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Matt Kassian
Matt Kassian
Left Wing
Number: 42
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 240
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 28, 1986
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Drafted: MIN / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (57th overall)
Acquired: Selected in the second round (57th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Produced eight points (4-4=8) in 60 games with the Houston Aeros…Led the team in PIM (132) and finished
with an even rating…Saw action in eight playoff games, earning two PIM…Made his NHL debut vs. CGY (11/5)…Skated with the Minnesota Wild for a total of four games on the season, earning 12 PIM.

Notched six points (2-4=6) and 149 PIM in 59 games with Houston….Set AHL career-highs in games played and PIM…Posted points in back-to-back games (1/16 - 1/22)…Compiled a season-high 25 PIM vs. San Antonio (11/7)

Totaled three points (1-2=3) in 56 games with Houston…Tallied his first AHL point/goal at CHI (2/8)…Ranked second on Houston with 130 PIM in 56 games...Skated in four playoff games…

Played in 19 games in his first season with Houston...Tallied 10 points (6-4=10) with Texas (ECHL).

Collected 18 points (8-10=18) and 162 PIM, all career bests, in 72 games for Kamloops...

Signed by Minnesota on May 14, 2007
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