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Wild Claims Weinhandl Off Waivers

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has claimed RW Mattias Weinhandl (pronounced: mah-TEE-uhs WIGHN-hahn-duhl) off waivers from the New York Islanders.

Weinhandl, 25 (6/1/80), is a veteran of 155 NHL games, all with the Islanders, and has tallied 69 career points (16-33=49). The 6-foot, 195-pound winger played in 53 games for the Islanders this season, collecting six points (2-4=6), while averaging 7:36 of ice time per game.

A native of Ljungby, Sweden, Weinhandl was selected by the Islanders in the third round (78th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He will wear sweater number nine with Minnesota.

Mattias Weinhandl’s Career Statistics


 

Regular Season 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playoffs 

 

 

 

 

 Season

Team 

League 

 GP

 G

 A

 Pts

 PIM

 GP

 G

 A

 Pts

 PIM

1999-00 

MoDo 

SEL 

32 

 15

 9

24 

 6

-- 

 --

 --

 --

 --

2000-01 

 MoDo

 SEL

 48

 16

 16

 32

 14

 1

 3

 6

 2001-02

 MoDo

 SEL

 50

 18

 16

 34

10 

 14

 4

 11

 15

 2002-03

 Bridgeport

 AHL

 23

 9

12 

 21

 14

 --

 --

 --

-- 

-- 

 

 NY Islanders

 NHL

 47

17 

 23

 10

 --

 --

-- 

 --

 --

 2003-04

 Bridgeport

 AHL

 10

 9

10 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 NY Islanders

 NHL

 55

12 

 20

26 

 5

 0

 0

 0

 2

 2004-05

 MoDo

 AHL

 50

26 

 20

 46

18 

 6

 0

 0

 0

 4

2005-06 

 NY Islanders

 NHL

 53

 4

14 

 --

 --

-- 

 --

 --

 

NHL Totals 

 

 155

16 

 33

 49

 50

 5

 0

 0

 2

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