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Matthew Peca

Born:April 27, 1993Draft:2011 Lightning 201st Overall
Hometown:Petawawa, OntarioPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:N/ACurrent Team:Springfield Thunderbirds

Matthew Peca (born April 27, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Springfield Thunderbirds in the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the seventh round (201st overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. After playing four years at Quinnipiac University, he made his NHL debut during the 2016–17 season.

Matthew Peca Phil Varone Scott Laughton
Montreal Canadiens’ Matthew Peca breaks through Philadelphia Flyers’ Phil Varone and his Scott Laughton (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

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  • ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team (2012)
  • All-ECAC Hockey First Team (2015)
  • AHL All-Star Game (2018)