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Richard Matvichuk
Richard Matvichuk
Defenseman
(MAT-vih-chuhk)
Number: 24
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 5, 1973
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by DEVILS, July 12, 2004.
Drafted: MNS / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (8th overall)


Looking to make Devils' 2007-08 regular-season debut, did not dress October 4-8...LAST SEASON: Appeared in regular-season finale April 8 vs. NY Islanders for lone appearance of 2006-07 campaign...Was placed on Long Term Injury list October 3 with back injury...Saw action in nine of 11 playoff contests; made 2007 post-season debut in game three of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Tampa Bay...2005-06: Saw action in 62 games during first season with Devils/13th NHL campaign...Total included season-high 42 straight appearances November 15-March 1...Had 1g-10a-11pts overall; had posted one goal during each of the previous three seasons...Each of his 2g prior to 2005-06 had been game winners...Recorded his first goal of season/with NJD December 13 vs. Edmonton...Picked up his first point of season/as a Devil with one assist October 15 vs. Carolina after making his NJD debut October 5 vs. Pittsburgh...Finished at plus-three; had been even or plus during each of his ten seasons since 1995-96...Missed 14 games March 2-30: 2 games with stomach virus and 12 games with back injury...Also missed 3 games April 11-16 with sore groin...Saw action in seven of nine Stanley Cup Playoff contests; missed 2 games due to back injury...Finished tied for second (S. Brylin, P. Elias & J. Langenbrunner) with +5 mark during post-season.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 40 10 16 -1 26
J. Jagr 43 9 16 -10 25
M. Cammalleri 35 15 6 -3 21
P. Elias 37 6 14 -14 20
M. Zidlicky 47 4 16 -7 20
M. Ryder 42 6 12 -2 18
T. Zajac 39 8 8 -7 16
S. Gomez 23 4 12 -5 16
S. Bernier 32 6 7 1 13
M. Havlat 29 5 7 -10 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 19 4 .920 2.41
K. Kinkaid 1 3 3 .913 2.54