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Matt Puempel

Left Wing

#73

Shoots:
Left
Height:
6.00
Weight:
208
Birthdate:
1993-01-24
Hometown:
Windsor
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Career

Acquired via trade from the Peterborough Petes in 2012.

Puempel collected the 2009-10 Emms Family Award as the OHL Rookie of the Year after scoring a league-best 33 goals and 64 points in his first season. He was also named the 2009-10 Canadian Hockey League Rookie of the Year.

A natural goal-scorer who shows great vision and creativity in his playmaking, Puempel was chosen in the first round (24th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators.

Statistics
Regular Season
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM
2012-13 Regular Season Kitchener Rangers 51 35 12 47 5 43
2011-12 Regular Season Peterborough Petes 30 17 16 33 -3 31
2010-11 Regular Season Peterborough Petes 55 34 35 69 -33 49
2009-10 Regular Season Peterborough Petes 59 33 31 64 -2 43
Total 195 119 94 213 -33 166
Playoffs
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM
2013 Playoffs Kitchener Rangers 10 3 4 7 -2 10
2010 Playoffs Peterborough Petes 4 1 1 2 0 6
Total 14 4 5 9 -2 16