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Shawn Matthias | Winger | #18

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 223
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (47) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Shawn Matthias now has 10 points in 17 games with the Avalanche.
The 28-year-old collected his fifth goal and assist during Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Nashville. Matthias is no revelation for Colorado, but that kind of production can get a job on any team. Apr 6 - 1:45 AM

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Shawn Matthias had the game-winning goal in Monday's 4-3 win over Nashville.

He gave the Avalanche a 4-1 lead in the third period and was credited with the winner after the Predators nearly came back to tie it. Matthias cashed in on a breakaway with 7:47 remaining. It was his 10th goal of the season and eighth point in 14 games with Colorado.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 29 - 11:38 AM

Shawn Matthias has three goals and four assists in 11 contests since joining the Colorado Avalanche.

The Avalanche acquired Matthias from Toronto on Feb. 21. At the time he had a modest six goals and 17 points in 51 games with the Maple Leafs. "It's been a great fit. I fit in well with the style of play and the guys," said Matthias. "It's been a good experience, a good opportunity, and this is a good team and I'm playing with two great hockey players." Matthias has been playing alongside Gabriel Landeskog and Carl Soderberg. If that line stays intact then it wouldn't be shocking for Matthias to stay strong for the remainder of the season.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 24 - 10:34 AM

Shawn Matthias found the back of the net in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Anaheim.

Matthias was acquired from the Maple Leafs prior to the trade deadline and he seems to have fit in well with his new team. The 28-year-old had five goals in 50 games with Toronto, but he's scored four times in eight games for Colorado.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 10 - 10:46 AM

Shawn Matthias opened the scoring versus the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.

It was Matthias' eight goal of the season, giving him twenty points in fifty-seven games played. Francois Beauchemin and Carl Soderberg assisted on the goal.
Mar 8 - 12:44 AM

Shawn Matthias scored in his first game with Colorado on Wednesday night.

He tied the game at 1-1 after another former member of the Maple Leafs, Nick Spaling, opened the scoring for San Jose. Matthias scored on a rebound on a shot by Carl Soderberg.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 25 - 9:29 AM

Shawn Matthias is expected to make his Avalanche debut on Wednesday against San Jose.

He has taken care of his work visa issue and is slated to join his new teammates for the morning skate. Matthias is projected to play with Carl Soderberg and Blake Comeau.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 23 - 5:45 PM

Shawn Matthias hasn't joined the Avalanche yet because of work visa issues.

"I have to stay here a little while and work on my visa, until I can get back into the States," said Matthias, who was still in Toronto on Sunday. "I'm not too sure how it all works but they got some people working on it now, so hopefully I'll be taking off shortly and joining the team." It's unclear if he will be available to play Wednesday against the San Jose Sharks.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 22 - 1:34 PM

The Colorado Avalanche acquired Shawn Matthias from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Colin Smith and a fourth round draft pick in 2016.

Matthias had six goals and 11 assists in 51 games in his first season with the Maple Leafs. The 28-year-old has shown that he can chip in offensively every once in a while, but he's better served as a bottom-six forward on a good team. The move to Colorado still won't make him relevant in standard fantasy leagues.
Feb 21 - 2:32 PM

Shawn Matthias (neck) returned to action on Saturday.

Matthias played 12:08 and opened the scoring with his sixth goal of the season. The veteran has 17 points in 50 games and has no real fantasy value playing with the Maple Leafs.
Feb 21 - 3:22 AM

Shawn Matthias (neck) was on the ice before Wednesday's practice.

He skated with injured teammates Tyler Bozak and Milan Michalek, but won't play Thursday night. Matthias has been sidelined for the last four games.
Source: Toronto Sun
Feb 18 - 8:44 AM

Shawn Matthias didn't participate in Monday's practice because of whiplash.

He won't accompany his teammates to Calgary, where they will play on Tuesday night. Matthias should be considered day-to-day for now.
Feb 8 - 12:43 PM

Shawn Matthias scored his fifth goal of the year in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over New Jersey.

He has two points in his last two games, but has struggled to produce for most of the season. Matthias has 16 points in 49 matches.
Feb 5 - 9:09 AM

Shawn Matthias has picked up a goal and an assist in his last two games.

He has been taking on a larger role with the Maple Leafs since James van Riemsdyk was injured. Matthias has been playing well alongside Tyler Bozak and P.A. Parenteau, but right now he still isn't worth targeting for your fantasy roster.
Jan 18 - 10:52 AM

Shawn Matthias is going to start Wednesday's game versus Columbus alongside Tyler Bozak and P.A. Parenteau.

He will get the first look at trying to fill in for injured winger James van Riemsdyk. Matthias has recorded just three goals and 12 points in 39 games this season.
Jan 12 - 10:49 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Mikkel Boedker
3Shawn Matthias
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
6Andrew Agozzino
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Blake Comeau
4Jack Skille
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nick Holden
5Eric Gelinas
6Nikita Zadorov
7Chris Bigras
8Andrew Bodnarchuk
9Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard