Matt Underhill

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Matt Underhill
Born (1979-09-16) September 16, 1979 (age 41)
Campbell River, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 170th overall, 1999
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2002–2006

Matthew Joseph Underhill (born September 16, 1979 in Campbell River, British Columbia) is a Canadian retired ice hockey goaltender.

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Before playing hockey professionally, Underhill played in college for Cornell University for 4 years. He was drafted with the 170th overall pick in the 1999 NHL draft by the Calgary Flames. Even though he was drafted by the Flames, he did not play a game for them. The only game the Underhill played in the NHL was during the 2003–04 NHL season for the Chicago Blackhawks.

He spent most of his playing career in the AHL and ECHL. He won the ECAC’s Ken Dryden Award in 2002. He played 18 games in the AHL for the Providence Bruins, Manchester Monarchs, Norfolk Admirals and St. John's Maple Leafs. In the ECHL, he played 4 seasons with the Pee Dee Pride, Florence Pride, Mississippi Sea Wolves and Alaska Aces. He retired in 2006 after his season with the Aces.

He was inducted into the Cornell Athletic Hall of Fame on November 3rd, 2012.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hall of Fame - Matt Underhill, Induction Class of 2012". Retrieved 2013-10-18.

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