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Matt Pettinger

Matt Pettinger  #13

Left Wing
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: October 22, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: WSH / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (43rd overall)
Left University of Denver (WCHA) and signed as a free agent with Calgary (WHL), January 10, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Ljubljana (Slovenia), December 6, 2004. Traded to Vancouver by Washington for Matt Cooke, February 26, 2008. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from Vancouver, October 21, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, November 2, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Koln (Germany). August 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Hamburg (Germany). April 9, 2012.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
World Cup of Hockey ticket info