Charlotte Checkers Roster
Matt Marquardt

#24 Matt Marquardt

Position Left Wing
Height 6'3"
Weight 229
Shoots Left
Born July 9, 1987
Birthplace North Bay, Ontario
Drafted CBJ 2006 (7th, 194th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2003-04 Huntsville OPJHL   23 5 4 9 10   - - - - -
2005-06 Moncton QMJHL   68 16 9 25 69   20 5 3 8 12
2006-07 Moncton QMJHL   67 41 29 70 68   7 1 3 4 14
2007-08 Moncton QMJHL   35 20 13 33 38   - - - - -
  Baie-Comeau QMJHL   33 23 13 36 33   5 1 1 2 6
2008-09 Providence AHL   71 9 13 22 45   9 1 1 2 2
2009-10 Providence AHL   42 1 9 10 21   - - - - -
  Reading ECHL   9 1 2 3 14   - - - - -
  Springfield AHL   4 0 0 0 4   - - - - -
  Stockton ECHL   7 1 1 2 4   15 6 4 10 15
2010-11 Oklahoma City AHL   63 5 7 12 20   - - - - -
2011-12 Bakersfield ECHL   34 13 6 19 33   - - - - -
  Florida ECHL   38 9 14 23 16   18 6 12 18 6
2012-13 Florida ECHL   44 15 21 36 19   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   27 5 3 8 2   4 1 1 2 0
2013-14 Charlotte AHL   61 6 7 13 64   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   268 26 39 65 156   13 2 2 4 2
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   400 65 83 148 242   46 14 18 32 23

Biography

Matt Marquardt
Originally drafted by Columbus in 2006 but has also spent time in the Boston and Edmonton organizations following two separate trades ... Signed a one-way AHL contract with Charlotte on 6/6/13.

Personal

Favorite team growing up was the Toronto Maple Leafs and favorite player was Wendel Clark .. Currently has an English bulldog named Wendel ... Favorite movie is Slap Shot and favorite food is pizza… Outside of hockey, enjoys cheering for the Toronto Blue Jays and likes the TV show Sons of Anarchy… Says his biggest talent outside of hockey is playing guitar … Is involved in Habitat for Humanity and Locks for Love … Over the summer, he trained, worked on his house and spent time with his friends and family.

2013-14

Finished his sixth professional season and second with the Checkers … Spent the entire season in the AHL for the first time since 2010-11 with Oklahoma City … Scored six goals and 13 points, marking his highest totals since his rookie season with Providence in 2008-09 … Recorded a career-high 64 penalty minutes … Recorded his first point of the season with a goal at SA (11/2) … Assisted on the Checkers’ lone goal in the 2-1 loss vs. CHI (11/9) … Scored the first goal of the game at NOR (11/27) … Dropped the gloves with Michael Liambas to record his first fighting major since 12/19/09 vs. MIL (11/30) … Had his first and only multi-point game of the season (1g, 1a), including first game-winning goal as a Checker in the third period, and posted a season-high, plus-2 rating vs. NOR (12/19) … Fired a season-high four shots on goal vs. TOR (12/21) … Dropped the gloves with Jared Nightingale in the 3-2 win at RFD (12/30) … Assisted on Brendan Woods’ goal vs. TEX (1/2) … Scored a goal and set a new career high with 17 penalty minutes (one minor,  one fighting major and a misconduct for continuing an altercation) in the 9-3 victory vs. OKC (1/24) … Had an assist in the 4-3 loss vs. OKC (2/9) … Had the primary assist on Jared Staal’s first goal of the season at SA (3/9) … Had the primary assist on Rasmus Rissanen’s game-tying goal with 5:21 remaining in regulation, giving him points in consecutive games for the first time this season … Scored his fifth goal of the season at NOR (3/19) to extend his point streak to a season-long three games (1g, 2a) … Opened the scoring with his sixth goal of the season and won the game on his first-ever AHL shootout attempt in the sixth round vs. OKC (3/29) … Ended the month of March with five points (2g, 3a) and a plus-3 rating … Tied his career high set earlier this season with 17 penalty minutes (one minor, one fighting major and one misconduct for instigating) at SA (4/4) … Missed 15 games as a healthy extra (10/27, 11/16-11/24, 2/5-2/7, 2/15-2/16, 2/21, 3/1, 3/4-3/7, 3/26, 4/19) … Longest point streak: 3 games (3/15-3/19: 1g, 2a) … Longest assist streak: 2 games (3/15-3/16: 0g, 2a) … Multi-point games: 1 (12/19).

