburgh            NHL            82            7            9            16            65            -            -            -            -            -

2004-05            Dornbirn            AHL            6            5            2            7            18            -            -            -            -            -

           

            TOTALS            NHL            203            19            26            45            164            10            0            0            0            0           

 

 

 

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