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Shawn Matthias | Winger

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 223
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Shawn Matthias had several opportunities to get the Leafs on the board in Saturday's 2-0 loss to Boston, but he failed every time.
Matthias had three breakaway attempts in the first 50 minutes of the game. He was stopped by Tuukka Rask each time. The 27-year-old has two goals and six points in 20 games this season. He won't be a fantasy option going forward. Nov 22 - 9:43 AM
Source: Toronto Sun

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Shawn Matthias scored the game-winning goal for Toronto in its 4-2 victory against Vancouver.

James van Riemsdyk, PA Parenteau, and Joffrey Lupul netted the Maple Leafs' other three markers. Nazem Kadri, Leo Komarov, Peter Holland, Jake Gardiner, Tyler Bozak, Roman Polak, Nick Spaling, and Daniel Winnik each finished the game with an assist.
Nov 14 - 10:44 PM

Shawn Matthias notched an assist Thursday night in a 2-1 shootout win against Nashville.

He set up Tyler Bozak for the game-tying goal shortly after Shea Weber gave the Predators the lead. Matthias has registered an assist in each of his past two games to give him four points in 15 matches.
Nov 13 - 9:31 AM

Shawn Matthias will be back in the Leafs' lineup Friday night.

He missed Toronto's game against Ottawa last Saturday because of a shoulder injury. Matthias is projected to play alongside Brad Boyes and Nazem Kadri.
Oct 16 - 5:06 PM

Look for Shawn Matthias to return to action next week.

The Leafs don't play again until Friday against Columbus giving Matthias an extra five days to fully recover from a minor shoulder injury.
Oct 11 - 12:46 PM

Shawn Matthias, will miss the game against the Senators Saturday night with what is being described as a minor injury.

Scott Harrington and Frank Corrado are the other scratches for the Leafs. Michael Grabner and Roman Polak will replace Matthias and Harrington against the Sens.
Oct 10 - 7:28 PM

It sounds like the addition of Mike Babcock made the Toronto Maple Leafs a more desirable team for Shawn Matthias.

"This is where I wanted to go, and he's a big part of that," Matthias told "We had a good meeting. I got home and talked to my dad, and everything (with the Maple Leafs) seemed to be going in the right direction. I don't see why anyone would not want to play here. It's going to be amazing."
Aug 22 - 12:58 PM

Shawn Matthias wants to stay in Toronto longer than just one season.

Matthias inked a one-year contract with the Leafs earlier this off-season and it's no secret that he'd like to stay beyond the 2015-16 season. "Every day I’m a Leaf I’m going to be pumped up and do what I can for the Toronto Maple Leafs," he said in a recent phone interview. "Hopefully it’s for a lot longer than what I’m signed for, but that’s out of my control. I’ve got to prove to them that I belong here and show them that I really do care about being with this organization and how badly I want it. That’s my goal." The 27-year-old is from nearby Mississauga, Ontario.
Aug 9 - 10:41 AM

Shawn Matthias is among three Maple Leafs additions included in's 10 best analytics signings of the offseason.

With a weak free agent class and a salary cap that didn't rise much, teams have gotten great value on the free agent market. Matthias was signed to a one-year, $2.3 million contract. He's a versatile forward who can slot in at either center or wing and can play a two-way game. The 27-year-old had 18 goals and 27 points last season. Other Maple Leafs in this list were Daniel Winnik and P.A. Parenteau.
Jul 18 - 3:17 PM

Shawn Matthias has inked a one-year, $2.3 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Matthias had 18 goals and 27 points in 78 games with Vancouver in 2014-15. He's a versatile forward in the sense that he can play up and middle or the wing, which will come in handy for the Maple Leafs as they might trade more of their veterans for prospects and picks after moving Phil Kessel.
Jul 6 - 10:27 AM

Look for Shawn Matthias to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Matthias had an 18 goal season for the Canucks and while he gave them some nice secondary scoring, GM Jim Benning thinks that Matthias will see what free agency offers him. He should get more than the $1.85 he earned last season.
Jun 20 - 9:17 AM

Shawn Matthias scored a goal in Vancouver’s 4-2 loss to Calgary on Sunday.

Matthias’ goal at the 9:09 mark of the first period tied the game one. Unfortunately for the Canucks, the Flames answered with three unanswered goals. Radim Vrbata and Nick Bonino picked up the assists on the Matthias goal. The Canucks now find themselves down two games to one. Jannik Hansen also scored a goal for Vancouver. This series has been extremely physical and it was much of the same on Sunday night. There’s no reason to believe that these two teams will tone down the physicality throughout the series.
Apr 20 - 12:49 AM

Shawn Matthias (undisclosed) could return to action in time for Game 1.

Matthias missed the last two games of the regular season but according to the Vancouver Province, he sounded optimistic with regards to playing in Game 1. He finished the season with 18 goals and 27 points so he gives the Canucks some nice secondary scoring.
Apr 13 - 10:20 AM

Shawn Matthias is out Thursday due to an undisclosed injury.

Matthias will likely play Saturday in the season finale and if not he'll definitely be in Game 1. He's one of many players being rested Thursday as teams get ready for the playoffs. With Matthias out, Sven Baertschi will likely draw into the lineup.
Apr 9 - 2:29 PM

Shawn Matthias centered Chris Higgins and Linden Vey at practice.

Coach Willie Desjardins shuffled a couple of his lines on Saturday as Nick Bonino also switched and was between Derek Dorsett and Radim Vrbata. Look for the Canucks to take these lines into Sunday's game against St. Louis.
Mar 1 - 9:35 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nazem Kadri
2Tyler Bozak
3Peter Holland
4Nick Spaling
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Joffrey Lupul
3Shawn Matthias
4Daniel Winnik
5Michael Grabner
RW1Leo Komarov
2P. A. Parenteau
3Brad Boyes
4Byron Froese
5Nathan Horton
D1Dion Phaneuf
2Morgan Rielly
3Jake Gardiner
4Roman Polak
5Matt Hunwick
6Martin Marincin
7Frank Corrado
G1James Reimer
2Jonathan Bernier