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Matt Beleskey | Winger | #39

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 6/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 203
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 4 (112) / ANA
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Matt Beleskey (foot) was able to participate in Saturday's preseason game.
Beleskey was injured on Monday, but fortunately it wasn't serious. "I definitely did not want a broken foot to start the year, so I’m glad that I was fine," said Beleskey. "I took a puck in the face during warm-ups and the shot to the foot in the third, so that’s quite a good start to the year. But hopefully, I’ve got those out of the way now." He had three goals and eight points in 49 games last season. Sep 24 - 4:03 AM

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Matt Belsekey, who injured his foot in Monday's pre-season opener against Montreal, returned to practice Friday.

The Bruins expect Belesky to suit up in one of the team's next two games. If youngsters Anders Bjoork and Jake DeBrusk hold down the two top-line jobs they are competing for, Belesky is looking at a third or fourth-line role. That will make him relatively meaningless from a fanatasy perspective to start the season.
Sep 23 - 9:08 AM

Matt Beleskey sustained a foot contusion on Monday.

The Bruins announced that Beleskey is day-to-day as a result. Given that there's still a fair amount of time before the start of the regular season, this news isn't particularly concerning.
Sep 21 - 12:09 PM

Matt Beleskey will draw into the lineup for Game 6 Sunday afternoon.

The Bruins needed to make a change because David Krejci was hurt on Friday and isn't available for Game 6. Beleskey has no points and a minus-two rating in two playoff games in 2017.
Apr 23 - 2:17 PM

Matt Beleskey and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson are both scratched for Game 5 against Ottawa on Friday.

Beleskey has posted three shots on net, but no points through two games played and an average of just 8:42 of ice time. Karlsson has not yet made his postseason debut.
Apr 21 - 6:45 PM

Matt Beleskey will miss consecutive playoff games, scratched in Game 4 against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

Beleskey was scratched in Game 3, skating for less than 10 minutes in each of the first two playoff games. He was pointless and a minus-2, with three shots on goal. Sitting in the press box with Beleskey will be Tommy Cross, replaced in the lineup with Collin Miller, Sean Kuraly and jakob Forsbacka Karlsson. Jimmy Hayes not be suiting up either.
Apr 19 - 7:18 PM

Matt Beleskey will be a healthy scratch in Game 3 against Ottawa on Monday.

Dominic Moore will take Beleskey spot in the lineup. Beleskey has no points and a minus-2 rating in two games this postseason. Jimmy Hayes, Matt Grzelcyk and Malcolm Subban will also be scratched in this one.
Apr 17 - 7:03 PM

Matt Beleskey will be scratched against the Predators on Tuesday.

Through 43 games this season Beleskey has posted three goals and eight points along with 43 PIMs and 93 hits.
Mar 28 - 6:53 PM

Matt Beleskey has returned from his family leave.

Beleskey took part in Monday's practice. He was unavailable for Saturday's contest because his wife was in labor.
Mar 27 - 11:23 AM

Matt Beleskey is on family leave and will consequently miss Saturday's contest.

Beleskey has three goals and eight points in 43 games this season. Jimmy Hayes is drawing into the lineup.
Mar 25 - 1:42 PM

Matt Beleskey (head) was able to play on Monday.

Beleskey was struck in the head by a shot during Thursday's game and that put his availability for Monday's contest into question. He ended up having a minus-one rating and one shot on goal in 12:02 minutes of ice time.
Mar 21 - 1:47 AM

Matt Beleskey said he was feeling OK after taking a shot to the side of the head on Thursday.

He posted on Twitter: "Doing alright just a scary moment. Thanks for the kind words. Really could have used that assist (though)." The Bruins didn't release anything official on his status, but it sounds like he could be available for Monday's match against Toronto. We'll leave him as day-to-day for now.
Mar 18 - 8:42 AM

Interim coach Bruce Cassidy didn't know the status of Matt Beleskey after Thursday's loss to Edmonton.

He was struck on the right side of the head by a shot from teammate Patrice Bergeron and went off the ice bloody. "He's a hard-nosed kid. Hopefully he's all right," Cassidy said. "That's very unfortunate for him. I don't know what else to say. Hopefully he'll be fine."
Mar 17 - 8:16 AM

It'll be Matt Beleskey and not Tim Schaller (lower body) who'll play on Saturday against the Flyers.

Beleskey has posted just two goals and seven points along with 38 PIMs and 79 hits across 36 games this season.
Mar 11 - 12:15 PM

Matt Beleskey will be a healthy scratch when the Boston Bruins host the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday.

Beleskey has dressed only four of the last 10 games. Tonight's game will be his third straight scratch. He won't be lonely though. Joining him in the press box will be John-Michael Liles, Joe Morrow and Peter Cehlarik, replaced by Jimmy Hayes.
Mar 8 - 8:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Riley Nash
LW1Brad Marchand
2Jake DeBrusk
3Frank Vatrano
4Matt Beleskey
5Sean Kuraly
6Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2Anders Bjork
3David Backes
4Noel Acciari
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Kevan Miller
7Paul Postma
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin