Matt Prapavessis #27

POSITION: Defenseman

DOB: 06/01/1991

HT: 6’1″   |   WT: 200 LBS

SHOOTS: Right

PRO SEASON: 3rd

HOMETOWN: North York, ONT, CAN

CAREER NOTES: More than doubled career total in goals, assists, and points in 2016-17 season… Collected career best four game point streak from 1/5/17 to 1/24/17… Began the 2015-16 season playing 25 games for Rochester (AHL) with one goal and one assist… Scored his first pro goal 1/30/16 at Utica (AHL)… Assigned by Rochester on 3/3/16… Made debut with the Jackals, 3/4/16 at Brampton… Recorded first assist as a Jackal, 3/11/16 vs. Adirondack… Skated 10 games for the Americans at the end of his senior season…Recorded his first career point, an assist 4/9/15 at LE… Appeared in 150 NCAA games for Bemidji State University registering 70 points (17 goals, 53 assists) and 296 blocked shots over the course of four seasons… Named to the WCHA All-Academic team his final three seasons… Captain of Bemidji State, scoring nine goals and 15 assists, while playing in all 38 games in 2014-15… His 24 points led the Beavers, and ranked third among all WCHA defensemen… Named to the WCHA Second All-Star Team… Served as the captain as a junior… Led the team with a career high 17 assists… Named to the WCHA Third All-Star Team…Named alternate captain at Bemidji State as a sophomore…Played all 38 games for the Beavers as a freshman, leading all his classmates with 13 points…Played 48 games for the Lincoln Stars (USHL) with 10 goals and 24 assists… Led all Lincoln defensemen with 34 points… Appeared in the USHL All-Star Game in 2010-11.

2017-18 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Signed SPC with Greenville on 11/13/17 after playing 21 games in Slovakia

2016-17 QUICK STATS (ECHL)

  • Goals
  • Assists

GAMES PLAYED: 70

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