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Matt Greene
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Matt Greene  #2

Los Angeles Kings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: May 13, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Grand Ledge, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 234 DRAFTED: EDM / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (44th overall)

PLAYOFFS: Seven hits June 13 vs. NYR...Assist June 7 vs. NYR...Two assists, six hits and plus-3 June 1 at CHI...Five hits May 24 vs. CHI...Assist May 21 at CHI...Six hits and five blocked shots May 3 at ANA...Five hits April 20 at SJ.

REGULAR SEASON: Selected as the Kings Most Inspirational Player (Ace Bailey Memorial Award)…Played in 500th career game April 3 at SJ...Assist Feb. 26 at COL...Assist Dec. 17 vs. EDM...Assist Dec. 15 at CHI...Activated from IR Dec. 10 (missed 15 games)...Placed on IR Nov. 13 (retro to Nov. 2) with upper-body injury...Two points (1-1=2), eight hits and four blocked shots Oct. 19 vs. DAL....Goal, Four hits and four blocked shots Oct. 4 at WPG.

USHL Second All-Star Team (2002) Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton with Jarret Stoll for Lubomir Visnovsky, June 29, 2008. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to back injury vs. Chicago, January 19, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to upper-body injury vs. Nashville, November 2, 2013 and as a healthy reserve.
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We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.

— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff