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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 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

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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.
Source: NHL.com
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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Matt Beleskey is likely to spend Saturday's game in the press box.

Beleskey did play on Thursday, but he was scratched in the two contests that preceded that game. He has two goals and seven points in 36 games.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 4 - 6:32 PM

Matt Beleskey, Joe Morrow and Colin Miller will each be scratched against the Stars on Sunday.

Beleskey has posted seven points with 38 PIMs and 77 hits in 35 games thus far. Miller meanwhile has picked up nine points along with 30 PIMs and 59 hits in 45 games.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 26 - 12:32 PM

Matt Beleskey will draw back into the lineup on Wednesday night.

He was a healthy scratch last Sunday against San Jose. Tim Schaller will head to the press box versus Anaheim on Wednesday to make room for Beleskey's return. He has contributed just seven points in 33 games this season.
Feb 22 - 3:47 PM

Depth Charts

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