Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
Matt Beleskey
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 06/07/1988
AGE: 26
DRAFTED: ANA: 2006-112 overall

2012-13: Appeared in his fifth NHL season, scoring 8-5=13 points with a +2 rating and 56 PIM in 42 contests...his .19 goals-per-game average and .31 points-per-game average were career highs…among Anaheim leaders, led the club in hits (103), ranked second in PIM (56) and tied for seventh in goals…earned 3-2=5 points over his last 11 contests…scored his eighth goal of the season in Anaheim’s 3-1 win, Apr. 25 @ VAN…earned his fifth assist of the season, Apr. 22 @ EDM...scored his seventh goal of the season and first career PPG as part of a two-point night (1-1=2), Apr. 7 vs. LA…collected an assist in his 200th career NHL game, Apr. 3 vs. DAL…missed four contests with an upper-body injury, Mar. 25-31…went scoreless while registering a game-high five hits, Mar. 14 @ DAL…logged a season-high 17:50 TOI, Mar. 8 vs. CGY…scored his first GWG of the season with a +2 rating, Mar. 1 vs. MIN…had a career-tying three-game point streak (2-2=4), Feb. 15-18 (fourth, last: Dec. 2-6, 2011; 0-3=3)…scored a goal in his second consecutive game, Feb. 16 @ NSH…scored his second goal of the season as the first of two multi-point games this season (1-1=2), Feb. 16 @ NSH…registered a season-best and game-high eight hits, Feb. 1 vs. MIN…scored Anaheim’s second goal, his first of the season, Jan. 29 @ SJ…registered a career-high 12 PIM, Jan. 25 vs. VAN…played in England during the lockout, scoring 12-21-33 points with 39 PIM in 26 games with Coventry of the British Elite Ice Hockey League. During the NHL lockout, Beleskey played for the Coventry Blaze of the British Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). He posted 33 points (12 goals and 21 assists) in 26 games

CAREER: Signed a two-year contract extension through 2014-15, July 7, 2013…2011-12: Appeared in his fourth NHL season, collecting 4-11=15 points with 72 PIM in 70 games…set career highs in assists, points, PIM and games played…ranked tied for fourth on the club in PIM and tied for seventh in hits (104)…scored three of his four goals in a five-game stretch (3-1=4) from Jan. 18-Feb. 6 and all four in a nine-game span (4-1=5) from Jan. 10-Feb. 6…logged a season-high 17:10 TOI, Feb. 17 @ NJ…established a career high in assists with his eighth of the season, Feb. 8 vs. CGY…recorded a season-best +3 rating, Jan. 31 @ PHX…scored his first goal of the season on Jan. 10 vs. DAL, his first since Jan. 15, 2011 @ PHX…posted a career-high three-game assist streak (0-3=3) from Dec. 2-6, matching his career high for points in consecutive games (third time)…appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Oct. 21 vs. DAL…missed five games due to injury, including Jan. 21-24 (swollen right hand) and Oct. 7-14 (offseason shoulder surgery)...2010-11: Appeared in his third NHL season with Anaheim, making his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut…appeared in all six CQF games vs. NSH, scoring his first career postseason goal in Game 3, Apr. 17 @ Bridgestone Arena…made his playoff debut in Game 1 of the CQF on Apr. 13 vs. NSH…appeared in 35 regular-season games with the Ducks, collecting 3-7=10 points…had a career-tying two-game assist streak (0-2=2), Jan. 18-20…posted a season-tying two-game point streak (1-1=2), Jan. 12-15…matched a career high for points with his second career multi-point game (1-1=2), Jan. 7 vs. CBJ…suffered a concussion after crashing into the boards at 10:24 of the third period, Oct. 26 @ DAL...was placed on IR and missed 17 games due to the injury…appeared in 27 contests with Syracuse (AHL), scoring 11-13=24 points with 39 PIM…his .89 points-per-game ranked second on the club (min. 20 GP)…had eight multi-point games with the Crunch…underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, May 4…the surgery was performed by Ducks Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Orr Limpisvasti…2009-10: Appeared in 60 games for Anaheim in his rookie NHL season, collecting 11-7=18 points with 35 PIM…ranked tied for 10th among NHL rookies in goals, tied for third in GWG (3), seventh in hits (94) and 10th in shots (123)…among team leaders, finished sixth in goals and tied for fourth in GWG…recorded a pair of career-high three-game point streaks, including Mar. 19-23 (2-1=3) and Jan. 5-9 (3-0=3), which was also a personal best goal streak and tied for the longest by a rookie in 2009-10…set single-game career highs in points (2-0=2), goals, plus/minus (+3) and TOI (22:18), Apr. 9 @ STL…earned 5-1=6 points in January, ranking tied for second among NHL rookies in goal scoring for the month…scored his first career NHL goal (Howard), Jan. 5 vs. DET…collected his first NHL point (assist), Dec. 1 vs. LA…made his season debut with the Ducks, Oct. 24 vs. CBJ...was reassigned to San Antonio (AHL) on Nov. 1 before being assigned to Toronto (AHL), Nov. 17...was originally recalled from San Antonio for a three-game stint, Oct. 23…was recalled from Toronto on Nov. 29 for the remainder of the NHL season…began the season in the AHL, scoring 2-5=7 points with a +5 rating and 21 PIM in 15 games with San Antonio and Toronto…2008-09: Made his professional debut with Iowa (AHL) in 2008-09, scoring 11-24=35 points in 58 games…was recalled by Anaheim, Jan. 9 and made his NHL debut that night vs. TB, earning a +1 rating in 13:53 TOI…was reassigned to Iowa on Jan. 15 for the remainder of the regular season…Miscellaneous: Appeared in 258 career OHL games with Belleville from 2004-08, scoring 99-125=224 points with a +23 rating and 467 PIM…in 2007-08, established career highs in goals, assists and points while leading the Bulls in scoring…led the club and finished third in the OHL in postseason scoring en route an OHL championship appearance…in 2006-07, ranked fourth on the Bulls in scoring and third in assists…helped lead Belleville to the East Division title in the Eastern Conference…in 2005-06, finished the season tied for second in goals, recording 20-20=40 points with 119 PIM in 61 games…was selected to the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa.

PERSONAL: Graduated from St. Josephs High School (Barrie, Ontario) in 2006…has a younger sister, Erin, a student at the University of Ottawa…spent the summer in Toronto…worked for a moving company as his first job…says Wendel Clark was his favorite player growing up…lists Jose Bautista as his favorite athlete outside of hockey…enjoys playing golf and baseball in the offseason…San Shi Go in Newport Beach is his O.C. restaurant of choice…lists “Tosh.O” and “Sons of Anarchy” as his two top television shows…his favorite artists are Eric Church, Steve Aoki and Foster the People…@danieltosh is his favorite person to follow on Twitter.