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Matt Beleskey | Winger | #39

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 203
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 4 (112) / ANA
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Matt Beleskey will miss six weeks because of a knee injury.
Beleskey was injured in Saturday's game against the Sabres and he didn't play in tonight's game against Florida. Expect him to return in mid-January. The Bruins forward has two goals and three assists in 24 games this season. Dec 5 - 9:57 PM

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The injury sustained Saturday night by Matt Beleskey is to his right hip and could sideline him for at least a few games.

He took a clean hip check from Sabre defenseman Taylor Fedun and left the game with seconds left in the first period. Beleskey will be re-evaluated Monday. For now consider him day-to-day.
Dec 4 - 8:51 AM

Matt Beleskey left Saturday's match with Buffalo early with a lower body injury.

The wing absorbed a hit from Taylor Fedun that primarily effected his right leg, which is the likely injury. Nothing is known just yet, but we'll keep you posted on his status. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Dec 3 - 9:28 PM

Matt Beleskey had to leave Wednesday's practice early.

He was hit over the eye by a puck, but he is expected to play Thursday night. Beleskey has recorded just one goal and two assists in 15 games this season.
Nov 17 - 9:27 AM

Matt Beleskey scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

It's about time! Beleskey had just one assist coming into tonight's game, so the Bruins will welcome his production tonight. His goal at the 9:55 mark of the first period gave Boston a 2-1 lead. He helped set up Austin Czarnik's tally 2:30 later. Despite tonight's performance, you can leave Beleskey on the waiver wire in all fantasy formats. Torey Krug, Tim Schaller and David Backes also scored for the Bruins.
Nov 10 - 10:03 PM

Matt Beleskey was back in the Boston lineup against the Rangers Saturday night.

He was in the pressbox Thursday against the Lightning. Beleskey skated alongside Riley Nash and Austin Czarnik, essentially taking Jimmy Hayes' spot, who was scratched instead. Both Beleskey and Hayes are off to slow starts and they will contninue to rotate in and out of the Boston lineup until of them re-establishes himself.
Nov 6 - 9:36 AM

Matt Beleskey will be scratched on Thursday night against Tampa Bay.

"We need better from him," coach Claude Julien said. "We've done everything we can to help him out." Beleskey has no points and a minus-7 rating in the first nine games of the season.
Nov 3 - 1:43 PM

Matt Beleskey has been back on the third line alongside Riley Nash and Jimmy Hayes.

The line has combined for zero points, but they will remain together for now. "If I had some options I really felt I could use, I would do it," coach Claude Julien. "Right now, I think our fourth line is playing really good. The first line has been really good. David Krejci [on the No. 2 line] is starting to find his groove and needs to play with highly skilled players."
Nov 1 - 7:20 AM

Matt Beleskey started Tuesday's game versus Minnesota on the second line with David Krejci and Danton Heinen.

Beleskey had been playing on the third line, but the Bruins had to change things up because of an injury to David Backes. Beleskey doesn't have a point in six games this season.
Oct 26 - 7:35 AM

The combination of Matt Beleskey, Austin Czarnik and Jimmy Hayes has been quiet offensively after the first two games of the regular season.

They haven't picked up a point between them and have combined for a minus-9 rating. "The lines in between, you're hoping you can get a little bit more," coach Claude Julien said. "In Austin's case, since he's come back from the injury, he hasn't quite been the same player. You hope he can find his stride again. Beleskey and Hayes have played hard. But no results." The Bruins bench boss would like some contributions from other lines because the top one has all seven of the team's goals so far.
Oct 17 - 9:24 AM

Matt Beleskey scored in Thursday's 2-1 preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Beleskey scored the first goal of the game at the 2:34 mark of the first period. Colin Miller and Christian Ehrhoff picked up the assists on the Bruins' first goal. Seth Griffin also found the back of the net for Boston. Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin stopped all 11 shots he faced, while Malcolm Subban turned aside 16 of 17 shots.
Oct 6 - 9:45 PM

Matt Beleskey believes that Jimmy Vesey made "a bad decision" by signing with the Rangers.

Beleskey tweeted those words to Vesey's Twitter account after it was announced that the college free agent had signed with New York. The Bruins, who are Vesey's hometown team, were in the mix for his services, but they were unable to convince him to join their squad.
Aug 21 - 9:50 AM

Matt Beleskey has undergone successful surgery on his left hand.

His recovery time is slated to take six weeks. In his first season with the Bruins, Beleskey had 15 goals and 37 points in 80 games.
May 3 - 2:43 PM

Matt Beleskey might undergo a procedure on his hand/finger during the off-season, according to GM Don Sweeney.

He didn't finish the season on the sidelines, but playing through injuries isn't anything new for most NHL players. Beleskey posted 15 goals along with 22 assists and 65 penalty minutes in 80 games during his first season with the Boston Bruins.
Apr 14 - 11:05 AM

For the second time in three games, Matt Beleskey posted a goal and an assist.

Beleskey is now up to 15 goals and 37 points on the season. Now quite what Boston thought they were purchasing during the off-season, but not too shabby either.
Apr 2 - 12:32 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3David Backes
4Ryan Spooner
5Austin Czarnik
6Dominic Moore
7Tim Schaller
LW1Brad Marchand
2Matt Beleskey
3Anton Blidh
4Frank Vatrano
RW1David Pastrnak
2Jimmy Hayes
3Riley Nash
4Brian Ferlin
D1Torey Krug
2Zdeno Chara
3Adam McQuaid
4Brandon Carlo
5John-Michael Liles
6Kevan Miller
7Colin Miller
8Tommy Cross
9Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin