Matt Pope (RW)
2011-12: Signed by HERSHEY to PTO on 11/15/11...Made BEARS debut on 11/18/11 at Syracuse…Released from PTO on 11/24/11…Signed by
HERSHEY to PTO on 11/28/11…Scored his first goal and added his first assist with the BEARS, was plus-2 and was named number three star on
12/2/11 at Syracuse…Scored for the second consecutive night and was plus-1 on 12/3/11 vs. Portland…Recorded one assist and was plus-1 on
12/4/11 at Bridgeport…Tallied the game-winning goal and was plus-1 on 12/9/11 at Connecticut…Assigned to South Carolina (ECHL) on 1/26/12…
Recalled from South Carolina (ECHL) on 1/31/12…Scored one goal on 2/22/12 at Rochester…Registered one goal and was plus-1 on 2/25/12 vs. Norfolk…Scored the game-tying goal and was named number three star on 3/4/12 vs. Springfield…Scored the game-tying goal on 3/10/12 at St. John's…Picked up one assist on 3/21/12 vs. St. John's…Recorded one assist and was plus-1 on 4/13/12 at Portland.
2009-10: Appeared in first game of season on Oct. 2 vs. Houston -Returned from injury Dec. 19 vs. Lake Erie for first game since Oct. 29 (22 games) -Collected his first point of the season (assist) on Jan. 8 vs. Hershey -Recalled by Manitoba Feb. 24.
2008-09: Selected to ECHL All-Rookie Team and named a starter in 2009 ECHL All-Star Game.
CAREER: Ranks tenth in Bemidji State Division I history with 71 career points and ninth with 33 career goals... 2007-08…Led Bemidji State in goals, was fourth in points, and third in penalty minutes during his senior season -2006-07…Three of his five goals were game-winning goals in his junior year.