Matt Beleskey
Born June 7, 1988 (1988-06-07) (age 30)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team Anaheim Ducks
NHL Draft 112th overall, 2006
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2008–present

Matt Beleskey (born Matthew Beleskey on June 7, 1988 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger with the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Matt grew up in the small town of Midhurst, Ontario and played his minor hockey for the Barrie Icemen AAA program of the OMHA's Eastern AAA League. After his Bantam season with the Icemen, he played one season with the nearby Collingwood Blues Jr.A. club of the OHA.

Matt was drafted in the 2nd round (21st overall) in the 2004 OHL Priority Selection by the Belleville Bulls. He was selected by the Ducks 112th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and turned professional in 2008 after a four year junior career with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League.

Matt made his NHL debut in 2008–09, appearing in two games with the Ducks but spent most of the season in the American Hockey League with the Iowa Chops. During the 2012-13 NHL lockout, Matt played in the UK for Coventry Blaze ice hockey team in the Elite Ice Hockey League.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03Barrie Icemen OMHA3318143293
2003–04Collingwood BluesOPJHL4681321110
2004–05Belleville BullsOHL68101323118500018
2005–06Belleville BullsOHL61202040119612310
2006–07Belleville BullsOHL66274168124154101418
2007–08Belleville BullsOHL624149901062112213323
2008–09Iowa ChopsAHL5811243558
2008–09Anaheim DucksNHL20000
2009–10San Antonio RampageAHL1214519
2009–10Toronto MarliesAHL31122
2009–10Anaheim Ducks NHL601171835
2010–11Anaheim Ducks NHL3537103661014
2010–11Syracuse Crunch AHL2711132439
2011–12Anaheim DucksNHL704111572
2012–13Coventry BlazeEIHL2612213339
2012–13Anaheim DucksNHL4285135672132
NHL totals 209 26 30 56 199 13 3 1 4 6