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Matt Beleskey | Winger

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 204
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Matt Beleskey put home his 19th goal of the season as Anaheim fell to San Jose 6-3 on Thursday night.
It was a classic garbage goal as Beleskey put home the rebound Ryan Kesler set up for him. Beleskey finished the night with two shots and hits, and one block in 14:47 of work. He also now shares the team lead in goals with Corey Perry. Jan 30 - 3:08 AM

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Matt Beleskey scored his 18th of the year in the Ducks' 4-0 win over Vancouver on Tuesday.

Beleskey opened the scoring on a slap shot that somehow got past the glove of Ryan Miller. The goal turned out to be all the Ducks needed against a punch-less Vancouver team. Four different Ducks recorded goals as Kyle Palmieri, Patrick Maroon and Rickard Rickell all got on the score sheet. The Ducks have won six in row.
Jan 28 - 1:19 AM

Matt Beleskey had an eventful night with an assist and fight in his return to the lineup on Friday night.

After Coach Boudreau sat him for a game, Beleskey got the primary assist on Hampus Lindholm's goal in the second period, which proved to be the eventual game-winner. He would later answer Tim Sestito's bell call in the third. Beleskey now has 17 goals and 23 points with 29 PIMs on the season.
Jan 17 - 1:36 AM

Matt Beleskey will return to the Ducks lineup and skate as the fourth line left wing with Rickard Rakell and Devante Smith-Pelly against New Jersey on Friday night.

Beleskey was made a healthy scratch on Wednesday night despite being the second leading scorer on the team with 17 goals, and is shooting at an astounding 16.7%. In addition he's fourth on the team in hits with 97, but Coach Boudreau must be looking for more from the 26 year old. Here's a good opportunity for him to deliver.
Jan 16 - 8:09 PM

Matt Beleskey is a healthy scratch for the Ducks' tilt with Toronto on Wednesday.

Beleskey will sit in the press box despite leading the team with 17 goals. Rene Bourgue will draw into the lineup. It seems he is in Bruce Boudreau's dog house for the time being. Get him out of your lineups if you still can.
Jan 14 - 9:53 PM

Matt Beleskey has been practicing on the fourth line for the past two days.

Beleskey was playing on the second line with Ryan Kesler and Kyle Palmieri. Now it looks like Rene Bourque might take his spot. Beleskey has 17 goals and 22 points in 43 games this season.
Jan 14 - 8:48 AM

Forward Matt Beleskey scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in the Anaheim Ducks' 4-3 win over the visiting St. Louis Blues Friday night.

Beleskey has blossomed into a first-rate offensive performer. He has 16 goals and 20 assists. His goal Friday, at 10:55 of the third period, broke a 3-3 tie. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim's captain, opened the scoring in the first period with his 13th goal of the season. Also scoring for the Ducks were Andrew Cogliano (fifth) and Kyle Palmieri (sixth). Sami Vatanen contributed two assists for the winners and how has 17 on the season.
Jan 3 - 12:40 AM

Matt Beleskey recorded an assist in the Ducks' 3-2 overtime win vs. San Jose on Monday.

Beleskey has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He has 15 goals and 19 points in 36 games this season.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 08:22:00 AM

Matt Beleskey scored his 15th goal of the season in the third period of Thursday night's affair with Montreal to give the Ducks a 2-1 road win.

Beleskey is now tied for seventh in goals in the NHL with Evgeni Malkin, Patrick Kane and Joe Pavelski. The 26-year-old veteran only has three assists though, but is definitely an asset with his goal total. He now has 50 goals in his NHL career.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 11:29:00 PM

Matt Beleskey scored a goal in Anaheim's 2-1 victory Wednesday night.

Beleskey has 14 goals and 16 points in 30 games this season. He's been a nice source of secondary scoring for the Ducks so far, especially with Corey Perry missing significant portions of the season.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 07:58:00 AM

Matt Beleskey scored the game-winning goal in Anaheim's 3-2 win over Boston.

The goal was Beleskey's 12th of the season, which is a new career-high for him. Beleskey beat Rask with a shot right off the face-off to give Anaheim a 3-1 lead in the game. The 26-year-old has been quite a surprise this season. He is currently on pace to score 38 goals, but he isn't likely to reach that number. Sami Vatanen and Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for the Ducks.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 12:51:00 AM

Matt Beleskey scored his 10th of the season and added an assist in the Ducks 3-2 win over Calgary on Tuesday.

When you're hot, you're hot as Beleskey got a little puck luck on both points he notched in this game. The 26 year-old has three goals in four games and is showing some goal scoring prowess this season. Considering he scored just nine goals in 55 games last season, he is off to a red hot start. Corey Perry and Kyle Palmieri each added a goal in the win.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 01:51:00 AM

Matt Beleskey scored a goal in a 4-3 shootout loss against the Calgary Flames.

Beleskey only has one assist this season, but he's found the back of the net eight times. He's probably not going to maintain his current 14.0 shooting percentage though given how he's done historically.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 08:24:00 AM

Matt Beleskey scored a goal in Anaheim's 3-2 shootout loss on Friday.

It was the second straight game where Beleskey found the back of the net. It's been an unusual season for him because he has seven goals and no assists in 15 contests. That's quite a deviation from the norm for a player that's never scored more than 11 goals in a single season. Don't count on Beleskey to even come close to maintaining his current goal scoring pace for the entire season.
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 09:22:00 AM

Matt Beleskey scored his sixth goal of the season on the power-play in a 3-2 overtime loss to Anaheim on Tuesday.

Beleskey got the Ducks rally started with a power-play goal set up nicely by Ryan Kesler and Sami Vatanen in the second period. The big winger also had five shots and stepped up his play with the absence of Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry. Emerson Etem scored the other goal for the Ducks in the loss. Beleskey has six goals on the season but still no assists.
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 02:10:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Rickard Rakell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Matt Beleskey
RW1Corey Perry
2Andrew Cogliano
3Tim Jackman
4Kyle Palmieri
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Rene Bourque
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Ben Lovejoy
5Sami Vatanen
6Eric Brewer
7Clayton Stoner
8Sheldon Souray
G1Frederik Andersen
2Ilya Bryzgalov