Matt Pettinger

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Left Wing
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.01
Weight: 
205
Born: 
10/22/1980
Age: 
28
Hometown: 
Edmonton, ALTA
Acquired: 
Claimed off re-entry waivers from the Vancouver Canucks on October 21, 2008
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Third line winger
Depth Chart Weight: 
-6

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
2000
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Washington Capitals
Round: 
2
Pick No.: 
43
Draft Team: 
Calgary (WHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
07/31/2006
Contract Length: 
3 years
Cap Number: 
$1 000 000
Contract End Year: 
2009
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$1 100 000

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Works very hard and never takes a shift off. Loves to play a crash-and-bang style and is very effective in the corners. Can play either wing position.

Weaknesses: 

Isn't blessed with supreme skills, so he must always play his heart out in order to get on the score sheet. His hard-nosed style leads to injuries.

Projection: 

Third line winger.

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