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Matt Greene

Matt Greene  #2

Los Angeles Kings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: May 13, 1983  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Grand Ledge, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 234 DRAFTED: EDM / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (44th overall)
2014-15: Selected as the Kings Most Inspirational Player (Ace Bailey Memorial Award) for the third consecutive year and fifth time overall One of four Kings to play in all 82 games Surpassed his goal (2), assist (4) and point (6) totals from 2013-14 Finished second on the team in hits (209) and blocked shots (129) Registered a career-tying (second time) two-game assist streak (0-2=2), Jan. 1-3 His first goal of the season, scored on Nov. 18 vs. FLA, was his first goal since Oct. 19, 2013 vs. DAL.
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.
Quote of the Day

You could feel it. You could feel that they were going after each other and trying to win the game for their team.

— Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom on Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals, in which Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby each scored hat tricks
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