2012-13

Completed his fifth professional season and first with the Checkers … Played in 27 of 29 regular-season games after joining Charlotte on a professional tryout contract on 2/8 … His plus-6 rating was a career high at the AHL level … Took just two penalty minutes at the AHL level all season … Scored two points (1g, 1a) in four playoff games with Charlotte, tying his postseason career high … Began the season with the ECHL's Florida Everblades, where he ranked third in scoring with 36 points (15g, 21a) in 44 games at the time of his departure … Scored two goals, including the game-winner, and tied his season high with seven shots on goal in the Everblades' second game of the season vs. ORL (10/13) … Notched a pair of assists and had seven shots on goal at ORL (10/20) … Recorded his third multi-point game in six outings with a goal and an assist vs. SC (10/26), extending his point streak to three games (1g, 4a) … Tied his season high with three points (1g, 2a) at GRN (11/4) … Recorded his second multi-goal game of the season, including the game-winner, vs. ELM (11/7), extending his point streak to three games (3g, 3a) and giving him 14 points in the season's first 10 games (6g, 8a) … Scored his first and only shorthanded goal of the season at SC (11/16) … Had a season-long, four-game point streak (2g, 3a) from 11/16-11/23 … Scored the game-winning goal and fired seven shots on goal at KAL (12/15) … Broke an eight-game scoring drought with a goal vs. TOL (1/9). Had registered at least one point in 19 of his previous 25 games … Recorded the game-winning goal, added an assist and took seven shots on goal vs. TOL (1/12) … Posted his second three-point game of the season with two goals, including the game winner, and an assist vs. GRN (1/27) … Signed a professional tryout contract with Charlotte on 2/8 and played his first AHL game since 4/10/11 the following night … Recorded his first point as a Checker, an assist on Marc-Andre Gragnani's goal against his former team vs. OKC (3/4) … Scored his first AHL goal of the season and first as a Checker vs. HOU (3/10) … Recorded his only multi-point game of the season (1g, 1a) and fired a season-high seven shots on goal vs. TEX (3/15) … Scored goals and points in three consecutive games from 3/10-3/15 (3g, 1a) … Scored his fourth goal of the season vs. TEX (4/12) … Finished the regular season with points in each of his last two games (4/19-4/20: 1g, 1a) and in three of his last four (4/12-4/20: 2g, 1a) … Played in Game 1 of the Checkers' playoff series at OKC (4/26), his first AHL playoff game since 5/25/09, and had the lone assist on Brody Sutter's first goal … Opened the scoring with his second career playoff goal in Game 3 vs. OKC (5/1) … Sat out Game 5 vs. OKC (5/4) as a healthy extra … Sat out two regular-season games as a healthy extra (4/6, 4/16) … Longest goal/point streak: 3 games (3/10-3/15: 3g, 1a) … Multi-point games: 1 (3/15).

2011-12

Began his fourth professional season in the ECHL with Bakersfield before being traded to Florida on Jan. 6 ... Set single-season career highs in games played (72), goals (22), assists (20) and points (42) ... Ranked second on Florida in playoff scoring with 18 points (6g, 12a) in 18 games as the Everblades captured their first Kelly Cup championship.

2010-11

Spent the entire season at the AHL level with Oklahoma City, recording 12 points (5g, 7a) in 63 games with the Barons.

2009-10

Played for four different teams in two different leagues over the course of his second professional campaign ... Played a total of 46 games at the AHL level with Providence and Springfield ... Scored 10 points (1g, 9a), all with the AHL's Bruins before Boston traded him to Edmonton for defenseman Cody Wild on March 2 ... Played 16 games in the ECHL with Reading and Stockton, scoring five points (2g, 3a) ... Scored 10 points (6g, 4a) in 15 playoff games with Stockton.

2008-09

Spent the entirety of his first professional season with Providence after joining the Boston Bruins organization in a trade for defenseman Jonathan Sigalet on May 27, 2008 ... Set AHL career highs in games played (71), goals (9), assists (13), points (22) and penalty minutes (45) ... Played nine playoff games with Providence, recording two points (1g, 1a).

Junior

Totaled 164 points (100g, 64a) in 203 games over the course of three seasons with Moncton and Baie-Comeau in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League ... Posted a career-high 43 goals in 68 games during his third and final season, which was split between Moncton and Baie-Comeau ... Notched career highs in assists (29) and points (70) with Moncton in 2006-07 ... Scored eight points (5g, 3a) in 20 postseason games as Moncton captured the QMJHL championship but fell in the Memorial Cup as the host team during his rookie season in 2005-06.