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Michael Matheson
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 189

Position:
Defenseman

Previous Team:
Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)

04/14/2014

Three Eagles Earn All-America Status

Johnny Gaudreau becomes the 10th two-time First-Team All-American at BC; Hayes becomes 43rd Eagle to earn First-Team All-America status while Matheson is 18th Eagle to claim second-team honors

04/02/2014

Gaudreau, Eagles Headline All-New New England Awards

Johnny Gaudreau wins his second-straight Leonard Fowle Award as New England's MVP; York Tabbed Clark Hodder Award winner

03/30/2014

Men's Hockey Clips Lowell, Returns to Frozen Four

Boston College Returns to the Frozen Four to Take on Union in the National Semifinal; Ian McCoshen Lights the Lamp to Send the Eagles to Philadelphia

03/29/2014

Men's Hockey Dominates Denver, 6-2

Gaudreau, Hayes and Arnold lift Boston College into NCAA quarterfinals with combined 13-point performance against Denver

03/20/2014

York, Gaudreau Headline Hockey East Awards

York Wins Third Coach of the Year Honor; Gaudreau Claims Back-to-Back Player of the Year Honors - Gaudreau, Hayes and Matheson Named to First-Team; Arnold and Demko Earn Honorable Mention

MATHESON'S CAREER HIGHS
Points: 3, Yale, Jan 4, 2013; at Providence, Mar 1, 2013
Goals: 2, at Providence, Dec 7, 2012
Assists: 3, Yale, Jan 4, 2013
Shots: 6, at Providence, Dec 07, 2012
Power-play goals: 1, 6 times
Plus/minus: 3, at Massachusetts, 10/19/12

MICHAEL WALLACE MATHESON; born February 27, 1994 ... shoots left ... participated in Canada's National Junior team summer development camp from August 4-10 in Brossard, Que., and Lake Placid, N.Y. ... played the 2011-12 season with the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League ... graduated from John Rennie High School in June 2011.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Played in 36 games ... earned All-Hockey East Rookie Team honors (a unanimous selection) ... earned New England Division I all-star recognition ... captured the program's Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award ... recorded 25 points - eight goals and 17 assists; registered 17 points - six goals and 11 assists - in 25 Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a +15 rating; was a +12 in conference play ... scored six power-play goals and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed seven multiple-point performances, including one multiple-goal effort ... tallied three points - one goal and two assists - in a 3-2 win at Providence (3/1) ... notched three assists in a 3-3 home tie against Yale (1/4) ... notched two assists in each of three victories - against UMass-Lowell (10/28), at Maine (11/2) and at Vermont (3/9) ... scored the decisive goal in the team's 5-2 home win over Boston University (12/1) ... missed two games against Maine (1/24-25) because of injury

BEFORE BC: Earned USHLA All-Rookie Team honors after he led all Dubuque defensemen in scoring with 27 points - 11 goals and 16 assists - in 53 regular-season games for the Fighting Saints in 2011-12; recorded five points, including four goals, in five playoff contests ... played for head coach Jim Montgomery ... played two seasons of Quebec Midget AAA hockey as a member of the Lac Saint-Louis Lions for two seasons; recorded 49 points - 19 goals and 30 assists - in 65 regular-season games from 2009-11; recorded 38 points - 25 goals and 25 assists - in 32 playoff contests ... earned 2009-10 Quebec Midget AAA Prospect Award recognition ... played for Lac St.-Louis head coach Jon Goyens.

PERSONAL: Enrolled as a psychology major in the College of Arts and Sciences ... was selected by the Florida Panthers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft ... is the 2013-14 recipient of the Leahy Family Scholarship Fund ... Michael and his older siblings Kelly and Kenny are the children of Rod and Margaret Matheson; his brother Kenny is a member of the Hamilton College hockey team.

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