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Born June 1, 1988 (1988-06-01) (age 21),
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
177 lb (80 kg; 12 st 9 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team New Jersey Devils
Ntl. team  Canada
NHL Draft 117th overall, 2007
New Jersey Devils
Career 2008 – present

Matt Halischuk (born June 1, 1988 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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Playing career

Halischuk was drafted 117th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He was drafted from the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) where he played for the Kitchener Rangers and the Toronto St. Michael's Majors.

He was selected to Team Canada's under-20 team for the 2008 IIHF World U20 Championship.[1] At the U20 Championship he scored the game winning goal in overtime of the gold medal game.[2]

Halischuk made his professional debut in the 2008–09 season with the Lowell Devils, affiliate of the New Jersey Devils. Matt played his first NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on October 29, 2008 and recorded an assist. His first NHL goal was scored on November 14 against Jose Theodore of the Washington Capitals.

Awards

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 30 3 3 6 4
2004–05 St. Michael's Buzzers OPJHL 32 10 15 25 4 17 5 11 16 8
2005–06 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 61 13 18 31 16 4 1 1 2 0
2006–07 Kitchener Rangers OHL 67 33 33 66 20 9 4 1 5 10
2007–08 Kitchener Rangers OHL 40 13 46 59 16 20 16 16 32 0
2008–09 Lowell Devils AHL 47 14 15 29 10
2008–09 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 1 1 0
OHL totals 198 62 100 162 56 33 21 18 39 10

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