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Matt Dalton (G)

Providence Bruins

Name: Matt Dalton
Number: 30
Position: G
Shoots: L
Height: 6-1
Weight: 196
Birthdate: 1986-07-04
Birth place: Clinton, ON

Biography

CAREER: 2009-10: Split first professional season between Providence and Reading of the ECHL… Went 0-4-1 with 3.26 goals-against-average and .904 save percentage in six games for P-Bruins… Compiled 22-20-4 mark for Royals, along with one shutout, 3.47 GAA and .906 save percentage in 46 regular season games… Finished third in ECHL in minutes (2,735) and second in saves (1,524)… Added 10-6 record in postseason for Reading, along with 3.02 GAA and .914 save percentage as club advanced to American Conference Finals… Selected as Reading’s Team Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year and Fan’s Choice… Made pro debut on October 11 vs. Hartford, allowing three goals in loss… Earned first pro win in shootout victory at Trenton on November 14, stopping 27 shots plus all five shootout attempts… Enjoyed seven-game unbeaten-in-regulation streak for Reading in December, going 6-0-1… Made career-best 52 saves in loss at Trenton on February 5… Recorded first career shutout in 36-save effort vs. Johnstown on March 20… Went unbeaten-in-regulation in five straight games in March, going 3-0-2… Made professional playoff debut for Reading in overtime loss at Kalamazoo on April 6… Earned first career playoff win at Kalamazoo on April 7… Won eight straight playoff contests from April 12 to May 4, beginning with 77-minute marathon vs. Kalamazoo… Made postseason career-high 45 saves on May 1 at Cincinnati… Allowed two goals or fewer in 20 of 62 games for Royals and also blocked 40 or more shots on 12 occasions… 2008-09: Set career-highs in games (31), wins (19), shutouts (2), GAA (2.19) and save percentage (.921) as sophomore at Bemidji State University… Helped 16th seed Beavers earn first Frozen Four berth in school history as they became lowest seeded team to reach Frozen Four in NCAA Tournament history… Led all goalies with 1.94 GAA in league play… Surrendered one goal or less on 13 occasions… Earned first victory in CHA play with overtime win November 8 at Alabama-Huntsville… Recorded two shutouts (November 28 vs. Michigan Tech and February 6 vs. Alabama-Huntsville)… Had 30 saves or more six times, including collegiate career-high 36 stops in loss January 2 vs. North Dakota… Won six straight starts from November 22 to December 28, five straight starts from January 24 to February 7, and four straight starts from March 13-29… Named INCH National Player of the Week and Beaver Pride Male Athlete of the Week in February… Was HCA National Player of the Month Honorable mention pick for February after going 4-4-1 with one shutout, 1.49 GAA and .945 save percentage… Named CHA Defensive Player of the Week four times… Allowed just three goals in Bemidji State’s two CHA Tournament games, earning wins over Alabama-Huntsville and Robert Morris to capture CHA Tournament title and automatic bid to NCAA Tournament… Named to CHA All-Tournament Team… Was Second-Team All-CHA selection… Allowed two goals in wins over Notre Dame and Cornell in Midwest Regional en route to being named to NCAA All-Midwest Regional Team… Signed to entry-level contract by Boston on April 22… 2007-08: Made collegiate debut on October 19 vs. Merrimack, suffering loss… Earned first career college win with 25-save shutout on January 5 vs. Minnesota-Duluth, leading to CHA Defensive Player of the Week honors… Of five appearances in net as freshman, four were starts and all came against non-conference opponents.

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Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP GA Mins Saves GAA SV% W L OT SOW SOL SOGA SOA SO% SO
2010-11 Regular Season Providence Bruins 16 46 862 388 3.20 0.894 7 9 - 1 0 1 5 0.800 2
2009-10 Regular Season Providence Bruins 6 18 331 170 3.26 0.904 0 4 1 0 1 2 3 0.333 0
Playoff Stats