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Matt Pelech | Winger

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/4/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 235
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The San Jose Sharks have sent Matt Pelech to the minors.
Pelech has played six games in the NHL this season, scoring once and has played nine times in the AHL, also scoring once. Just an FYI. Sun, Dec 8, 2013 10:03:00 AM

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Matt Pelech scored his first goal of the season.

Pelech was recalled just prior to the game and took full advantage of the opportunity. He had seven points and 238 penalty minutes in 58 AHL contests last season.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 11:32:00 AM

Matt Pelech has been recalled by San Jose.

He suited up in the big club's regular-season opener prior to being sent down to the minors.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 04:28:00 PM

Matt Pelech has been returned to the minors.

He dressed in San Jose's 4-1 win over Vancover Thursday night. Pelech had two penalty minutes, one shot and two hits in only 5:01 of ice time.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 02:42:00 PM

Matt Pelech has been summoned by the San Jose Sharks.

Pelech doesn't have any offensive upside, but he spends a lot of time in the sin bin. He would be a great source of penalty minutes if he ever manages to secure a fourth line spot.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 02:19:00 PM

Matt Pelech wants to make a good impression in Monday night's preseason contest versus Vancouver.

"Obviously I bring a physical aspect to the game and part of my job is to protect my teammates, but I'm not going in there looking for it," he said. "I'm going in there to try to do what I can do to help the team win. I know it's exhibition and wins and losses aren't always in the forefront, but if I want to stay up here, I've got to show that I can contribute to wins." Pelech, who has three assists and 16 penalty minutes in seven NHL outings, is hoping to stay up with the San Jose Sharks this year.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 04:33:00 PM

Matt Pelech has been returned to the minors.

He didn't get to play with the Sharks during his latest call-up to the big club. Pelech has skated in two games with San Jose this season and they both came in mid-February.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 04:08:00 PM

Matt Pelech has been summoned from the minors by San Jose.

He has no points, six hits and seven penalty minutes in two NHL contests with the Sharks this season.
Sat, Mar 9, 2013 03:08:00 PM

Matt Pelech has been sent back to AHL Worcester.

He suited up in Tuesday's game versus St. Louis and logged 6:43 of ice time. In two NHL appearances this season, Pelech has seven penalty minutes and six hits.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 04:39:00 PM

The San Jose Sharks have recalled Matt Pelech from the minors.

The tough wingers has played only one game for the Sharks this season and managed to get into a fight with Jared Boll of the Blue Jackets. He was selected in the first round, 26th overall in 2005 by Calgary as a defenseman but has played up front this season. He has played in only six NHL games in his career.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 11:22:00 AM

Matt Pelech has been returned to the minors by San Jose.

He played one game with the big club and logged 11:23 of ice time against Columbus on Feb. 11. Pelech dropped the gloves with Jackets pugilist Jared Boll early in the first period and he finished the game with five hits.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 06:27:00 PM

Matt Pelech will make his season debut on Monday.

Pelech is capable of serving as both a defenseman and a forward and the Sharks intend to use him as the latter on Monday. Either way, Pelech doesn't do much offensively, but he does spend a ton of time in the sin bin. He has 177 penalty minutes in just 34 AHL games this season.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 03:14:00 PM

Matt Pelech has agreed to terms with AHL Worcester.

Pelech had eight points and 168 penalty minutes in 59 AHL games last season. He was taken by the Calgary Flames in the first round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, but has only played in five career NHL games.
Source: AHL.com
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 02:25:00 PM

Matt Pelech has been sent to the minors by the San Jose Sharks.

Pelech signed with the Sharks after the Flames did not qualify him in the off-season. The former first round pick of Calgary, 26th overall, in the 2005 Entry Draft had five points and 198 penalty minutes in 59 AHL games last season will play for Worcester of the AHL.
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 12:20:00 PM

Matt Pelech has inked a one-year deal with the San Jose Sharks.

Pelech became an unrestricted free agent after Calgary decided not to present him with a qualifying offer. He had five points and 198 penalty minutes in 59 AHL games last season.
Thu, Jul 7, 2011 11:01:00 AM

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