MATTHEW JOSEPH LOMBARDI; born November 9, 1987 ... shoots right ... earned a bachelor's degree in marketing in May 2010 ... signed a free-agent contract with the New Jersey Devils organization in July 2010.
AS A SENIOR (2009-10): Served as assistant captain ... played in all 42 games ... shared the John "Snooks" Kelley Memorial Award with Matt Price as the players who best typify Boston College hockey ... captured Most Valuable Player honors at the Hockey East Tournament after he registered six points - four goals and two assists - four league playoff victories; scored the game-winning goal in the team's 5-2 series-clinching win over Massachusetts (3/13) in the quarterfinals, then notched four points - three goals, including the decisive score at 5:25 of the overtime period, and one assist - in the team's 7-6 win over Maine (3/20) in the championship game at TD Garden ... earned Hockey East Player of the Month for March after tallying eight points - six goals and two assists - and a plus-minus rating of +7 in the team's 7-0-1 month ... registered 14 points - seven goals and seven assists; recorded five points - two goals and three assists - in 27 conference contests ... finished the season with a plus-minus rating of +9 ... tallied two game-winning goals and one shorthanded goal ... enjoyed one multiple-goal performance ... scored once - in a shorthanded situation - in a 3-1 win over Alaska (3/27) in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinal in Worcester, Mass. ... scored the team's second goal in a 3-3 tie at New Hampshire (3/5) ... scored his first goal of the season in a 4-1 home win over Providence (1/29).
AS A JUNIOR (2008-09): Played in 26 games, including 19 Hockey East contests ... registered 11 points - two goals and nine assists; recorded seven points - two goals and five assists - in league games ... enjoyed one multiple-point performance ... tallied two assists in BC's 5-1 home win over Harvard (11/28) ... scored the team's sixth goal - at 2:11 of the third period - in a 6-3 home victory over Maine (1/24) ... netted his first goal of the season - the team's sixth goal - at 2:27 of the third period in BC's 8-6 home win over New Hampshire (11/15).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Played in 40 games, including 24 Hockey East contests ... registered four points - one goal and three assists; recorded three points - one goal and two assists - in league play ... scored his lone goal of the season against Massachusetts (11/17) ... assisted on Andrew Orpik's third-period goal in the team's 6-5 overtime victory over Harvard (2/11) in the Beanpot Championship game in TD Banknorth Garden ... notched an assist on Matt Price's second-period score in the team's 3-3 home tie against Maine (1/25) ... tallied the primary assist on Kyle Kucharski's first-period goal - a man-advantage goal - in a 4-1 win at Northeastern (3/8); the victory secured home ice for the league playoffs.
AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07): Played in 37 games, including 21 Hockey East contests ... missed two games against Maine (2/15 & 16) because of injury ... registered four points - one goal and three assists; recorded two assists in league play ... notched his first collegiate point with an assist on Pat Gannon's decisive goal in a 5-2 home win over Massachusetts (12/9) ... scored his first career goal at 15:42 of the second period in a 7-1 series-clinching home victory over Northeastern in the quarterfinal round of the Hockey East Tournament (3/9) ... assisted on Kyle Kucharski's third-period goal in the team's 4-0 win over Miami (Ohio) in the NCAA Tournament's Northeast Regional title game in Manchester, N.H. (3/25) ... assisted on Matt Greene's second-period goal in a 4-3 victory over UMass Lowell (1/27).
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