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Jonathan Matsumoto | Center | #40

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/13/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 184
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (79) / PHI

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Jon Matsumoto will spend the 2014-15 campaign in Germany.
Matsumoto had six goals and 11 points in 29 games with the AHL San Antonio Rampage in 2013-14. The 27-year-old forward has two goals in 14 career NHL contests. Tue, May 27, 2014 06:44:00 PM

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Florida has placed Jonathan Matsumoto on waivers with the intention of sending him to the minors.

The Panthers also waived Michael Caruso, Scott Timmins and Greg Rallo. If they clear then they'll head to AHL as well.
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 03:16:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto has signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Florida Panthers.

Matsumoto had 15 goals and 33 points in 65 games with Florida last season. He's a depth forward that might end up getting a bit of playing time at the NHL level as an injury replacement.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013 01:28:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto has been assigned to the minors by the San Jose Sharks.

The team announced that 16 players, who normally would have been attending rookie training camp this week, have been sent to Worcester of the AHL. Matsumoto was among that list that also included Freddie Hamilton, Bracken Kearns and Matt Irwin.
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 03:29:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto has agreed to a one-year deal with the San Jose Sharks.

Matsumoto previously announced that he would join San Jose, but now it's official. He had 10 goals and 16 assists in 35 AHL games last season.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 04:59:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto announced via his Twitter page that he is now a member of the San Jose Sharks.

He said he was excited to be joining the organization, but the team has not announced the signing yet. Matsumoto spent the vast majority of the 2011-12 season with the AHL's San Antonio Rampage, while suiting up in one game with the Florida Panthers.
Wed, Jul 4, 2012 11:39:00 AM

Jonathan Matsumoto has been summoned from the minors by Florida.

He was traded to the Panthers in a four-player swap on Jan. 18 and has amassed 15 points in 14 games with AHL San Antonio since the deal. Matsumoto appeared in 13 NHL contests with Carolina last season and he posted two goals.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 02:52:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto has been shipped to the Florida Panthers.

He was acquired on Wednesday as part of a deal to land Evgenii Dadonov from Florida. Matumoto has notched 13 goals and 34 points in 41 games with Carolina's AHL affiliate in Charlotte this season. He skated in 13 contests with the Hurricanes last year and scored just two goals during his brief tenure at the NHL level.
Thu, Jan 19, 2012 08:18:00 AM

Jonathan Matsumoto has been selected to participate in the AHL All-Star game.

The 25-year-old forward is really no longer a prospect but he has done well in Charlotte this season with 29 points in 35 games. Matsumoto will likely be called up to Carolina at some point this year but his impact and tenure will be limited.
Thu, Jan 5, 2012 11:22:00 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have sent Jonathan Matsumoto to the minors.

Matsumoto has two goals and a minus-four rating in 13 games with the Hurricanes this season. He will report to AHL Charlotte.
Tue, Jan 11, 2011 01:36:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto has been called up by the Carolina Hurricanes.

Matsumoto has 10 goals and 24 points in 25 AHL games this season. He also has two goals in 11 contests with the Hurricanes.
Fri, Jan 7, 2011 05:47:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto has been sent down to AHL Charlotte.

Matsumoto logged 5:27 minutes of playing time in Wednesday's 4-0 victory against Ottawa. He might end up being called back up before Saturday's game against New Jersey.
Fri, Dec 31, 2010 10:09:00 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have called up Jonathan Matsumoto.

Matsumoto had two goals in 10 games in his previous stint with the Hurricanes. He's put up great numbers at the AHL level, but he might not get enough playing time to warrant picking up in fantasy leagues.
Wed, Dec 29, 2010 12:26:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto passed through waivers and has been sent to the minors.

The center had two goals in his ten game stint with the Hurricanes. He was made redundant when Carolina traded for center Ryan Carter.
Thu, Nov 25, 2010 01:03:00 PM

Jonathan Matsumoto was placed on waivers by the Hurricanes on Wednesday.

The intent is to assign him to the minors. His spot on the roster has been filled by recent trade acquisition Ryan Carter.
Source: Canes Now
Thu, Nov 25, 2010 06:53:00 AM

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