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Matt Read | Winger

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
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Matt Read had a goal and an assist in Philadelphia's 5-2 victory on Sunday.
Read had been held off the scoresheet in his previous six games. He now has 21 goals and 38 points in 71 contests in 2013-14. The 27-year-old is likely to get 40-50 points next season. Apr 7 - 10:40 AM

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Matt Read netted his 20th goal of the season on Monday.

Read has reached the 20-goal milestone in two of his three campaigns, with the shortened season being the only exception. Despite that, his fantasy value is limited in standard leagues and at the age of 27, we doubt he's going to take a major step up in the years to come.
Mar 25 - 10:57 AM

Matt Read had an assist in Philadelphia's 3-2 overtime win against Chicago.

That extends Read's point streak to three games. He now has 19 goals and 35 points in 61 contests in 2013-14.
Mar 19 - 10:06 AM

Matt Read potted a shorthanded goal in Philadelphia's 4-3 victory against Pittsburgh on Sunday.

He scored on a Flyers' penalty kill against the Penguins on Saturday as well and is currently tied for the NHL lead with four shorthanded tallies on the year.
Mar 17 - 10:25 AM

Matt Read potted a pair of goals in Philadelphia's 4-0 victory versus Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon.

He now has 18 markers and 33 points in 59 appearances. He also scored once shorthanded to give him three on the campaign. Sean Couturier assisted on both of Read's goals. Scott Hartnell had a power-play goal in the win.
Mar 15 - 3:57 PM

Matt Read had two assists in Philadelphia's 6-4 win against Washington on Wednesday.

Read has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He has 16 goals and 31 points in 56 games this season.
Mar 6 - 10:36 AM

Matt Read scored a goal and added an assist for the Flyers in a 7-3 blowout loss to San Jose.

With 28 points in 53 games this season, Read is on pace to score at a pace similar to his first two NHL seasons, which is quite reasonable for a depth forward. Brayden Schenn and Andrej Meszaros also found the back of the net in the losing effort for Philly.
Feb 27 - 10:39 PM

Matt Read scored a goal and registered an assist in Philadelphia's 5-3 loss to Anaheim Thursday night.

Read now has 14 goals and 11 assists in 48 games this season. Rookie Michael Raffl and Vincent Lecavalier also scored for the Flyers.
Jan 31 - 4:40 AM

Matt Read scored a pair of goals in Philadelphia's 4-3 shootout loss to the Islanders on Monday afternoon.

Read has potted six of his 13 goals against the Isles this season. He also got his second shorthanded marker of the year in Monday's contest. Wayne Simmonds had the Flyers' other goal in the loss.
Jan 20 - 4:15 PM

Matt Read has been very effective against the New York Islanders this season.

Read has four goals in three contests against the Islanders and just 11 goals overall. That makes one of the players to watch going into the Flyers' afternoon contest against the Islanders on Monday.
Jan 20 - 9:35 AM

Matt Read had an assist in his return from a concussion in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Buffalo.

Read missed six contests due to the head injury. "I've gotta say it was a long two weeks watching the boys battle out there and I couldn't be a part of it," Read said. "I felt good. (Berube) talked about just getting the first shift, getting the hit, finding your legs and having fun out there. It was a seesaw battle out there, but it's good to get the first two points." Read logged 18:42 minutes rather than being eased back into the lineup.
Jan 15 - 10:01 AM

Matt Read (concussion) will be back in Philadelphia's lineup on Tuesday.

Read was out for six consecutive games. Flyers coach Craig Berube said that he wouldn't hesitate to use Read in all situations in his return.
Jan 14 - 12:26 PM

Matt Read (concussion) remains a possibility for Tuesday's game.

Read has missed six straight contests. He has 10 goals and 19 points in 39 contests in 2013-14. "He is getting closer," GM Paul Holmgren said. "We will make a decision after [Tuesday] morning's skate."
Jan 14 - 10:03 AM

Matt Read (concussion) will not play on Sunday but could be in the lineup on Tuesday.

Read has missed the last five games with the concussion. He has 10 goals and 19 points with a minus-seven rating in 39 games.
Jan 12 - 9:27 AM

Matt Read (concussion) participated in part of Philadelphia's practice on Friday.

Read appeared stayed on the ice longer than initially planned. Although he passed his original baseline tests, the Flyers have confirmed that he's been dealing with concussion-like symptoms.
Jan 10 - 3:45 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Brayden Schenn
4Vincent Lecavalier
5Scott Laughton
6Ryan White
LW1R.J. Umberger
2Matt Read
3Zac Rinaldo
4Jay Rosehill
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Jason Akeson
5Zack Stortini
D1Mark Streit
2Braydon Coburn
3Andrew MacDonald
4Nicklas Grossmann
5Michael Del Zotto
6Luke Schenn
7Nick Schultz
8Kimmo Timonen
9Chris Pronger
G1Steve Mason
2Ray Emery