Matthew Puempel
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Ottawa Senators
Peterborough Petes (OHL)
Born January 24 1993 (1993-01-24) (age 27),
Windsor, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 24th overall, 2011
Ottawa Senators
Pro Career 2009 – present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
Ice hockey
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Gold 2010 Slovakia

Matthew Puempel (born January 24, 1993) is a Canadian ice hockey left winger currently with the Peterborough Petes of the OHL. Puempel was selected by the Petes with the sixth overall pick in the 2009 OHL Priority Selection. He was selected 24th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. He was raised in Essex, Ontario.[1]

Amateur careerEdit

Puempel's 2009–10 season was a noteworthy rookie OHL season. He led all OHL rookies in goals and points and was second on his team in scoring. His point totals landed him at 39th in overall league scoring and he won the Emms Family Award as well as the CHL Rookie of the Year award.[2] In his second season with the Petes, he was hampered by a back injury just before the season and a bone chip on his hip that required surgery and ended his season prematurely.[3]

Career statistics Edit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10Peterborough PetesOHL593331644341126
2010–11Peterborough PetesOHL5534356949

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
CHL Rookie of the Year 2009–10 [2]
CHL All-Rookie Team 2009–10
Emms Family Award 2009–10 [4]
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2009–10

References Edit

External links Edit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brett Connolly
Winner of the CHL Rookie of the Year Award
Succeeded by
Nail Yakupov
Preceded by
Evgeny Grachev
Winner of the Emms Family Award
Succeeded by
Nail Yakupov
Preceded by
Stefan Noesen
Ottawa Senators first round draft pick
Succeeded by

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