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Matt Kennedy
Matt Kennedy
Right Wing
Number: 37
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 201
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 4, 1989
Birthplace: Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
Hometown: Shanty Bay, Ontario
Drafted: CAR / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (131st overall)
2009-10 SEASON
Completed his fifth season of junior hockey, splitting the year between Guelph and Barrie... Totaled 18 goals and 16 assists (34 points) in 43 regular-season games, including 18 points in 29 games after being acquired by Barrie from Guelph in December in exchange for Ryan Gottschalk, two second-round picks and a third-round pick... Scored a goal for the East in the 2010 OHL All-Star Game... Added nine goals and six assists (15 points) and was plus-13 in 17 OHL playoff games, as the Colts advanced to the OHL Finals before falling to eventual Memorial Cup Champion Windsor.

CAREER

Had 151 points (79g, 72a) and 336 penalty minutes in 231 career regular-season Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games with Guelph and Barrie... Had 16 goals and 10 assists (26 points) in 35 career OHL playoff games... Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Hurricanes on May 27, 2010... Was selected by Guelph in the seventh round, 129th overall, of the 2005 OHL Priority Selection... Made his OHL debut for the Storm in 2005-06, scoring one goal in 13 OHL games after the conclusion of his OPJHL season... Missed more than a month of action during the 2007-08 season due to a concussion, but returned to post a productive second half that included two hat tricks... Led Guelph in goals (33) and points (73) and was tied for the team lead in assists (40) in 67 games played in 2008-09... Served as the Storm’s captain that season and was named Team MVP...Made his American Hockey League (AHL) debut with Syracuse at the conclusion of his 2008-09 junior season, netting one goal in four games for the Crunch...Hometown is Shanty Bay, Ont.

2008-09: Led Guelph in goals (33) and points (73) and was tied for the team lead in assists (40) in 67 games played during his fourth season of junior hockey... Served as the Storm’s captain and was named Team MVP... Also won the team’s Top Scorer Award, the Tony Camilleri Playmaker Trophy (shared with Brandon Buck), the Fan Club Fan Favorite Award and the Leadership Award (shared with Nathan Martine).. Had 25 multi-point games... Registered three consecutive multi-goal outings from 1/17-1/24... Had points in 24 of the final 32 games of the season... Led the Storm in playoff scoring with five points (3g, 2a) in four games... Joined Syracuse (AHL) following the conclusion of his junior season, netting one goal in four games for the Crunch.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
9 FLA 47 21 16 10 115 132 52
10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 44 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 49 10 19 -15 29
E. Lindholm 48 9 11 -12 20
R. Nash 49 7 13 -4 20
J. Tlusty 42 12 7 -14 19
J. Skinner 44 10 9 -9 19
N. Gerbe 45 5 13 -7 18
V. Rask 49 6 9 -13 15
A. Sekera 47 1 14 -7 15
J. McClement 49 1 9 -2 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .914 2.41
C. Ward 11 18 4 .913 2.42